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.

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology

About this course

Assist in the management of environmental issues by completing the Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology.

This course will teach you how to implement sampling plans, prepare for site visits and perform sampling in the field 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 to most industry sectors to assist environmental scientists, engineers and planners with site assessment, minimising environmental impacts of processes and remediation/rehabilitation of sites.

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 and studying this course can provide you with the opportunity to assist with the management of environmental issues around the world.

There are many pathways that you can choose to study. Please refer to the study plan for each campus for further information.

You can continue your studies in this growing industry at University level.

​Please select a campus below and press the Download Course Flyer button to view detailed information about this course, including core and elective units; work placements; assessment methods; and learning resources, facilities and equipment.

Admission requirements

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

  • Equivalent to Australian Year 12.

Show More Show Less

​Please view the Admission Requirements for your country of origin.

Please select a Campus

Tuition fees

The fee displayed is the current tuition fee.

TIWA tuition fees are reviewed annually and can be viewed in the Schedule of Fees.

If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

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


country of origin: SOUTH AFRICA

Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology
South Metropolitan TAFE

At a very young age I was exposed to Mother Nature and revelled in learning about and experiencing everything I could about wildlife and the bush.

I was lucky enough to have parents who understood the importance of following a dream and [South Metropolitan TAFE] has bolstered my confidence in applying my knowledge to the pursuit of an environmental career.

Related news & articles

  • Student Story - Environmental Monitoring and Technology

    ​Sonam Wangchuk studied the Diploma of Environmental Monitoring and Technology at North Metropolitan TAFE’s East Perth campus and won North Metropolitan TAFE's International Student of the Year Award in 2018.

Apply Now
Added to shortlist view shortlist0
  • You have not added any courses to the shortlist yet.