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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 flyer.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
CHC43015 AWM9 Ageing Support
Certificate IV Employer-based
Mount Lawley
TAFEADM, AWM9, CHC43015, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000007, Aged Care, J000000, J000004, care facility, old people, nursing home, residential facility, client care, planning, residential care officer, Personal Care Worker, Personal Care Giver, Personal Care Assistant, Community Program Coordinator, Care Supervisor, Care Team Leader, Day Activity Worker

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

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

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

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

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

I have the following attributes:

  • Supportive and care nature
  • Patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Able to develop and lead teams
  • Committed to the rights of the elderly and people with a disability to live dignified lives
HLT33015 AWK5 Allied Health Assistance
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 AWN3 Allied Health Assistance
Certificate IV On campus
Mount Lawley
TAFE04, J000000, J000003, J000004, Allied Health, awn3, hlt43015, TAFEADM, therapy, hospitals, assistants, OT, occupational, aide, health program, developmental delay, social disadvantage, children, older adults, seniors, aged, physio

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.

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
  • Emotional maturity
HLT43015 AB92 Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy
Certificate IV On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
therapy assistant, assistant, nursing, physiotherapy assistant, physio, health services, allied health, AB92

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.

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
AE161 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)
Infection control
Skill sets
Free
Skill set On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
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 
EAB46 Clinical Care for Aged Care Workers Skill Set
Skill set On campus
Mount Lawley
Aged care, carer, Assistant in nursing, AIN, clinical, health needs, medication,

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

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

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

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

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

     

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

    Support people with dementia

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

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

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

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

    Gain these skills
    • Strategies to support clients with dementia
    • Manage behaviour of clients with dementia
    • Support clients in the community.
    Is this course right for me?

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

     

    CHC43115 AWJ3 Disability
    Half price
    Certificate IV Employer-based
    Traineeship
    Mount Lawley
    TAFEADM, AWJ3, CHC43115, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000012, Disability Services, J000000, J000004,

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

    Empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence

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

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

    You will need to be employed in the disability sector to be able to fulfill the work place requirements of the course.

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

    I have the following attributes:

    • Passionate about supporting individuals to lead a more independent and fulfilled life
    • Reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
    • Professional, friendly and supportive
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Currently employed in the disability sector
    AE116 Entry into Care Roles Skill Set
    Free
    Infection control
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    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
    EAB72 Food Safety for Ancillary Aged and Personal Care Staff Skill Set
    Skill set On campus
    Mount Lawley
    Aged Care, carer, food handling, cook, food safety, chef, meal delivery, hospital worker, orderly, ain,

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

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

    You'll gain the following skills:

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

     

     

    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
    Balga
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    TAFE04, J000000, J000004, health, hospital, patient, ward, dental, clinical, infection

    Open the door to a career in caring

    The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

    Throughout the course you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

    The Certificate II in Health Support Services can also provide you with a range of different study pathways to other courses in health including:

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

    I have the following attributes:

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

    A rewarding career supporting hospital pharmacists

    During this course you will learn how to support the hospital pharmacist in ensuring patients receive the correct medications and information about how to take their medications safely. This is important because medication errors continue to be the highest number of recorded incidents in health care.

    Your attention to detail in reading prescriptions and then recording and labelling medications, will contribute to safer medication dispensary administration. By supporting the hospital pharmacist to provide clear and detailed information to patients about their medications you will be helping patients with many different conditions to understand why they have been prescribed certain medications.

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

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

    I have the following attributes:

    • Mathematical proficiency
    • Commitment to ethics
    • Able to follow instructions
    • Able to work carefully, accurately and methodically
    • Able to work collegially with a wide variety of professionals in health care settings
    CHC33015 AA66 Individual Support (Ageing)
    Half price
    Certificate III On campus
    Balga
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    TAFEADM, ageing, aging, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000007, Aged Care, nursing, aa66, chc33015, J000000, J000004, dementia, Alzheimer, aged carer, personal care worker, personal carer, In Home Respite Worker, Care Service Employee, care Assistant, Care Worker, residential Care Worker, Residential Support Worker, Residential Aide, Home Care 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.

    Learn how to empower and support the independence of our elders needing care and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

    When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career providing direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings.

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

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

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

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

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

    For more information view our flyer.

     

    Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

    Gain these skills
    • Empower or re-enable older people
    • Work with people from different cultures
    • Work and build relationships within a small team
    • Implement effective communication strategies
    • Learn the effects of dementia and the management of any related changes
    Is this course right for me?
    • Enjoy providing quality support for people who are frail aged or living with disabilities
    • Empathetic with a strong sense of compassion and respect for individuals
    • Patient, discrete and committed to the rights of elderly people
    • Calm disposition and loving attitude
    • Reliable, motivated and flexible
    • Good time management skills
    What others have to say

    Brightwater.pngPartnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using  a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support - Ageing qualification has allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer.  Brightwater's dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills.  By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.
     
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    CHC33015 AA67 Individual Support (Disability)
    Half price
    Certificate III Employer-based
    On campus
    Traineeship
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Midland
    Mount Lawley
    TAFEADM, AA67, CHC33015, TAFE04, S000000, Education and Community Services, S000012, Disability Services, J000000, J000004,

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

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

    When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work. On successful completion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

    This course includes a supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

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

    I have the following attributes:

    • Committed, reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
    • Tactful, patient, flexible and understanding
    • Able to cope with challenging situations
    • Able to work as part of a team
    CHC33015 AA68 Individual Support (Home and Community)
    Half price
    Certificate III On campus
    Mount Lawley
    TAFE04, community services, S000000, S000007, education, disability, ability, home, nursing, aa68, chc33015, J000000, J000004, personal care worker, personal carer, In Home Respite Worker, Home Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Care Worker, Care Service Employee, Residential Aide, Residential Care Worker, Residential Support Worker, Accommodation Support Worker, Planned Activity Assistant, Community Care Worker, Community House Worker, Food Services Deliverer, Transport Support Worker, Field Officer (Community Services)

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

    Make a positive difference to people's lives

    In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake a supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

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

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

    I have the following attributes:

    • Passionate in providing care
    • Initiative, enthusiasm and happy attitude
    • Strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
    • Cultural awareness
    • Able to work without direct supervision
    • Able to communicate well and build relationships with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds
    CHCSS00080 AD168 Induction to Leisure and Health
    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.  

    Gain these skills
    • Developing activities to keep clients engaged and motivated
    • Designing programs to suit individual client needs
    HLTSS00064 AE112 Infection control Skill Set
    Free
    Infection control
    Online
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, cleaning, health, COVID, COVID-19, coronavirus, pandemic, emergency, free, skills ready, virus,

    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
    Online
    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
    Online
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, retail, shops, shopping centres, cleaning, free

    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
    Online
    Skill sets
    Skill set Online
    Mount Lawley
    Infection, control, COVID, coronavirus, COVID-19, 19, pandemic, prevention, HLTINF001, cleaning, Transport and Logistics, warehouses, distribution, frree

    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

     

    EAB47 Meeting Consumer Dignity of Risk Needs in Aged Care Skill Set
    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
    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
    AE144 Provide Individual Support Skill Set
    Skill sets
    Skill set On campus
    Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    Mount Lawley
    individual, support, health, disability, care, aged, mental, aboriginal, torres strait islander, youth, work

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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