TAFE Western Australia

Introduction

Why Study in Western Australia?

Western Australia has a strong economy. It is a resource-rich growth state with low unemployment, providing the opportunity for industry work experience and part-timework while you study.

Perth is one of Australia's most exciting cities, offering a dynamic mix of nightlife, restaurants, and cultural experiences, as well asclear blue skies, white beaches and beautiful parklands and gardens.​ In 2015, Perth was ranked in the top 10 of the most liveable cities in the world (Economist Intelligence Unit).

Western Australia can offer you amazing travel experiences and adventures of a lifetime. From the northern red desert to the southern green forests and sparkling turquoise waters of the Indian and Southern Oceans – there is so much to explore!

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WHAT IS TAFE?

TAFE stands for​ Technical and Further Education. TAFE colleges are located throughout Western Australia and are government backed and guaranteed. TAFE Western Australia colleges offer a wide range of employment focused courses, modern facilities and excellent pathways to university programs.

WHY STUDY AT TAFE?

  • Government owned and operated ​
  • TAFE offers high quality nationally recognised courses for international studentsand is government backed and guaranteed.
  • Pathways to University
  • TAFE colleges offer programs that have flexible entry requirements and provide opportunities for further study at university.
  • Large course selection
  • You can choose from more than 250 courses to study at locations throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia.
  • Modern Facilities
  • TAFE colleges have modern facilities designed to closely replicate real work environments.
  • Practical Workplace skills
  • TAFE qualifications provide you with practical skills and industry training that gives you skills employers need.
  • Value for Money
  • You will receive high quality training and support at an affordable cost.
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Choose from a wide variety of courses offered to international students​​​​ by TAFE Western Australia. Courses to study include:

  • Associate Degrees
  • Advanced Diplomas
  • Animal Management + Marine
  • Art, Design + Multimedia
  • Aviation
  • Building Design, Construction + Engineering
  • Business + Management
  • Children + Community Services
  • Health, Recreation + Lifestyle
  • Hospitality + Tourism
  • Information Technology
  • Maritime
  • Science + Environmental Studies

You can study a TAFE qualification fromCertificate level to Associate Degree.

TAFE courses provide you with the hands-on practical experience needed for your chosen career, and can also be used as a pathway into university studies. You can choose from over 250 TAFE courses.

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) has been approved by the Australian Government to offer courses that students can access under the Department Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) arrangements.

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TAFE’s practical approach to education, taught by teachers who are experts in their field, ensures students are learning the skills that are relevant to today’s ever-changing world.

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This school offers programs in:
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Diploma

Diploma of Aquaculture

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. [+]

This course will equip you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to manage the operations of fish farms, marine farms and hatcheries. You will learn skills in developing and implementing a breeding strategy, planning ecologically sustainable practices, managing stock health and developing a stock production plan. You will also learn how to set up and manage a small business, including staff management, developing a business plan and marketing strategies.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 21 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 17 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Apply basic food handling and safety practicesCommunicate in the seafood industryWork effectively in the seafood industryMeet workplace OHS requirements [-]

Diploma of Automotive Technology

Campus Full time 1 semester February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to be able to analyse and evaluate vehicle engine and fuel system faults and electrical/electronic management systems in the automotive technology industry. [+]

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to be able to analyse and evaluate vehicle engine and fuel system faults and electrical/electronic management systems in the automotive technology industry. You will also learn how to develop and document specifications and procedures, and overhaul engines and associated engine components. This course will give you the knowledge and some of the skills of an automotive mechanic; however, you will not receive a trade certificate or be able to work as a fully qualified mechanic withoutfurther work experience. Please note that this may not be achievable within the terms of your visa.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 units which comprise of 1 core unit plus 11 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core unit is: ... [-]


Diploma of Building & Construction - Building

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. [+]

This course introduces you to the legal, structural, financial and managerial processes involved in the construction process. It will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to work as a builder on low rise to medium rise building projects. You will gain a range of skills enabling you to supervise the planning and quality of construction work and manage the risks associated with projects.

