Healthcare

Healthcare

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Discover the daily positive impacts you can create by turning your passion for helping others into a professional career in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry. Combine technical, medical or business skills with your natural empathy as you support patients with healthcare needs. Work across multiple sectors such as aged care, pharmacy, allied health, optical, dental and audiometry.

Allied Health Assistance

Work with clients from diverse backgrounds and other medical professionals to create treatment plans while giving therapeutic support.

  • Certificate III Allied Health Assistance

    HLT33015-01

    Become a qualified allied health assistant and invest your compassion for people and the community into a rewarding career. This entry-level qualification will enable you to build foundational skills and explore one or more interests from a broad variety of specialist areas.

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  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

    HLT43015-09

    Make your mark in allied health and help people achieve their mobility goals. Learn practical clinical and administrative skills to assist allied health professionals either in specialised fields or work generically across the delivery of allied health assistance services.

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  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

    HLT43015-04

    Specialise in occupational therapy and build a rewarding career supporting the important work of allied health professionals. Help patients of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to recover and improve their everyday skills for happier, more productive lives.

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  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)

    HLT43015-02

    Make your mark in allied health with a specialisation in physiotherapy. Learn practical clinical and administrative skills to assist allied health professionals, and help others recover from injury or achieve their mobility goals.

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  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)

    HLT43015-07

    Become a qualified allied health worker and explore the exciting and growing nutrition and dietetics market. Learn the practical clinical and administrative skills needed to assist nutrition and dietetics professionals or work generically across allied health services to build your experience.

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  • Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance

    HLT43015-01

    Become an allied health assistant in your chosen field of podiatry, nutrition, speech pathology and more in the rewarding and dynamic allied health industry. Learn the practical, clinical and administrative skills needed to assist allied health professionals and care for a broad range of people.

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Audiometry

Conduct hearing assessments, identify impairments, refer clients and be involved in care management programs as you combine your people skills with your passion for healthcare.

  • Diploma Audiometry

    HLT57415-01

    Help enhance the lives of others by improving their hearing and bringing rich auditory experiences to those who need it most. This course will provide you with the comprehensive knowledge and skill to take your career further in this important healthcare field.

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Dental Assisting

Sink your teeth into a rewarding dental career as you assist with dental procedures, clean and sterilise equipment, and help clients with their oral hygiene.

  • Certificate III Dental Assisting

    HLT35021-01

    Sink your teeth into a fulfilling career as a dental assistant and make customers feel at ease. Contribute to the success of a dental practice assisting with procedures, sterilising equipment, radiography, oral hygiene and practice administration.

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  • Certificate IV Dental Assisting

    HLT45021-01

    Make your mark as a qualified dental assistant offering an advanced level of support to dental practitioners. Contribute to the quality of community oral health care with a range of in-demand dental skills that you can apply across the industry.

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  • Certificate IV Dental Assisting (Dental Radiography)

    HLT45021-02

    Specialise your dental assisting skills with a course in dental radiography. You'll grow the knowledge and practical skills to safely take radiographic images. Gain experience while you build your portfolio of diagnostic radiographs.

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  • Advanced Diploma Dental Prosthetics

    HLT65015-01-GR

    Design your own career as an independent dental prosthetist registered as a primary health care professional with AHPRA. Establish your own business or collaborate with other professionals to provide a comprehensive range of dental services.

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Health Administration

Combine your people skills with your love for the healthcare industry to provide administrative support and excellent customer service to clients and colleagues.

  • Statement of Attainment Medical Terminology and Confidentiality

    900-80864

    Advance your administration career with this short course and gain the skills to work in medical administration. Learn how to use medical terminology and abbreviations in oral and written communications and enhance your career opportunities.

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  • Statement of Attainment Medical Receptionist

    900-82302

    Broaden your knowledge and be prepared to apply for entry-level administrative positions in a medical environment. Learn how to process medical accounts, write and review documents, use medical terminology and maintain patient confidentiality.

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  • Statement of Attainment Processing and Maintaining Patient Medical Records and Accounts

    900-80256

    Be an essential part of a medical practice team. Provide support to patients by maintaining records, processing referrals, and preparing and processing accounts. Help make a difference while gaining a unique mix of administrative and clinical skills.

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  • Statement of Attainment Medical Terminology

    SG00002777

    Advance your vocabulary as you develop crucial skills for success in the medical administration industry. Whether you're looking for a stepping stone into the industry, or are an established professional looking to specialise, you’ll graduate ready for success.

