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Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children
  • Work within legal requirements
  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised
  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Provide support to children in different child care environments
  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will be on your way to a career as a Child Care Aide, Family Day Care Worker, Family Day Carer, Nanny, Early Childhood Educator, Family Day Care Educator, and Play Group Assistant. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in School Age Education and Care, Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care

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

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Thornlie

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah 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
Thornlie One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Busselton

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Harvey

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • 12 months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 12 months No No selection criteria
Busselton 12 months No No selection criteria
Esperance 12 months No No selection criteria
Harvey 12 months No No selection criteria
Katanning 12 months No No selection criteria
Manjimup 12 months No No selection criteria
Margaret River 12 months No No selection criteria
Narrogin 12 months No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Floristry

National ID: SFL30115 | State ID: AWP2

Are you ready for your career to bloom?

Do you have creative flair and an eye for detail? This floristry qualification will set you on the path to becoming a 'budding' leader in floral design work

We teach you more than just about the flowers, once you have mastered the basic commercial skills, we show you how to execute custom-madecutting-edge, large and small scale design briefs

Our lecturers have a wealth of industry experience, a passion for flowers and offer a supportive training environment for you to gain a National Qualification, and expose you to the exciting industry of professional floristry.

Some of the skills you'll learn in Certificate III in Floristry include:

< >Designing, constructing and selling a diverse range of floristry products.Developing practical construction and technique skills A comprehensive knowledge of the key tools for floral design and the elements and principles.Working in a live environment to develop your speed of construction.

Murdoch has new, specialised facilities dedicated to creative art and design.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Floristry

Course overview

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Murdoch

  • Two semesters
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Two semesters No No selection criteria

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 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:

When you complete the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation service or department as an 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

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Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
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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 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 Health Services Assistance

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AWJ4

Do you have what it takes to care for people?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker. This is an active, physical career which provides assistance to healthcare staff and clients.

This course includes online study. Computers are available in SM TAFE libraries to assist those who don't have internet or a computer access. You will need to have basic computer skills to be able to complete this course.

You will be required to have the following checks prior to work placement.

  • National Police Clearance (Form available at the post office. Needs to be completed and submitted to post office asap)
  • Working With Children Check (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Medical screening and immunisations (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Uniform is a requirement for this course (This requirement will be discussed on the first day. Uniform is navy blue scrub top and pants, with closed in shoes.)

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job Opportunities may include: Nursing Support Worker, Orderly, Person Care Assistant and Therapy Aide. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing

Course overview

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Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah 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

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

Certificate III in Community Services

National ID: CHC3201 | State ID: AWJ2

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Possible career options for graduates include: Community Support Worker, Welfare Worker, Youth Worker, Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker, Aboriginal Community Developmental Worker. Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Community Services, Certificate IV in Mental Health, Certificate IV in Youth Work, Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

Leederville

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Leederville One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Armadale

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Bentley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mandurah

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Murdoch

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Armadale One semester No No selection criteria
Bentley One semester No No selection criteria
Mandurah One semester No No selection criteria
Murdoch 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

Harvey

  • 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
Harvey One semester No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Business Administration

National ID: BSB30415 | State ID: AVS2

Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business Administration you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, or as an office or accounts clerk, secretary or receptionist.

You will gain skills and knowledge in basic MYOB, workplace organisation, workplace health and safety, spreadsheets, and organising schedules, word processing, electronic presentations and much more.

With industry and government forecasting a growing demand for office workers in coming years, you'll be ready for recruiting.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s) Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration, Diploma of Business Administration

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Manjimup

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Margaret River

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Manjimup Six months No No selection criteria
Margaret River Six months No No selection criteria
Narrogin Six months No No selection criteria

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

Certificate III in Business

National ID: BSB30115 | State ID: AVR7

Do you want the skills for a flexible career that could take you anywhere?

When you complete the Certificate III in Business you'll have skills that employers are looking for, making you ideal for roles in data entry, customer service, accounts or as an office clerk.

You will gain skills and knowledge in basic MYOB, workplace organisation, customer service, workplace health and safety, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, creating electronic presentations and much more.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Keyboard Operator, Word Processing Officer or Data Entry Operator.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Business, Certificate IV in Business Administration, Diploma of Business

Course overview

View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Katanning

  • 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
Esperance One semester No No selection criteria
Katanning 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 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 will gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake a supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

Gain these skills:

< >Provide individualised supportRecognise healthy body systemsSupport independence and wellbeingWork legally and ethically

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Your Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community) 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

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Midland

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Midland Six months No No selection criteria

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

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