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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

Job opportunities

How to apply

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
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 4 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live an independent life, then this is the job for you.

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding field of disability work. You could be a disability support worker in the following settings/environments: residential, individual support, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management.




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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, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Midland - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Mount Lawley - Trainee Workplace

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Duration 6 months
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Where Mount Lawley
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Mount Lawley - Trainee Workplace

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Duration 6 months
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Employer-based
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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

In this course, you will learn how to provide direct care to clients who are unable to care for themselves due to ill health or disability in a community setting. You'll gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector.

All of our Home and Community Care qualifications can be completed in the workplace. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form 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, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Full-Time
On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Certificate IV in Disability

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3
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If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and live their own life, then this is the job for you.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Disability you will be on a pathway to develop a career in the rewarding and sometimes challenging world of disability work. You could be a disability support worker, team leader, or manager in the following settings/environments: residential, individual support, employment, recreational and/or day support, advocacy and case management.




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Work placement

Job opportunities

How to apply

Work placement

The Certificate IV in Disability includes a supervised work placement.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Senior Personal Care Assistant
  • Day Support Disability Officer | Support Facilitator (Disability)
  • Disability Team Leader | Senior Disability Worker | Job Coordinator | Disabilities Supervisor | Local Area Coordinator
  • Lifestyle Support Officer
  • Behavioural Support Officer
  • Project Officer
  • Marketing Coordinator (Disability)
  • Social Educator (Disability)
  • Disability Support Assistant (Schools)

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

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Full-Time
On campus
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Employer-based
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

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Duration 6 months
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Mount Lawley - Workplace Trainee

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Employer-based
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus Part-time

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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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Overview
Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Midland
How Full-Time
On campus
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Mount Lawley - Advanced Standing/ Exemption

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

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Duration 12 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
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Semester 1, 2020

Midland - On Campus

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Duration 12 months
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Full-Time
On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus Part-time Night

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Duration 6 months
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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

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