Diploma of Applied Geosciences
||Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent|
|TAFE SA Code||AC00057|
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Start your rewarding career in mineral exploration or petroleum exploration that can take you anywhere in the world!
- Duration includes time taken to complete both the Certificate III and the Diploma.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
Employers include petroleum or mineral exploration companies, mining companies, geological or geophysical consulting firms or government organisations.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Diploma of Applied Geosciences
You will graduate from this diploma as a geotechnician, able to undertake various paraprofessional geological duties in the field and office. 26 units.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course.
TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
|Flinders University||Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science)||108||36||Yes||Details|
|Bachelor of Environment||108||36||Yes||Details|
|Bachelor of Science (Environmental Geology)||108||36||Yes||Details|
|University of Adelaide||Bachelor of Science (Energy Geoscience)||72||18||Yes||Details|
|Bachelor of Science (major in Geology)||72||24||Yes||Details|
|Bachelor of Science (major in Geophysics and Applied Geology)||72||24||Yes||Details|
|Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)||72||24||Yes||Details|
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession