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Courses at Mount Lawley

Mount Lawley campus is conveniently located near the Beaufort Street cafe strip and close to public transport.

The campus is known for its focus on health services, and houses a simulated hospital learning environment.​

We are located on the corner of Lord and Harold Streets in Mt Lawley, 6050

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support Certificate IV Employer-based
Traineeship
Mount Lawley
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lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you passionate about improving your service delivery to your Aged Care clients? Are you looking for a career boost?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Ageing Support you will be ready to work in the Aged Care workplace in a more informed and confident manner and provide excellent care for your clients. This qualification will provide you with an excellent understanding of consumer directed care and will allow you to provide better services to your clients and the organisations you work for.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support includes a supervised work placement, where you will be able to apply your training, therefore working in the industry is desirable.

Gain these skills
  • Advanced client care and planning
  • Navigate legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace
  • An increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Supportive and care nature
  • Patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Able to develop and lead teams
  • Committed to the rights of the elderly and people with a disability to live dignified lives
HLT33015 AWK5 Allied Health Assistance Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
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lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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'll 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 also 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.

As a successful graduate you'll have a wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie and you may gain employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people of all ages
  • Good communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Emotional maturity
  • Good problem-solving skills

 

HLT43015-AB52 AB52 Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy) Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
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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.

After completing this course you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), or with the growing need for specialised care you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) supporting rehabilitation and developmental therapy programs. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, 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, 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.

Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university after this course has ignited their passion.

Gain these skills
  • Specific therapeutic interventions
  • Effective communication with clients and team
  • Supporting individual client needs
  • Managing therapy groups
  • Use of assistive equipment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Energetic, positive attitude and passion for helping others
  • Caring, understanding, patient and calm
HLT57915 AWM7 Anaesthetic Technology Diploma On campus
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, awm7, hlt57915, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000003, Allied Health, J000004, anaesthetic. anaesthesia, Health Technician Support, surgery, surgical, monitoring,

Be part of a vital health care team

This qualification will equip you to work alongside an anaesthetist undertaking the work tasks required of an anaesthetic technician. This includes preparing patients for anaesthesia and then monitoring them during and after surgery.

You are likely to be exposed to a wide range of surgeries with differing needs as well as to unexpected occurrences and allergic reactions requiring you to respond quickly. You'll be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures.

The Diploma course is a very practical, hands-on course, delivered in a face to face classroom format as well as in the simulated anaesthetic technology laboratory. The course is delivered over 2 years and includes a full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Gain these skills
  • Setting up workstations and associated equipment
  • Preparing patients for anaesthesia
  • Monitoring patients during and after anaesthesia
  • Being prepared for unexpected events and allergic reactions where you will need to think and respond and act quickly
  • Ordering and maintaining essential supplies
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work closely with other members of the team
  • Able to take direction
  • Show initiative
  • Excellent problem solving skills
CHC43115 AWJ3 Disability Certificate IV Employer-based
Traineeship
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, AWJ3, CHC43115, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000012, Disability Services, J000000, J000004,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live their own life, then this is the course for you.

When you complete this course you will be on a pathway to a career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could find yourself working in a range of settings including residential, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management, supporting people with a disability to gain skills and knowledge to move towards a more independent and self-determined life.

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement, giving you the opportunity to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way. Our students often gain employment through their work placement.

Gain these skills
  • Facilitate community participation, social inclusion and ongoing skills development for clients
  • Communicate, network and work with relevant people to ensure clients are supported
  • Facilitate the empowerment of clients
  • Provide person-centred services to clients with complex needs
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • Safe work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate about supporting individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilled life
  • Reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Professional, friendly and supportive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
HLT33115-AA72 AA72 Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
aa72, hlt33115, TAFEADM, TAFE04, J000000, J000004, Health services, health, beauty and fitness

 

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.

