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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. 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Pharmacy Technician, Hospital Pharmacy Assistant, Senior Pharmacy Technician

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester 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:

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

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

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
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.

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

National ID: HLT37015 | State ID: AWK3

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.

You will learn about infection control and prevention, how the body works and medical terms. You will also learn how to clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures.

Being able to work with others and carry out your work safely is also important and is covered in this course.

On completion of your course you will be able to work in a private/public hospital, in a private/public clinic or in an operating theatre's sterilising service or department.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Sterilisation assistant, technician or instrument technician.

Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies, Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

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

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch 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:

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

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 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:

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 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

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley 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

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

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 Metro Tafe's website

Bentley

Murdoch

Rockingham

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

Busselton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton One semester No No selection criteria
Esperance 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.

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

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

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Ave)

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Ave) Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

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

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months 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

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:

Personal care assistant in a hospital or aged care setting, 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

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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

  • Hospital Orderly | Wardsperson
  • Patient Services Assistant | Nursing Support Worker

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
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 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