Health, Beauty and Fitness

With greater awareness about the benefits of healthy habits and an active lifestyle, as well as a new holistic approach to health and wellbeing, demand is high for workers in the Health, Beauty and Fitness industries.

Our courses will put you on the path to a rewarding career of supporting and motivating people through their journeys towards achieving their goals and improving their self-esteem.

Aged Care

Aged care is a fulfilling and challenging career with high employment prospects, especially due to a shortage of skilled staff.

During your studies, you will develop your interpersonal skills and learn through a combination of lectures, talks and visits from guest speakers, and gain practical experience as you embark on a supervised work placement in an aged care organisation. You will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability, and gain a better understanding of age related illnesses and how to manage them.

Allied Health

Allied Health Assistants support the work done by Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and other Allied Health Professionals.

It is the perfect career pathway for those who want to help people affected by physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental health ailments, ageing, developmental disability, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage to achieve functional independence.

By studying one of our qualifications, you will learn how to work in a rich variety of settings with children, adults and the elderly. You will develop the skills and knowledge you need to gain employment in a range of facilities such as community health and rehabilitation centres, public hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics and private practices.

Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapy is about making your client feel good on the inside as well as the outside.

North Metropolitan TAFE teaches a holistic approach to beauty therapy — you will gain a range of skills and knowledge that will last your entire career. You'll be taught by experienced professionals and also gain hands-on skills by working in our beauty clinics, which are open to students, staff and the public.

The beauty therapy industry is undergoing constant growth, driving strong demand for skilled workers. Our courses stay relevant with current industry trends, technology and practices.

Check our list of beauty treatments available through our clinics.

For over 20 years North Metropolitan TAFE has worked in partnership with industry leaders Dermalogica and Ultraceuticals, enabling us to offer the highest quality of training and resources.

These partnerships have provided our students with certified training using internationally recognised skin care products.  This also gives you opportunities for work placements while training and greatly improves your chances of employment on graduation.

Dental

Interested in working in the dental industry? With North Metropolitan TAFE’s qualifications, you will gain skills in making mouth guards, dentures, crowns and bridges. You will also learn about infection control and workplace health and safety. During your training, you will have the opportunity to gain additional experience in a modern simulated dental laboratory in the purpose-built Oral Health Centre of Western Australia (OHCWA).

Enrolled Nursing

A nursing qualification from North Metropolitan TAFE will see you work as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care.

It is a diverse, challenging and rewarding career, as nurses make a real difference to the comfort and care of patients every day.

By working in our simulated hospital wards and outreach clinic, you will gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to assess and provide nursing care to clients, including how to observe and measure vital signs, and assist patients with everyday activities. You will develop essential effective communication skills and learn to work with and care for people from different backgrounds.

Places in Nursing courses are in high demand. If you do not gain a place in the course of your choice, we offer alternative pathways to help you.  We also offer options for other careers in the Health industry.

 

Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who would like to administer medicines and intravenous therapy at your health care facility, then our Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set will give you the skills you need.

Who is this aimed at?

If you are a qualified Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy by completing
this Nationally Accredited unit: Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy [HLTENN007]

Why North Metropolitan TAFE?

Training is flexible with a mix of online and workshops. Intakes for this course are offered frequently and can also be tailored to groups undertaking training. Entry to this course can be customised to take into account prior education and experience.

Location
North Metropolitan TAFE McLarty Campus
63 McLarty Ave, Joondalup
Find out more and get started

For further information about this Nationally Accredited unit of competency, please contact us

Fitness

In a society that is becoming more conscious about fitness and health, the demand for gym instructors and personal trainers is steadily increasing.

If you want to help people achieve their goals and promote a healthy and active lifestyle, then our qualifications are the perfect choice for you.

Our courses are recognised for their high standard by the fitness industry. You will learn how to develop and provide training programs to groups of all ages and fitness levels in our fully equipped commercial fitness centres, and gain knowledge in nutrition and body composition to provide your clients with basic dietary plans in order to achieve their goals.

You will also improve your organisational, motivational and social skills, so you will be ready to work in commercial fitness centres, local governments, schools, sporting teams/clubs and other care organisations.

Hairdressing

By completing one of our hairdressing courses, you will gain the skills and knowledge to create unique hairstyles, making people look and feel confident with their hairdo.

