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Diploma of Nursing

National ID: HLT54115 | State ID: AYZ3

Future proof your career by joining one of the most in demand professions- nursing!

As an enrolled nurse you can make a difference in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. 

This Diploma will teach you how to be an Enrolled nurse by providing skills and knowledge in human biology, chemistry, medical terminology, medicines and how to deal with a range of people from different backgrounds.

You will gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices and on completion you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

Entry to the Diploma of Nursing is very competitive. As part of an application for this course you will be required to sit and pass a 2 hour test on literacy and numeracy. This course has a mandatory work placement component that all students must complete.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an enrolled nurse.

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

Kalgoorlie

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Kalgoorlie Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch Three semesters Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

Are you interested in a career in health?

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies will give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as the study skills to support your further learning. You will learn about anatomy, physiology, microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics, chemistry and study skills.

As well as being a great starting point, the course is also great stepping stone between Certificate III qualifications such as Health Service Assistance, Allied Health Assistance and towards Diploma qualifications like Enrolled Nursing.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the entry requirements for further study the in the health area.

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing and other health-related degrees at University

Course overview

View this course on Central Regional Tafe's website

Geraldton

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Geraldton One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Midland

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Bentley

Mandurah

Murdoch

Rockingham

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bentley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Bunbury

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Esperance

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Narrogin

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Bunbury Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria
Esperance Six months No No selection criteria
Narrogin Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community)

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

Make a positive difference to people's lives

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 will gain an insight into the aged care and home and community care sector and undertake a supervised work placement where you get to put your skills into practice.

Gain these skills:

·Provide individualised support

·Recognise healthy body systems

·Support independence and wellbeing

·Work legally and ethically

Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Your Certificate III in Individual Support (Home and Community) prepares you for roles such as:

Personal Care Worker

Personal Carer

Home Care Worker

Residential Care Worker

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley Six months No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Busselton

  • Six months
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Busselton Six months No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23215 | State ID: AYY2

Open the door to a career in health

The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

Throughout the course you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Job titles may include:

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

Further Study Option(s)

Other courses in health including Pathology collection, Sterilisation services, Health Services Assistance, Individual Support, Dental laboratory assisting and Population Health.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria

Mount Lawley

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester No No selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester No No selection criteria
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

  • One semester
  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AWN3

Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.After completing this course you could be employed as an allied health assistant, or with the growing need for specialised care you could find roles as physiotherapy therapy assistants (PTAs) or occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) supporting rehabilitation and developmental therapy programs.

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.

You will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage.

You will also develop skills in specific therapeutic interventions, effective communication with clients and team, supporting individual client needs, managing therapy groups and the use of assistive equipment, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Allied Health Assistant; Physiotherapy Assistant; Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Therapy Assistant; Nutrition Assistant; Podiatry Assistant; Dietetic Assistant

On successful completion of the 16 Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance units and the 120 hour practical placement, students with the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance qualification are prepared for a wide range of job options as allied health assistants, occupational therapy assistants or occupational therapy assistants.

Further Study Option(s)

University pathway

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology

National ID: HLT57915 | State ID: AWM7

Be part of a vital health care team

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 will be equipped to assist in every step of anaesthetic procedures.

The Diploma course is a very practical, hands-on course, delivered in a face-to-face classroom format as well as in the simulated anaesthetic technology laboratory. The course is delivered over 2 years and includes a full time clinical placement in a hospital or clinic, organised by North Metropolitan TAFE.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an anaesthetic technician.

Completion of this qualification will provide you with the opportunity to start a career as an anaesthetic technician.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley 12 months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate IV in Hospital/Health Services Pharmacy Support

National ID: HLT47115 | State ID: AWL9

A rewarding career supporting hospital pharmacists

During this course, you will learn 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.

Your attention to detail in reading prescriptions and then recording and labelling medications, will contribute to safer medication dispensary administration. By supporting the hospital pharmacist to provide clear and detailed information to patients about their medications you will be helping patients with many different conditions to understand why they have been prescribed certain medications.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an assistant in a hospital pharmacy situation.

This qualification reflects the role of skilled pharmacy technicians who work under the supervision of a pharmacist in a hospital or community setting.

Job titles may include:

·Hospital Pharmacy Technician

·Hospital Pharmacy Assistant

·Senior Pharmacy Technician

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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.

Being able to work with others and carry out your work safely is also important and is covered in this course.

On completion of your course you will be able to work in a private/public hospital, in a private/public clinic or in an operating theatre's sterilising service or department.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification will enable you to provide a range of activities in a sterilisation department.

When you complete the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services you will be ready for a career in a sterilisation service or department as an assistant, technician or instrument technician.

Further StudyOption(s)

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies, Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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 gain transferable skills which you will be able to use in any further health related studies you may choose to undertake. You will gain these skills:

  • safely take venous blood and other samples
  • knowledge of how the body works
  • how to prevent the spread of infection
  • medical terminology

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become a Pathology Collection Assistant.

Successful completion of this qualificationprovidesyou with the opportunity to become aSpecimen Collection Officer and Blood Collector.

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Mount Lawley

Mount Lawley

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mount Lawley Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Bunbury

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Bunbury Six months Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AA72

Work alongside Registered and Enrolled Nurses as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) after completing this course

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) will give you the essential clinical knowledge and skills needed for employment in the health industry. As a graduate you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of public or private health care environments including acute care hospitals, aged care facilities and community settings.

During the course you will be involved in classroom activities and online learning including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, and experience our simulated practice where care is delivered to manikins. You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of clinical work placement. The Department of Health requirements for acute care settings are met with the units covered in this course.

This course is a great first step in a nursing career, with the opportunity to apply for further study in nursing such as our Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies or Diploma of Nursing courses

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become a personal care assistant in a hospital or aged care setting.

Job titles may include: Hospital Orderly, Wardsperson, Assistant in Nursing (AIN), Health Services Assistant (HSA), Patient Care Assistant (PCA) and Orderly.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Mount Lawley

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

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