Education, Community Services and Healthcare: Half price qualifications for 2020!

With 34 half price qualifications available through the new Lower fees, local skills program starting 1 January 2020, you can study, save, and succeed in your healthcare or community services career! 

Find out more about the Lower fees, local skills program

Qualified education, community services and healthcare workers can access excellent career opportunities in Western Australia –  in areas from children's education, nursing, aged care, alcohol and drug support, mental health disability care and individual support through to dental nursing and allied health assistance,  there has never been a better time to get qualified and kickstart your career! 

Use the course list below to find out more about half price education, community services and healthcare training, and which TAFE colleges and training providers are offering these qualifications. For full details, select the 'Find out more' button to go to their website. 

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Private Training Providers (4)
Bega Garnbirringu Health Services Incorporated
Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd
Marr Mooditj Training
Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation

Course information

National ID: HLT40213

PIT

This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with, and administration of, medication.

This qualification addresses the specific legislative responsibilities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and is required for national registration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia.

The course is delivered on a mixed method approach with a combination of face to face trainer led sessions which will involve group activities, case studies, scenarios and clinic/work placements. Clinic/work placements will provide the opportunity to observe, learn and demonstrate the new skills. Students will be provided with module materials which include learning information, assessment workbooks and activities, and clinic placement record books. Student will sign a Student Placement Agreement.

This qualification has 14 core units and 7 Elective units, these will be delivered over a 24-month period;

The course runs for a total of 1675 Nominal hours with block training hours reflecting the complexities of block modules.

The training modules are organised into weekly study/learning blocks, with one week of theory followed by practical skills-based training.

Delivery location: Theory component is conducted at Nindila Training Centre 14 MacDonald Street Kalgoorlie.

Course information

National ID: HLT40213

HLT40213 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice is delivered in a flexible learning mode typically over a period of around 10 months, dependant on Industry requirements, individual progress, RPL and Credit Transfer applications.

Learners are given an opportunity to learn in a face-to-face environment where ideas and concepts can be developed and shared with others. Learners are then required to apply and demonstrate this learning in a practical way through an on the job or simulated training scheduled activities

This qualification is sufficient for learners to gain employment as well as offering a pathway to the HLT50213 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job

Course information

National ID: HLT40213

The Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice qualification (HLT40213) reflects the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of clinical primary health care services to clients and communities, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with, and administration of, medication.

This course is delivered in block format

Course information

National ID: HLT40213

Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation is the first Aboriginal Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in the Pilbara region. We aim to be actively involved in improving employment opportunities through training in health and community services.

We provide training for students in and around Pilbara region.

This program falls under Priority Industry Training. The training is delivered in 2 weeks block over a period of 1 year (excluding school Holidays). A cluster of units are delivered within these blocks.

The students will have to complete 21 units and 7 electives to complete the course.

Wirraka Maya also provides other support services including meals voucher/ meals to students during training. Also provides accommodation, Transport, child care assistance and counselling service. The students are eligible for Abstudy. We also support Local students in clinical placement.

WMHSAC certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander primary Health care Practice is accredited with  Australian Health Practioner  Regulation Authority (AHPRA).

Delivery location: 17, Hamilton Road, South Hedland  WA 6722

TAFE Colleges (5)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
North Regional TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (7)
AMA Training Services
Amana Living Training Institute
Australian Professional Skills Institute
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA)
Stanley College
Training Institute Australasia
Training Unlimited

Course information

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. You will gain advanced skills in client care and planning, navigating legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace and an increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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 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.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support includes a supervised work placement, where you will be able to apply your training, therefore working in the industry is desirable.

Gain these skills
  • Advanced client care and planning
  • Navigate legal and ethical considerations in an Aged Care workplace
  • An increased knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Supportive and care nature
  • Patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to accept responsibility
  • Able to develop and lead teams
  • Committed to the rights of the elderly and people with a disability to live dignified lives

Course information

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support is suitable for aged care workers who are responsible for the personal, physical and emotional support of older people in assisted living arrangements. Participants who undertake this course will undertakespecialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Participants will learn how to develop, facilitate andreview individualised service planning and delivery, demonstrating leadership and independence.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

You will learn thepractical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and servicesfor seniors. This course will teach you theskills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for seniors. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment. You you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

This qualification builds on the skills and knowledge you would have gained in Certificate III in Individual Support or Certificate III in Aged Care.