Our programs provide hands-on, practical experience to ensure you develop the skills in coordinating and training staff, technical leadership, specialised hair design and cutting, colouring and colour correction, hair extensions, scalp treatments and chemical reformation.  You will also learn modern salon operations, including selling products and services, client consultation and advice, supervising junior staff, reception duties, financial transactions and safe work practices.

Health Services

North Metropolitan TAFE offers a series of courses in Anaesthetic Technology, Health Services Assistance, Sterilisation, Pathology and Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support to support the vast and complex health care industry. Health services staff across several areas play a valuable and important role in the delivery of care and services to patients and clients.

You will be trained by qualified lecturers in state-of-the-art facilities, using the latest equipment available in the industry. Our courses will see you develop a range of skills related to the safe operation of equipment during induction, maintenance and completion of anaesthesia, as well as cleaning, decontamination and sterilisation of surgical instruments in a hospital setting. You will learn how to collect blood samples and other pathology specimens, label, pack and produce medication within a hospital pharmacy setting, and care for patients in an acute care environment.

We also offer dual qualifications in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group, combining CHC33015 AA66 Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) with HLT33115 AA72 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance (Acute Care). For more information, please see our specialised aged care training page.

Health Technician Support

Health technicians assist doctors and nurses in the delivery of health care services to patients. 

Technicians can specialise in a variety of disciplines including but not limited to sterilisation technicians, pathology collectors, phlebotomists, and anaesthetic technicians. You could be employed in public or private hospital settings, laboratories, clinics or doctor's surgeries.

Massage Therapy

More than ever, people are recognising the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a means of coping with the pressures of a fast paced life.

There is an increasing trend for fitness centres, hospitals and other health care agencies to employ qualified massage therapists as permanent staff members. North Metropolitan TAFE’s remedial massage qualification will teach you how to manipulate soft tissue, ligaments, muscles, fascia and tendons for the treatment of muscular dysfunction.

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.

Sport Development

With a qualification in sport, you will be part of a growing industry that thrives on achieving goals and healthy living.

Our courses will train you on how to fulfil client objectives and to work effectively within a sporting organisation. You will gain comprehensive knowledge of the industry, allowing you to work for sporting associations and gyms, fitness and recreation centres, government agencies and care organisations.

Course list

* Please note that eligibility requirements apply to some of the free training.
^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.
National ID: HLT33015
State ID: AWK5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Work alongside allied health professionals to help implement therapy programs for clients

Gain the skills to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of patient rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programs.

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 growth 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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AWN3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Make a difference in other people’s lives to improve their quality of life.

This certificate is appropriate for new or Certificate III qualified allied health assistants who wish to further develop their professional skills. You'll be working under the delegation of qualified professionals in a rich variety of settings to promote participation in and achievement of functional independence in activity.

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 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.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AB92
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

You could find employment as an allied health assistant or in a specialised role as a physiotherapist assistant supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs.

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.

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

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT57915
State ID: AWM7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

Work alongside anaesthetists preparing and monitoring patients.

Growth in this field continues to be stable and employment rates are high. You'll be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures.

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. 

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.

Diploma
National ID: SHB30516
State ID: AZZ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Barbering

Look sharp with this barbering apprenticeship under your belt

Complete this barbering apprenticeship and you'll be in demand in the growth industry area of men's grooming.

Gain the skills you need to carve out a career in barbering

If you want to help men look and feel their best, successful completion of this qualification will provide you with the technical skills and knowledge required to work as a barber in the men's grooming industry. You'll learn the essentials needed to work in the men's grooming industry.

The Certificate III in Barbering is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Learn tips and tricks to add colour to the world

You'll gain skills in nail technology, make-up application, waxing, tanning and lash and brow techniques as you begin your career in the beauty industry.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are keen to learn about nail technology, waxing services, and lash and brow services, this course could be the perfect one for you!

You'll gain the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services, learning the tips of the trade to be successful in a very competitive market. You could also continue your studies with our SHB30215 Certificate III in Makeup or, with an additional 10 units you could achieve SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy and run your own beauty salon.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, so you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Please note the Joondalup course is run at our McLarty Avenue campus. 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: AWO5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you're passionate about the beauty industry and would like to work at a Beauty Salon or a Day Spa then this traineeship could help you gain the skills you need.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to work at a Beauty Salon or a Day Spa then this course could be the perfect one for you!

