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If you're considering a career change and ... a TAFE course you should definitely do everything in your power to do it.  Caitlan Noble 

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.

 


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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
HLT33015 AWK5 Allied Health Assistance
Half price
Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000003, Allied Health, J000004, awk5, hlt33015, TAFEADM, AHA, allied health assistant, assistant in nursing, physio, physiotherapy, occupational, ain, nurses aid, nurses aide,

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 Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)
Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Mount Lawley
TAFE04, J000000, J000003, J000004, Allied Health, awn3, hlt43015, TAFEADM, AB52, physio, physiotherapy, therapy, therapist, OT, physical, rehab, rehabilitation, return to work, health professional, assistive, therapeutic, aids, OTA, PTA, developmental, disability, mental health,

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
HLTSS00055 AD314 Allied Health Assistance - Podiatry Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
podiatry, podiatrist, nails, foot care, feet, toes, chiropodist, diabetic, diabetes, neuropathy, dermatitis, tinea, fungus, nail care, pedicure, manicure, orthotics, fall risk, falls,

Stand out from the crowd with this skill set

If you've completed a Health related Certificate III (or higher) qualification, this specialised Podiatry Assistant skill set will enhance your skills and help improve your employability.

After successful completion you may gain employment working alongside podiatrists and other allied health professionals to provide support to a range of people needing therapeutic and basic foot care as well as people living with foot problems associated with chronic health conditions.

You'll attend campus for a two week intensive face-to-face delivery with the opportunity to gain practical skills at a health clinic before completing a minimum of 120 hours of practical experience in the form of a 3 week full-time placement.

Gain these skills
  • Assist with basic foot hygiene
  • Assist with podiatric surgical procedures
  • Assist with orthotic and footwear preparation and modification
  • Help with balance and fall monitoring in rehab settings
  • Clean, sterilise and store podiatric equipment
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Commitment to working in the health sector
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised with good time management skills
  • Good listening and communication skills

 

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, paramedical, surgical, medical, theatre, operation,

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.

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
SHB30516 AZZ5 Barbering
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
J000000, J000012, barber, barbershop, shave, salon, hairdresser, AZZ5, SHB30516, grooming, moustaches, haircut, buzz cut, crew cut, mullet, boutique, hipster, beard, razor,

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.

Gain these skills
  • Designing and creating haircuts
  • Designing and maintaining beards and moustaches
  • Shaving heads and faces
  • Health, safety, hygiene
  • Financial and retail skills to work in a salon
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Excellent attitude, enthusiastic, motivated and patient
  • Good health with no skin allergies
  • Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail
  • Able to consult with clients and listen to their needs
  • Want to work in the personal services industry

 

SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services
Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Perth (Northbridge)
aw07, awo7, shb30115, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, beauty, make up, nail, waxing, nail technology, services, lash, eyebrow, brow, salon, day spa, skin, creative, cosmetic, beauty products, skincare,

Are you ready to make the world beautiful?

If you are passionate about learning more about nail technology, waxing services, and lash and brow services then this course could be the perfect one for you!

You will gain you the skills and confidence to enter the beauty industry and provide a range of services and also learn 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, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

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

Gain these skills
  • Make-up application
  • Waxing
  • Nails
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Retailing skin care and cosmetic products
  • Spray tanning
  • Ear piercing
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable with a love of people and the beauty industry
  • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
  • High level of personal responsibility and motivation
  • Good health with no allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-presented with good communication skills
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
SHB40115 AWO5 Beauty Therapy
Certificate IV Employer-based
Traineeship
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFEADM, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, awo5, aw05, shb40115, beauty, make up, nail, waxing, cosmetics, lashes, brows, facial, cleansing, detox, mani, pedi, manicure, pores,

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.

Gain these skills
  • Facial massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Advanced make-up
  • Waxing
  • Body massage and treatments
  • Retail product sales and advice
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Reliable, friendly and caring demeanour
  • Positive attitude and self-motivation
  • No allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-presented with good communication skills
  • Excellent time and stress management skills
SHB50115 AWO6 Beauty Therapy
Diploma On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Perth (Northbridge)
awo6, aw06, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000011, Beauty Therapy, shb50115, beauty, nail, spa, facial, microdermabrasion, head massage, salon, pedicure, manicure, mani, pedi, gel, waxing, TAFEADM, brows, lashes, make up, cleansing, pores, detox

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!

This course will give you the skills to start up your own business and to work in industry. You will also learn the tips of the small business promotion to be successful in a very competitive market. Once qualified you could find yourself working at a day spa or even travelling the world on cruise ships.

