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MSS50218 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

National ID: MSS50218 State ID: BEA8
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Make a difference in the management of environmental issues.

Qualified workers are needed in this industry where there is a growing importance on conservation and environmental impact of business. It is a growing industry  linked to our resources sector and increasing issues with the degradation of ecosystems.

This qualification will give you the skills and knowledge needed to apply a range of methods and technologies to conduct environmental testing, monitoring and more. These skills are used in most industry sectors and to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessments, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

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

Some things you'll learn:

  • Report and present environmental data
  • Assess environmental risks
  • Implement environmental management plans
  • Implement environmentally sustainable work practices 

This course is right for you if:

  • You have an interest in conservation and the environment
  • You are an analytical thinker and have strong problem solving skills
  • You enjoy collecting and organising data 
VET Student Loans (VSL)

This course is eligible for a VET student loan. To see if you're eligible and to find more visit our Student Loans page. 

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalent Completion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades) Certificate III

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

VET Student Loans

This qualification is eligible for the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Eligible students can opt to defer the payment of all or part of their tuition fees by applying for a VET Student Loan. VET Student Loans will not be approved for students who do not meet eligibility requirements. Approved loans become a personal debt with the Commonwealth (HELP debt) until it is repaid.

For more information on VET Student Loans at Central Regional TAFE click here.

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Upon successful completion you will receive a Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology.

Job opportunities include:

  • Environmental Technician
  • Assistant Field Officer
  • Environmental Technical Officer

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

Study options and how to apply

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Available all year round, 2023

Geraldton - Self Paced External


Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study WHENEVER and WHEREVER suits you.  Typically, flexible, and self-paced options are part-time and open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start, enrol and study continuously. 

Once you enrol into your chosen units, you will have six (6) months from the date of your enrolment to complete your study.

When Available all year round, 2023
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced External


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