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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.

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.

Gain these skills

  • working effectively in the aged care industry and caring for the elderly
  • enabling clients to maintain independence
  • understand and support people with dementia
  • safety procedures, ethical behaviour and infection control
  • working with cultural diversity
  • workplace health and safety

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Aged Carer | Personal Care Worker | Personal Carer

Other job titles may include:

  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Care Service Employee | Care Assistant | Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker | Residential Support Worker
  • Residential Aide | Home Care Assistant

Further Study option(s)

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Certificate IV in Disability

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 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 

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

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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 IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

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.

Gain these skills:

  • learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology
  • medical terminology
  • applied mathematics
  • physics and chemistry
  • study skills

As well as being a great starting point, the course is also great stepping stone between Certificate III qualifications such as Health Service Assistance, Allied Health Assistance and towards Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Enrolled Nurse

Further Study Option(s)

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 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

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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 Sterilisation Services

National ID: HLT37015 | State ID: AWK3

An essential support service for the health industry

Did you know that over one quarter of all people admitted to hospital have an operation? Many more have treatments that require sterile equipment to be used. You could assist in ensuring that patients are protected from infection during their care.

Being able to work with others and carry out your work safely is an important part of sterilisation work and is covered in this course.

On completion of your course you will be able to work in a private or public hospital, a clinic or an operating theatre sterile supply department.

Gain these skills

  • Infection control and prevention
  • Clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures
  • Knowledge of how the body works
  • Medical terminology

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Sterilisation Technician

Other job titles may include:

  • Instrument Technician
  • Sterilisation Assistant 

Further Study Option(s)

 Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services

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

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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

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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.

Gain these skills

  • Support people with disability to move towards a more independent and self-determined life
  • Communicate, network and work with relevant people to ensure the person is supported in all aspects of their life
  • Work and develop relationships within a team

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Disability Carer | Personal Care Worker

Other job titles may include:

  • Disability Support Worker
  • Community Support Worker
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Support Coordinator
  • Life Skills Supporter
  • Disability Support Trainer

Further Study Option(s)

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

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Certificate IV in Community Services

Diploma of Community Services

Diploma of Nursing

Course overview

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