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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:

Pathology Collector, Specimen Collection Officer and Blood Collector

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

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 Dental Laboratory Assisting

National ID: HLT35115 | State ID: AYY4

Does a career in the Dental Technology Industry make you smile?

When you complete the Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting you will be ready to start a career in the busy dental technology world, as a laboratory assistant helping dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

You will gain the career enhancing knowledge and skills to work as a member of the dental laboratory team. The skills that you develop in this course you can transfer into the HLT55115 Diploma of Dental Technology as an apprentice in a dental laboratory.

The Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting includes supervised work skills in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA. You will get to train in the same facility as dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Dental Laboratory Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Dental Technology, Certificate IV in Dental Assisting 

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Oral Health Centre (Nedlands)

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Oral Health Centre (Nedlands) 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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Beauty Therapy

Do you love working closely with people and making them feel good about themselves? There are many opportunities that can lead to a rewarding career in the beauty or complementary therapies field. You need great communication skills and must enjoy working in a team environment. Through our courses, you will gain knowledge and skills to provide a full range of advanced beauty, spa and natural therapy treatments.

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Massage Therapy

Therapeutic massage is increasingly becoming a part of our fast paced lives and the need for skilled practitioners is growing with it. You will assess a client’s massage needs and perform therapeutic massage based on a knowledge of the structure of the human body and using a range of soft tissue massage techniques.

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Sport Development

Make what you love what you do! Sport development gives you the practical skills and knowledge to develop, coordinate, coach and officiate in a range of sports. If you are interested in pursuing a career as a professional athlete, you can join the athlete development program and concentrate on training in your specialist sport.

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Pathology

A qualification in pathology will open up a world of diverse employment opportunities within the healthcare system. Working at the forefront of pathology services, a pathology collector provides valuable service in hospital wards, outpatients, and in community collection centres ensuring specimens requested for pathology testing are collected appropriately to be forwarded to the laboratory.

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Mental Health

Take your career into the vital area of mental health services. Gain the skills to provide support to people who use mental health services. Learn about responding to self-harm, early intervention strategies, advocacy, issues facing those with a mental health disorder, policy development and more.

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Health Services

There are a range of roles in the health services area that you can specialise in. From pathology, sterilisation, optical dispensing and pharmacy support, individuals with these qualifications offer excellent employment opportunities.

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