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, you will be need to bring live models to class as required.

Gain these skills
  • Provide beauty services including:
    • Facials and make-up
    • Body massage and aromatherapy
    • Hair removal
    • Lash and brow treatments
    • Nail services
    • Spray tanning
  • Provide advice on beauty treatments and services
  • Retail skin care and cosmetic products
  • Coordinate a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable with a love of people and the beauty industry
  • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
  • Highly organised, self motivated and goal oriented
  • Good health with no allergies to beauty products
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Well-spoken and presented
  • Excellent time and stress management skills
  • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures

AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
aged care, carer, covid19, coronavirus, disability, infection, manual tasks, support, health, community, ain,

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 
HLT45015 AYY9 Dental Assisting
Half price
Certificate IV Employer-based
On campus
Traineeship
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
Dental, health, J092, ayy9, hlt43012, Dental Assistant

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’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.

Gain these skills
  • Work in general and specialised dentistry
  • Conduct infection control and sterilisation of instruments
  • Produce a dental chart
  • Engage in dental radiography and photography
  • Understand microbiology
  • Implement Workplace Health and Safety
  • Engage in dental practice administration and reception duties
  • Fabricate dental models and trays and make mouthguards
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Interested in health care
  • Confident, reliable with strong work ethics
  • Good hand-eye coordination and  manual dexterity
  • Good organisational skills and ability to perform a variety of tasks at once
  • Able to work well within a team in a busy environment
  • Demonstrate patience and willingness to work with a diverse range of people
HLT35115 AYY4 Dental Laboratory Assisting
Certificate III On campus
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
TAFE04, Dental, Health, J000000, J000014, ayy4, hlt35115, laboratory, TAFEADM,

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.

Gain these skills
  • Construct custom impression trays of teeth and gums to create dental models
  • Work with diverse people
  • First aid
  • Work safely and comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Color perception
  • Able to work well within a diverse team environment
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills
HLT55118 BDQ5 Dental Technology
Diploma Apprenticeship
On campus
Nedlands (Oral Health Centre)
TAFE04, Dental, J000000, J000014, Health, teeth, aza1, hlt55115, j102

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.

Gain these skills
  • Produce specialised dental appliances including orthodontic, crowns, bridges and splints
  • Conduct infection control
  • Implement Workplace Health and Safety
  • Engage in dental laboratory administration
  • Fabricate dental models and trays and make mouthguards
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Have a desire for unsurpassed quality, consistency and great attention to detail
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Able to relate easily to a broad range of people
  • Able to work autonomously and in a team environment
  • Well organised and with strong time management skills
EAC04 Enrolled Nurse Acute Care Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley

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
EAC03 Enrolled Nurse Advanced Aged Care Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley
Nurse, EN, enrolled nurse, aged care, dementia, palliative,

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
EAB91 Enrolled Nurse Advanced Mental Health Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley
Nursing, mental health, drug and alcohol, mental, care,

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
EAC02 Enrolled Nurse Advanced Practice Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley
Nurse, EN, enrolled, IV, iv, medication, registered

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 responsibilitieswithin 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
AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
Free
Infection control
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Midland
Mount Lawley
Covid19, Coronavirus, infection, illness, aged care, disability, community, healthcare, carer, nurses aid, ain, orderly, patient care, free

This skill set is free for everyone

The CHCSS00114 Entry Into Care Roles skill set addresses the skills and knowledge required to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles and purposes within the aged care and disability support sectors.

The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct. The skill set is comprised of the following units.

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
EAA57 Eyelash Extensions Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Perth (Northbridge)

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.

SIS40215 AWN7 Fitness
Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Perth (Northbridge)
awn7, SIS40215, TAFE04, J000000, J000001, Sport, Fitness, Health, Beauty, TAFEADM, PT, p.t., pt, personal trainer, trainer, fitness trainer, coach, gym, sport, training, sport, coaching, AFL, phys ed, pe, PE, P.E., strength and conditioning, recreation, sport science, SEDA, sports admin, swimming, soccer, basketball, volleyball, aquatics, fitness, athlete, athletics, sportsman, sportswoman, exercise,

Personal Trainer 9-month program

If you want to become a Personal Trainer but you haven’t completed SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness, then this 9 month program will help you achieve your goal faster. After completing the selected pre requisite units in the first 10 weeks of training, you will then begin the Certificate IV in Fitness providing you with the skills, knowledge and competencies to begin your career as a Personal Trainer. Practical training will be conducted in our gym facilities, as well as various outdoor venues.