When you complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, you will have the skills necessary to provide your customers with a professional range of beauty treatments and services. This course will also give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You will learn the tips of the small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market.

You will study theoretical and practical components in the class room and under salon conditions. Our professional teaching staff will ensure you are competent and able to manage the rigours of the beauty industry.

Please note this course is only offered as a Traineeship.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB50115
State ID: AWO6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Beauty Therapy

Make the world a more beautiful place.

Convert your passion into the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification and find employment in the beauty industry, or even start up your own beauty business.You can apply for this course directly, you do not need to have completed study in lower level Beauty qualifications

You can apply for this course directly, you do not need to have completed study in lower level Beauty qualifications.

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about the beauty industry and would like to obtain the most comprehensive, internationally recognised qualification available this course could be the perfect one for you!

You will gain the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You'll also learn the essentials of small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market. Once qualified you could find yourself working at a day spa or salon.

We have two live clinics conveniently located in Northbridge and Joondalup. The course delivered in Joondalup will introduce you to a broad range of the beauty salon services and is run at our McLarty Avenue campus.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, so you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Diploma
State ID: AE161
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

This skill set is free for everyone

This skill set was developed in consultation with WA employers in the aged care and disability services sectors and the Community Services, Health and Education Training Council to get you job ready for entry-level employment.

This skill set is free for everyone

This COVID-19 Direct Care skill set was developed in consultation with WA employers in the aged care and disability services sectors and the Community Services, Health and Education Training Council. It contains three units of competency chosen to get you job ready for entry-level employment.

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely 
  • CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs 
Skill set
National ID: HLT45015
State ID: AYY9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Learn alongside dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians in training

This course will give you real industry experience in a modern dental care facility.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.

Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses are located in the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.

As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the Oral Health Care Centre of WA, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.

If you are a Dental Assistant currently working in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying part-time, attending classes on Fridays and incorporating workplace assessments.

Please note that due to an increase in places available for this course in 2020 students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metro TAFE campus.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT35115
State ID: AYY4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate III in Dental Laboratory Assisting

Train alongside dental students, oral health professionals and dental assistants in a simulated dental laboratory at the state of the art Oral Health Centre of WA

This course will prepare you to work as a laboratory assistant. You'll gain the skills to assist dentists and dental technicians to construct, repair and adjust dental appliances.

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.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT55118
State ID: BDQ5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Dental Technology

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

This apprenticeship will give you the skills to prepare work for dental surgeries and produce dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

The perfect qualification to get you started in the Dental Technology profession

As a Dental Technician, you will be responsible for preparing work for dental surgeries and producing dental appliances such as bridges and splints.

Our dental technology qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

This qualification is an apprenticeship so you will need be employed as an apprentice in a Dental Laboratory and during the course you will have the opportunity to meet other apprentices when attending the Oral Health Centre TAFE facility for some theory sessions. We are located in the modern facility at the Oral Health Centre of WA in Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental laboratory assistants.

Diploma
State ID: EAC04
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Acute Care Skill Set

Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Acute Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an acute care setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Provide advanced nursing care to a person with respiratory impairment
  • Perform complex nursing interventions in the cardiovascular healthcare setting
  • Perform complex interventions to a person with diabetes including a person with ketoacidosis
Skill set
State ID: EAC03
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Aged Care Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in an aged care setting, providing care for older adults, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Make reliable clinical assessments and judgements in a variety of aged care settings
  • Provide palliative care approach to care in a variety of aged care settings
  • Advanced communication skills, strategies and activities to support people living with dementia
Skill set
State ID: EAB91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Mental Health Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work in a mental health setting, this skill set will enable you to take on more responsibility within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Identify, plan and implement health recovery
  • Support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
  • Deal with complex issues such as non-compliance with mediation
Skill set
State ID: EAC02
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Skill Set

An advanced Skill Set for Enrolled Nurses

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Progress your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Advanced Practice Skill Set

North Metropolitan TAFE is offering a set of Advanced Skill Sets for Enrolled Nurses.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who holds current registration and you are working in or looking to work across a variety of specialty areas, this skill set will enable you to take on more roles and responsibilities within your scope of practice.