The units of study are more demanding and provide a deeper understanding of the issues concerning aged clients and service provision for this target group. Graduates will be able to enter the workforce as direct service providers in an agency that provides services to seniors.

Note:

  • Graduates aged 20 years and over are generally preferred for employment in this industry, and most employers will not employ minors. Therefore students under the age of 18 might not be able to meet the workplace assessment requirements of this qualification.
  • This Qualification is available via full-time study or flexible delivery.
  • The flexible delivery is only currently available to students who are working in the industry and includesa support class once per week for two hours. Overall the course will require you to be in your workplace for at least 18 hours per week in addition to the time in class and the time you spend at home or the library completing assignments.
  • This Qualification is delivered over one semester at Rockingham, but over two semesters at Mandurah.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments.

Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

The Certificate IV in Ageing Support qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services in either residential facilities or home-based care.

An Aged or Home and Community Care worker’s duties may include:

  • Providing services to older people who have complex needs.
  • Carrying out activities related to maintaining an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Working with groups of older people
  • Supervising and/or coordinating a limited number of other workers.
  • Reporting to service managers and liaising with other professionals and service providers

Delivery Location: The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services, either in residential, home or community based environments.

Having completed the course, you will acquire knowledge and skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and providing welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community. You will also develop effective communication skills to work with the client and the family as well as provide person-centred and consumer-directed care.

In addition to the face-to-face classroom teaching at our campus (40 Lord St, East Perth), you will complete workplace training in 2 blocks with a total of 160 hours at the workplace as approved by APSI.

Graduates can work as a care supervisor, a personal care worker, an accommodation support worker or a community support worker.

As projected by the industry and government, Aged Care will remain one of the ever-growing demand course areas for years to come. You can further your career path with us and get ready for recruiting upon graduation.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

The CHC43015 – Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of support workers who complete specialized tasks and functions in aged services. They work either in residential, hospital or community based environments and are required to take responsibility for their own work within defined organization guidelines.

They will also be required to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers will be required to demonstrate leadership and take responsibility for other team members.

It will be delivered over 2 semesters including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training and professional experience placement (PEP).

Pathways

Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector like:

HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing

HLT57715 – Diploma of Practice management

After completing this course, you can pursue a career as a:

Aged Support worker

Aged Care Activity Worker

Care Service Team Leader

Care Supervisor (Aged Care)

Campus Location :- Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia

Please visit website for more info: www.ihna.edu.au or contact 1800 22 52 83 or admissions.wa@ihna.edu.au

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support

Enhance your knowledge and skills required to further your career in Aged Service, either in residential, home or community-based environments. Assist the elderly by facilitating individualised plans to support their needs. Gain the experience to provide services to older people with complex needs. Learn to work effectively in an Aged Service setting with culturally diverse clients and co-workers.

This course is delivered over a period of 19 weeks (this course includes no holidays). This includes face to face training for 15 weeks (21 hours per week) and mandatory work-based training for 4 weeks (38 hours per week = total 152 hours) which is organised by Stanley College. 

Delivery location: Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka 

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), English Language and Study Assistance programs, the Employment Liaison Team, the Student Support Team for your wellbeing and Trainer Support for your academic progress.

During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be Job-Ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT). You might be eligible for funding; for further information including eligibility requirements, please contact us at 9227 1797 or select the ‘Find out more button’ to visit our website for further details. 

# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

Course information

National ID: CHC43015

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community-based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs of others within limited parameters.

TAFE Colleges (1)
North Metropolitan TAFE

Course information

National ID: CHC43215 | State ID: AWK4

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Make a difference to the lives of others

This qualification focuses on providing assessment and support to clients with alcohol and drug issues as well as implementing health promotion and community intervention programs. You will learn about interviewing in the initial client assessment and study preventative, educational and other community strategies relevant to the field.

Gain these skills
  • Work with people who are intoxicated
  • Provide withdrawal services
  • Develop an understanding of the legal and ethical requirements for working in drug and alcohol support services
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • A desire to make a significant impact on people at a critical stage of their life
  • Enthusiastic and caring with a positive and proactive approach
  • Able to work with individuals presenting with complex needs and histories
  • Understanding of the needs of people from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • Good active listening and conflict resolution skills
Delivery mode information
Online

With online study you will be completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Online is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers and you do not engage directly with fellow students during every-day class activities. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. Rest assured you will be supported by your online lecturers.
You will also have access to lecturers via your online dashboard. The lecturers will help to clarify your concerns, assist with the course content, mark your assessments and provide you with feedback if required

Qualifications are broken down into stages with an intensive practical skills workshop run at the end of each stage. You will only need to enrol and pay for one stage at a time.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Campus information

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Leederville
Midland
TAFE Colleges (3)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (2)
Amana Living Training Institute
Tubal Pty Ltd

Course information

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

Embark upon your career in the health sector in this rapidly growing field!

A Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance may qualify you to work as an assistant to allied health professionals including dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and podiatrists.

Allied health specialties are set to grow by 22% over the next 3 years, experiencing the second-highest growth across the health sector.

You will learn how to recognise healthy body systems, interpret and apply medical terminology, assist with an allied health program, and communicate and work in health or community services.

Successful completion of this course may qualify you to work as an assistant alongside allied health professionals, allowing you to specialise in dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, or podiatry services.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.


Course information

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Working alongside allied health staff is a growing industry

Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.

During this course you'll 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 have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is also provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.

As a successful graduate you'll havea wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie and you may gain employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

Gain these skills
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Effective communication with clients and teams
  • Support individual client needs
  • Manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people of all ages
  • Good communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Emotional maturity
  • Good problem-solving skills

Course information

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) by helping implement the patients rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programmes, and in preparing written and verbal reports on their progress.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: HLT33015

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance reflects the role of people who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines.

Work may include:

  • Following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions
  • Conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 80 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training funding.

Course information

National ID: HLT33015

Tubal is a WA owned and operated Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 51679) that specialises in workplace training and qualifications within a range of service-based industries. At Tubal we pride ourselves on our student first approach and we focus on achieving the best possible learning outcomes through our team of industry expert trainers, our flexible models and professional support team.

Tubal is a member of the preferred provider panel for the delivery of funded traineeships in Western Australia, and we have an outstanding reputation for the delivery of Workplace Traineeships, School-based Traineeships and short courses.

We currently offer a number of flexible delivery options for undertaking this qualification including Workplace Traineeship arrangements, Fee for service blended learning and RPL.

Elective units can be selected based on the job role and occupational outcome of the student.

Training Delivered on-the-job.

TAFE Colleges (4)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
North Regional TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (1)
JSW Training and Community Services

Course information

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

Do you want to make a difference to the lives of others?

A career in community services is exceptionally rewarding, the Certificate II in Community Services provides an introduction to the general field of community services.

This course will introduce you to the community services industry. You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills by completing this qualification.

You'll cover language, literacy and numeracy; further study and job options; study skills as well ascommunication and computing.

You will gains skills in:

  • Communication
  • Information provision and processing
  • Administration support
  • Networking
  • Group support.

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Open the door to a career in community services

This course will introduce you to the community services industry. You'll gain the essential theoretical knowledge and practical skills by completing this qualification.

Start on your path to a career in Community Services, Aged Care, Children's Services or Disability Services.

Gain these skills
  • Communication and working in health or community services
  • Organisation and completing daily work activities
  • Working with diverse people
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy assisting people
  • Friendly, patient, empathetic and have a positive outlook
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Sound sensible decision-making skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and to participate constructively in teams
Delivery mode information

Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Course information

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate II in Community Services is an entry-level qualification, providing an introduction into the industry. Participants will learn how to work with local government and community organisations to identify needs, and then plan and develop appropriate services and facilities in order to meet those needs.

Participants will:

  • Gain an overall understanding of the community services sector
  • Learn about ethical behaviour
  • Develop skills in communication, information provision and processing
  • Learn how to provide administration support
  • Practice networking and providing group support

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC22015 | State ID: AWJ7

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to participate in local government and community organisations that seek to encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, and plan and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs. You will learn about the community services sector and ethical behaviour. You will also develop skills in communication, information provision and processing, administration support, networking and group support.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC22015

PIT delivered as Traineeship only, fully on the job through Southwest WA.

Certificate II in Community Services may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

TAFE Colleges (5)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
North Regional TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (3)
Industry Skills Training
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd
JSW Training and Community Services

Course information

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services Work you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

You will learn skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour, and
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers.

This qualification applies to community work delivered through a broad range of services which provide support to individuals and groups. This level of training is appropriate for support workers, caseworkers and client contact officers.

You will also gains skills in:

  • Participating in local government and community organisations
  • Assisting in planning and developing programs to meet needs
  • Communicating effectively
  • Networking
  • Assisting in developing and facilitating community education and development and
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information and understanding legal and ethical requirements.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

There is an ongoing skill shortage in Community Services — employment prospects are high

This course is ideal for support workers, case workers and client contact officers; generally, positions with direct contact with clients, providingday-to-day support.

