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Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

National ID: 52895WA | State ID: BGS66

Are you interested in a career in health but don’t know where to start?

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies will give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as the study skills to support your further learning.

This course will help you meet the requirements for entry into a number of higher-level health related courses, such as Diploma of Nursing at TAFE or nursing or health degrees at university. It is a great stepping stone between a Certificate III health qualification, and these courses.

  • Gain a broader knowledge of sciences relating to health
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Provide information on human anatomy and physiology
  • Provide information on the fundamental principles of microbiology used in health settings
  • Use mathematics in a nursing and health context

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s)

  •  Diploma of Nursing

Further study pathways may include:

  • Other Diploma level courses
  • Bachelor of Nursing or other health-related degrees at university

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

National ID: HLT57915 | State ID: AWM7

Be part of a vital health care team

This qualification will equip you to work alongside an anaesthetist undertaking the work tasks required of an anaesthetic technician. This includes preparing patients for anaesthesia and then monitoring them during and after surgery.

You are likely to be exposed to a wide range of surgeries with differing needs as well as to unexpected occurrences and allergic reactions requiring you to respond quickly. 

The Diploma course is a very practical, hands-on course, delivered in a face to face classroom format as well as in the simulated anaesthetic technology laboratory. The course is delivered over 18 months and includes a full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Gain these skills

  • Set up theatre and associated equipment
  • Prepare and monitor patients 
  • Assist with airway management
  • Comply with infection control procedures
  • Be prepared for unexpected events and allergic reactions where you will need to think and respond and act quickly
  • Order and maintain essential supplies

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Anaesthetic Technician

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115 | State ID: AYZ3

Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!

As an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. 

You will train in our simulated hospital ward with state-of-the-art medical equipment.  This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

You'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

Gain these skills:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nurse, Mothercraft Nurse 

Further Study Option(s)

Bachelor of Nursing

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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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.

During the course you will be involved in classroom activities and online learning including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, and experience our simulated practice where care is delivered to manikins. You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of clinical work placement. The Department of Health requirements for acute care settings are met with the units covered in this course.

Gain these skills:

  • interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • organise personal work priorities and development
  • work with diverse people
  • recognise healthy body systems
  • comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • work place health and safety

Mandatory vaccination requirements

The Commonwealth Department of Health and the Western Australian Department of Health have advised that it will be mandatory for residential aged care workers to have a COVID-19 vaccination from 17 September 2021, this includes students undertaking work placements. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Orderly | Wardsperson | Patient Services Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Assistant in Nursing at Tertiary Hospitals
  • Assistant in Nursing at Aged Care Facilities
  • Patient Support Assistant 
  • Ward Clerk | Ward Assistant
  • Orderly

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

Diploma of Nursing

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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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.

Gain these skills

  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Effective communication with clients and teams
  • Support individual client needs
  • Manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Therapy Aide | Therapist Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Speech Pathology Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Certificate II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23215 | State ID: AYY2

Open the door to a career in health

The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

Throughout the course, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

 Gain these skills

  • Develop sound communication skills
  • Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • Handle food safely
  • Prepare and maintain beds
  • Transport individuals
  • Undertake routine stock maintenance including linen supplies

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Orderly | Wardsperson | Patient Services Assistant | Nursing Support Worker | Personal Care Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Health Services Assistant | Health Support Services Worker
  • Institutional Cook | Kitchen Attendant
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hospital Maintenance Worker

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AWN3

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives? Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

Our Mt Lawley campus will be offering the generic range of units to provide you with the skills necessary to seek employment as as an allied health assistant (AHA).
If you are seeking a specialised focus on physiotherapy, this will be offered at our McLarty campus.

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, 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:

Allied Health Assistant| Physiotherapy Assistant| Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant |Occupational Therapy Assistant | Therapy Assistant |Nutrition Assistant  |Podiatry Assistant| Dietetic Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

University 

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

National ID: HLT47115 | State ID: AWL9

A rewarding career supporting hospital pharmacists

During this course, you will learn how to support the hospital pharmacist in ensuring patients receive the correct medications and information about how to take their medications safely. This is important because medication errors continue to be the highest number of recorded incidents in health care.

Your attention to detail in reading prescriptions and then recording and labelling medications, will contribute to safer medication dispensary administration. By supporting the hospital pharmacist to provide clear and detailed information to patients about their medications you will be helping patients with many different conditions to understand why they have been prescribed certain medications. 

Gain these skills

  • Knowledge of medications and how they work on the body
  • How medications can be taken safely
  • Safe work practices and how to maintain sterile environments
  • Medication storage procedures
  • How to organise your work

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Pharmacy Technician, Hospital Pharmacy Assistant, Senior Pharmacy Technician

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Certificate III in Pathology Collection

National ID: HLT37215 | State ID: AWJ9

Make a difference to people's lives

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists clients to recover their health status? You could do this by learning how to collect blood samples and other specimens for testing.

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

Certificate III in Pathology Collection provides you with the opportunity to meet many different people and help them to feel at ease during their visit.

Gain these skills

  • Safely take venous blood and other samples
  • Knowledge of how the body works
  • How to prevent the spread of infection
  • Gain an understanding of related terminology

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Pathology Collector, Specimen Collection Officer and Blood Collector

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Pathology Specimen Collection

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

Make a positive difference to people's lives

In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake 120 hours of supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

Gain these skills

  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Work legally and ethically

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Personal Care Worker | Personal Carer | Home Care Worker | Residential Care Worker

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

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