To successfully complete this course, students will be required to undertake work placement in the building industry. Students are required to arrange this placement themselves. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.... [-]


Diploma of Building Design

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course develops the skills you need to convert an idea into a clear, dimensioned drawing to prepare the builder with the necessary information for construction. [+]

This course develops the skills you need to convert an idea into a clear, dimensioned drawing to prepare the builder with the necessary information for construction.Your work will be mostly office-based but also involves spending time on building sites. You will learn the social and environmental aspects of construction projects and the practical skills required to prepare drawings, estimates and plans using 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) techniques. The Diploma fine tunes your skills for the construction of Class 2 to 9 commercial and industrial building projects.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 17 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 10 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Diploma of Electronics and Communications Engineering

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the skills you need to design and validate/evaluate electronics and communications equipment and systems. [+]

This course will equip you with the skills you need to design and validate/evaluate electronics and communications equipment and systems. You will learn how to develop, select, commission, maintain and diagnose faults in electronic and communications components, subassemblies, apparatus and systems. You will develop skills that will enable you to plan and initiate alternative approaches to addressing a broad range of technical and management requirements.

Units

To achieve this qualification, a total of 7 core units must be achieved and a combination of elective units totalling 1460 weighting points. Your institute will determine the elective units for this qualification. Core units:... [-]


Diploma of Environmental Monitoring & Technology

Campus Full time 3 semesters February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to conduct environmental sampling,testing and monitoring in most industry sectors. [+]

This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to conduct environmental sampling,testing and monitoring in most industry sectors. You will also learn how to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 20 units which comprise of 11core units plus 9 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Implement environmental management plans and proceduresApply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteProcess and present environmental dataAssist with assessing site environmental indicatorsAssess the environmental risk or impact of a project activity or processReport environmental dataProvide environmental information to customersImplement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in laboratory/field workplace safetyCollect routine site samplesUndertake environmental field-based monitoring [-]

Diploma of Events

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to plan and organise special events and to manage and supervise such activities. [+]

This course will provide students with the practical skills and knowledge to plan and organise special events and to manage and supervise such activities. Students will gain skills in coaching and managing staff, marketing, developing event proposals, bids and programs, developing sponsorship programs, managing projects, finance and budgeting, implementing and monitoring business systems and providing on site management of events along with the legal requirements for work in this indutry.

Events are diverse in nature and this course provides students with a pathway to work in events in a range of industries including travel and tourism, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors. There are also many event management companies, event venues, or organisations that arrange their own events and students will have the skills to be able to work in these environments where events takes place whether it be in an office or at on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.... [-]


Diploma of Human Resources Management

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will further develop your practical skills and knowledge in human resources as well as provide you with skills in management. [+]

This course will further develop your practical skills and knowledge in human resources as well as provide you with skills in management. You will develop a sound theoretical knowledge base in human resources management and demonstrate a range of managerial skills to ensure that human resources functions are effectively conducted in an organisation or business area. You will learn how to manage human resource services, performance management systems and workforce planning. After completing this course you will have gained the skills to be able to recruit and select staff, monitor staff welfare, keep employees informed of their rights, provide advice and support to management about staff issues and advise on employment law, equal opportunity and occupational health and safety issues. ... [-]


Diploma of International Business

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This Diploma will connect your skills in an international context and you will be able to enter the international trade industry with confidence. [+]

This Diploma will connect your skills in an international context and you will be able to enter the international trade industry with confidence.

You will gain a practical understanding of international business and marketing theory and apply your knowledge to a range of functions and tasks - including product and services financial reporting, international market data analysis and building international client relations.

Students must complete a total number of 8 units which comprise of 8 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at.

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Diploma of Mass Communication

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course has been developed for individuals wishing to pursue a career in the contemporary media, communication and information industries. [+]

This course has been developed for individuals wishing to pursue a career in the contemporary media, communication and information industries. It offers you the flexibility to continue your studies in a variety of specialist areas such as Film and Television, IT studies,Multimedia, Journalism, Advertising, Design and Photography. It will provide you with the skills, knowledge and practical training you need to either enter the work force or continue your studies at either TAFE or University.

Please see the Folio Requirements for this course.