All of our Community Service qualifications have flexible training delivery modes and the option to study on the job. This means you get the most relevant skills and the opportunity to form industry contacts.

You'll also be mentored by attentive and caring lecturers who have extensive experience in the industry.

Gain these skills
  • Interpersonal skills to work in residential and community settings with clients
  • Identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services
  • Insight into the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services and domestic violence services
  • Learn about the ethical and legal responsibilities of community workers
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Positive, can-do approach, and a friendly, caring attitude
  • Respectful, resilient and empathetic
  • Sound, sensible decision-making skills
  • A non-judgmental attitude and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to demonstrate good judgment and common sense in dynamic and challenging environments
  • Sound understanding of the importance of personal and professional boundaries
Delivery mode information
Online

With online study you will be completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Online is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers and you do not engage directly with fellow students during every-day class activities. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. Rest assured you will be supported by your online lecturers.
You will also have access to lecturers via your online dashboard. The lecturers will help to clarify your concerns, assist with the course content, mark your assessments and provide you with feedback if required

Qualifications are broken down into stages with an intensive practical skills workshop run at the end of each stage. You will only need to enrol and pay for one stage at a time.

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Campus information

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Leederville
Midland

Course information

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

Make a real difference in peoples' lives.

The Certificate III in Community Services will provide participantswith the practical skills and knowledge to work effectively with individuals and groups, in residential and community settings, to identify their needs and plan and develop appropriate services to meet those needs. Participants will learn about the community services sector including mental health, alcohol and other drug services, and domestic violence services.

Participants will gain skills in:

  • Effective communication
  • Gathering, maintaining and providing information
  • Advocacy and community development processes
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Legal responsibilities of community workers

As part of this qualification, participantswill undertake a supervised or simulated work placement where theywill be able to apply the skills and knowledgelearned throughout the course.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

Do you want to make a difference for communities?

When you complete the Certificate III in Community Services you'll be on your way to a career as a youth worker, support worker, or family carer.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively and appropriately with individuals and groups in a variety of settings, gathering and providing information, advocacy and community development, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

You will also gain an understanding of mental health, alcohol, drug, and domestic violence services.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Campus information

Armadale Campus
Bentley Campus
Murdoch Campus
Mandurah Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC32015 | State ID: AWJ2

The Certificate III in Community Services reflects the role of entry level community services workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services. Work may include day-to-day support of individuals in community settings or support the implementation of specific community-based programs.

At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. Work may take place in a range of community services organisations.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC32015

Become qualified, find employment, be empowered.

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services is a great introduction into community services, this qualification covers workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services.

You will learn skills to assist you with:

  • Communication
  • Responding to client needs
  • Working in diversity
  • Managing stress
  • Supporting clients through loss & grief
  • Working with people with mental health issues

This qualification is delivered in a classroom environment and includes work practicum.

Delivery Location: 40 Mirrabooka Avenue, Mirrabooka.

Contact us today to find out more: 1300 757 296.

Course information

National ID: CHC32015

Be the difference in your community!

CHC32015 Certificate III in Community Services is the perfect entry-level qualification for prospective Community Service workers looking to get started in the industry or change careers. This qualification covers workers who support individuals through the provision of person-centred services.

You will learn skills to assist you with:

  • Communication & Partnerships
  • Responding to client needs
  • Working in diversity
  • Managing stress
  • Working with people with mental health issues
  • Respond to crisis situations

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative (from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021) you will only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you are aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

This qualification is delivered in a classroom environment or under a traineeship. Our campus locations are Morley & Rockingham

Contact us today to find out more: 1300 046 744.

Course information

National ID: CHC32015

PIT, delivered in classroom in Bunbury, Mandurah and Busselton; and as traineeship pathway fully on the job through Southwest WA.

This qualification may be used as a pathway for workforce entry as community services workers who provide a first point of contact and assist individuals in meeting their immediate needs. At this level, work takes place under direct, regular supervision within clearly defined guidelines.

TAFE Colleges (2)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (2)
DNA Kingston Training
West Australian Institute of Further Studies

Course information

National ID: HLT45015 | State ID: AYY9

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you’ve ever thought about being a part of this essential profession then this is the perfect qualification to get you started.

As a Dental Assistant, you will be responsible for preparing the surgery, assisting the dentist chair side, processing and sterilising all of the instruments and cleaning the surgery. You will also develop skills in reception work and the management of supplies.

