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Are you ready to build your skills and knowledge to advance your career? Are you looking to develop a set of skills to explore a new industry?

Everyone wants new, more or better in their lives. That’s why North Metropolitan TAFE developed TAFE+, a unique program designed to give those with existing skills and knowledge the chance to land that next big promotion or pivot into something new and exciting. 

TAFE+ offers a choice of short courses, skill sets and qualifications across a diverse range of industries that you can study while still in your current job. 

     +   Get skills that are fast, flexible and affordable 
     +   Up-skill, diversify or change careers
     +   Future proof yourself by gaining a competitive advantage
     +   Add to your salary bargaining power 
     +   Learn from passionate expert lecturers, connected to industry
     +   Start up your own business
     +   Make the next move that you’ve always wanted

Some TAFE+ courses are available to groups of employees (minimum numbers apply) and course content/delivery can be customised to suit organisation requirements.
For more information, contact TAFEPlus@nmtafe.wa.edu.au.

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Leadership and Management

Great leaders and managers are vital for the success of organisations of all sizes, across all industries and sectors.

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Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is about readily setting out on an original path to create a new enterprise, bearing any of its risks, with the view of making a profit.

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Projects and Procurement

Businesses need a clear view of their data to stay competitive.

If you haven’t adopted any tools yet, or are simply looking to learn more, talk to us today.

TAFE+ Specialist Microcredentials - nurses in a hospital
Specialist Microcredentials

Career progression happens by design. 

Advance your career by determining the progress and direction to maximise your potential.

TAFE+ courses

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
State ID: EAE09
Industry Education and Community Services

Community Development Essentials Skill Set

Enhance your skills to be able to design, deliver and evaluate a community development program

You will gain the foundation theories and practices to develop, deliver and evaluate community development programs and projects.

Enhance your skills to be able to design, deliver and evaluate a community development program

You will gain the foundation theories and practices to develop, deliver and evaluate community development programs and projects.

This online skill set touches on how sociological theory and contemporary community development approaches can be harnessed to build community capacity for strong social outcomes. Strongly influenced by current industry practice, this skill set encourages participants to reflect on own practice and invites them to stretch their capabilities through the introduction of best practice approaches from around the world.

This online course has been developed by those in industry, for industry. The course structure and content has been designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in a community development role or in a role that collaborates with community on social change projects.

Participants may work across a range of social, environmental, health, recreation, arts and culture sectors; within or for government, not-for-profit or private organisations.

Successfully completing this skill set gives you the opportunity to further your studies by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Community Development or the Diploma of Community Development, you can discuss this with your lecturers.

Skill set
State ID: EAE02
Industry Education and Community Services

Community Engagement Skill Set

Enhance your skills to be able to develop, implement and evaluate a community engagement project. 

You will gain the foundation theories and practices to develop, deliver and evaluate community engagement projects.

Enhance your skills to be able to develop, implement and evaluate a community engagement project. 

You will gain the foundation theories and practices to develop, deliver and evaluate community engagement projects. 

This online skill set touches on the key principles of community engagement. It introduces key skills required to deliver best practice community engagement projects, including stakeholder research and analysis, engagement planning, group facilitation and project evaluation. Strongly influenced by current industry trends, this skill set encourages participants to reflect on their own practice, trial new approaches and stretch their capabilities through the introduction of best practice methods. 

This online course has been developed by those in industry, for industry. The course structure and content has been designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in a community engagement role or in a role that seeks community involvement in decisions regarding projects/programs/initiatives. 

Participants may work across a range of social, environmental, health, recreation, arts and culture sectors; within or for government, not-for-profit or private organisations. 

Successfully completing this skill set gives you the opportunity to further your studies by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Community Development or the Diploma of Community Development, you can discuss this with your lecturers. 

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State ID: SC-PMT-V2385
Industry Business and Finance

Creating Impactful Digital Content and Maximising SEO

In this one day workshop you will how to maximise search engine optimisation (SEO) to benefit your business.

Learn how to maximise search engine optimisation (SEO)

In this short course you will learn about SEO and how to maximise it for your business. You will cover:

  • Outlining best practices for social media posts, including image and copywriting techniques
  • Using key social media platforms and technologies to create digital content
  • Understanding of key on-page SEO techniques, including the use of Keyword Planner and blogging software
  • Outline uses for Facebook advertising platform for targeting and budgeting
  • Steps to create digital assets using Canva

You can build on the skills gained in this workshop and by also enrolling in Introduction to Social Media for Business, and Social Media Analytics. 

Our workshops are highly interactive and you will be encouraged to bring your brand to the workshop so you can develop and apply the skills as you learn.

Short course
State ID: EAD88
Industry Business and Finance

Emotional Intelligence and Continuous Improvement Skill Set

Gain the skills and knowledge needed to be a more critical thinker as you strive for continuous improvement

This skill set will help you develop your own emotional intelligence and to assist your team to improve their strategies.

Use emotional intelligence and critical thinking to become a champion of continuous improvement 

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

You'll gain the skills and knowledge needed to develop your own emotional intelligence and that of others and apply strategies to enable continuous improvement to achieve desired outcomes.

Skill set
State ID: EAD00
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Contemporary Practice Skill Set

Gain contemporary skills in specialist areas of nursing

This skill set covers two critical nursing areas - administering and monitoring medicines and intravenous therapy and, implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

Gain contemporary skills in specialist areas of nursing

This skill set covers two critical nursing areas and on competition will help to to progress your career. You'll gain skills in best practice in administering and monitoring medicines and intravenous therapy, including all aspects of medication administration and a variety of methods. You'll also gain skills to implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

Successful completion of the units that comprise this skill set HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy and HLTINF007 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures, meets the Nurses and Midwifery Board of Australia education requirements for Enrolled Nurse medication and IV competency.

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State ID: EAD39
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Practice (Community & Primary Health Care) Skill Set

Gain specialised skills in Primary Health Care in a community setting

Upgrade your existing enrolled nursing skills in this field specialisation and open up a pathway to career progression.

Gain specialised skills in Primary Health Care in a community setting

If you are an Enrolled Nurse who is currently working in a health care environment successful completion of this skill set will upgrade your existing skills, providing a pathway for career progression and specialisation in your field.

This is a flexible course and aims to  provide you with a broad range of care skills suitable to the community and primary health care setting.

On successful completion you will be able to implement case management practice, support community participation and social inclusion for positive health outcomes whilst also being able to provide end of life care with a palliative approach to practice.

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State ID: EAD37
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Practice (Critical Care) Skill Set

The knowledge and skills covered in this skill set target patient care in a critical care environment

You'll gain high end skills in the care of patients in an emergency and critical care environment with a focus on respiratory, cardiovascular and diabetic health concerns.
You'll improve your chances to gain employment or be promoted in specialised critical care areas of a hospital or care facility.

If you successfully complete the five units that comprise this skill set, they can help you on your way to achieving HLT64121 Advanced Diploma of Nursing. 

Skill set
State ID: EAD41
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Practice (Perioperative) Skill Set

Get the skills you need to have the confidence to work in a perioperative setting

This skill set has a focus on perioperative care, including the knowledge and skills required for effective intravenous cannulation. You'll be equipped to care for patients undergoing surgery.

The skills gained will improve your chances of employment or promotion if you are working in or looking to work in this highly specialised practice area.

If you successfully complete the units that comprise this skill set, they can help you on your way to achieving HLT64121 Advanced Diploma of Nursing. 

Skill set
State ID: EAC99
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Practice Skill Set

Advance your nursing career to the next level

Build on your advanced clinical assessment and reporting on current trends skills, and improve the quality and advancement of nursing practice whilst remaining in the workplace.

Advance your nursing career to the next level

This specialist skill set will allow practising Enrolled Nurses to build on their skills whilst remaining in the workplace.

You'll learn advanced clinical assessment skills and the ability to report on current trends and practice in nursing. Combined with learning to improve the quality and advancement of nursing practice, this skill set will make you an asset to any nursing team.

Skill set
State ID: EAD26
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Speciality Practice (Acute Care - Maternity) Skill Set

This skill set provides knowledge in the acute care area specialising in the maternity setting.

