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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AB92

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

With the growing need for specialised care, after completing this course which has a physiotherapy specialisation, you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practices and not for profit organisations.

You will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake six weeks of full-time placement which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.

You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification may prepare you for roles such as, Therapy Assistant. Other job titles may include: • Physiotherapy Assistant • Allied Health Assistant

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

National ID: SHB50115 | State ID: AWO6

Are you interested in the science behind beauty?

The beauty industry is rapidly evolving to accommodate latest technologies - and a large part of this is laser skin and hair removal.  This area of work requires therapists to have specialised dermal qualifications.  South Metropolitan TAFE is proud to be the first TAFE in Western Australia to offer this certification, the Dermal Science of Beauty Diploma.  This diploma opens graduates to a range of employment opportunities, as well as advanced dermal science qualifications.

You will be trained by industry specialists in the latest dermal cosmeceutical skin care. This course has STEM skills with a focus on technology and science in addition to the creativity of beauty care.

Gain these skills

  • microdermabrasion
  • specialised skin peels 
  • IPL and laser safety protocols
  • facials and specialised facials
  • make-up
  • body massage
  • waxing
  • lash and brow treatments
  • aromatherapy
  • spray tanning
  • lash extensions
  • skills in retail and sales operations
  • reflexology
  • Indian head massage
  • hot stone massage

On completion of this course you will gain the Laser Safety Officers Certificate required to perform IPL and laser treatments in a salon or clinic.

Work in specialist, open to the public clinics on campus

You will have the opportunity to apply your skills in our Hair, Beauty & Massage Student Clinics.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of the qualification prepares you for roles such as: Beauty practitioner | Beauty therapist | Beauty consultant | Dermal therapist | Laser safety officer.

Further Study Option(s)

Students wishing to advance their IPL skills can continue study in the Vocational Graduate Certificate in Intense Pulse Light and Laser Hair Reduction.

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One year No No selection criteria
Perth One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One year
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One year No No selection criteria
Murdoch One year No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters No No selection criteria
Bunbury Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

Do you want to make a real difference?

Complete this qualification and you could be working in community services, case management or social housing, involved in the managing, co-ordinating and/or delivering of person-centred services to individuals, groups and communities.

You will have specialised skills in community services and work autonomously under broad directions from senior management, providing direct support to individuals or groups. You may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers and volunteers and/or case managementprogram coordination or the development of new business opportunities.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Diploma of Community Services you'll be on your way to a team leading career as a program coordinator, early intervention worker, or case manager. Further Study Option(s) Diploma of Counselling, Graduates may be eligible for University entry into Social Science courses

Course overview

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Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Armadale

Bentley

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bentley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Two semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

Working alongside allied health staff is a growing industry

Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.

During this course, you will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Therapy Aide, Therapist Assistant, Physiotherapy Assistant, Allied Health Assistant and Speech Pathology Assistant. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

Course overview

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Joondalup (Mclarty Ave)

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Mclarty Ave) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Pathology Collection

National ID: HLT37215 | State ID: AWJ9

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists in assessing the client's health status through interpretation of blood results?  You could do this by learning how to collect blood and other specimens for testing.

You will gain transferable skills which you will be able to use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake. You will gain these skills:

  • safely take venous blood and other samples
  • knowledge of how the body works
  • how to prevent the spread of infection
  • medical terminology

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Specimen Collection Officer and Blood Collector.

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the course for you

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work. On successful completion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes a supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job opportunities may include Disability carer, Personal Care worker, Disability Service Officer and School Support officer.  

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Disability, Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, Certificate IV in Community Services

Course overview

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Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Mandurah

Rockingham

Thornlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Thornlie One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Manjimup One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Learn how to empower and support the independence of our elders needing care and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career providing direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings.

Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job titles may include Aged Carer, Personal Care Worker and Personal Carer. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Collie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Denmark

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Barker

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Collie One semester No No selection criteria
Denmark One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria
Katanning One semester No No selection criteria
Margaret River One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Barker One semester No No selection criteria
Narrogin One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Certificate III in Make-Up

National ID: SHB30215 | State ID: AWP0

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media set or photography studios then this course could be the perfect one for you. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completion of this course will give you the skills to start your own make up artistry business, work in a retail environment, work in fashion (as a runway specialist), work in photography (covering bridal and fashion) or in the film & TV industry.

Job opportunities may include: Specialist Make-Up Artist | Make-Up Artist

Further Study Option(s)

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Perth

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester No No selection criteria
Perth One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AA72

Work alongside Registered and Enrolled Nurses as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) after completing this course

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) will give you the essential clinical knowledge and skills needed for employment in the health industry. As a graduate you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of public or private health care environments including acute care hospitals, aged care facilities and community settings.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become a personal care assistant in a hospital or aged care setting.

Job titles may include: Hospital Orderly, Wardsperson, Assistant in Nursing (AIN), Health Services Assistant (HSA), Patient Care Assistant (PCA) and Orderly.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Midland

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester No No selection criteria
Midland One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au