Gain these skills:

  • Administer and monitor medicines and IV therapy
  • Undertake advanced patient assessment
  • Use evidence based practice
  • Contribute to quality improvement and critical thinking
Skill set
State ID: EAA57
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Eyelash Extensions Skill Set

Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes

This accredited unit will give you the skills to consult with clients, and select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions.

Want to help people have lashes worth fluttering?

Help your clients achieve added length and thickness of their natural lashes after completing this accredited unit:

  • SHBBMUP001 Apply eyelash extensions

You'll learn the skills you need to consult with clients, select suitable product and equipment to apply, in-fill and remove damaged eyelash extensions with this specialised skill set. Help your clients achieve thicker, lush lashes.

Please note You should wear black pants, a plain black top and enclosed black shoes while completing this skill set.

Skill set
State ID: EAA60
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Female Intimate Waxing Skill Set

Enhance your waxing skills and techniques

Gain the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Looking to enhance your waxing skills and techniques?

This course is aimed at beauty therapists who have either completed the waxing units SHBBHRS001 Provide waxing services and SHBBFAS001 Provide lash and brow services or had extensive experience using waxing techniques while working in a beauty or hair removal salon. You will need to demonstrate your ability to consult with clients to plan services to apply and remove hot and strip wax safely. 

After successfully completing this skill set you'll have gained the skills you need to provide waxing services for the removal of unwanted hair from female intimate areas.

Please note You'll need to wear black pants, a plain black top and enclosed black shoes while completing this skill set.

Skill set
National ID: SIS30315
State ID: AWN5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

Step into the dynamic and fast paced world of Fitness

Learn about the roles of fitness instruction and exercise science while gaining an overview of work performance in the industry. You will undertake Industry relevant learning in areas that include; anatomy, physiology, appraisals and programming, analysis of risk, responding to emergency situations and the maintenance of equipment.

Gain the knowledge and skills to step into the dynamic and fast paced world of Fitness

Immerse yourself in practical leaning in our fully equipped gymnasiums at our Perth or Joondalup campuses located just five minutes walk from the train line.

We offer real world knowledge to plan and conduct fitness programs for a variety of clients and to build up your communication, organisation and time management skills through our locally, and nationally qualified team of lecturers.

You will learn about the roles of fitness instruction and exercise science while gaining an overview of work performance in the industry. You will undertake Industry relevant learning in areas that include; anatomy, physiology, appraisals and programming, analysis of risk, responding to emergency situations and the maintenance of equipment.

As part of this qualification, you will undertake a supervised work placement in the Fitness Industry where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40215
State ID: AWN7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

Focus on fitness

If you have a passion for health and fitness and want to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, Personal Training is the career for you.

Focus on fitness, indoors, outdoors or even online

If you have a passion for health and fitness and want to help others achieve a healthier lifestyle, Personal Training is the career for you.
The Certificate IV in Fitness provides you with the skills and knowledge to begin your career as a Personal Trainer. Learn how to develop safe and effective programs for a range of clients, including older adults, disabilities, teens, sports performance and general populations. You could find yourself working for independent gyms, council run recreation centres, sporting clubs, private companies, or as a self employed sole trader delivering customised one-on-one or group training.
Practical training will be conducted in fully equipped gym facilities located at our Perth or Joondalup campuses, as well as various outdoor venues.

Why choose North Metro TAFE? Many gyms employ our fitness graduates.  You will work with real clients and start building your own networks with work placement. Our highly experienced and passionate lecturers will provide you with a great start to your career in the fitness industry.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB30416
State ID: BAA1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Get ready for a creative and stylish career

On completion this apprenticeship course will give you the skills to work as a qualified hairdresser. You'll learn to cut hair using clippers or scissors; to shampoo, condition and rinse hair; and dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment, along with a broad range of salon reception duties.

A creative career that's a cut above the rest

When you successfully complete the Certificate III in Hairdressing you will have the practical skills and knowledge to work in a salon as a qualified hairdresser. You will also learn skills to operate a cash register and computer, perform reception duties such as answering telephone calls, making appointments, and write up client record cards.

The Certificate III in Hairdressing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40216
State ID: BAA4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Hairdressing

Get ahead in a stylish career

This is post trade qualification will give you the advanced skills required for a career as a senior hairdresser, team leader, technical adviser, or freelance session stylist. You'll gain the specialist knowledge and skills including designing creative haircuts, complex and creative colouring, straightening and hair extensions, and products.