If you are a registered enrolled nurse currently practising in industry, this skill set provides specialisation in the acute care areas of respiratory, cardiovascular and diabetes care in a maternal and infant care setting

The skills gained will improve your chances of employment or promotion if you are working in or looking to work in this highly specialised practice area.

If you successfully complete the five units that comprise this skill set, they can help you on your way to achieving HLT64121 Advanced Diploma of Nursing. 

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State ID: EAD01
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Speciality Practice: Acute Care Skill Set

Get training in a range of acute care settings with this advanced speciality practice skill set

This skill set will equip you to specialise in acute care in a variety of settings, from maternity to paediatric, from adult care through to end of life care.

If you are a qualified enrolled nurse currently practising in industry, you'll have flexibility to develop speciality areas of practice within nursing.
This training will provide you with skills and knowledge to progress in your career and improve your chances of employment or progression.

If you complete the units that comprise this skill set, they can help you on your way to achieving HLT64121 Advanced Diploma of Nursing.

Skill set
State ID: EAD02
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Speciality Practice: Aged Care Skill Set

Gain the skills to specialise in aged care nursing

This exceptional skill set provides specialised training in aged care nursing, including supporting people living with dementia or people with disability.

Gain the skills to specialise in aged care nursing

This exceptional skill set provides specialised training in aged care nursing, including supporting people living with dementia or people with disability. This course will improve your career progression as qualified nurses with aged care skills are currently in huge demand and highly sought after.

You'll gain the skills to apply your nursing practice in a contemporary setting.

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State ID: EAD03
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Advanced Speciality Practice: Mental Health Skill Set

Specialise in mental health nursing and advance your career

gain a suite of skills to deal with issues experienced by individuals and their families going through a crisis, either mentally and/or alcohol and drug related.

Specialise in mental health nursing and advance your career

You will learn to apply nursing practice in the contemporary mental health care setting with this skill set.

You'll gain a suite of skills to deal with issues experienced by individuals and their families going through a mental health issue or crisis. You will also learn to assist with the recovery process for the individual and the family.

Skill set
State ID: EAD72
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Intravenous Skill Set

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

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

Gain more skills to further your career as an Enrolled Nurse with this specialist 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 the nationally accredited unit, HLTENN040 Administer and monitor medicines and intravenous therapy.

You will cover 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 skill set consists of four x mandatory on campus workshops, online theory delivered in conjunction with your workplace experience and study in your own time.

Any registered enrolled nurse who is currently practising may enrol in this skill set - there are no prerequisites. You will be taught by skilled lectures who are available to support you through your online learning.

Skill set
State ID: EAD71
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Enrolled Nursing Maternity Skill Set

Specialise in the maternity and infant care areas of nursing and advance your career

This course will give you the skills to care for the mother and infant and apply nursing practice in a primary health care setting.

Specialise in the maternity and infant care areas of nursing and advance your career

This course will give you the skills to assist the midwife to care for the mother and infant and apply nursing practice in a variety of settings.

Completion of the skill set will assist you to practice nursing in a maternity ward and further your career progression in the industry.

Skill set
State ID: SC-PTP-V2408
Industry Business and Finance

Excel Beginner Workshop

Open up almost endless possibilities with Microsoft Excel

You will learn how to begin creating workbooks and explore the efficiency of Microsoft Excel as a workplace tool.

This short course is a great foundation to commence your Excel journey.

It is designed to help new users to Excel understand its purpose and uses and apply to the workplace as a tool to save you time and productivity.
It is opening the door to your understanding of the Excel and what it can be best used for. 

In this course you'll learn how to:

  • Navigate and understand Microsoft Excel
  • Create spreadsheets
    - Plan and design a spreadsheet
    - Explore options for style and layout
    - Automatic functions and sheet style
  • Use spreadsheets
    - Data input and validation
    - Format and adjust layout
    - Basic formulas
  • Produce charts
    - Chart type and design
    - Create and modify charts
  • Finalise
    - Preview, adjust and print/digitally present spreadsheet and charts
    - Naming and storage
Short course
State ID: SC-PMT-V2387
Industry Business and Finance

Excel Intermediate Workshop

Build on your basic understanding of Microsoft Excel

You will learn to create more effective and productive workbooks and maximise the use and efficiency of Microsoft Excel.

