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Provide Individual Support Skill Set

State ID: AE144

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.

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Further study

How to apply

Important information

Next course available in Semester 1, 2021 -  delivered from one of our health training campuses at either Joondalup, Midland or Mt Lawley.

Classes are run during the day, 3 days per week, for 7 weeks.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this skill set? 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Duration 9 week/s
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 9 week/s
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Work in Community Care Skill Set

State ID: AE143

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.

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Further study

How to apply

Important information

Timetables

Joondalup (McLarty)
Starts 3 August: 7 weeks, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 9.00am - 3.30pm
Starts 19 October: 7 weeks, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 9.00am - 3.30pm

Mt Lawley
Starts Term 4: 7 weeks,  Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays 9.00am - 3.30pm

Further study
How to apply

Ready to apply for this skill set? 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Duration 7 week/s
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 7 week/s
When Semester 2, 2020
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Infection control Skill Set

National ID: HLTSS00064 | State ID: AE112

Protect yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases

Gain an understanding of how infections are spread, ways of preventing the spread of infection and how to protect yourself and others from infection.  This skill set 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.

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Important information

Credit for this unit can be used in many health qualifications.

Job opportunities

This course does not lead to a specific job outcome but will be helpful if you are, or would like to work as, a:

  • Health Services Assistant | Health Support Services Worker | Health Administrative Worker | Admissions Clerk (Health Services)
  • Nurse’s Aide | Ward Clerk | Ward Assistant | Hospital Porter | Orderly
  • Community Services Driver | Pathology Courier
  • Hospital Cleaner | Hospital Maintenance Worker
  • Food Services Deliverer | Kitchenhand | Kitchen Attendant | Food Service Assistant | Food Service Worker
  • Client Assistant | Nutrition Assistant | Stores Assistant
  • Caretaker | Laundry Operator | Housekeeping Attendant
Further study
How to apply

Choose the delivery option below, and in the "Register now" box click the Enrol now link.

This will take you to Ci Anywhere to register.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

Mount Lawley - Online

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Duration 1 month/s
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Diploma of Youth Work

National ID: CHC50413 | State ID: J597

Gain a range of skills enabling you to respond to critical situations as well as manage finances, work safety and the work environment. This course includes a supervised work placement.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

There will be two work placements each lasting approximately 170 hours reaching a total of 340 hours Supervised Field Work Placement over the qualification. You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance.
You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children.
Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Important information

Typical timetrable:

  • 3 full days of class contact per week on campus between the hours of 9:00am - 3:30pm. Classes run for the first 13 weeks of semester and then 6 weeks of Supervised Field Work commence before returning to class for a final debrief in week 20.
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Case Manager
  • Residential Support Worker
  • Community Education Worker

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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Further study

Bachelor of Youth Work (ECU) or other Bachelor courses in Social Science and Social Work

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2021

Leederville - Employer based

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Duration 2 year/s
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Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Certificate IV in Youth Work

National ID: CHC40413 | State ID: J592

Gain the skills to develop and facilitate a range of community based programs while meeting legal and ethical requirements. You will also undertake a supervised or simulated work placement.

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Work placement

* You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.  Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Important information

Typical timetable:

  • 4 full days of class contact on campus between the hours of 9:00am - 3:30pm
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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

Leederville - Traineeship

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Duration 2 year/s
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Continuous enrolment, 2021

Leederville - Employer based

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Leederville - Traineeship

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Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Midland - On Campus

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Midland - Online

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Duration 12 months
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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Diploma of Community Development

National ID: CHC52115 | State ID: AWM4

Community development is all about the growth and empowerment of individuals, groups or communities

You'll gain a range of specialised skills including how to support community action and enable community development outcomes, as well as implementing community development strategies. You'll need to be employed in a role that includes a moderate level of community development work in order to complete the qualification.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

This course is only available through a employer-based study mode so you need to be employed in a role that includes a moderate level of community development work in order to complete the qualification.

Job opportunities
  • Community Development Manager | Neighbourhood Centre Manager | Community Education Manager
  • Community Development Worker for Social Housing | Community Development Officer
  • Community Engagement Officer

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Leederville - Employer-based

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Duration 1 year/s
When Semester 1, 2021
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Diploma of Community Services

National ID: CHC52015 | State ID: AWM0

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services.




Community Services students experience India’s largest slum

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the fieldwork placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan. You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

You will complete 2 x 120 hours of supervised field placements with one of 170 government and community service agencies in the areas of mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence, housing, adolescent development, parenting and family support. Eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books 
  • Stationery 
  • National Police Clearance prior to you starting work placement - $65 through Australia Post
  • Working with Children's Check (WWC) prior to you starting  work placement - $11
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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Further study

Graduates may be eligible for university entry into Social Science courses.

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2021

Leederville - Employer based

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Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Employer-based
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Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Leederville - On Campus

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Midland - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
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Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Certificate IV in Community Services

National ID: CHC42015 | State ID: AWL8

There is an ongoing skill shortage in the community services industry.




Community Services students experience India’s largest slum

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

We recommend that students be over the age of 18 before enrolling into this course as the employment/placement outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

* You will need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.

Important information

You will need to complete the minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you live in the local area of Perth, you will be assisted to find placement if you are unable to find one. Please note eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Text Books
  • Stationery
  • National Police Clearance - $65 through Australia Post
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC) - $11
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Aboriginal Intake and Referral Worker
  • Community Worker (mental health, alcohol & drugs, youth, migrant services)
  • Community Education Worker | Support Worker (Community Services) | Case Worker (Community Services)
  • Domestic Violence Worker
  • Outreach Officer
  • Early Intervention Homelessness Worker
  • Court Support Worker | Community Legal Officers
  • Information and Referral Worker
  • Tenant Advice and Advocacy Worker
  • Phone Advice Worker (Community Services)
  • Supervisor | Team Leader (Community Services)

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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Further study

North Metropolitan TAFE offers you a range of further study opportunities, see below for a list of related courses.

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2020

Leederville - Traineeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Employer-based
Traineeship
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Continuous enrolment, 2021

Leederville - Employer based

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Duration 2 year/s
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Employer-based
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Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Midland - Online

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Midland
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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
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Diploma of Mental Health

National ID: CHC53315 | State ID: AWL3

You will further develop your skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness.

 

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

It is recommended that you are over the age of 18 before enrolling in this course as the work placement and employment outcomes are very limited for students under the age of 18.

Work placement

As part of this course you may be required to undertake a total of 160 hours work placement.
You will however need to be enrolled in the appropriate units to be offered a work placement - it is not a standard for all enrolments.
Please note eligibility for supervised work placement is subject to obtaining a satisfactory Police Clearance. You will also need a Working with Children Check if your placement involves contact with children. Additonal costs will include $65 National Police Clearance, through Australia Post (it is best to apply for this first) and $11 Working With Children Check (WWCC).

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Mental Health Worker | Mental Health Support Worker 
  • Mental Health Outreach Worker
  • Case Worker
  • Recovery Partner

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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Further study

Graduates may be eligible for university entry into Social Science courses.

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Continuous enrolment, 2021

Leederville - Employer based

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Continuous enrolment
Where Leederville
How Employer-based
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
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Leederville - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Leederville
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Semester 2, 2020

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent) - On Campus

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Duration 2 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
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