Our dental assisting qualification provides you with skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices.

North Metropolitan TAFE's Dental Assisting courses arelocated in the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA)at Nedlands. This is also the training centre for dentists, oral health therapists and dental technicians.
As a part of this qualification you will have the opportunity to take part in work placements at other dental organisations or at the Oral Health Care Centre of WA, giving you real experience in the industry in a modern dental care facility.

If you are a Dental Assistant currently working in a surgery you may be able to complete this course by studying part-time, attending classes on Fridays and incorporating workplace assessments.

Please note that due to an increase in places available for this course in 2020 students may be required to attend lectures one day per week at another North Metro TAFE campus.

Gain these skills
  • Work in general and specialised dentistry
  • Conduct infection control and sterilisation of instruments
  • Produce a dental chart
  • Engage in dental radiography and photography
  • Understand microbiology
  • Implement Workplace Health and Safety
  • Engage in dental practice administration and reception duties
  • Fabricate dental models and trays and make mouthguards
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Interested in health care
  • Confident, reliable with strong work ethics
  • Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity
  • Good organisational skills and abilityto perform a variety of tasks at once
  • Able to work well within a team in a busy environment
  • Demonstrate patience and willingness to work with a diverse range of people

Course information

National ID: HLT45015 | State ID: AYY9

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: HLT45015

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a very hands-on, practical course that provides students with a great insight into the Dental Profession and the specialist areas associated. Students will learn the skills to be a (Dental Nurse) Dental Assistant who provides an advanced level of assistance to a Dentist, Dental Specialist, Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care. Their role includes reassuring the patients, mixing dental materials, preparing for dental procedures, passing instruments, maintaining high standards of infection control, advising patients on Preventive Dentistry. Additional advanced skills are attained in Orthodontics, Oral Surgery Dental Health Care Education and certain practice management skills for the dental sector. The course is conducted over 1 school year with 250 hrs work experience components embedded in the course. Employment assistance provided.

Delivery Information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships, Correspondence

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

Available for VETiS and international students

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course is ideal for students who enjoy working with people looking for a practical course and are considering a career in Dental Assisting in both the Government and Private sectors.  DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Dental and Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff. DNA Kingston Training work closely with the dental profession ensuring students are informed with the latest science and technologies.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Dental Assistant (Nurse), Dental Health Educator, Practice Management , Practice coordinator, Specialist Dental Assistant, Dental Sales Representative and Dental Receptionist. Government and Private sectors.

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider upskilling by completing the Certificate III in Dental Lab Assisting, Certificate IV in Aged Care (Dental Auxiliary Specialist), Apprenticeship in Dental Technology or Business courses to enhance their Administration /Management skills.  A Certificate IV will provide pathway entry to University- English conditions may apply.

FUNDING:  PIT, CaLD, Traineeships

Course information

National ID: HLT45015

 

This course is appropriate for you if want to provide an advanced level of assistance to dental practitioners and other dental professionals. The course will advance the level of your knowledge and skills needed in assisting dentists, dental hygienists or dental therapists during all health care procedures, maintaining high standards of infection control and assisting with practice administration. As a student in this course, you will undertake a minimum of 250 hours of clinical placement, linked with a number of units of competency in the Certificate IV program. You would undertake the practical components of the course by working alongside qualified professionals, fully supervised by WAIFS trainers and designated supervisors at the host employer.

Programs: PIT, TS 

Training location: Level 1, 160 Central Arcade, 811 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000 or on-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

TAFE Colleges (2)
Central Regional TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
Private Training Providers (5)
AMA Training Services
Amana Living Training Institute
Health Link Training
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA)
Training Institute Australasia

Course information

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3

Do you have a passion for helping others?

A Certificate IV in Disability will prepare you to work as a disability support worker in a client's home or within a community organisation. Learn how to help people with an intellectual or physical disability, by empowering them to become more independent and self-reliant, allowing them to participate in community activities.

People working at this level may be a supervisor or manage the performance of other team members, you can also report to service managers and may liaise with health professionals and other service agencies.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC43115 | State ID: AWJ3

Please note that this course is currently only available to students who are working in the industry.This formal qualification provides the skills and knowledge to empower people with disability to achieve greater levels of independence.