Students must complete a total number of 19 core units. Core units are :

Media and CommunicationMedia Journalism Reading (Media) Screen Studies Writing and Grammar (Media) Collaborate in a creative process Ensure a safe workplace Establish networks Conduct interviews Shoot a wide range of television content Create user interfaces Edit screen content for fast turnaround Produce programs and program segments Write narration and current affairs material Record sound on location Experiment with techniques to enhance digital images Capture photographic images Enhance, manipulate and output photo images Produce media photo images [-]

Diploma of Network Technology (Higher Education)

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the skills you will need to confidently work at an entry level in the networking technology industry and helps to prepare you for vendor certification in Cisco and Microsoft. [+]

This course provides you with the skills you will need to confidently work at an entry level in the networking technology industry and helps to prepare you for vendor certification in Cisco and Microsoft. This Higher Education Diploma consists of 8 units studied over a one-year period. The units are the first year of the Associate Degree of Network Technology. You can exit your studies at this point or you may choose to continue and complete the second year which will provide you with the Associate Degree of Network Technology.

Units

The following units must be completed.

Operating System FundamentalsIntroduction to NetworkingProgramming PrinciplesBusiness CommunicationComputer ArchitectureWeb ProgrammingRouting ProtocolsServer Network Infrastructure... [-]

Diploma of Programming - Applications (Higher Education)

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This Associate Degree will provide you with the skills you need to have a successful career in the Software Development area of the information technology (IT) programming industry. [+]

This Associate Degree will provide you with the skills you need to have a successful career in the Software Development area of the information technology (IT) programming industry. This course has a strong focus in analysis, design and coding skills using the typical programming languages required by industry. User interface design and skills in web programming are also a primary focus. This Higher Education Diploma consists of 8 units studied over a one-year period. These units are the first year of the Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications). You can exit your studies at this point or you may choose to continue and complete a second year which willprovide you with the Associate Degree of Software Development (Mobile Applications).... [-]


Diploma of Surveying

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor. [+]

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor. You will develop skills in the collection of spatial data related to engineering structures, roads, railways and mining operations. You will also develop skills in the operation of sophisticated survey equipment and software, including GPS, and how to use this equipment to carry out complex survey projects, including open pit mine operations and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineering drawings and mine plans.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 16 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 9 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Associate Degree

Associate Degree of Aviation - Operations Management

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

The aim of this course is to prepare you for paraprofessional careers in the aviation industry, in which additional business units aim to expand the range of employment opportunities in the aviation operations management field. [+]

The aim of this course is to prepare you for paraprofessional careers in the aviation industry, in which additional business units aim to expand the range of employment opportunities in the aviation operations management field. Graduates will apply underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Aviation with specialist knowledge in aviation management to undertake paraprofessional work in the airline and airport operations industry or as a pathway for further learning.

Due to the remote location of the Jandakot Airport, it is recommended that students have their own personal transport. Bus services to the airport are available from Murdoch train station, however these are very limited (three mornings and three evenings per week). Please check details with Transperth for the bus schedule as times and frequency may change. This qualification is registered with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) as a higher education qualification. Therefore you must apply for the Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 573). Please refer to www.immi.gov.au for further information.... [-]


Associate Degree of Business

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

The aim of the course is to provide a paraprofessional business qualification that equips you with the underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge for a career in a range of business and commercial environments or provide eligible graduates seamless articulation into further studies at university. [+]

The aim of the course is to provide a paraprofessional business qualification that equips you with the underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge for a career in a range of business and commercial environments or provide eligible graduates seamless articulation into further studies at university.

The Associate Degree of Business has been designed to provide social and personal development, strategies and principles in the disciplines of Accounting, Management, Human Resources Management and Marketing with the ability to apply these concepts in a variety of workplace environments.

This course is registered with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as a Higher Education qualification. Therefore you must apply for the Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 573). Please refer to www.immi.gov.au for further information. The pathways listed for this Associate Degree are based on students studying the courses at Polytechnic West only. Students entering the Associate Degree course after completing the pathway at an alternative Institution may not receive the same credits as students who have completed their full studies at PWA. Please contact ETI for more information. Students may need to attend classes at other Polytechnic West campuses.... [-]


Associate Degree of Fashion Business

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

The aim of the course is to provide a paraprofessional fashion business qualification that equips you with the underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge for a career in a range of fashion business and commercial environments or provides eligible graduates seamless articulation into further studies at university. [+]

The aim of the course is to provide a paraprofessional fashion business qualification that equips you with the underpinning practical and theoretical knowledge for a career in a range of fashion business and commercial environments or provides eligible graduates seamless articulation into further studies at university.The Associate Degree of Fashion Business has been designed to provide an understanding and application of modern fashion business and legal practices pertaining to the fashion industry and an application of entrepreneurial practices and innovation using research and local industries to encourage evaluation, critical thinking and analysis that is relevant within the designer fashion industry ... [-]