This course is a great first step in a nursing career, with the opportunity to apply for further study in nursing such as our Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies or Diploma of Nursing courses

North Metropolitan TAFE also offers a dual qualification in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group at our Mt Lawley campus, combining this certificate III with CHC33015 AA66 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing). For more information view our flyer.

If you are currently working in, or have previously worked in the health industry you may be able to gain credit for your experience and/or training through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), talk to us to find out more.

Gain these skills
  • Assist the nursing teams with patient care, basic hygiene, feeding, urinalysis, transferring patients, vital signs, manual handling, simple wound care and dressings
  • Assist clients with with personal care, communication, mobility and rehabilitation
  • Implement programs and procedures to maximise client well being
  • Perform personal care adhering to Infection control and WHS guidelines
  • Effective communication with patients in team settings
  • Supporting people with dementia
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring, positive attitude and respect for the rights of others
  • Able to work as part of a team and follow instructions
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Able to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively
HLT23215 AYY2 Health Support Services Certificate II On campus
Mount Lawley
TAFE04, J000000, J000004, health, hospital, patient, ward, dental, clinical, infection

Open the door to a career in caring

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.

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
  • Dental laboratory assisting
  • Population Health
Gain these skills
  • Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • Prepare and maintain beds
  • Transport individuals
  • Undertake routine stock maintenance including linen supplies
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring and positive attitude
  • Respect for the rights of others
  • Able to work as part of a team and follow instructions
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Able to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively
HLT47115 AWL9 Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support Certificate IV On campus
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, awl9, hlt47115, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000004, Health Services, J000003, allied health, pharmacy

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.

You may choose to go on to work as a hospital pharmacy technician or as a technician at a pharmaceutical company, where you may compound medications for critically unwell patients. Your skills and knowledge may also prove highly valuable at your local pharmacy.

Gain these skills
  • Knowledge of medications and how work on the body
  • How to take medications safely
  • Safe work practices and how to maintain sterile environments
  • Medication storage procedures
  • How to organise your work
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Mathematical proficiency
  • Commitment to ethics
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to work carefully, accurately and methodically
  • Able to work collegially with a wide variety of professionals in health care settings
CHC33015-AA66 AA66 Individual Support (Ageing) Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
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lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

There are two different industry placement options available to those studying this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), you have the option of either:

Brightwater partnership program
  • Attending classes for 3 days per week for 15 weeks followed by a 4 week industry placement, or
  • At our Mt Lawley campus we also offer a partnership program with Brightwater where you attend classes for 4 days per week over the first 5 weeks followed by 2 days a week industry placement plus 1 day attending classes.
Dual qualification in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group

North Metropolitan TAFE will also be offering a dual qualification in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group, combining this certificate with HLT33115 AA72 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance (Acute Care).

This dual qualification program will run over 7 months with attendance as follows:

  • For the first 4 weeks you will need to attend classes at Mt Lawley campus over 4 days per week
  • Each week from week 4 through to week 27 you will complete 2 days per week of work placement at a Hall and Prior facility plus 1 day per week of classes at Mt Lawley campus
  • Online learning of 1 day per week including online assessment will also be required.

For more information view our flyer.

 

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.

 

Gain these skills
  • Empower or re-enable older people
  • Work with people from different cultures
  • Work and build relationships within a small team
  • Implement effective communication strategies
  • Learn the effects of dementia and the management of any related changes

 

Is this course right for me?
  • Enjoy providing quality support for people who are frail aged or living with disabilities
  • Empathetic with a strong sense of compassion and respect for individuals
  • Patient, discrete and committed to the rights of elderly people
  • Calm disposition and loving attitude
  • Reliable, motivated and flexible
  • Good time management skills
What others have to say

Brightwater.pngPartnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using  a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support -- Ageing qualification has allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer.  Brightwater"s dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills.  By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.
 
