MSS50218 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

National code: MSS50218 | WA course code: BEA8 | CRICOS code: 0100002

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

MSS50218 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

About this course

If you enjoy working outdoors and have an interest in environmental issues, then MSS50218 Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology is the right course for you.

It teaches you how to conduct environmental sampling, testing and monitoring in most industry sectors whilst abiding by safety, legislative and enterprise procedures. You will gain hands-on experience at conducting tests both in the field and at site laboratories as well as learn how to prepare samples for laboratory submission. These skills are valuable in this industry as you may be required to assist environmental scientists, engineers, planners and community groups to manage and conserve natural systems and resources, minimise pollution, remediate/rehabilitate sites and trial practical strategies to protect and improve ecosystems.

This course uses a range of different aspects such as field trip activities, lab work, teamwork and online learning to assess your progress. Environmental management is a global concern as we search for continuous improvements to enhance compliance and minimise the environmental impacts of processes. Studying this course can provide you with the opportunity to assist with the management of environmental issues around the world.

You can continue your studies in related areas at university after completing this Diploma.

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Admission requirements

  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12.

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Resource fees

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Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Environmental Planning Officer
  • Environmental Technician
  • Water Resources Officer
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