Associate Degree of Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

The Associate Degree of Hospitality Management was developed as a qualification that equips students with the underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge for a career in the hospitality industry up to industry standards. [+]

The Associate Degree of Hospitality Management was developed as a qualification that equips students with the underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge for a career in the hospitality industry up to industry standards. Graduates will have a sound knowledge of hospitality operations up to a five stars rating standard. Additional business units expand the range of employment opportunities in the field of hospitality management.

With the acquisition of specialist knowledge in room’s division management, food and beverage management, human resource management, quality service management and facility management, graduates will be able to undertake paraprofessional employment in the hospitality industry. The underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge can also act as possible pathways for additional learning in management careers in the hotel and restaurant industry or further studies at higher education institutions. Graduates will with additional experience be able to explore new fields in events management and entrepreneurship due to the knowledge and skills acquired in the Hospitality Associate Degree. ... [-]


Associate Degree of Network Technology

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course has a balance of theory and practical skills. You are immediately employable as you use the latest technologies in well equipped laboratories. [+]

This course has a balance of theory and practical skills. You are immediately employable as you use the latest technologies in well equipped laboratories. Studies align with the Cisco and Microsoft vendor certifications which are well recognised by industry/employers. Research and problem-solving skills will allow you to further develop and learn once employed.

Graduates will be able to apply their technical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Information Technology with specialist knowledge to undertake professional work in the IT industry or as a pathway for further learning.

This course is registered with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection as a Higher Education qualification. Therefore you must apply for the Higher Education Sector Visa (Subclass 573). Please refer to www.immi.gov.au for further information. The advanced standing stated in the pathway for this Associate Degree is based on the understanding that students have completed their Diploma of Information Technology Networking studies at Polytechnic West. Students who have completed the Diploma of Information Technology at another institution and who wish to enrol into this Associate Degree will only be eligible to receive advanced standing for up to 2 units. Students requesting the advertised advanced standing can be assessed on a case by case basis and will have the option to pay extra tuition fees of up to $550 for the two compulsory CISCO units.... [-]


Associate Degree of Software Development - Mobile Applications

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

Mobile and hand held device usage is growing rapidly. Anecdotal responses from apps developers we contacted indicated staff under huge workloads to cope with the demands of business [+]

Mobile and hand held device usage is growing rapidly. Anecdotal responses from apps developers we contacted indicated staff under huge workloads to cope with the demands of business. This course develops Software Development (Mobile Applications) concepts and principles which are then applied to apps development in the two popular frameworks of iOS and Android. User interface design is crucial to successful app development. Embedded database technologies and mobile web support both business and personal use.Graduates will apply underpinning technical and theoretical knowledge in the field of Information Technology with specialist knowledge in software development to undertake professional work in the IT industry or as a pathway for further learning. ... [-]


Advanced Diploma

Advanced Diploma of Accounting

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will introduce you to both manual and computerised accounting processes and enable you to develop the skills you need to create summaries of financial transactions for business. [+]

This course will introduce you to both manual and computerised accounting processes and enable you to develop the skills you need to create summaries of financial transactions for business. You will also develop skills to be able to produce and analyse financial reports, prepare simple and complex tax returns and lodgements and develop business plans. You will also learn how to conduct internal audits, implement tax plans and evaluate tax compliance whilst creating and using complex spreadsheets.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 8 units which comprise of 3 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Animation

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course prepares students for work as professionals in the studio or as freelance operators. Students create high quality animation projects, a show reel and meet with local industry groups. [+]

This course prepares students for work as professionals in the studio or as freelance operators. Students create high quality animation projects, a show reel and meet with local industry groups. They enhance their skills and knowledge in visual effects, modelling, texturing, rigging, motion graphics, and character animation for film, broadcasting and games. Students also acquire knowledge in:

Preproduction and concept art3D character modelling and riggingVisual Effects: tracking & CGI / live plate integration matte painting & set extensions compositing particle effects Motion GraphicsArchitectural Visualisation3D character animation

Access to a personal computer is highly recommended.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Applied Fashion Design & Technology

