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Education and Community Services

Having a passion for working with those in need and making positive changes to their lives means a career in Education and Community Services could be your ideal vocation. These qualifications provide you with a range of skills to work in settings that provide direct services for clients.

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EAB97 Childcare Introduction Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Midland
Childcare, carer, children, education, kids, toddlers, babies,

Get a glimpse into the Childcare sector with this introductory skill set

If you are considering a career in childcare, you can get an idea of what's in store with this introductory skill set.

You'll gain an understanding of the core skills required to work in child care and start on a pathway to further study and employment in this sector.
You will do a 27.5 hour work placement as part of the training included in this skill set.

EAB46 Clinical Care for Aged Care Workers Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley
Aged care, carer, Assistant in nursing, AIN, clinical, health needs, medication,

Gain the skills you need to equip you to provide a high level of care in the aged care sector

The Aged Care Standards highlight the importance of providing safe clinical care to residents with a focus on recognising individual client needs and assessing and reporting changes in a resident's condition. This skill set has been established to provide you with additional clinical skills and assessment skills if you are working within the aged care sector.

Residents within the aged care sector have increasingly complex health care needs and higher acuity levels. The skills gained from this skill set will enable you to work with and support the Registered Nurse in the assessment of clients and delivery of clinical care.  The units have a focus on medication and recognising and reporting signs of deterioration in clients.

    This skill set is most suited to those working within the aged care sector.

    Gain these skills
    • Medication competency
    • A range of Clinical Assessment skills
    • Documentation and reporting requirements
    • Recognising and reporting signs of deterioration in clients

     

    CHCSS00095 AD313 Dementia Support - Service Delivery Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley
    AWM9, Education and Community Services, Aged Care, care facility, old people, nursing home, residential facility, client care, planning, residential care officer, Personal Care Worker, Personal Care Giver, Personal Care Assistant, Community Program Coordinator, Care Supervisor, Care Team Leader, Day Activity Worker, dementia

    Support people with dementia

    This skill set is most suited to those who are wanting to build on their knowledge and skills to support clients with dementia.  If you are working in the aged and/or community care environment this is a great opportunity to develop your skills and provide a mentoring/leadership role in dementia care and management in your organisation.

    North Metro TAFE has strong industry relationships and a great team of current and engaging lecturers to support you through your learning journey.

    Delivery is a mix of online and on campus practical laboratory and simulated assessment sessions. Online learning will be supported by collaboration sessions and you will be required to attend our Mt Lawley campus on three days.

    Successful completion of this skill set will provide you with credit towards CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support.

    Gain these skills
    • Strategies to support clients with dementia, manage behaviour and support clients in the community.
    Is this course right for me?

    This skill set is recommended for those that are working in the aged and community services sector.

     

    EAB29 Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Leederville
    School, Child, care, Childcare, Islander, Torres, Straight, Education Officers in schools,

    An exciting start to a rewarding career

    The Early Childhood Aboriginal Skill Set is a unique set of three units designed to give Aboriginal students an exciting start toward a career in early childhood.

    The course is delivered by a lecturer with knowledge in Aboriginal culture and learning styles and is supported by an Aboriginal mentor. It is based on the Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework and aims to provide a culturally safe learning environment.

    Non-Aboriginal students can apply through interview.

    View the course flyer for more information.

    Gain these skills
    • Ability to work with families of young children in early childhood settings
    • Provide culturally safe learning and care environments for young children
    • Work with culturally diverse people in the education and care environment
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Enthusiasm about working with young children
    • Sound English language skills including reading and writing
    EAB69 Early Childhood Leadership Skill Set
    Half price
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Leederville
    childcare, worker, educator, room leader, educational leader, children's services, coordinator, manager, playgroup, Working with children, children, play, care, education, child, family, aboriginal, atsi, indigenous, special needs, childcare centre coordinator, Crèche Supervisor, Child Care Supervisor, Playgroup Leader, leadership, manager, managerial style, manage, staff, style,

    Gain leadership knowledge and skills in Early Childhood Education and Care

    If you are looking to upskill or move into a managerial role in early childhood education and care this skill set will give you the skills and knowlegde to confidently consult, support, and manage staff while exploring your personal management style.

    It is designed for people who are currently working in the Early Education and Care industry and want to update their leadership skills.

    This course is delivered online with live workshops and assessment takes place in industry as a workplace project.