Manager, Strategic Learning & Growth

CHC33015-AA67 AA67 Individual Support (Disability) Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, AA67, CHC33015, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000012, Disability Services, J000000, J000004,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

North Metro TAFE is running a pilot project with Brightwater Disability Services, you'll complete an intensive study block of 4 days per week for 3 weeks at our Mt Lawley campus followed by 2 days per week of placement and 1 day per week of classes for 9 weeks followed by a study and assessments week. View our Brightwater Pilot Program flyer, contact us for more details or apply today.

Gain these skills
  • Support people with disability to move towards a more independent and self-determined life
  • Communicate, network and work with relevant people to ensure the person is supported in all aspects of their life
  • Work and develop relationships within a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Committed, reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Tactful, patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to cope with challenging situations
  • Able to work as part of a team
What others have to say

Brightwater.pngPartnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using  a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support – Ageing qualification has allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer.  Brightwater’s dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills.  By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.
 
Manager, Strategic Learning & Growth

CHC33015-AA68 AA68 Individual Support (Home and Community) Certificate III On campus
Mount Lawley
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lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Make a positive difference in other 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'll 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.

All of our Home and Community Care qualifications can be completed in the workplace. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

Gain these skills
  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Work legally and ethically
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate in providing care
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and happy attitude
  • Strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
  • Cultural awareness
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Able to communicate well and build relationships with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
52841WA-AB64 AB64 Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-traineeship) Certificate II On campus
Mount Lawley
52841WA-AB64, 52841WA, AB64, aged care, carer, aged care support worker, old peoples home, aged care facility, ageing, old,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Pathway to the fast-growing Aged Care sector

Are you looking for a pathway to further study or employment as an Aged Care Worker?

North Metropolitan TAFE is giving you the opportunity to complete a Certificate II Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-Traineeship) whilst participating in a work placement with one of our industry partners Brightwater, Juniper and Southern Cross Care.

The program will give you an introduction to the job role, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or employment within the industry.

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.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes

  • A caring and supportive attitude
  • Patience, discretion and a high level of professionalism
  • Good communications skills
  • Commitment to the rights of elderly people


 

After you have successfully completed this program you'll be eligible to study CHC33015 AA66 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

 

To register your interest in the Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-Traineeship), you need to complete the Course Enquiry form below or for more details contact:
E  coordinator.mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

52840WA-AB65 AB65 Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Care Pre-traineeship) Certificate II On campus
Mount Lawley
52840WA-AB65, 52840WA, AB65, disability, disability carer, disability care worker, carer, disability support worker, physical disability, intellectual disability,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Pathway to the fast growing Disability sector

Are you looking for a pathway to further study or employment as a Disability Support Worker?

North Metropolitan TAFE is giving you the opportunity to complete this Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Pre-traineeship)  whilst participating in a work placement with one of our industry partners Brightwater, IdentitywaNulsen Disability Services and Senses Australia.

The program will give you an introduction to the job role, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or paid employment within the industry.

Disability Support Workers provide care, emotional support, physical assistance and supervision for people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Disability Support Workers tend to focus on tasks that alleviate physical discomfort and promote social connectedness, independence, emotional wellbeing and general health.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes

  • Patience, flexibility and understanding
  • A supportive and caring nature
  • Commitment to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team

 

After you have successfully completed this program you'll be eligible to study CHC33015 AA67 Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

To register your interest in the Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Pre-traineeship) you need to complete the Course Enquiry form below or for more details contact:

E  coordinator.mtl@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

CHC43415 AWL2 Leisure and Health Certificate IV On campus
Mount Lawley
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Get the skills to make a difference to people's lives

In this course you will learn how to design, implement and evaluate health and leisure activities for clients across the community services sector. You may work with clients who are aged, who have disabilities or those who present with the need for additional support in the leisure/social/recreation area.

Work may be undertaken in residential facilities and/ or in community agencies and day centres. Workers may be under professional supervision within defined organisational guidelines or be sole practitioners and some may be responsible for other workers.