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  • Statement of Attainment Medical Terminology

    900-81256

    Advance your vocabulary as you develop crucial skills for success in the medical administration industry. Whether you're looking for a stepping stone into the industry, or are an established professional looking to specialise, you’ll graduate ready for success.

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  • Certificate III Health Administration

    HLT37315-01

    Are you passionate about helping others? Embark on a rewarding role in the health sector and make that passion your career. Learn how to define and apply medical terminology, facilitate the empowerment of diverse groups and the basic business skills needed to excel in the industry.

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  • Certificate IV Health Administration

    HLT47315-01

    Progress your healthcare career and gain the skills you need to move into health administration, practice management and supervisory health roles. Combine your experience with newfound skills and drive the smooth running of a healthcare facility. Your work will benefit doctors and patients alike.

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  • Certificate IV Medical Practice Assisting

    HLT47715-01

    Change peoples’ lives as a medical practice assistant and gain the unique mix of administrative and clinical skills sought after among general and specialist practices. Work directly with patients, assist nurses and move into advanced practice management or nursing study.

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  • Diploma Practice Management

    HLT57715-01

    Facilitate the smooth-running of a health facility as you support patients through trying times and empower healthcare professionals to do their best work. Develop real-world skills you can take into an existing practice or start your own health facility.

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Health Services

Care, nurture and empower people from diverse backgrounds in workplaces such as aged care facilities, hospitals, clinics, medical practices and community care services.

  • Statement of Attainment First Aid and Diversity in a Supportive Learning Environment

    900-83068

    This interactive course helps people understand the basics of first aid and diversity and the secrets to successful learning. It's perfect for school leavers or for people considering a career in the high-demand industry of health and wellbeing.

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  • Statement of Attainment Provide Grief and Loss Support Skills for Health Workers

    900-82891

    Upskill in your current role by learning to respond to grief, loss and crisis situations in the Indigenous community. Use as part of your continuing professional development to meet the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency's requirements for registration.

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  • Statement of Attainment Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

    901-00033

    Learn to assess and respond to emergency situations. Gain specialist skills in performing CPR and drastically improve people’s health outcomes. Develop lifesaving First Aid skills and be prepared to take charge when others need it most.

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  • Statement of Attainment Provide First Aid

    901-00032

    Gain the knowledge and practical skills to apply first aid and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). You’ll graduate with the confidence to treat anaphylaxis, burns, cuts, cardiac arrest and other emergencies. Whether at work or in your community, you'll be ready to help others and potentially save a life.

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  • Statement of Attainment Provide First Aid in an education and care setting

    901-00034

    Gain the essential skillset so the children in your care have the best chance at staying safe. A common job requirement in the industry, this course will teach you a range of emergency response techniques including CPR, and treatments of asthma, anaphylaxis, cuts, burns, bone fractures, bites and stings.

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  • Statement of Attainment Apply First Aid and CPR

    901-00036

    Gain the knowledge and practical skills to apply first aid to casualties and perform CPR. You’ll graduate with the confidence to treat anaphylaxis, burns, cuts, cardiac arrest and other emergencies. Whether it's at work or in your community, you'll be ready help others and potentially save a life.

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  • Certificate III Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

    HLT30113-01

    If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person who wants to begin a career in primary health care for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander clients, this Certificate III course is the perfect opportunity for you to launch your career and help others.

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  • Certificate III Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

    HLT33115-03

    Explore the fast-paced health industry and kick-start your career as a health service assistant. Learn vital medical and interpersonal skills and play a key role in supporting your clients and professionals around you.

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  • Certificate III Health Services Assistance

    HLT33115-01

    Help to make a difference in the lives of others and aquire the skills and knowledge to support nurses in the care of patients with different needs. Provide personal care to a diverse range of people and learn how to respond to emergency health situations.

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  • Certificate III Sterilisation Services

    HLT37015-01

    Learn how to sterilise, pack and wrap medical equipment and work in decontaminated areas. Contribute to the safety functions of hospitals as you work closely with operating theatres and keep up with emerging medical robotic technologies.

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  • Certificate IV Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

    HLT40213-01

    This course is for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander persons working in the health sector. Learn to support specific needs, administer medication, and encourage healthy lifestyles. Enhance your career and ensure community health is a priority.

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Individual Support

Enjoy a rewarding career in the aged care industry as you nurture, support and care for the ageing population in residential, home and community care settings.

  • Statement of Attainment Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

    CHCSS00070-01

    Enjoy the versatility of this community-focused skillset and progress a reliable and rewarding career journey. Confidently address the support needs of individual clients and encourage others to become their healthiest selves.

