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MSS40218 Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology

National ID: MSS40218 State ID: BEA9
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Repair environmental impacts at their source.

Businesses are more and more becoming interested in conservation and are prioritising efforts to reduce their impact on the environment there has never been a better time to join this growing industry. 

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to collect and analyse environmental samples and process environmental data for the purpose of minimising the impact of human activity on the environment. Students undertake a range of field-based activities including vegetation surveys, geological formation recognition, water and soil sampling and testing and the use of GPS in environmental monitoring applications.

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.

Some things you'll learn:

  • How to collect routine site samples
  • How to undertake environmental field-based monitoring
  • How to work and communicate effectively as an environmental technician
  • How to implement environmental management plans and procedures
  • How to process and present environmental data

This course is right for you if:

  • You have a passion for the environment
  • You enjoy chemistry, mathematics and geography
  • You enjoy collecting and organising information
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Please note:
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.


Upon successful completion you will receive a Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology.

Job opportunities include: 

  • Environmental Technical Officer
  • Environmental Technician

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA. 

Please note: This list is a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

We offer a range of further study opportunities, view our course list here

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Semester 1, 2023

Geraldton - Classroom

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Classroom



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