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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AB52

Icon of a tick within the state map.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.

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Work placement

In addition to the 16 units this course includes a 120 hour practical placement. This work placement is organised for you by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Important information

You do not need to have completed a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance first but some students may find this beneficial especially if you are returning to study after a long break or upon leaving high school. If you enjoy working with people, have strong communication/ interpersonal skills and believe you have the ability to study at a certificate IV level it may be possible for you to enter this course.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

National ID: HLT37015 | State ID: AWK3

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.

You will learn about infection control and prevention, how the body works and medical terms.

You will also learn how to clean, inspect, package, sterilise and distribute instruments and equipment for surgical and clinical procedures.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Instrument Technician
  • Sterilisation Assistant 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Mount Lawley - On Campus Part-time Night

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Duration 6 months
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Semester 1, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Certificate III in Pathology Collection

National ID: HLT37215 | State ID: AWJ9

Do you want to be a part of the health team that assists in assessing the client’s health status through interpretation of blood results? You could do this by learning how to collect blood and other specimens for testing.

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




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Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Work placement

This course is run over 3 days per week and also includes a work placement component.

Important information

This course is delivered 3 days a week over 16 weeks, including an organised work placement.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Specimen Collection Officer
  • Blood Collector

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Midland - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 1, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

National ID: HLT47115 | State ID: AWL9

Are you interested in learning 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.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Hospital Pharmacy Technician
  • Hospital Pharmacy Assistant
  • Senior Pharmacy Technician

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

This qualification reflects the role of skilled pharmacy technicians who work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a hospital or community setting. This may include pharmacies that are located outside of health services but supply medicines and products to hospitals and other health services.

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - Advanced Standing /Exemption

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Duration 6 months
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Semester 1, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

National ID: HLT57915 | State ID: AWM7

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. You'll be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures including:




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Prerequisites

Important information

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Prerequisites

Prior to enrolment you will need to undertake a pre-entry assessment, to ensure you have an appropriate numeracy and literacy background.

Important information

North Metropolitan TAFE  recently undertook extensive industry consultation with hospitals in the Perth metropolitan area.  Anaesthetic technicians play a critical role in supporting the anaesthetist and the role requires a wide range of complex skills and extensive knowledge to perform safely and effectively in the workplace.

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
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Where Mount Lawley
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 4 semester/s
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Where Mount Lawley
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Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

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

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Work placement

You will need to complete a three week full-time work placement which North Metro TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners.

Important information

The typical timetable is usually 9:00 - 3:30pm from Tuesday to Friday.
Part time runs over two days per week.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Speech Pathology Assistant 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Further study

After successful completion of the Certificate III Allied Health Assistance, you will only need to complete 9 more units (of the 16) to gain HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy).

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Beauty therapy is about making your client feel good on the inside as well as the outside.

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

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services Certificate III On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Perth (Northbridge)
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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.

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

Gain these skills
  • Make-up application
  • Waxing
  • Nail/nail art
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Retailing skin care and cosmetic products
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Friendly and approachable with a love of people and the beauty industry
  • 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
SHB40115 AWO5 Beauty Therapy Certificate IV Employer-based
Traineeship
Leederville
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 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 through our Leederville campus.

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 Employer-based
On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Leederville
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.

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. The course delivered in Northbridge will also cover spa treatment services.

Gain these skills
  • Provide beauty services including:
    • Facials and makeup
    • Body massage and aromatherapy
    • Hair removal
    • Lash and brow treatments
    • Nail services
  • 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
  • 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
EAA57 Eyelash Extensions Skill Set Skill set On campus
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.

SHB30215 AWP0 Make-Up Certificate III Employer-based
On campus
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Leederville
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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.

    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 
    • 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
    CUA51015-AB56 AB56 Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) Diploma On campus
    Perth (Northbridge)
    CUA51015, Diploma of Screen And Media, Creative Make-Up, 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, performances, events, exhibitions, photographic shoots, stage, music videos, film and TV, Film & TV, Photographic shoots, Fashion and runway events, Music and video clips, Stage and theatre productions, Art installations

    On successful completion of the Diploma of Screen and Media (Creative Make-up) you could be the next star within the make-up industry. 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

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    Mid-year intake for Semester 2

    More than ever, people are recognising the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a means of coping with the pressures of a fast paced life. There is an increasing trend for fitness centres, hospitals and other health care agencies to employ qualified massage therapists as permanent staff members. North Metropolitan TAFE’s remedial massage qualification will teach you how to manipulate soft tissue, ligaments, muscles, fascia and tendons for the treatment of muscular dysfunction. 

    With a qualification in sport, you will be part of a growing industry that thrives on achieving goals and healthy living. Our courses will train you on how to fulfil client objectives and to work effectively within a sporting organisation. You will gain comprehensive knowledge of the industry, allowing you to work for sporting associations and gyms, fitness and recreation centres, government agencies and care organisations.

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