Why choose North Metro TAFE? Many gyms employ our fitness graduates. Our fully equipped gym in the heart of Northbridge is an awesome place to learn. 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.

    Begin by completing these pre-requisite units from SIS30315 Certificate III in Fitness

    • SISFFIT001  Provide health screening and fitness orientation
    • SISFFIT002  Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific populations
    • SISFFIT003  Instruct fitness programs
    • SISFFIT004  Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
    • SISFFIT005  Provide healthy eating information
    • SISFFIT006 Conduct fitness appraisals
    • SISFFIT014  Instruct exercise to older clients
    • SISXCCS001  Provide quality service
    • *HLTAID003  Provide first aid  
      *You will also need to obtain your Senior First Aid certificate with another recognised training provider.
    Gain these skills
    • Deliver fitness programs to older adults, children and people with specific needs
    • Advanced strength and conditioning techniques and programming
    • Use a wide range of indoor and outdoor equipment in fitness programs
    • Work with allied health professionals
    • Sales and marketing to build your own client base or business
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Confident, enthusiastic, and driven individual
    • Excellent physical fitness
    • High level of integrity
    • Outstanding customer service and people skills
    • Excellent time management, organisational and problem solving ability
    SHB30416 BAA1 Hairdressing
    Certificate III Apprenticeship
    On campus
    Balga
    Midland
    j000000, j000012, health, beauty, fitness, hair, hairdresser, hairdressing, barber, d590, sih30111, salon, stylist, BAA1, SHB30416

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Shampoo, condition, rinse and colour hair
    • Use clippers or scissors to cut hair
    • Dry and style hair using brushes, combs, rollers and other equipment
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Excellent attitude, enthusiastic, motivated and patient
    • Good health with no skin allergies
    • Good hand-eye coordination and attention to detail
    • Able to consult with clients and listen to their needs
    SHB40216 BAA4 Hairdressing
    Certificate IV Employer-based
    Balga
    TAFEADM, j000000, j000012, health, beauty, fitness, hair, hairdresser, hairdressing, barber, d591, sih40111, baa4, shb40216

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Design and produce creative haircuts
    • Complex and creative colouring
    • Straightening and hair extensions
    • Hair products
    • Technical leadership
    • Workplace health and safety
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Creative flair
    • A keen eye for detail and good hand eye co-ordination
    • Well presented, reliable, punctual, professional, enthusiastic and flexible
    • Strong communication skills
    HLT33115 AA72 Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in 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
    Half price
    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
    AD168 Induction to Leisure and Health
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley

     

    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.

    There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services — employment prospects are high

    The Aged Care Standards highlight the importance of residents being engaged in social and physical activities to support physical, mental and social wellbeing.  The leisure and health skill sets provides those wanting to support clients in these areas with the knowledge and skills to develop and deliver engaging programs for clients and to monitor the effectiveness of these.  This skill set is most suited for those that are working in the ageing and disability sector and want to expand upon their current role or move into a different area.  


    Skills gained
    •    Developing activities to keep clients engaged and motivated
    •    Designing programs to suit individual client needs

     


     

    EAB64 Infection Control for the Personal Services Industry Skill Set
    Online
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Identify, manage and control infection risks to clients, self and colleagues
    • Follow hygiene guidelines
    • Maintain infection control during skin penetration
    • Maintain clean work area and equipment
    • Use personal protection and work safely
    Is this course right for me?

    I have the following attributes:

    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Able to write clear and concise reports
    • Work as a member of a team
    HLTSS00064 AE112 Infection control Skill Set
    Free
    Infection control
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID, coronavirus, COVID-19, 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, cleaning

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Identify infection hazards and assess risks
    • Using personal protective equipment safely
    • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
    • Maintaining a clean work environment

     

    HLTSS00066 AE115 Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)
    Free
    Infection control
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID, coronavirus, COVID-19, 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, cleaning, kitchens, restaurant, hospitality

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Using personal protective equipment safely
    • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
    • Maintaining a clean work environment

     

     

    HLTSS00065 AE114 Infection control Skill Set (Retail)
    Free
    Infection control
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, retail, shops, shopping centres, cleaning

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Using personal protective equipment safely
    • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
    • Maintaining a clean work environment

     

    HLTSS00067 AE113 Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)
    Free
    Infection control
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID, coronavirus, COVID-19, 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, cleaning, Transport and Logistics, warehouses,

    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.

