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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (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 study nursing and includes clinical work placement.




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Further study

How to apply

Work placement

The 80 hour clinical work placement in a hospital or aged care setting is organised by North Metro TAFE via a range of industry partners.

Important information

Employment may require you to work shift hours.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Assistant in Nursing at Tertiary Hospitals
  • Assistant in Nursing at Aged Care Facilities
  • Patient Support Assistant 
  • Ward Clerk | Ward Assistant
  • Orderly

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 

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Semester 1, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Midland - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Dual Qual AA66

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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Midland - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Dual Qual AA66

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Certificate II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23215 | State ID: AYY2

Open the door to a career in caring

This broad course will give you foundation skills that can be applied to many settings within the health or aged care sector. On completion you may find work in a variety of roles including hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant. You may also consider other courses in health that will open up a range of different pathways.




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Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Health Services Assistant | Health Support Services Worker
  • Institutional Cook | Kitchen Attendant
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hospital Maintenance Worker

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 

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Continuous enrolment, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus VETDSS

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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

Contribute to safer medication dispensary administration

You'll gain a range of skills and knowledge including how medications work on the body and how to take them safely, maintaining a sterile environment and medication storage procedures. On completion you may choose to  work as a hospital pharmacy technician, a technician at a pharmaceutical company or become a highly valued member of your local pharmacy.

 

Safe work practices and how to maintain sterile environments

Medication storage procedures

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, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

Provide direct care to those unable to care for themselves

Gain the skills to support the independence and wellbeing of clients in a community setting. You'll provide individualised support within the legal and ethical requirements of the industry. This course includes a supervised work placement giving you the opportunity to put your skills into practice and develop industry contacts.

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Work placement

This qualification includes a 120 hour supervised work placement in a home and/or community facility. 

Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • Polo Shirt (approx. $29)
  • Police Clearance (approx. $72) prior you start work placement and employment
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC) prior you start work placement and employment

It is strongly recommended that you see your doctor about having flu vaccination.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • 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)

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, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
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Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Support people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life

On completion of this course you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management. You'll gain real industry experience and apply your training in a meaningful way though a supervised work placement.




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Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Work placement

As part of this course you will complete a 120 hour supervised work placement in a facility providing services to disabled clients. Before you start work placement you will need to obtain a police clearance (approx. $72). 

Important information

It is strongly recommended that you see your doctor about having a flu vaccination.

Typical Timetable

Full-time - 3 days per week on campus for 15 weeks followed by 4 week full-time industry placement.
Part-time - 1 day per week on campus for 3 terms and the a full-time placement.
Please note NMT also offers a partnership program with industry - 5 weeks intensive on campus program followed by 2 days per week industry placement plus 1 day per week on campus for the remainder of the semester.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Disability Service Officer
  • School Support Officer (Disability)
  • In Home Respite Worker | Residential Care Worker | Residential Support Worker
  • Home Care Assistant | Residential Aide 
  • Care Assistant | Care Worker | Care Service Employee
  • Accommodation Support Worker
  • Community House Worker
  • Planned Activity Assistant
  • Transport Support 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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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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Duration 1 semester/s
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Commercial

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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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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

This course will teach you to provide direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings. There are two industry partnerships programs to choose from that give you real industry experience and contacts - some graduating students have been offered employment.

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Work placement

This qualification includes a 120 hour supervised work placement at a residential aged care facility. 

Important information

Other costs for consideration:

  • Police clearance (approx. $72)
  • Polo shirt (approx. $29)

 It is strongly recommended that you see your doctor about having flu vaccination.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • In Home Respite Worker
  • Care Service Employee | Care Assistant | Care Worker
  • Residential Care Worker | Residential Support Worker
  • Residential Aide | Home Care Assistant

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, 2020

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2020
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Midland - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Commercial

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Dual Qual

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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Midland - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus Dual Qual

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Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

A great starting point for a career in health

This course will give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as study skills to support further learning. It is also a great stepping stone between Certificate III health qualifications and Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.




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The course, it made me realize that I wanted to broaden my horizons ... and now I'm doing my Bachelor of Nursing at university. Naomi Nash

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

Not occupationally specific. This course will give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as the study skills to support learning in qualifications such as Health Service Assistance, Allied Health Assistance and Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

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Further study

Further study pathways may include:

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Other health-related degrees at university
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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Duration 1 semester/s
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Midland - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

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 with 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.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Personal Care Worker | Personal Care Giver | Personal Care Assistant
  • Community Program Coordinator
  • Care Supervisor | Care Team Leader 
  • Day Activity 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

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 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

Continuous enrolment, 2019

Mount Lawley - Traineeship or Work-based

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Duration 12 months
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Mount Lawley - Traineeship or Work-based

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