    TAESS00014 AD518 Enterprise Trainer-Presenting Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    Training, workplace, individual, group instruction, presentation, deliver training, formal learning, train, the, trainer, assess, supervision), Vocational Education Training (VET) sector

    Skills for training and workplace coaching

    Training within the workplace takes many forms, including individual and group instruction, planning a presentation and reviewing the presentation.
    This Skill Set will help you deliver training sessions in workplace or formal learning contexts and will give you the knowledge and skills needed to

    • train others within the workplace, 
    • teach, train and assess (under supervision) within the Vocational Education Training (VET) sector

    You may currently be 

    • working in a role in HR where you are required to conduct employee induction
    • a supervisor who provides training for staff on policies and procedures
    • a staff member who has skills or experience that may be relevant to and benefit other staff
    • wanting to provide training under supervision in a VET environment

    To enter this program you will need to demonstrate vocational competency.
    Vocational competency can be defined as broad industry knowledge and experience and may include, but is not limited to, holding a relevant unit of competency or qualification.

    Successful completion of this Skill Set will give you credit towards TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as you will cover the following units BSBMM401 Make a presentation and TAEDEL301 Provide work skill instruction

    For more information please see our flyer.

     

     

     

    EAB72 Food Safety for Ancillary Aged and Personal Care Staff Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley
    Aged Care, carer, food handling, cook, food safety, chef, meal delivery, hospital worker, orderly, ain,

    The COVID19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce across a range of areas.

    This skill set has been developed to promote safe food practices, infection prevention, and control and safe manual handling measures. These measures will assist in providing a safe environment and hygiene practices when preparing, handling, serving and assisting  with meals. Ancillary aged care and personal care staff including cooks, and chefs as well as staff involved in meal delivery and assisting clients with their meals will benefit from this food handling skill set.

    You'll gain the following skills:

    • Undertake manual tasks safely
    • Identify infection hazards and assess risks, including using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) effectively to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
    • Create a safe work environment
    • Understand and implement safe food practices

     

     

    AD126 High Support and Complex Care - Aged Care
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley

    Provide high level care and support in an aged care setting

    Residents within the aged care sector have increasingly complex health care needs and higher acuity levels.  This increases the level of support and care needs of residents.  You'll gain additional skills to assess and identify the care needs of residents.  Understanding the importance of risk factors and potential impact on a resident is a key component to this skill set, along with methods to minimize and monitor interventions.  You'll also learn strategies to support residents' palliative care needs and medications competency.

    This skill set is best suited for those working within the aged care or disability sectors.

    Gain these skills
    • Identifying and assessing risk
    • Supporting complex needs of residents
    • Palliative care
    • Medication competency

     

    AD170 High Support and Complex Care - Disability Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley
    disability, residential care, complex needs, medication

    Provide high level care and support in an disability care setting

    This skill set is suited for those working with clients with high support and complex care needs.  You'll gain a range of strategies and skills to support and care for clients. 
    You'll also be equipped with additional skills to help you assess and identify the care needs of residents.  Understanding the importance of risk factors and potential impact on a resident is a key component to the skill set, along with strategies to minimize and monitor interventions.

    Gain these skills
    • Communicate using augmentative and alternative communication strategies
    • Develop and provide person-centred service responses
    • Provide person-centred services to people with disability with complex needs        
    •  Administer and monitor medications
    AE144 Provide Individual Support Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    individual, support, health, disability, care, aged, mental, aboriginal, torres strait islander, youth, work

    Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.

    This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you! You'll learn about following a client's individual care or support plan to meet their personal support needs, how to comply with personal hygiene standards, maintain food safety, contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food appropriately, prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation, supporting a client to self-administer medication, safe work practices for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, and how to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and complete those tasks in a safe manner.

    AE156 Provide Individual Support Skill Set (Fee Free)
    Free
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    individual, support, health, disability, care, aged, mental, aboriginal, torres strait islander, youth, work

    Many individuals require support services to help them live an independent and fulfilling life — including people with physical or intellectual disability, older people, and vulnerable members of the community.

