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Health Services

National ID: HLT37121 | State ID: BID4

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Pharmacy Technician

Other job titles may include:

  • Dispensary Assistant
  • Pharmacy 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 II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23221 | State ID: BID0

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, hospitality services, cleaner, and stores person.

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.

The Certificate II in Health Support Services can also provide you with a range of different study pathways to other courses in health including:

  • Pathology collection
  • Sterilisation services
  • Health services assistance
  • Individual support in ageing or disability
  • Dental laboratory assisting
  • Population health

Gain these skills

  • Develop sound communication skills
  • Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • Receive transported food
  • 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 | Personal Care Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Health Support Services Worker
  • Kitchen Attendant
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Housekeeping Attendant

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 and Practice

National ID: HLT57921 | State ID: BHJ4

Do you want to be part of a clinical team in a fast-paced environment?

This practical, hands-on course will help you gain the knowledge and skills required to work in a fast-paced, clinical environment.
You will be exposed to a variety of surgical procedures, emergencies and critical care environments. Anaesthetic technicians are typically employed in anaesthetic departments, operating theatres, emergency departments, intensive care and day surgeries.

As an anaesthetic technician you will work in consultation with, and under the direction of an anaesthetists, during the induction, maintenance and emergence phases of anaesthesia. Preparing and maintaining anaesthetic equipment, you will play a critical role in supporting quality health care and safe anaesthetic services within a multidisciplinary team.

Gain these skills

By the end of this course, you'll have gained the skills needed to:
• Prepare, order and maintain anaesthetic equipment and supplies
• Assist anaesthetists during anaesthetic procedures
• Operate equipment used in monitoring patients during anaesthesia
• Assist with airway management
• Monitor patients and be prepared for unexpected events, allergic reactions and anaesthetic emergencies
• Decontaminate, sterilise and dispose of equipment and materials
• Access and prepare medications and monitor response
• Follow infection prevention and control procedures and implement work health and safety policies and procedures
• Communicate and document information

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: HLT54121 | State ID: BGW5

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.

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. It is recommended that you discuss your application with a career development adviser.  If you are unsure if you meet the requirements or if you have any questions please contact us.

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

Graduates must meet the Enrolled Nurse Standards for Practice and the NMBA English Language skills registration standard in order to register with AHPRA, prior to applying for employment in an Australian health service.

Further Study Option(s)

This course has a study pathway to Murdoch University as of October 2020.

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 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.

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

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Health Support Services

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

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

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 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

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

Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services

National ID: HLT47015 | State ID: AWN1

Step into a health care supervisory role

When you complete the Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services you will be better equipped in the management of a sterilisation department.

This course covers a range of varied activities performed in a sterilising service or department and is for managers and supervisors working in a sterilising department.

 Gain these skills

  • implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • clean and disinfect reusable medical devices
  • inspect and pack reusable medical devices
  • sterilise loads
  • manage sterile stock
  • care for reusable medical devices
  • monitor quality of cleaning, sterilisation and packaging processes

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Senior technician

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

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.

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.  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:

Nursing Support Worker, Orderly, Person Care Assistant and Therapy Aide

Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in Preparation for Health 

Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing

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: HLT47115 | State ID: AWL9

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.

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