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  • Statement of Attainment Dementia Support - Service Delivery Skill Set

    CHCSS00095-V01

    Take your compassionate nature and aged care experience to the people who need it most as you work to improve the lives of those with dementia. Develop life enriching support plans and join a rewarding skills shortage area.

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  • Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community)

    CHC33015-04

    Prepare yourself for a rewarding career as an aged care or personal care worker in the evolving healthcare sector. Learn how to support clients with varying needs to maintain independence in their home and community environments.

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  • Certificate III Individual Support (Disability)

    CHC33015-03

    Kickstart a rewarding career as a disability support worker in a skills shortage area and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. Provide individualised support to help your clients reach their full potential, engage with their community and pursue their personal goals.

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  • Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing)

    CHC33015-02

    Experience a deep sense of job satisfaction as you support elderly people to maintain independence and achieve their personal goals in a residential setting. You’ll gain the necessary skills to build a rewarding career working as an aged care worker in the expanding aged care industry.

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  • Certificate III Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community)

    CHC33015-05

    Build in-demand skills and start your rewarding career as an aged care worker, caring for elderly people in both residential, home and community care settings. With an ageing population, you will be in demand in this high growth industry and make a real difference in the lives of others.

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  • Certificate IV Ageing Support

    CHC43015-01

    Lead from the front as an aged care team leader. Gain a deep working knowledge of the aged care sector, develop your personal leadership style and get on-the-job experience in this high growth industry.

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  • Certificate IV Disability

    CHC43115-01

    Empower people with disabilities to achieve their goals and gain greater levels of independence. Whether you’re working in clients' homes or the community, this is the ideal pathway to a rewarding career.

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Massage

Explore different specialisations like deep-tissue, remedial and sports massage. Work in a variety of areas from community facilities to professional sports teams.

  • Certificate IV Massage Therapy

    HLT42015-01

    Make your mark as a massage therapist in Australia’s thriving health sector. You’ll learn a wide range of practical massage techniques and develop your ability to assess client needs, provide massage treatments and manage client relationships.

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  • Diploma Remedial Massage

    HLT52015-01

    Make your mark as a qualified remedial massage therapist and launch your career helping people to live well and feel great. Learn a wide range of advanced massage techniques and build your assessment skills to respond to a variety of health needs.

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Mental Health

Provide a safe, nurturing environment for the community as you care for people, provide counselling, and refer to other social services to help people in your community with mental health issues.

  • TAFE Statement Accidental Counselling

    800-000408

    Accidental Counsellor training is a practical mental health training workshop that teaches basic counselling skills and principles to people who are not trained counsellors but often find themselves in a 'counselling role by accident' to support a friend, child, colleague, client or in times of meltdowns. This workshop aims to provide non-counsellors with a range of skills to work effectively with people who may be distressed, agitated or in crisis. It gives participants a practical framework for managing these issues whilst achieving a sense of structure and confidence in their work. Learn skills on how to communicate, reflective listening and qualities of effective counsellors, limit setting and boundaries, dealing with crisis, debriefing and self care. Be confident in responding to the expressed emotions and needs of clients and move them to a referral point or practical solution.

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  • TAFE Statement Standard Mental Health First Aid

    800-000472

    An overview for this course is currently not available.

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  • TAFE Statement Art Therapy for Positive Wellness

    800-000811

    The uncertainty of COVID-19 has created unprecedented anxiety, stress and worry for us all as we experience collective uncertainty and change. In this experiential online course, you will learn the benefits of the creative art-making process as you are guided through art therapy techniques to reduce stress, increase self-awareness and enhance positive, well-being. This 6-week online course will introduce participants to the value and effectiveness of art therapy, supported by a theoretical approach. No prior art experience is required. Participants will need to supply their own paper and art materials such as pens, coloured pencils, textas and chalk or oil pastels. It is also suggested that you have a good internet connection and a quiet place to work, free from distractions.

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  • TAFE Statement Art Therapy Creative Living, Health and Wellbeing

    800-001037

    In this 4 week on-line, experiential course facilitated by a professional art therapist, you will discover how creativity can improve your mental health, physical health, brain function and overall well-being. Guided experiential activities will encourage you to explore the sensory qualities of artmaking to express and explore your feelings and emotions. Through the self- accomplishment of creating your own artworks to relax your mind and body, you will learn how art can enrich your life, develop self- awareness, and enhance your self- esteem. This course is for new and continuing art therapy participants, to gain a greater understanding of art therapy, it is not personal therapy. No prior art experience is required. Participants will need to supply their own paper and a basic art kit including a choice of pencils, charcoal, ink, watercolour or acrylic paints, thread, fabric, coloured paper, found objects, magazine images. Estimated cost of materials $30. It is suggested that you have a good internet connection and a quiet place to work, free from distractions. The following topics will be covered: creative self- expression, spontaneity and play, blocks to creativity, exploring the inner self, art to improve brain function, art for healthy mind and body.