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge needed by assistant designers and pattern makers for a career in fashion and design. [+]

This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge needed by assistant designers and pattern makers for a career in fashion and design. The course focuses on patternmaking, merchandising, marketing, retail buying, supply chain management, product development and management of fashion design systems. You will also learn the requirements and skills needed to become a fashion designer or to work in a design management environment.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 45 units which comprise of 15 core units plus 30 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Identify fibres and fabricsModify patterns to create basic stylesDraw and interpret a basic sketchIdentify fabric performance and handling requirementsIdentify design process for fashion designsApply design studio processInteract and network with fashion industry participantsDevelop product specifications for fashion designEvaluate commercial viability of designsManage product development of fashion designsManage fashion design processDevelop a fashion rangeApply studio processes to create and produce designs for commercial productionFollow defined OH&S policies and proceduresParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices [-]

Advanced Diploma of Civil & Structural Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course allows students to further study the breath and depth of theory relating to design and construction of civil works like ads, dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course. [+]

This course allows students to further study the breath and depth of theory relating to design and construction of civil works like ads, dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course. While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, students can participate more in the design decisions that are made. Students are taught a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, microstation, revit and 12D. Students extend their ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Civil Construction Design

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with a range of skills that will increase your opportunity to pursue a career in civil design offices. [+]

This course will provide you with a range of skills that will increase your opportunity to pursue a career in civil design offices. You will acquire skills in civil detail drafting and design of concrete, steel or timber structures, roads and pavements. You will also learn about risk management of a project and establish a quality system. In addition you will also acquire general workplace skills to enhance your ability to perform in civil design offices.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 units which comprise of 5 core units plus 7 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Advise on application of safe design principles to control OHS riskDirect risk management of a project programEnsure team effectivenessManage the civil works design processEstablish and maintain a quality system... [-]

Advanced Diploma of Engineering

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to learn how to produce drawings to design specifications for manufacture by an engineering workshop. [+]

This course equips you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to learn how to produce drawings to design specifications for manufacture by an engineering workshop. You will develop a range of computer drafting skills as well as knowledge of mechanical engineering processes and principles. You will also increase your skills in computing and engineering graphics, materials, systems, standards and processes, including safety in the workplace, effective communication, quality control and project management.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 30 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 23 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering (HVAC) Refrigeration + Air Conditioning

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

Gain advanced knowledge and skills with emerging technologies in this increasingly sophisticated area. Industries are demanding skilled and knowledgeable “HVAC” engineers and engineering associates in the area of building services and facility management. [+]

Gain advanced knowledge and skills with emerging technologies in this increasingly sophisticated area. Industries are demanding skilled and knowledgeable “HVAC” engineers and engineering associates in the area of building services and facility management.

This is a comprehensive and practical course that focuses on real HVAC systems, which are major energy consumers. With newer technologies always being introduced to improve energy efficiency, there is an increasing need for highly skilled HVAC engineering associates to solve HVAC system design problems.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 30 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 23 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering (Oil and Gas)

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course explores the geophysical and chemical formation of petroleum and the concepts of petroleum geology. [+]

This course explores the geophysical and chemical formation of petroleum and the concepts of petroleum geology. You will learn about drilling operations, both onshore and offshore; concepts of downhole pressure conditions and formation mechanisms, and well control methodologies. This course also covers the environmental effects of engineering. This course builds on the Diploma course and provides opportunities for work in semi-professional technical positions in various areas of the oil and gas industry.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 10 units which comprise of 10 core units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are:

Assist in performing field appraisal and evaluationUndertake an oil and gas industry projectAssist in designing well completionsPerform engineering activitiesManage engineering projectsManage environmental effects of engineering activitiesApply scientific principles and techniques in mechanical engineering situationsModify plantDetermine corrosion prevention strategies for metal and alloysPlan and evaluate rig operations... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop, design, commission and maintain the electrical components/ sub-assemblies of electrical equipment and systems. [+]

