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Health and Wellbeing Courses

Health and Wellbeing courses offer students a chance to expand on their passion for health and community and learn how to apply their expertise professionally.

Courses in this sector are formulated to equip you with the practical skills and background knowledge you need to help others to manage their health and accomplish active, organisational tasks within a health organisation.

Popular courses in Health and Wellbeing

Certificate IV in Dental Assisting

Course code: HLT43012

Are you ready to start your career in dental health with a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Dental Assisting (Includes Group A electives for Dental radiography work)? The course equips you with the knowledge and skills to efficiently support a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental therapist during healthcare procedures, maintain high standards of infection control, and assist with practice administration.

Certificate IV in Leisure and Health

Course code: CHC43415

In this course you will learn the role of workers participating in the design, implementation and evaluation of leisure, health activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas.

Certificate IV in Fitness

Course code: SIS40215

TAFE NSW's Certificate IV in Fitness will give you the skills to teach and coach individual clients, or groups, to improve their general health and fitness through exercise.

Certificate III in Health Administration

Course code: HLT37315

Are you passionate about helping others? Create a career that you can be truly proud of, with a Certificate III in Allied Health Administration. This course will equip you with knowledge about allied health administration, medical terminology and basic business skills.

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course code: HLT43015

This Course will teach you the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.

Certificate IV in Mental Health

Course code: CHC43315

Have you always wanted to work in the mental health field? If so, then the Certificate IV in Mental Health is for you.

A health and wellbeing course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from looking after the teeth of others in a dental environment to helping others through tough times as a mental health professional. Qualifications in health and wellbeing can lead to a job as an optometrist, orthoptist, dental assistant or nurse associate. The average weekly salary for optometrists and orthoptists is $1,600.

Whether you're just starting out in your health and wellbeing career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Fitness, Mental Health, Dental Assisting, Community Services, Health Administration,  Allied Health Assistance, Sport and Recreation Management, Leisure and Health and Mental Health Peer Work.