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  • TAFE Statement Youth Mental Health First Aid

    800-000411

    This training session is designed to give participants an understanding on how to assist adolescents who maybe developing mental health problems, experiencing increasing mental health issues or are in mental health crisis. The information supplied is from the Mental Health First Aid Australia program.

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  • Statement of Attainment Work Effectively in Trauma Informed Care

    900-81452

    Enhance your trauma awareness and develop the skills to work effectively with people who have experienced trauma. Gain foundation skills to work safely with clients and assess and improve organisational processes to support the best outcomes.

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  • Statement of Attainment Mental Health

    900-82349

    The Statement of Attainment in Mental Health empowers you to support family, friends and members of the community. Ideal for both professional and personal development, you will learn to work collaboratively with people who have mental health issues.

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  • Statement of Attainment Mental Health

    900-80287

    Empower people in Australia’s growing mental health sector and gain practical experience in a simulated work environment. This short course is offered to both experienced mental health workers and those completely new to the industry.

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  • Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work (Consumer Peer Work)

    CHC43515-02

    Support people through their toughest times, gain experience in the mental health industry, and strengthen your ability to work with clients from a variety of backgrounds. Contribute to the improvement of mental health services as you make a vital difference in the lives of your clients.

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  • Certificate IV Mental Health

    CHC43315-01

    Explore mental health issues and gain the necessary skills to make a difference in the lives of others. Empower people through the recovery framework as you enter a rewarding and in-demand sector.

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  • Certificate IV Mental Health Peer Work

    CHC43515-01

    Enter the social work industry with confidence as you support the community in a rewarding career. Gain experience through work placement to develop specialist skills to enable you to work with clients who are facing mental health challenges.

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  • Diploma Mental Health

    CHC53315-01

    Become a leader in an in-demand industry and empower people to work through their recovery. Engage in advocacy work, implement trauma informed practice and develop programs as you gain the skills to enter team leader positions.

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Nursing

Make a difference as you combine your patience with your desire to care for people in a range of healthcare settings from acute, aged care, rehabilitation and mental health.

  • TAFE Statement Midwifing Death

    800-000818

    Gain the knowledge and training to support those who are in the final stages of life. Learn how to offer comfort and companionship to those who are dying and empower family and friends to prepare for the death of a loved one.

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  • Diploma Nursing

    HLT54121-01

    Become an enrolled nurse and make a difference to your community in this skills-shortage industry. Launch your career in a range of health care settings including acute, aged care, rehabilitation and mental health under the supervision of a registered nurse.

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Optical Dispensing

Work alongside optometrists to find eyewear solutions for your clients, provide advice on frame and lens selection, interpret prescriptions and provide customer service.

  • Certificate IV Optical Dispensing

    HLT47815-01-GR

    Learn using the latest in optical technology, train with industry professionals and be ready to work as an optical dispenser. Be a crucial part of any eyecare team as you find the right eyewear solutions for your clients and support your optometrist and ophthalmologist colleagues.

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Pharmacy

No two days are the same in the pharmaceutical industry, where you will assist the pharmacist, communicate with customers, provide advice across a broad range of over the counter products, and dispense medications.

  • Statement of Attainment S2/S3 Pharmacy Training

    900-81364

    Make a difference to the health and lives of people in the community. Build foundational skills, broaden your knowledge of pharmacy medicine and be equipped to work as a pharmacy or dispensary assistant in accordance with industry standards.

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  • Certificate II Community Pharmacy

    SIR20116-01

    Support your community through a career in community pharmacy, providing customers with advice on sensitive topics, infection risks or skin treatments. Gain practical skills that can be applied across the retail industry such as beauty products and services, inventory and pharmacy product advice.

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  • Certificate III Community Pharmacy

    SIR30116-01

    Help a wide range of customers access appropriate medical and cosmetic products as a pharmacy assistant. You’ll discover your ability to empathise and multitask as you help people feel better, then graduate ready for further study in pharmacy dispensary or retail business.

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  • Certificate IV Community Pharmacy Dispensary

    SIR40216-01

    Support the health and wellbeing of your local community as you gain dispensary skills in a community pharmacy under the expert supervision of a pharmacist. You’ll develop unparalleled customer service capabilities, retail business knowledge and a strong understanding of pharmaceutical products

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