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Real-time air quality monitoring

5 credits

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Full course description

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Government of Western Australia, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation logo

Learn about atmospheric chemistry and pollutants and how they can be measured and monitored in real-time.

This credential will provide learners with the skills and knowledge required to install, maintain, commission and decommission real-time ambient air monitoring equipment

PLEASE NOTE: Content will be delivered online and face-to-face on country.

Who is this credential for?


This credential is particularly suitable for:

  • Rangers from the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC).


What you will learn


By completing this credential you will learn to:

  • understand basic atmospheric chemistry and air pollutants
  • understand principles of real-time air quality monitoring
  • install selected real-time air quality monitoring equipment
  • maintain, calibrate and understand basic troubleshooting of equipment to ensure continuous operation
  • record and report output from the equipment.



To successfully complete this credential, you are required to pass a final assessment. To demonstrate what you have learned, you will complete a face-to-face assessment where you are asked to demonstrate operation of the real-time equipment including calibration. You will also be required to answer questions online regarding operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.


Meet your facilitator


Dr Toni Hannelly
Dr Toni Hannelly

Senior Lecturer/School of Population Health

Toni Hannelly is a researcher and senior lecturer in Curtin’s School of Population Health. She is an expert in environmental health and safety, including impact of air pollution on respiratory conditions, and has authored several book chapters and journal articles in her research topics.


Earn a badge


Once you successfully complete and pass the final assessment, you'll earn a digital badge that is instantly shareable to your social networks (including LinkedIn) which showcases your new skills and knowledge mastery.

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This credential provides foundation knowledge in a discipline and doesn't require previous knowledge.

You will also earn 5 credit points which are in line with Australian Qualification Framework Level 8 criteria, ensuring comprehensive theoretical and/or technical knowledge of the credential. 100 credit points are required to earn a Graduate Certificate at Curtin.


Contact us


For more information on this, or any other questions about Curtin Credentials, email us at or call Curtin Connect at 1300 222 888.


*Curtin may cancel or reschedule a credential at any time and for any reason as it sees fit. The Start Date and the other details of this credentials are provided as a general guide only and may change from time to time.

✝This credential/program involves 30 hours of online resources, readings, activities and assessments. However to pass and earn ## credit points, you may need to commit further time.

^A mix of online and face-to-face learning.

§Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.

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Start: ## Month 2024
End: ## Month 2023*

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Duration: 30 hours
Length: 5 days over 5 months

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Delivery Mode: Blended^

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Price: $### GST excl.§

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Print Version: Coming soon