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to develop, design, commission and maintain the electrical components/ sub-assemblies of electrical equipment and systems. You will also learn how to diagnose faults or malfunctions as well as develop planning skills and, when required, initiate an alternative approach to a particular task or manage task requirements.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 28 core units plus elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Use engineering applications software on personal computersManage risk in electrotechnology activitiesDevelop design briefs for electrotechnology projectsWrite specifications for electrical engineering projectsApply industry and community standards to engineering activitiesApply material science to solving electrotechnology engineering problemsApply physics to solving electrotechnology engineering problemsEstablish and follow a competency development plan in an electrotechnology engineering disciplineApply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplaceFabricate, assemble and dismantle utilities industry componentsSolve problems in d.c. circuitsUse drawings, diagrams, schedules, standards, codes and specificationsImplement and monitor energy sector OHS policies and proceduresCompile and produce an energy sector detailed reportProvide solutions to complex multiple path circuits problemsProvide solutions to basic engineering computational problemsDocument and apply measures to control OHS risks associated with electrotechnology workSolve problems in single and three phase low voltage machinesSolve problems in single and three phase low voltage electrical apparatus and circuitsArrange circuits, control and protection for general electrical installationsSolve problems in electromagnetic devices and related circuitsSolve problems in low voltage a.c. circuitsTerminate cables, cords and accessories for low voltage circuitsSelect wiring systems and cables for low voltage general electrical installationsProvide engineering solutions to problems in complex polyphase power circuitsManage large electrical projectsPlan large electrical projectsDevelop strategies to address environmental and sustainability issues in the energy sector [-]

Advanced Diploma of Games Development

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course prepares students for work in the games industry. Students learn the 3D art pipeline for games, how to articulate and pitch ideas, develop design documentation skills, how to use and write code, and test and debug products to produce game prototypes and core game play demonstrations. [+]

This course prepares students for work in the games industry. Students learn the 3D art pipeline for games, how to articulate and pitch ideas, develop design documentation skills, how to use and write code, and test and debug products to produce game prototypes and core game play demonstrations. Students will also learn skills in:

3D character modelling and riggingInteractive 3D environment creationConcept art & storytellingAnimation for gamesLevel design and gameplayRapid prototypingGame marketing and businessDeploying a gameInterface design Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 Core units. Core units are:

Build advanced user interfaceCreate environments and props for gamesDesign levels and gameplayDevelop a marketing planDevelop storylines and treatmentsExtend expertise in a specialised art form to professional levelExtend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation toolsImplement sound designsModel, texture and rig 3d charactersProduce character performance animationProduce game statesProduce rapid prototypes [-]

Advanced Diploma of Graphic Design

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to produce and communicate creative graphic design images for reproduction in print and digital media. [+]

This course will enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to produce and communicate creative graphic design images for reproduction in print and digital media.You will create and execute design concepts and present finished artwork using a combination of traditional studio media and new technologies. You will work in your chosen areaof specialisation, such as packaging,corporate design, advertising, illustration, or web design and digital visual media.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 8 core units plus 7 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Establish, negotiate and refine a design briefManage design realisationManage intellectual property to protect and grow businessManage projectsEngage in the business of graphic designOriginate graphic designs for complex briefsExtend typographic design expertiseEstablish and maintain safe professional practice [-]

Advanced Diploma of Hospitality

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a Senior Manager in any hospitality functional area. [+]

This course provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent as a Senior Manager in any hospitality functional area. Students will analyse, design and execute judgements using a wide ranging technical, creative, conceptual or managerial competencies. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad and they are often accountable for group outcomes. Work would be undertaken in various hospitality settings, such as restaurants, hotels, catering operations, motels, clubs, pubs, cafes and coffee shops.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 33 units which comprise of 16 core units plus 17 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Interior Design

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This Diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to carry out a range of interior design and decoration services. [+]

This Diploma provides you with the skills and knowledge to enable you to carry out a range of interior design and decoration services. During this course you will work on a number of ‘live’ design projects which will help you to develop the knowledge and skills to design residential and commercial interiors, such as restaurants and workspaces. You will also learn the knowledge and skills required to work with suppliers, product representatives, interior designers and contractors especially in specifying finishes for design projects. This includes colour schemes, furniture, fabrics and fixtures whilst designing space planning layouts with detailed specifications coupled with a business report or client proposal. After completing this course you should be able to research and analyse a client's goals and requirements and prepare professionally designed client presentations using a range of current industry methodology that includes manual drawing and CAD applications to document and illustrate and present your creative design proposals.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Management

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

The Advanced Diploma of Management further develops your practical skills and knowledge in managing strategic and operational areas of an organisation and senior or managerial responsibilities. [+]

The Advanced Diploma of Management further develops your practical skills and knowledge in managing strategic and operational areas of an organisation and senior or managerial responsibilities. You will oversee the work of others or have specialised roles where you do not supervise others but provide strategic leadership.