    This is highly rewarding work, but employers look for people who are job ready with basic skills and knowledge for entry level roles in one-on-one or group support settings, or for administrative role in a care facility. With the Provide Individual Support skill set, that will be you! You'll learn about following a client's individual care or support plan to meet their personal support needs, how to comply with personal hygiene standards, maintain food safety, contribute to the cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food appropriately, prepare for and provide medication assistance and complete medication documentation, supporting a client to self-administer medication, safe work practices for the health and safety of yourself and your clients, and how to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks and complete those tasks in a safe manner.

    EAC05 Recognise and Respond Appropriately to Domestic and Family Violence Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    violence, abuse, family, dv, children, wives, wife, husband, partner, family support worker,

    Be better informed about Domestic and Family Violence and help raise awareness of the issues involved

    Expand your knowledge and skills to be able to help build community awareness about domestic and family violence.

    If you are working or volunteering in a community service context and wish to develop your skills to work effectively in the promotion of community awareness of domestic and family issues, this skill set will give you the knowledge you need. You'll also be able to identify gaps in existing information, services and resources to support prevention of domestic and family violence.

    Gain these skills
    • Develop knowledge about family violence and relevant legislation and policy framework
    • Build knowledge of available resources and community services and identify gaps in services and programs
    • Develop a program to build community awareness about domestic and family violence

     

     

    EAB87 Safety and Protection of Children and Young People Skill Set
    Skill set On campus
    Leederville
    protect, children, young, people, youth, volunteering, community, based, group, setting, sporting club, sports, dance, martial arts, studio, vulnerable, compliance with the child safety, regulatory, regulations, requirements, child, safety, risks,

    Gain the skills required to protect children and young people engaged in community based activities

    If you are in contact with children and young people through work or volunteering in a community based group such as a sporting club, dance or martial arts studio, training organisation, or you are working with vulnerable people this course will teach you compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements. This includes identifying and controlling three child safety risks over an assessment period of one month in a community or simulated community based setting.

    Gain these skills
    • Protect children and young people engaged in community based activities in compliance with the child safety industry, regulatory and organisational requirements
    • Identify and control three child safety risks
    EAB77 Supporting Children (2 - 12 years) with Autism Skill Set
    Online
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Leederville
    autism, asd, asperbergers, special needs, education assistant, educator, teacher, autism spectrum disorder,

    Gain the skills needed to support children with autism in school or child care settings

    This skill set has been designed to help you support children aged 2 - 12 who have educational needs associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

    If you are a teacher, an education assistant or an early childhood educator, North Metropolitan TAFE's experienced lecturers can provide you wth the knowledge to support children with autism in school or care settings.

    AE143 Work in Community Care Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    community, individual, support, skill set, health, services, ageing, youth, allied, nursing

    There's many job opportunities in the field of community care, which includes health care support and specialist areas such as social support.

    The Work in Community Care skill set will give you a great starting point to get into the industry, as it covers important areas such as first aid, communicating with diverse people, and customer service in a community care setting. You'll also learn to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working COVID-safe. You'll be job ready, knowing how to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations,· greet clients and exchange routine information to provide a triage service, work respectfully with people from diverse social backgrounds and demonstrate cultural sensitivity, communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and management, and use workplace technology.

    AE155 Work in Community Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
    Free
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    community, individual, support, skill set, health, services, ageing, youth, allied, nursing

    There's many job opportunities in the field of community care, which includes health care support and specialist areas such as social support.

    The Work in Community Care skill set will give you a great starting point to get into the industry, as it covers important areas such as first aid, communicating with diverse people, and customer service in a community care setting. You'll also learn to follow organisational infection prevention and control policies and procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks to ensure you're working COVID-safe. You'll be job ready, knowing how to provide a first aid response to a casualty in a range of situations,· greet clients and exchange routine information to provide a triage service, work respectfully with people from diverse social backgrounds and demonstrate cultural sensitivity, communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and management, and use workplace technology.

    EAC10 Working in a Trauma Informed Way in the Mental Health and Community Sector Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
    mental health, community services, mental, issues, community services, care worker, carer, social work, trauma,

    Work from a trauma informed care perspective

    Develop your knowledge and understanding of trauma when working with people living with mental health issues in the community services and health sector.

    Whether you are working or volunteering in the community services or mental health sectors, this skill set will help you to work from a trauma informed care perspective.

    Gain these skills
    • Learn how to establish relationships and meet the needs of people with mental health issues
    • Support self care 
    • Skills for provision of continuous improvement of trauma informed care

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    Page last updated January 17, 2020