Are you looking to get ahead in a stylish career?

When you complete the Certificate IV In Hairdressing you'll have the advanced skills required to further your hairdressing career. You will gain the specialist knowledge and skills to incorporate and further current creative trends and lead teams.

This is a post trade qualification.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT33115
State ID: AA72
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

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

A great first step to a nursing career

This course will give you the skills needed to work in a variety of public or private health care environments including acute care hospitals, aged care facilities and community settings, as an Assistant in Nursing. It is also a great pathway to study nursing and includes clinical work placement.

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(opens in a new tab) or Diploma of Nursing(opens in a new tab) 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)(opens in a new tab) . For more information view our flyer(opens in a new tab) .

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.

 
Certificate III
National ID: HLT23215
State ID: AYY2
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate II in Health Support Services

Open the door to a career in health

This broad course will give you practical skills that can be applied to many settings within the health or aged care sector, or a pathway to a range of other health courses.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

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
Certificate II
National ID: HLT47115
State ID: AWL9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

Contribute to safer medication dispensary administration

Gain a range of skills and knowledge including how medications work on the body and how to take them safely, maintaining a sterile environment and medication storage procedures.

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.

Certificate IV
State ID: EAB64
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Online

Infection Control for the Personal Services Industry Skill Set

This skill set has been established as a quick response for current personal services employers and employees to build and buy back that trust.

You'll undertake two units of competency to demonstrate to your customers that you are taking every care and precaution to provide a safe environment for them. You will have the ability to review your clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements.

With the current pandemic of COVID19, trust is at an all-time low and so encouraging customers back into personal services industry outlets such as Beauty Salons and Massage Clinics is vital.
This skill set has been established as a quick response for current personal services employers and employees to build and buy back that trust.

You'll undertake two units of competency from the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, a nationally recognised qualification, to demonstrate to your customers that you are taking every care and precaution to provide a safe environment for them.
You will have the ability to review your clinic compliance with the applicable state and local council requirements.

This skill set provides an opportunity for those working in the Beauty or Massage Therapy industries to build on the skills they have already gained and help to reset their business during this challenging environment.

Skill set
State ID: AE112
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the health care sector, or those that would like to acquire a new skill before returning to employment.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Online
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

Protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the hospitality sector.

Protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the hospitality sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short inducton and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

 

Skill set
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control

Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

Protect yourself and others in the retail sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the retail sector.

Protect yourself and others in the retail sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the retail sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
State ID: AE113
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Protect yourself and others in the transport and logistics sector from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection. This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the transport and logistics sector.

Protect yourself and others in the transport and logistics sector from infectious diseases

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of building the capacity and understanding of the workforce to practice safe infection control procedures. This skill set will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

You will understand how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  It is most suited for those that are working in the transport and logistics sector.

This online course allows you to undertake studies within your own timeframe. You will receive a short induction and ongoing support from your lecturer. Once you have completed the online study component you will be required to book into a four hour practical lab session at our Mount Lawley campus where you will practice skills and undertake a workplace assessment.

 

Skill set
National ID: SHB30215
State ID: AWP0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Make-Up

Turn your passion for Make-Up into a career

This course is specifically for students who have a passion for Make-Up. If you wish to study Beauty you can apply for the SHB50115 Diploma of Beauty Therapy, you do not need to complete this course first.

Are you ready to make face-changing decisions?

If you are passionate about the exciting world of make-up and would like to work in make-up studios, cosmetic retail, fashion and media sets or photography studios then this course could be the perfect one for you.

You'll gain artistic and business skills. You will also acquire the latest airbrushing techniques, an advanced skill being taught as part of this creative and artistic make up qualification. Relationships with both clients and industry are important and these aspects will be covered in your course with a focus on live salon works and engagement with industry professionals such as photographers.

A valuable part of our course is ongoing practical demonstration of your skills, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Certificate III
State ID: EAA98
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Medicines and Intravenous Therapy Skill Set

Further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this nationally accredited skill set

Gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy. Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol and there are no prerequisites or need for specific experience.

Gain more skills to further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this Medicines and Intravenous Therapy skill set.

