Certificate IV in Environmental Monitoring and Technology

North Metropolitan TAFE, TAFE WA

This qualification is part of the Sustainability Training Package. It covers the skills and knowledge required to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring in a variety of industry sectors. It provides technical training across a range 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.

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; plus IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.


16 units: 8 core; 8 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work and communicate effectively as an environmental technician; Apply an understanding of environmental principles to a site; Process and present environmental data; Implement environmental management plans and procedures; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Undertake environmental field-based monitoring; Collect routine site samples; Participate in laboratory/field workplace safety. Electives: Collect spatial and discrete environmental data; Perform sampling and testing of water; Recognise common geological landforms and samples; Assist with assessing and monitoring stormwater systems; Undertake field-based, remote-sensing monitoring; Perform sampling and testing of stationary emissions; Assist with assessing and monitoring wetlands; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
East Perth No info No Online
East Perth No info No
East Perth No info No Part time
In April 2016, West Coast Institute and Central Institute of Technology formed North Metropolitan TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information
Enquiry form

Related courses