You will further develop skills in managing organisational change, providing leadership across the organisation and developing and implementing strategic plans.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 8 units which comprise of 3 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Provide leadership across the organisationDevelop and implement strategic plansManage organisational change [-]

Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations - Marine Engineering Class 2

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course is recognised by AMSA as part of the requirements for the award of a Certificate of Competency as Engineer Class 2. [+]

This course is recognised by AMSA as part of the requirements for the award of a Certificate of Competency as Engineer Class 2. Successful completion of this course will enable students, after appropriate sea service and oral examination, to apply for the Certificate of Competency from AMSA.

You will gain the knowledge components of the Marine Engineering program in the areas of mechanics, thermodynamics, electro technology, maths and computing including CAD. You will also gain skills at the management level in marine safety, marine management, legislative compliance, naval architecture and vessel maintenance.

You will learn about electrical, electronic and control engineering along with the operation and maintenance of marine engineering plant and equipment. You may elect to undertake steam systems training as an additional skill set.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Maritime Operations - Master Unlimited

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge appropriate to the management of a vessel in areas of marine safety, bridge and cargo operations, stability, marine law, ship management, construction and maintenance [+]

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge appropriate to the management of a vessel in areas of marine safety, bridge and cargo operations, stability, marine law, ship management, construction and maintenance. You will also learn skills in vessel handling, navigation, marine resource management, navigational safety and command operations.

The Short Course Fees for this course are (AUD) $5,475 approx. These fees must be paid in full as soon as you commence the course and are paid direct to the College.

(Education and Training International (ETI) reserves the the right to alter any course, fee, subject, admission requirements, intake dates or other arrangements without prior notice).... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Music

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

Whether your goal is to be a songwriter, performer, band member or solo artist, the Advanced Diploma of Music will help you develop a wide range of creative, technical and music industry skills. [+]

Whether your goal is to be a songwriter, performer, band member or solo artist, the Advanced Diploma of Music will help you develop a wide range of creative, technical and music industry skills.

As a member of a band/ensemble you will compose and arrange songs, participate in professional recording sessions, perform at industry venues and produce and market your industry standard product. The Advanced Diploma of Music will improve your music industry knowledge with your communication and technical skills as a musician.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 3 core units plus 12 elective units. Core units are :

Follow occupational health and safety proceduresManage and exploit copyright arrangementsApply music knowledge and artistic judgement [-]

Advanced Diploma of Photography

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

Advance your skills to successfully work as a professional photographer including assessing client needs and aesthetics, and learning to change the environment around you to take a great photo. [+]

Advance your skills to successfully work as a professional photographer including assessing client needs and aesthetics, and learning to change the environment around you to takea great photo. You will develop skills in business, research, illustration, exhibition, self-promotion and contemporary studio photography. You will also be able to choose to developskills in industrial and scientific photography, fine art photography, design or photojournalism. You will undertake a supervised work placement, allowing you to apply the skills and knowledge you have learnt in real life situations.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 13 core units. Core units are :

Macro and close-up photography Digital applications 1 Digital workshop 1 Photo illustrative 1 Photo industry placement Contemporary studio Digital applications 2 Digital workshop 2 Domestic market photography Photo illustrative 2 Originate a body of independent creative work Engage in the business of creative practice Publicly present a body of own creative work [-]

Advanced Diploma of Process Plant Technology

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and modifications, taking a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies and following environmental work practices. [+]

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and modifications, taking a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies and following environmental work practices. You will also learn about advanced safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts of the process.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 15 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 11 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesWork safelyAchieve work outcomesProcess and record information [-]

Advanced Diploma of Screen & Media

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the filmmaking production process and its related technical aspects of camera operation, sound recording, non-linear editing, script development and interpretation and project management. [+]

This course will provide you with an in-depth knowledge of the filmmaking production process and its related technical aspects of camera operation, sound recording, non-linear editing, script development and interpretation and project management.

You will develop your productions within a broader cultural and theoretical context through undertaking research projects and studies in media theory.

Some study areas may include editing, lighting, management, production planning, production processes, recording/mixing processes, sound recording and production, television/studio production, media theory, pre-production, script writing, directing, film and television technology, TV studio production requirements, film practical, post-production, research project and screening production.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Sound Production

Campus Full time 1 year February 2017 Australia Perth

This course is offered at Central's state of the art recording studios which has its own performance venue complete with lighting and sound facilities. [+]

This course is offered at Central's state of the art recording studios which has its own performance venue complete with lighting and sound facilities. The lecturers at Central are highly experienced in technical music production and students will be able to gain an insight into all aspects of the music industry and take advantage of their networks with other industry figures. Throughout the course students will develop the skills required for recording, production and live sound operation.

Other aspects of the course include equipment management and maintenance, multi-track recording techniques, digital sound editing and how to mix bands in a live production environment. Students will also learn foundation acoustic theory and progress through to working on recording projects using a range of industry standard equipment.... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Surveying

Campus Full time 1 year July 2016 Australia Perth

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor [+]

This course provides you with the practical skills you need to successfully carry out the role of surveyor. You will develop skills in the collection of spatial data related to engineering structures, roads, railways and mining operations. You will also develop skills in the operation of sophisticated survey equipment and software, including GPS and use this equipment tocarry out complex survey projects, including open pit mine operations and underground mine operations and the processing of survey data to produce computer aided engineeringdrawings and mine plans.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 9 units which comprise of 4 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism

Campus Full time 1 semester July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will provide you with the practical skills in the fields of management, marketing, human resources, law, understanding risk, finances and budgets. [+]

This course will provide you with the practical skills in the fields of management, marketing, human resources, law, understanding risk, finances and budgets. You will gain the skills required of a tourist industry employee and have the opportunity to specialise in an area of your interest (such as marketing, management, and product development) in order to successfully enter the tourism industry.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 12 units which comprise of 7 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are:

Develop and implement a business planDevelop and implement marketing strategiesDevelop tourism productsEstablish and maintain a work health and safety systemManage financesManage riskResearch and comply with regulatory requirements [-]

Certificate

Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. [+]

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns. You will also learn how to lay bricks for domestic, commercial and public buildings and how to prepare and maintain brickwork. Students who are currently enrolled or commencing in 2015 S2 at PWA - Thornlie campus will complete their studies at this campus. Please note that from Semester 1, 2016 this course will be moving to PWA - Balga campus.

To successfully complete this course, students may be required to undertake work placement in the industry they have chosen. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course. ... [-]


Certificate III in Carpentry

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. [+]

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career as a carpenter in the domestic housing industry or commercial construction area. You will learn how to use basic carpentry tools, power tools and equipment, read and interpret plans, handle carpentry materials and construct pitched roof, ceiling frames and flooring systems. Carpentry formwork skills in preparation for concrete are also included. You will undertake work experience at various building sites.Students who are currently enrolled or commencing in 2015 S2 at PWA - Midland campus will complete their studies at this campus. Please note that from Semester 1, 2016 this course will be moving to PWA - Balga campus.... [-]


Certificate III In Solid Plastering

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction industry as a solid plasterer. [+]

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction industry as a solid plasterer. You will learn how to finish walls, floors and ceilings in gypsum and Portland cement plasters, and construct various mouldings, textured finishes and ornamental restoration work.

To successfully complete this course, students may be required to undertake work placement in the industry they have chosen. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.

Students must complete a total number of 20 units which comprise of 15 core units plus 5 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


Certificate III in Wall & Floor Tiling

Campus Full time 2 years July 2016 Australia Perth

This course will develop your skills in all aspects of tiling, including wall and floor tiling, mosaic tiling and waterproofing processes. [+]

This course will develop your skills in all aspects of tiling, including wall and floor tiling, mosaic tiling and waterproofing processes. You will train at custom designed facilities where the emphasis is placed on providing hands-on, practical training. You will be taught to lay ceramic, clay, slate, marble, glass and other types of tiles on external and internal walls and floors to provide protective and decorative finishes.

To successfully complete this course, students may be required to undertake work placement in the industry they have chosen. More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course.

Units

Students must complete a total number of 19 units which comprise of 16 core units plus 3 elective units. Electives are determined by the Institute you are enrolled at. Core units are :... [-]


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