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment, you can gain the skills required to administer medicines and intravenous therapy by completing this skill set which covers Nationally Accredited unit HLTENN007 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy. This comprehensive unit covers all aspects of medication administration including a variety of methods; oral, otic, ocular, topical, rectal, vaginal, enteral, subcutaneous (subcut), intramuscular (IM), intravenous (IV) injection and infusion via a PIVC and blood and blood products, amongst others. The unit consists of online theory and a series of workshops, simulated assessments and workplace competencies.

Any registered enrolled nurse may enrol in the unit; there are no prerequisites and no need for specific experience (full unit enrolment). There are different entry points if you already have the formal qualifications and experience in administering some medications (partial unit enrolment).

See our flyer(opens in a new tab) for more details about adding to your skills.

 

Skill set
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Nursing

The skills and knowledge you need to be employed as an Enrolled Nurse

Your employment prospects are high in this industry and you'll gain satisfaction from improving the quality of peoples' lives.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

Diploma
National ID: HLT37215
State ID: AWJ9
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Make a difference to people's lives

You'll learn to safely take venous blood and other samples, about how the body works, how to prevent the spread of infection as well as medical terms which you will be able use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake.

Make a difference to people's lives

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists clients to recover their health status? You could do this by learning how to collect blood samples 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.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT46015
State ID: AYZ8
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Population Health

Public health matters - now more than ever

Improve the health of communities or groups of people. Learn the underpinning principles of population health work, factors that contribute to health outcomes, national health priorities, research and data collection, consulting with the community, designing population health projects to build community capacity and advocating for improved health outcomes.

Public health matters - now more than ever.  

Are you passionate about the health and well being of your community?  Are you Interested in public health, community well being, lifestyle, nutrition and health prevention measures?
The Australian health care sector is changing. In the future the focus on health will be moving from the hospital setting to the community. Preventative health, health screening and health education are key factors toward building a healthy society and keeping people well and out of hospital.

Population health work aims to improve the health of communities or groups of people. You will learn about the underpinning principles of population health work, factors that contribute to health outcomes, national health priorities, research and data collection, consulting with the community, designing population health projects to build community capacity and advocating for improved health outcomes.

Certificate IV
National ID: 52831WA
State ID: BCY91
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

A great starting point for a career in health

This course will give you sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as study skills to support further learning. It is also a great stepping stone between Certificate III health qualifications and Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

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 our Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) campus.

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) and Mt Lawley campuses undertake a blend of collaborative and online sessions, with some face to face tutorials. Mt Lawley campus is predominantly face to face delivery.

Certificate IV
National ID: HLT52015
State ID: AWI6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Remedial Massage

Get national accreditation as a health care provider

You'll learn the latest remedial massage techniques and be exposed to a variety of clinical and sporting environments. We are affiliated with several professional sporting teams.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Get national accreditation as a health care provider

This course will provide you with the latest remedial massage techniques. Whilst studying you will practice in a variety of clinical and sporting environments with clients ranging from people with disabilities to elite athletes - we are affiliated with Western Australian professional sporting teams such as the Perth Wildcats, Perth Lynx, Perth Glory, Fremantle Dockers and the WA Female AFL Academy.

You will have access to facilities and resources including an on-campus library, student support services and the University of Western Australia’s wet labs.

A compulsory and highly valuable part of our course is a weekly supervised shift in the Live-Works Clinic.

On completion of this course you are able to apply for and receive a private health care provider number from the nationally accredited massage associations.

Diploma
National ID: SHB20216
State ID: BAA3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Get ahead in a stylish career

You will gain the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon, shampooing, colouring and braiding hair, maintaining hairdressing tools, scheduling appointments and merchandising. This course also includes a five day work placement.

Are you looking to get ahead in a stylish career?

This course will give you the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon.

When you complete the Certificate II In Hairdressing you'll have skills to impress potential employers as a salon assistant, on your way to becoming a hairdresser.

Certificate II
National ID: SHB50216
State ID: BAA2
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Salon Management

Turn those dreams of running your own hair salon into a reality

Gain the skills you need to manage or own a personal services salon. You'll be equipped with all the HR, finance and customer service knowledge to be able to run an efficient salon.

Take your skills and experience in hairdressing or personal services to the next level

North Metropolitan TAFE's Diploma of Salon Management focuses on the skills needed to manage the day to day operation of a personal services business, including hiring and managing staff, liaising with business stakeholders and managing the financial operations of a salon. At this level you'll develop the ability to create and establish a client service culture, plan and implement marketing activities, and ensure that all workplace health and safety requirements are met in a sustainable business environment.