Before you apply for entry to this course please read the essential information:

  • This is a 'flexible delivery' course, with one support class once per week for three hours.
  • This course is recommended for students with Certificate III in Individual Support.
  • Full-time students who are not in suitable employment will need to complete an equivalent work placement.
  • As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study eg: you will need to obtain a National Police Clearance, and you will need to pay for stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.
  • You will also need to use a computer and the internet for assignment preparation. Computers are available for student use at the college library.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC43115

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course information

National ID: CHC43115

The Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers who provide training and support in a way that empowers people with disabilities to achieve a greater level of independence and self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing in a range of community settings and clients’ homes.

Care worker’s in this role:

  • Promote a person-centred approach
  • Work without direct supervision
  • And may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training and Traineeship funding models.

Course information

National ID: CHC43115

This qualification reflects the role of support workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide training and support in a manner that empowers people with disabilities to achieve greater levels of independence, self-reliance, community participation and wellbeing.

These support workers promote a person-centered approach and work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise and/or coordinate a small team.

If you are currently working within Disability Services, Aged Care or Home and Community Care and are seeking to up skill in order to assist with a diverse range of care plans or who want to take on supervisory and/or coordinating roles then this is the right qualification for you.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Behavioural support officer
  • Marketing coordinator
  • Development officer
  • Project officer (life enhancement team)
  • Disability officer - day support
  • Residential care officer
  • Disability support officer / worker
  • Senior personal care assistant
  • Employment coordinator (disability)
  • Social educator
  • Job coordinator
  • Social trainer
  • Lifestyle support officer
  • Supervisor
  • Local area coordinator

 

Flexible course options are offered with online learning and workplace assessments.

Employer Traineeship arrangements are available.

Delivery locations: Booragoon, Cannington

Course information

National ID: CHC43115

The CHC43115 – Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients’ homes, who provide support to empower people with disabilities. Through this support, they can achieve more independence, self-reliance, and wellbeing and can participate to the fullest extent in the community.

These workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise or coordinate a small team.

The course will be delivered over one Semester including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training and professional experience placement (PEP).

After successful completion of the program, the candidates may gain employment in residential group homes, training resource centers, day respite centers and open employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes.

Course outcome:

Disability Support Worker

Disability Team Leader/Supervisor

Behavioural Support Officer

Lifestyle support officer – special schools

Employment coordinator (disability)

Residential care officer

Senior Personal Care Assistant

Campus Location :- Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia

Please visit website for more info: www.ihna.edu.au or contact 1800 22 52 83 or admissions.wa@ihna.edu.au

Course information

National ID: CHC43115

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

TAFE Colleges (5)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
North Regional TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (19)
Australian Child Care Career Options (Accco) Pty Ltd
Australian Higher Education Academy
Australia-International Institute of Workplace Training (AIWT)
CTAS Education
Fremantle Education Centre (FEC)
Greenhouse Education Pty Ltd
Gold Star Child Care Training
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA)
JSW Training and Community Services
Meerilinga Training College
One Tree Community Services Inc
Progressive Training (WA) Pty Ltd
REACH for Training
Stanley College
Sterling Business College
Training Unlimited
Vocational Institute of Training t/a National Institute of Training
West Australian Institute of Further Studies

Course information

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Are you interested in working with children in an education and care service? Do you enjoy providing care to babies and children?

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

You will gain skills in:

  • Caring for children
  • Applying health and hygiene principles
  • Understanding legal and ethical requirements
  • Providing nutritional needs for babies and children
  • Developing and implementing play experiences
  • Understanding child development stages
  • Working with families and working effectively in a team environment.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Your gateway to a rewarding career in a growing industry

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding industry for those with a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The childcare industry is demanding higher qualifications and training from educators in this field to ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk.

As part of this qualification you will undertake a supervised work placement where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various child care situations.

North Metropolitan TAFEis offering early childhood training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and further information can be found on our Koolark Page.

Gain these skills
  • First aid in an education and care setting
  • Provide care for babies, toddlers and children
  • Support the holistic development, play and learning of children in early childhood
  • Use an approved learning framework and information about children to inform and guide practice
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with children and able to to relate well to them
  • Enthusiastic, tactful, patient and a sense of humor
  • Calm, alert, observant and active
  • Good problem-solving skills with ability to communicate simply and clearly
  • A good fitness level to be able to lift children and child care equipment

Course information

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Help shape the future of our young people.

Make a differencein childrens’ lives by learning how best to support their wellbeing, learning and development. This course is the nationally regulated entry level qualification for working in Early Childhood Education and Care settings.

