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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.

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    Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

    National ID HLT33021 | State ID BID3

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

    Gain the skills to assist allied health staff with the implementation of patient rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programs.

    Campuses
    • Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology and Practice

    National ID HLT57921 | State ID BHJ4

    Be part of a clinical team in a fast-paced environment

    Gain exposure to a variety of surgical procedures, emergencies and critical care environments with this hands-on practical course.

    Campuses
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • Combined (Online and On Campus)
    • On campus

    Collect Specimens for Drugs of Abuse Testing Skill Set

    State ID EAB16

    Apply your skills across Australia by completing this nationally recognised skill set.

    If you're currently employed as a pathology worker, successful completion of this skill set will give you the unit of competency, HLTPAT005 Collect specimens of drug of abuse testing.

    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set (Fee Free)

    State ID AE161

    This skill set is free for everyone

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

    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

    National ID CHCSS00114 | State ID AE116

    This skill set is free for everyone

    You'll gain 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.

    Campuses

    Study Modes
    • On campus

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

    National ID HLT33115 | State ID AA72

    A great first step to a nursing career

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

    Campuses
    • Mount Lawley
    • Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    • Midland

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate II in Health Support Services

    National ID HLT23221 | State ID BID0

    Open the door to a career in health

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

    Campuses
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Hospital or Health Services Pharmacy Support

    National ID HLT37121 | State ID BID4

    Gain the skills you need to become an pharmacy technician

    Take the first step by completing HLT37121 Certificate III in Hospital or Health Services Pharmacy Support at North Metropolitan TAFE.

    Campuses
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

    National ID CHC33015 | State ID AA66

    Empower and support the independence of our elders and join one of Australia's fastest growing industries

    Learn to provide direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings, and gain real industry experience.

    Campuses
    • Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • On campus

    Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

    National ID CHC33015 | State ID AA67

    Develop a career in the rewarding world of disability work

    You'll gain real industry experience applying your training in a meaningful way though a supervised work placement and on completion of this course you could find work in a variety of settings.

    Campuses
    • Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
    • Mount Lawley

    Study Modes
    • On campus