    Gain these skills
    • Using personal protective equipment safely
    • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
    • Maintaining a clean work environment

     

    SHB30215 AWP0 Make-Up
    Certificate III On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Perth (Northbridge)
    Health, Beauty and Fitness, Beauty Therapy, awpo, awp0, SHB30215, make up, beauty, lashes, brows, weddings, special occasion, make-up, makeup, bridal, film, TV, cosmetics, runway, fashion, beautician, facials,

    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 set 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.

      Gain these skills
      • Start your own make up artistry business
      • Cosmetic retail products and services
      • Make-up for fashion (runway specialist)
      • Make-up for photography (covering bridal and fashion)
      • Make-up for the film & TV industry
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Artistic ability and good colour perception 
      • Comfortable with physical contact and enjoy practical work
      • Positive attitude, self-motivation, patient and tactful
      • Good hand-eye coordination
      • Stamina, patience and concentration
      • Able to work well under pressure
      • Able to adapt quickly to working within a new teams
      • Able to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
      EAA43 Medicines and Intravenous Therapy Skill Set
      Skill sets
      Skill set On campus
      Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
      Mount Lawley
      medicine, nursing, intravenous, HLTENN007, HLT64115, skill set, enrolled nurse, nursing professional development, medications, intravenous medications,

      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 for more details about adding to your skills.

      EAB47 Meeting Consumer Dignity of Risk Needs in Aged Care Skill Set
      Half price
      Skill sets
      Skill set On campus
      Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
      Aged care, medication, palliative care, residential care,

      Enhance your aged care clinical and assessment skills

      If you have completed a Certificate III or higher in the aged care sector, to provide direct client care or support, you can improve your knowledge by doing this skill set.

      The Aged Care Standards highlight the importance of people in aged care settings having the right to choose what they do and how they live, despite the fact that these lifestyle choices may come with risk. You'll learn how to understand the risks involved and help to support those in your care with the choices they make.

      You'll be provided with a range of scenarios to work through.

      Gain these skills
      • Understanding dignity of risk
      • Supporting clients with their lifestyle choices
      HLT54115 AYZ3 Nursing
      Half price
      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.

      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 Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia requires all applicants for initial registration to demonstrate English language skills to be suitable for registration.

      This registration standard sets out how an applicant for registration can demonstrate to the Board that their competency in speaking and communicating in English is sufficient to practise nursing and/or midwifery.

      There are three (3) pathways that may be used in the demonstration of English language competence for registration, which must also be demonstrated prior to commencing the course, including:

      • Primary Language Pathway
      • English Language Test Pathway, or
      • Extended Education Pathway

      The Primary Language Pathway - satisfactory completion at least six years of primary and secondary education taught and assessed in English in one of the recognised countries, including at least two years between years 7 and 12.

      Extended Education Pathway - at least five years continuous (full time equivalent) combined secondary and/or tertiary and/or vocational education taught and assessed solely in English, in one of the recognised countries.

      English Language Test Pathway - you will need to take an approved English language test to demonstrate that you meet the standard through if you are not able to meet the requirements of either the Primary Language or Extended Eduation Pathway.

      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 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.

      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
      HLT46015 AYZ8 Population Health
      Certificate IV On campus
      Mount Lawley
      J000000, J000004, health promotion, health officer, health education, campaign, health department, government, support worker, community health, health care

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • Assist in identifying positive health related behaviours
      • Develop health education and promotional material for individuals and communities
      • Have an impact on the health and well being of individuals
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Initiative, judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive issues
      • Conceptual, research and analytical skills
      • Positive, effective communication style
      • Able to work independently in high pressure environments
      • Able to set priorities with the capacity to complete projects within timelines
      52831WA BCY91 Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies
      Half price
      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, nurse, registered nurse, RN, EN, enrolled nurse, nurses aide, nurses assistant, assistant in nursing,medical, health industry, hospital, clinic,doctors surgery, aged care,

      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 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.

      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
      HLT52015 AWI6 Remedial Massage
      Half price
      Diploma On campus
      Perth (Northbridge)
      TAFEADM, HLT52015, awi6, aw16, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000009, Massage Therapy

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • Assess a client's massage needs and plan and conduct remedial massage using a wide range of soft tissue massage techniques
      • A knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology
      • Communicate effectively with clients and health professionals, and engage with the health system
      • Work safely and ethically in a health care environment
      • Develop your own massage practice
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Passion for natural health and wellness with the desire to help people
      • Manual coordination, dexterity and sensitivity
      • Well presented, enthusiastic and warm personality
      • Sound attitude and strong work ethic
      • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
      • Strong time management skills
      SHB20216 BAA3 Salon Assistant
      Certificate II Employer-based
      On campus
      Traineeship
      Balga
      Midland
      Hairdressing, styling, hair, TAFEADM, d589, sih20111, TAFE13, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000012, Hairdressing, assistant, salon, style

      Are you looking to get ahead in a stylish career?