Participants will learn how to implement the National Quality Framework, National Regulations and National Quality Standards to support the education and care of children from birth to school age. Participantswill develop skills in facilitating children’s play, cultural competence, and creating healthy and safe environments.

As part of this qualification, participantswill undertake120 hours of supervisedwork placement where they will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned throughout the course. A federal police clearance and Working with Children Check are required prior to placement.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Early Childhood Education and Care is an expanding sector for those with a passion for the care and education of young children up to the age of 5 years. The sector is demanding higher qualifications and training from educatorsto ensure consistently high standards of education and care for children placed in these services. This can be achieved by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

When completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you will:

  • Learn to interact and foster the development of young children
  • Work within legal requirements
  • Ensure children's health and safety is prioritised
  • Work with children of different backgrounds and cultures
  • Provide support to children in different child care environments
  • Undertake work placement to apply the practical skills and knowledge you have learned

Students are required to obtain a Working with Children Check before attending work placement.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Campus information

Armadale Campus
Murdoch Campus
Mandurah Campus
Rockingham Campus
Thornlie Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC30113 | State ID: J587

Do you want a career nurturing our future?

When you complete the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care you’ll be on your way to a career as a preschool assistant or childcare centre assistant. You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively as an educator, supporting the development and wellbeing of children aged 0 to 5 years, understanding children’s learning, providing learning support, working with children from culturally diverse backgrounds, identifying and responding to children at risk, and workplace health and safety.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Campus information

Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

Through the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care, you will be introduced to working in the field of early childhood education. It is the minimum qualification to gain employment in ACECQA approved early childhood services and often the qualification studied for those wanting to begin their career in early childhood education.

Employment areas:

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care provides for employment in the following roles:

  • Assistant Educator in long day care
  • Assistant Educator in child care centres
  • Assistant Educator in a Kindergarten or preschool program
  • Assistant Educator in occasional care
  • Family Day Care Educator
  • Nanny or babysitter
  • Other education based employers may accept this qualification, such as working as tutor, education support staff or as teacher aides.

LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT AREAS

The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care teaches students what it means to work with others to provide education and care for babies, toddlers and young children. There are 18 units of study in this qualification covering topics such as:

  • Supporting child interaction, behaviour and care
  • Assisting with child health and safety
  • Supporting child development and learning

This qualification can be delivered with Jobs and Skills WA under the below subsidised training:

  • Traineeship (excluding Existing Worker Traineeship)
  • Priority Industry Qualifications (PIT)

Delivery location:

State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis St, Perth, WA 6000

Contact us now to check your eligibility for funding...

Email: info@accco.com.au

Phone: Free call 1300 139 406 or (07) 3257 1972

Fill out the webform: http://www.accco.com.au/contact-us/

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This is the entry level qualification required of workers in a range of early childhood education settings. They support the implementation of learning and development programs, and support children’s wellbeing. Successful completion of this qualification will provide a strong foundation for progressing to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

This qualification can be completed as a traineeship in the workplace (if you are currently employed in the industry) or in a face to face classroom setting with small classes and experienced trainers who are able to cater for the needs of students from diverse backgrounds.

All participants must complete 150 hours of work placement which the Academy coordinates on their behalf.

The Western Australian Government has identified the Child Care Industry as a skills shortage area.

Delivery location:

Unit 15, 200 Wellington Street, EAST PERTH  WA  6004 and On-site

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This qualification covers the competencies required for a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously. 

Delivered against fee for service, traineeship and PIT.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

CTAS Education is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) who has been successfully owned and operating in WA for over 10 years. We are a team of passionate, committed and highly experienced early childhood professionals who aim to empower educators and raise the standard of education and care in WA.

Here at CTAS Education, we provide training that is catered specifically to early childhood educators.

This particular course is offered as a traineeship and therefore training and assessment is conducted in the workplace. Your trainer will be highly qualified and able to share a wealth of knowledge and experience with you. During your course you will be assessed using various methods, including verbal questioning, observations, role play and written tasks relevant to your daily work. You will receive exceptional resources and support to assist you with completing your assessments.

Our trainers will work with you on an individual basis and in partnership with your supervisors to ensure you continually improve and progress through your qualification.

Training is delivered  on-site fully on-the-job

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

Priority Industry Training

This program is aimed at unemployed people who are looking for a career in Childcare. You will be assisted in finding a work placement to strengthen your knowledge and skills in this area and assist in gaining the confidence to find employment within this area.

