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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 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

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

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:

Therapy Assistant

Other job titles may include:

Physiotherapy Assistant

Allied Health Assistant

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 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

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

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AB92

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Therapy Assistant. Physiotherapy Assistant Allied Health Assistant

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

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.

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

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

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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.

National ID: HLT37015 | State ID: AWK3

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

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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.

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AWN3

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

Nail Technology

Develop the practical skills and knowledge to care for and enhance the appearance of nails.Learn about how to provide manicures, pedicures and specialised nail enhancement procedures such as gel and acrylic nails. You can also choose to learn how to apply nail art.

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Hairdressing

These courses provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform a full range of hairdressing services including fundamental and creative haircutting, styling, colouring, perming and straightening on male and female clients. You’ll also learn to perform reception duties such as making appointments and writing up client record cards, and client consultation and advice.

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