Diploma of Applied Geosciences

    Duration Up to 18 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
    National Code10263NAT
    TAFE SA CodeAC00057
    Course TypeAccredited Course
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    Campus SATAC
    Study Mode Study Load
    Full / Part Time
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    Course Admission Requirements

    • Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)
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      Selection criteria is only used when there are more applicants for the course than places available. Applicants will be ranked in the following order:

      1. CSPA score
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      How to Apply

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      Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

      Qualifications & Skills Covered

      Diploma of Applied Geosciences (10263NAT)
      Skills covered include common geological landforms, geophysical methods, mineralogy and petrology, mathematical concepts, GIS data, soil science, spatial data, survey expeditions, sketching site information, producing site maps and research activities. 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.

      Credit Transfer

      You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

      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.

      Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

      Diploma of Applied Geosciences

      Credit Gained
      UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
      Flinders UniversityBachelor of Science (Environmental Science)36 points 12 months Details
       Bachelor of Environment36 points 12 months Details
       Bachelor of Science (major in Environmental Geology)36 points 12 months Details
      University of AdelaideBachelor of Science (Energy Geoscience)18 points  Details
       Bachelor of Science (major in Geology)24 points 12 months Details
       Bachelor of Science (major in Geophysics and Applied Geology)24 points 12 months Details
       Bachelor of Science (Mineral Geoscience)24 points 12 months 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.