Build on your basic understanding of Microsoft Excel

This one day short course will further develop your existing skills and knowledge to enable you to create more effective and productive workbooks. You will learn to maximise the use and efficiency of Microsoft Excel.

In this course you'll cover:

  • Formulas and function techniques
  • More complex formatting
  • Using complex charting features
  • Working more effectively with efficient worksheets and workbooks

This workshop includes a copy of the workbook Design and Produce Complex Spreadsheets with the application of MS Excel Office 365.

Short course
State ID: SC-PMT-V2384
Industry Business and Finance

Introduction to Social Media for Business

Gain an introduction to social media marketing with this one day workshop.

Learn how to get your business seen on the socials

In this short course you will learn the basics of social media marketing. You will cover:

  • Introduction to Social Media for Business
  • Outlining digital marketing channels and the importance of social media
  • Analysing paid versus organic social media approaches
  • Outlining social media trends
  • Influencer marketing

Our workshops are highly interactive and you will be encouraged to bring your brand to the workshop so you can develop and apply the skills as you learn.

You can build on the skills gained in this workshop and by also enrolling in Creating Impactful Digital Content and Maximising SEO, and Social Media Analytics. 

Short course
State ID: EAD86
Industry Business and Finance

Lead Team Performance Skill Set

Develop the skills you need to help implement your organisation's operational plan

You'll gain skills to facilitate your team in its role implementing the operational plan.

Gain the confidence to lead your team

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

If you are an emerging leader, this skill set will help you develop the skills and knowledge required to lead and facilitate a team that will be able to implement the requirements of your organisation's operational plan.

Skill set
State ID: EAD83
Industry Business and Finance

Leadership Fundamentals Skill Set

Gain the practical skills and knowledge needed for effective organisational leadership

You will develop skills to lead, guide and organise work teams.

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

This skill set will help you develop the foundational skills required for organisational leadership. You'll learn about building relationships and the importance of understanding and reflecting organisational culture and values. You'll also gain the tools to build and lead effective teams, including decision making, effective communication and how to develop self-reflection techniques.

Skill set
National ID: BSB40520
State ID: BFR2
Industry Business and Finance

Certificate IV in Leadership and Management

Effective leaders continuously strive to further develop their own capabilities and those of their staff.

Develop the skills to lead and manage with confidence

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

Effective leaders continuously strive to further develop their own capabilities, and this course is suited to:
•    Recently appointed leaders or managers wanting to develop strong foundations in leadership and management
•    Experienced leaders or managers looking to consolidate and be formally recognised for their leadership and management capabilities

Designed for busy professionals, this course will be delivered through a program of skill sets.
You'll need to be working in a leadership or management role, such as a frontline leader, team leader, supervisor, program coordinator, project leader or manager and, have supervisory responsibility for a minimum of two team members.

Comprised of six skill sets, the program provides you with flexibility to choose to do:

  • Only the skill sets that are most important to you,
    or
  • All six skill sets, achieving the whole qualification - depending on your other commitments, it may be possible to do this within six months.

Completion of each skill set will see you gain a Statement of Attainment while after successfully completing all of these skill sets, you'll be able to apply for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Please see each skill set page for intake dates, units and fee details.

Email TAFEPlus@nmtafe.wa.edu.au for more information on how to apply.

Certificate IV
National ID: BSB50820
State ID: BFT0
Industry Business and Finance
Half price^
Online

Diploma of Project Management

All businesses have a need for project managers

Continue your Project Management studies with this Diploma where you'll gain the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

All businesses need project managers

This course builds on the skills gained in the Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. It will give you the essential skills and knowledge of current project management practices.

The Diploma allows you to expand and extend your already existing management skills with units that will teach you an understanding of management in many fields. Completing this qualification will help you in a career as a contract coordinator, project manager, quality administrator or risk management professional.

Keen to get started? We offer this course online.

Diploma
State ID: EAE10
Industry Education and Community Services

Project Management in Community Development Skill Set

Enhance your skills to be able to design, implement and review community-based projects.

This online skill set will cover project management principles and provide participants with the tools and templates required to design, implement, and review community-based projects.

