Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology - MSS40218

Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00001K


  • Collect and evaluate meteorological data
  • Assist with assessing and monitoring stormwater systems
  • Carry out waste audits
  • Perform laboratory-based ecological techniques`
  • Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlands
  • Participate as a member of a workplace emergency initial response team
  • Implement environmental management plans and procedures
  • Obtain representative samples in accordance with sampling plan
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Perform standard calibrations
  • Contribute to sustainability related audits
  • Inform and educate organisation and community representatives on sustainability issues
  • Collect spatial and discrete environmental data
  • Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technician
  • Maintain and calibrate instruments and equipment
  • Perform chemical tests and procedures
  • Assist with assessing site environmental indicators
  • Report environmental data
  • Assist with odour source assessment
  • Undertake field-based, remote-sensing monitoring
  • Perform biological procedures
  • Perform sampling and testing of soils
  • Perform basic radiation measurements
  • Perform sampling and testing of contaminated sites
  • Conduct a sustainable water use audit
  • Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Perform environmental biological techniques
  • Undertake environmental field-based monitoring
  • Collect routine site samples
  • Perform basic tests
  • Navigate in urban, regional and remote areas
  • Produce site maps
  • Undertake simple environmental project activities
  • Provide work skill instruction
  • Participate in laboratory or field workplace safety
  • Process and present environmental data
  • Design and supervise complex environmental field surveys
  • Prepare working solutions
  • Assist with workplace monitoring processes
  • Perform sampling and testing of air
  • Perform sampling and testing of water
  • Measure and report carbon footprint of a product or product class
  • Conduct a sustainability energy audit
  • Monitor and evaluate noise
  • Capture photographic images
  • Assist with odour field assessment
  • Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site
  • Perform sampling and testing of stationary emissions
  • Perform aseptic techniques
  • Conduct an emissions audit
  • Plan and conduct environmental project work
  • Provide first aid
  • Perform environmental microbiological tests
  • Plan waste audits
  • Perform microscopic examination
  • Supervise geotechnical site investigations
  • Conduct geotechnical site investigations
  • Collect and evaluate groundwater data
  • Monitor radiation
  • Provide environmental information to customers
  • Recognise common geological landforms and samples
  • Use laboratory application software
  • Perform site investigation activities

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