You'll be learning from professionals who have extensive industry experience and active industry networks. With a range of managerial and people skills you will be qualified to lead and develop your team and to apply your knowledge of operating a beauty services small business profitably and efficiently.

Diploma
National ID: CUA51015
State ID: AB56
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)

Pursue a career as a creative make-up specialist

In this practical course you will learn to apply specialist make-up effects, create and apply prosthetics, and style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions, and create body art. You'll also work closely with our Film and TV students and gain practical industry experience.

You could be the next star within the make-up industry

On successful completion of the Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) you'll be qualified to work in a number of fields where specialised hair and make-up is needed for film, television, theatre, dance, opera, fashion catwalk, advertising, magazines, concerts, special events and many more.

You'll work closely with NMTAFE's film and television students gaining practical industry experience as well as having the opportunity to work on large scale productions.
Marketing and running your own small business is also covered in this course, enabling you to provide freelance services across many industries.

If you are serious about pursuing a career as a creative make-up specialist then this practical course is for you.

Diploma
National ID: SIS50319
State ID: BEU3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Diploma of Sport

Turn your passion for sport into a career

This course will provide you with a broad set of skills to develop your sports career. You'll cover essential business skills such as project management, leadership and marketing, along with coaching and managing participants to perform and excel.

Turn your passion for sport into a career

The Diploma of Sport has been designed with the career oriented, sports professional in mind and will provide you with a broad set of skills and knowledge to advance your career in the sport industry. You'll develop essential business skills such as project management, leadership and marketing, along with coaching and managing participants to perform and excel. Graduates from this course will be able to seek employment from a range of state sporting organisations or associated governing bodies, work independently in the private sector or as a self-employed business owner.

Diploma
National ID: SIS40419
State ID: BEU6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sport Development

Get a head start in the sporting industry

Learn topics such as; teamwork and leadership; planning and delivering sport and recreation programs; using sport technology; event management; risk management; exercise science; managing volunteers and working with stakeholders.

Get a head start in the sporting industry

This Certificate IV in Sport Development will give you the skills to get ahead and take advantage of the varied opportunities in the sporting industry in Australia. You'll cover topics such as; teamwork and leadership; planning and delivering sport and recreation programs; using sport technology; event management; risk management; exercise science; managing volunteers and working with stakeholders. You'll be equipped to fulfil your clients' sporting objectives and work effectively within a sporting organisation.

During the course of your studies you'll have access to the live works gym facility at our Northbridge campus and have the opportunity to gain learning support to improve study, literacy or numeracy skills.

Certificate IV
National ID: SIS40612
State ID: J512
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sport Development

A career in sport is considered to be a priority job due to labour shortages

This course will develop your skills in sports science, sport psychology, nutrition, and planning and conducting training programs. You'll gain a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and wider job opportunities. Graduate in 12 months with two nationally recognised qualifications - this Certificate IV and the Diploma.

Help single athletes or whole teams improve performance and reach goals

This course will develop your skills in developing, coordinating, coaching and officiating in a wide range of sports.

Your Certificate IV in Sport Development is delivered in conjunction with the Diploma in Sport Development over twelve months. This allows you to graduate with two nationally recognised qualifications that will give you a comprehensive knowledge of the industry and wider job opportunities.

A career in sport is considered to be a priority job due to labour shortages. By studying sport at North Metro you'll gain the skills to get ahead of the rest and take advantage of the huge sporting industry in Australia. This certificate will enable you to fulfil your clients sporting objectives and work within a sporting organisation effectively.

Certificate IV
National ID: SIS30115
State ID: AYW6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Turn your passion for sport into a career in sport or community recreation

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform customer support roles within fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure, aquatic and community recreation centres.

Kick off your career in sport or community recreation

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform a variety of roles in customer support positions in the sport or community recreation industry. You will be competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and environments.

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with job role opportunities within fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure, aquatic and community recreation centres.

Certificate III
National ID: HLT37015
State ID: AWK3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

An essential support service for the health industry

Help protect patients from infection. During this course you will learn how to clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures. You will also learn about infection control and prevention.

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.

 You'll find our proposed part-time timetable here(opens in a new tab)

Certificate III
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