Enhance your skills to be able to design, implement and review community-based projects. 

This online skill set will cover project management principles and provide participants with the tools and templates required to design, implement, and review community-based projects.  It will include (but not limited to):  

  • project life cycle stages, phases and structures relevant to community development  
  • project planning documents and formats relevant to community development  
  • priority assessment and analysis 
  • community asset mapping  

Strongly influenced by current industry practice, this skill set encourages participants to reflect on own practice and invites them to stretch their capabilities through the introduction of best practice approaches from around the world. 

This online course has been developed by those in industry, for industry. The course structure and content has been designed to suit those working full-time or part-time in a community development role or in a role that collaborates with community on social change projects. 

Participants may work across a range of social, environmental, health, recreation, arts and culture sectors; within or for government, not-for-profit or private organisations. 

Successfully completing this skill set gives you the opportunity to further your studies by enrolling in the Certificate IV in Community Development or the Diploma of Community Development, you can discuss this with your lecturers. 

Skill set
State ID: EAE00
Industry Business and Finance

Recruitment and Diversity Skill Set

Employing the right people helps you make a difference in organisational culture.

Gain the skills to find and develop your company's greatest asset, its people

North Metropolitan TAFE will be delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and successful Human Resources (HR) leader through a series of five skill sets comprised of units from BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management.

Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this diploma, and completion of all five skill sets will make you eligible to receive BSB50320 Diploma of Human Resource Management. This Recruitment and Diversity Skill Set is the first of the five to be offered.

You'll be equipped with the skills needed in the recruitment and onboarding process for your company including employing and leading a diverse workforce.
You'll also develop the knowledge to coordinate and implement a workforce plan
The attraction, recruitment, and retention of employees plays a key role in delivering positive outcomes for an organisation.

Employing the right people helps you make a difference in organisational culture.

Skill set
State ID: SC-PMT-V2386
Industry Business and Finance

Social Media Analytics

In this workshop you will gain an insight into social media analytics.

Gain an insight into social media analytics

In this short course you will learn about analysing the impact and reach of your social media marketing. You will cover:

  • Key metrics used in social media
  • Outlining how to read results within the Facebook marketing suite of products
  • Google Analytics metrics and social media influence

Our workshops are highly interactive and you will be encouraged to bring your brand to the workshop so you can develop and apply the skills as you learn.

You can build on the skills gained in this workshop and by also enrolling in Introduction to Social Media for Business, and Creating Impactful Digital Content and Maximising SEO.

Short course
State ID: EAD84
Industry Business and Finance

Time and Project Management Skill Set

Get the skills you need to plan and prioritise your work more effectively

You'll learn how to apply your skills across all areas of a project.

Prioritise and plan your workload

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

You'll learn techniques to assist you in planning and prioritising for more effective and efficient outcomes. You'll be able to apply these skills in the context of project work ensuring timeframes, budgets and required standards of a project are met.

Skill set
State ID: EAD87
Industry Business and Finance

Workplace Communication and Difficult Conversations Skill Set

You'll learn the importance of effective communication within an organisation

This skill set will help you be a more effective communicator and to manage difficult conversations.

Gain effective workplace communication skills

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

This skill set will help you learn how to communicate effectively and professionally across a range of contexts. This will involve both oral and written communication.
You'll also develop skills in managing difficult and challenging conversations and how to work towards favourable outcomes.

Skill set
State ID: EAD85
Industry Business and Finance

Workplace Safety Skill Set

Learn how to implement and monitor relevant legislative and organisational health and safety requirements

You will be able to help your team and organisation achieve more effective health and safety outcomes.

Implement and monitor WHS requirements

Successful leaders are highly valued across all industries and possess a combination of skills and qualities that enable them to effectively lead and motivate their team towards success.

North Metropolitan TAFE is delivering the skills and knowledge required to be a confident and effective leader through a series of six skill sets comprised of units from BSB40520 Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.
Each completed skill set gives you credit towards this certificate, and completion of all six skill sets will make you eligible to apply for the Certificate IV in Leadership and Management.

Develop the skills and knowledge needed to implement and monitor work, health and safety requirements to meet organisational and legislative requirements.

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