      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.

      This course will give you the knowledge and skills to support hairdressers in a salon and it includes a five day work placement - a valuable experience that may help you gain employment.

      Gain these skills
      • Shampooing, colouring and braiding hair
      • Maintaining hairdressing tools
      • Scheduling appointments
      • Merchandising
      • Workplace health and safety
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Enjoy customer service
      • Good health with no skin allergies
      • Well presented, reliable, punctual, enthusiastic and flexible
      • Excellent attitude, confident and able to work in a fast paced environment
      • Able to work well in a team environment
      SHB50216 BAA2 Salon Management
      Diploma Employer-based
      Balga

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • Financial and management skills to operate a beauty services/hairdressing small business or franchise
      • Communication skills to promote a small business
      • Co-ordinate daily operations of a small business including managing treatment services, products and sales to clients
      • Recruit, develop, mentor and lead a team in the personal service industry
      • Provide a safe and sustainable work environment for staff and clients
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Responsible and professional
      • Well presented, reliable and punctual
      • Strong organisational  and record keeping skills
      • Good communication skills
      • Able to work as part of a team
      CUA51015 AB56 Screen and Media (Creative Make-up)
      Diploma On campus
      Perth (Northbridge)
      CUA51015, Diploma of Screen And Media, Creative Make-Up, make-up effects like burns and wounds, create prosthetics, foam latex application, style hair, wigs, hairpieces, body art, performances, events, exhibitions, photographic shoots, stage, music videos, film and TV, photographic shoots, fashion and runway events, music and video clips, stage and theatre productions, art installations, fashion, parade, catwalk,make-up, make up, beauty therapist, make-up artist, stylist,

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • Apply specialist make-up effects like burns and wounds
      • Create prosthetics including foam latex application
      • Style hair, wigs and hairpieces for productions
      • Create body art
      • Collaborate with film crews
      SIS50319 BEU3 Sport
      Diploma On campus
      Leederville
      Sport, Community, Development, Coach, Coaching, Strength, Training, Health, Program, Recreation, Football, Athletics, Basketball, Netball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Cricket, Waterpolo, Hockey, Rugby, Instructor, Official, Referee, Umpire, Fitness

      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.

      Gain these skills
      • High performance coaching
      • Sport development management
      • Talent management
      • Events management
      • Community sport developmet
      Is this course right for me?

      I have the following attributes:

      • Creative and innovative
      • Strive for continuous improvement and the achievement of high standards
      • Highly developed communication skills, including the ability to resolve conflict
      • Strong organisational and planning skills
      • Able to work effectively in a team with the ability to lead and inspire
        SIS40419 BEU6 Sport Development
        Certificate IV On campus
        Leederville
        BEU6, SIS40419, sport,exercise science, health, sporting, fitness, coaching, coach, event, event management, sport program,sports management, player manager, talent identification, talent id, recruitment, player, recreation,

        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.

        Gain these skills
        • developing knowledge of sport technology used in the industry
        • work effectively within a team environment or autonomously in an organisational structure
        • the ability to conduct and coordinate sporting activities for others
        • understand how to incorporate exercise science principles into fitness instruction and programming
        • responsibility for coordination and supervision of volunteers in variety of roles
        • ability to plan, setup, conduct and monitor an event
        Is this course right for me?

        I have an interest in the sport industry and I have the following attributes:

        • Enjoy participating in sport and being physically active
        • Able to work in a team and communicate with others
        • Above average English literacy skills
        • Good organisational, time-management and problem solving skills
        • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
        • Keen to learn new concepts, ideas and methods
        SIS30115 AYW6 Sport and Recreation
        Certificate III Employer-based
        On campus
        Traineeship
        Leederville
        SIS30115, AYW6, j762, sis30513, j000002, TAFE04, J000000, Health, Beauty and Fitness, J000001, Fitness, sport & rec,

        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.

        Is this course right for me?

        I have the following attributes:

        • A passion for sport
        • Enjoy outdoor activities
        • Self motivated, disciplined and dedicated
        • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact successfully with diverse people
        • Good time management and organisational skills
        • Good problem-solving and negotiation skills
        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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