Gain these skills
  • Plan, implement and monitor individual and group activities for a range of clients
  • Support the independence and well-being of clients
  • Follow safe work practices
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy helping and interacting with people 
  • Interested in leisure and recreation as a way of promoting wellbeing
  • Sensitive to the needs of a wide range of individuals
  • Strong organisational and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and comfortable relating to a variety of people, including the elderly and those with a disability
HLT54115 AYZ3 Nursing Diploma On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000006, Enrolled Nursing, awz3, hlt54115, TAFEADM, nurse, assistant in nursing, nurses aide, aid, nursing, Joondalup nursing course, Mt Lawley nursing course, study nursing, study nursing Perth,

Enrolled Nurses have varied and rewarding career opportunities, making a difference in the lives of the people they care for

North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Nursing will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse; such as human biology, medical terminology, medicines and how to provide care for a range of people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. 

Not only are your employment prospects high in this industry, you'll also gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives and possibly even saving lives.
You could gain employment in hospitals, community health services, residential care, private homes (home care), clinics, medical practices and pathology services.

Gain these skills

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • 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
Is this course right for me?

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge in addition to the critical aspects of assessment of this course or qualification.
Our flyer will help you decide if Nursing is the right career for you.  

Part-time study option may be available depending on numbers

See all of the Diploma of Nursing important details and requirements in the drop downs and tabs below.

To apply for the Diploma of Nursing part-time please contact NMTAFE Nursing for further instructions.

In some cases there may be alternatives for entry. Please contact us at enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au with any queries regarding entry requirements.

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) language skills registration standard (2019)

The NMBA has recently released information regarding a revision to the current English language skills registration standard released in 2015, for nurses seeking registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA) at the conclusion of their Diploma of Nursing studies.

There are three (3) pathways that may be used in the demonstration of English language competence at registration.

• Primary Language Pathway

• English Language Test Pathway, or

• Extended Education Pathway

The existing requirement for registration using the Extended Education Pathway – enrolled nurses, is to have completed at least five (5) years (full-time equivalent) education in English within one of the recognised countries. As of March 2019, evidence of education is required to be continuous education over the five (5) years full-time equivalent period, which must be completed within a 7 year time frame. This allows for part time study to still meet the requirement.

This can include the Board approved qualification of the Diploma of Nursing. If you do not meet the above requirement and decide to proceed to enrol into the Diploma of Nursing qualification, you may be deemed not to meet the new NMBA registration requirements on seeking registration. You may then be required to undertake a recognised English language test, (IELTS, OET, PTE or TOEFL iBT).

Please see the NMBA website for further detail: https://www.nursingmidwiferyboard.gov.au/News/2018-10-24-revised-esl-standards.aspx

 

HLT37215 AWJ9 Pathology Collection Certificate III On campus
Midland
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, AWJ9, HLT37215, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000003, Allied Health,J000004, J000008, phlebotomy, blood, specimen, specimens, medical technician, hospital, lab, clinic, testing, veins, needles, nursing, phlebotomist, sample,

Make a difference to people's lives

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 use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake.

This course also provides you with the opportunity to meet many different people and help them to feel at ease during their visit.

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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring and respectful approach
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Able to work co-operatively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Good administration and organisational skills
  • Computer literacy and accurate recording of details
  • Be prepared to work in hospital wards, outpatient clinics, off-site collection rooms and home collection services
52831WA BCY91 Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
3728, 52689WA, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000006, Enrolled Nursing, TAFEADM, J000004, BCY91, 52831WA, nursing

lfls-logo-100x40.png  This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

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.

This course can be studied part time through NMT's McLarty campus.

Gain these skills
  • 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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring, understanding, non-judgmental and empathetic
  • Attention to detail and diligent
  • Quick problem-solving abilities
  • Critical thinking
HLT37015 AWK3 Sterilisation Services Certificate III On campus
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, AWK3, HLT37015, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000003, Allied Health, J000004, Health Technician Support

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
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A careful and methodical approach to work
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to follow instructions and adhere to workplace health and safety procedures
  • Able to work as part of a team

 You'll find our proposed part-time timetable here

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