Delivery location: Fremantle - Princess May Building, Corner Cantonment & Parry Streets, Fremantle WA 6160

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This course is recommended for you if you have aspirations to move into a role where you will be directly caring for children in an Early Childhood Education and Care Setting. This course is the foundation qualification for all Childcare Professionals. It is an essential steppingstone to a meaningful career for people with a natural affinity and interest in the development and education of young children. This course encompasses child development, the importance of Educator and family partnerships, and develops a sound knowledge of the major curriculum learning areas. It will provide you with the practical experience and theoretical knowledge required in an Early Childhood Education and Care setting. This qualification can be delivered through a traineeship pathway for those employed which can be on the job or blended classroom and workplace based.

For those who are available 2 days a week or looking to gain employment within the early learning sector, Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care can also be accessed through the Priority Industry Training program,  this program is delivered predominately in the classroom with a minimum of 120 hours of practical placement which we will assist in connecting you with a service.

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

Suitable for new entrants into the child care industry, this course provides a good understanding of the fundamentals required to become a quality educator. Training is delivered in the work place-to balance knowledge and skills learning. Delivery is available right across WA through either the Traineeship or PIT program. Fee for service options are also available.

Training is delivered on-site fully on-the-job

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

Want to work with children in an education and care service?

If you love working with children and want to learn more about providing quality education and care in a range of environments, this course is for you. Our Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care can provide you an entry level job opportunity as an educator in home, centre or school-based environment.

Our students gain skills in:

  • Providing care for babies & children
  • Child behaviour
  • Health and hygiene for children
  • First aid
  • Identifying children at risk
  • Developing & supporting a play environment
  • Child development

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative (from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021) you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

This qualification is delivered in a classroom environment with work placement or under a traineeship. Our campus locations are Morley & Rockingham

Contact us today to find out more: 1300 046 744.

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

The CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support is designed for workers in the community or residential setting who provide individualised support to the aged or people with disabilities.

Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care or disability care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and the disabled in residential and community settings. This course supersedes the CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care.

The course would be delivered over one semester including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training and professional experience placement (PEP).

Job Outcomes:

Accommodation support worker

Community care worker

Care assistant

Assistant in nursing

Personal care assistant

Care service employees

Field officer

Personal care giver

In-home respite worker

Home care assistant

Care service employees

Nursing assistant

Community house worker

Community support worker

Care worker

Personal care worker

Support worker

Disability service officer (in some jurisdictions)

Campus Location :- Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia

Please visit website for more info: www.ihna.edu.au or contact 1800 22 52 83 or admissions.wa@ihna.edu.au

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

PIT, delivered in the classroom in Bunbury and as traineeship pathways, fully on the job throughout Peel and southwest WA.

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Under the Education and Care Services National Law (2011) the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) publishes lists of approved early childhood education and care qualifications and information regarding regulatory requirements here: www.acecqa.gov.au

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

The CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard.  They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development.  Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Traineeships - A training contract and training plan are in place and the course includes scheduled face to face workplace training/tutorials and self-paced supported study.  Training and assessment are conducted in the regulated workplace of which the trainee must work at least 15 hours per week.

Participation Student

Priority Industry Training (PIT Funded) This course includes scheduled face to face (classroom) and supported self-paced study. Additional classroom (tutorials) are provided from MTC and external providers expertise to develop work ready skills such as:

  • English Second Language Workshops
  • Workplace Cultural Competency Workshops
  • Cultural Competency/Awareness
  • Workplace Skills – which include career guidance and assistance with resume.

For All Student Cohorts - MTC has a subcontract arrangement for the face to face delivery and assessment of HLTAID004 Provide an emergency first aid response in an education and care setting.  This includes a self- paced theory assessment and practical component in a classroom environment. 

Participation Student Practicum - In liaison with a student, preferences for a workplace will be assisted by Student Administration.  Practical placement usually is selected for location and ‘Type’ of service. 

Delivery locations:

  • 22 Southport St West Leederville WA 6007
  • 106 Amazon Drive Beechboro WA 6063
  • 219 Winterfold Road, Coolbellup WA 6163

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This qualification is a requirement when working in the Early Childhood Education and Care Sector.  One Tree RTO culture is based around delivering a high level of support to our students. Trainees using our RTO have 2 hour sessions with their trainer regularly either Face to Face, by webinar or telephone depending on location.

One Tree also offer this qualification under a school based traineeship (SBT). 

This qualification is a career pathway to the Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care with 10 equivalent units.

DeDelivery locations:

  • Training is delivered fully on-the-job for Traineeships and some classroom delivery for School Based Trainees
  • