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Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring And Technology

National ID: MSS40216 | State ID: BCU6

 

Course Details
Training Package Version : MSS1.0

The MSS40216 Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology specifies the competencies required to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring in a variety of industry sectors, such as:
  • environmental monitoring, sampling and field testing (e.g. air, water, soil and rocks)
  • geotechnical services
  • natural resource management
  • water supply and treatment, storm and wastewater management, and
  • solid and hazardous waste management.
Online Availability
Part of this course is available online.
VET Student Loan : This course is NOT eligible for a VET Student Loan.

Entrance Requirements

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

This qualification applies to environmental assistants, environmental technicians and similar personnel employed by enterprises and Commonwealth, state/territory/local governments in the sectors listed above. Many of these employees are engaged in the monitoring of environmental impacts at industrial sites. They operate monitoring equipment, collect samples and conduct tests both in the field and at site laboratories. Other employees may collect a range of field data relating to the suitability of land and water use and process and present this data using geographical information systems (GIS) software.

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Overview

Fees and charges

Units

How to apply

Important information

Overview

Course Overview

Where Carnarvon
Exmouth
Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Moora
Northam
Duration

Twelve (12) months

HowContinuous Enrolment
Face To Face (Class Room)
Flexible Delivery
Full-Time
Online Learning (Some Units)
Part-Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

Units

1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteMSS024003BAK93
Collect routine site samplesMSL952001AWO36
Implement environmental management plans and proceduresMSS024002BAK94
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Process and present environmental dataMSS024004BAK92
Undertake environmental field-based monitoringMSL974007AWO05
Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technicianMSS024001BAK95
2 Elective Units - Group A
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect spatial and discrete environmental dataMSS024005BAK91
Perform biological proceduresMSL974006AWO06
Perform chemical tests and proceduresMSL974003AWO09
Perform sampling and testing of waterMSS024006BAK90
Use laboratory application softwareMSL924002AWO56
3 Elective Units - Group B
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlandsMSS025013BAK71
4 Elective Units - Group C
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform aseptic techniquesMSL973004AWO20
Perform microscopic examinationMSL973007AWO16
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Course Overview

Where Carnarvon
Exmouth
Geraldton
Kalgoorlie
Moora
Northam
Duration

Twelve (12) months

HowContinuous Enrolment
Face To Face (Class Room)
Flexible Delivery
Full-Time
Online Learning (Some Units)
Part-Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning
Workplace Assessment
WhenWas available Semester 1, 2017
Available Semester 2, 2017
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This qualification applies to environmental assistants, environmental technicians and similar personnel employed by enterprises and Commonwealth, state/territory/local governments in the sectors listed above. Many of these employees are engaged in the monitoring of environmental impacts at industrial sites. They operate monitoring equipment, collect samples and conduct tests both in the field and at site laboratories. Other employees may collect a range of field data relating to the suitability of land and water use and process and present this data using geographical information systems (GIS) software.

Further study opportunities:

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Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Find details of all course costs on our Fees page here.

At Central Regional TAFE, three types of fees may be charged:

  • Course fees - set by the State Government and are calculated on the category of enrolment.  Students studying a certificate course may be eligible for a concession. Concession students pay 30% of the course fees (not incidental, resource or other fees).
  • Resource fees - covers materials purchased by the TAFE which will be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as workshop materials & workbooks.
  • Other fees - charged for goods and services that are provided by the TAFE such as security, name badges and IT infrastructure. 

In addition to these fees, students may need to purchase textbooks, uniforms and other course specific equipment.

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1 Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a siteMSS024003BAK93
Collect routine site samplesMSL952001AWO36
Implement environmental management plans and proceduresMSS024002BAK94
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesMSMENV272AWC13
Participate in laboratory or field workplace safetyMSL943002AWO38
Process and present environmental dataMSS024004BAK92
Undertake environmental field-based monitoringMSL974007AWO05
Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technicianMSS024001BAK95
2 Elective Units - Group A
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Collect spatial and discrete environmental dataMSS024005BAK91
Perform biological proceduresMSL974006AWO06
Perform chemical tests and proceduresMSL974003AWO09
Perform sampling and testing of waterMSS024006BAK90
Use laboratory application softwareMSL924002AWO56
3 Elective Units - Group B
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlandsMSS025013BAK71
4 Elective Units - Group C
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Perform aseptic techniquesMSL973004AWO20
Perform microscopic examinationMSL973007AWO16
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Central Regional TAFE is committed to ensuring that all international students have an enjoyable experience studying in Australia. Students are supported by a dedicated Client Services staff who provide personal counselling, course advice, student support and many other services.

Fees, applications and enrolments for International Students are different to those for local students. International students must be enrolled in full time study on campus.

For more information about courses, enrolment and course fees for international students:

TAFE International Western Australia,
Department of Training and Workforce Development - Customer Service Centre
Level 7, 3 Forrest Place, Perth WA 6000
Tel: +61 8 9218 2100
Fax: +61 8 9218 2160
Email: study.eti@det.wa.edu.au
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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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If you have completed a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification with Central Regional TAFE, you may be able to obtain credits towards a degree at Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC), Charles Sturt University, Central Queensland University and the University of Southern Queensland.

In addition to the arrangements in place with specific Universities, a Diploma or Advanced Diploma qualification from us will enable you to gain direct entry into related undergraduate degree courses in most Universities throughout Australia. You may also be eligible to gain credits with other Universities on a case-by-case basis.

 

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If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Online and continuous or flexible learning enrolment courses normally have enrolments available ongoing at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

Call: 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 672 700 or email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

Recognition of Prior Learning validates your existing skills and knowledge. Find out more under Future Students to customise your learning pathways.

Disclaimer

Courses at Central Regional TAFE are delivered subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability may be subject to review and change.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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