Certificate IV in Autonomous Control and Remote Operations

Jobs and Skills WA: Engineering courses
Want to work with robots and exciting technology? FEE FREE!

Many industries are now using autonomous technology such as robotics across different aspects of their business — that includes areas such as mining, manufacturing, automotive production, and much more! Here's your chance to learn about these exciting new technologies, and enter a whole new world!

Through this qualification, you'll learn about optimising performance of complex control systems, maintaining and utilising a range of operational and communication technologies; identifying opportunities for the use of automation to improve efficiency and quality; managing safety risks, and so much more.

Get ready for an exciting career with future technologies!

Industry: Engineering and Mining
National course code: 52851WA | WA State ID: BGO91

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Do you want to become an engineering specialist in the well-paid field of automation, which is rapidly on the rise across the industries?

As leaders in the sector of implementing automated technology, SM TAFE was proud to launch this course as the very first of its kind in Australia, to ensure students are job ready for employment in remote operations centres and skilled in the latest advancements. The qualification was launched in partnership with Rio Tinto and the Western Australian government and is designed to give students the skills to work at some of Australia’s top tier automation facilities, such as Rio Tinto’s Remote Operations Centre in Perth. 

Industry 4.0 is known as the fourth industrial revolution and the next stage in manufacturing, whilst autonomous technology allows tasks to be performed without the control of a human. Automating processes is just one of the Industry 4.0 trends boosting the efficiency of organisations and you can be part of the curve as you ensure your path to a job of the future. 

Be guided and supported by our expert team of lecturers as you gain skills in working with our simulated remote operations centre – you’ll learn how to operate the equipment and software that control automation processes.

SM TAFE has key industry connections which give students strong employability opportunities and your in-demand skillset can lead to jobs in resources, agriculture, manufacturing, logistics, automobiles and transportation.   

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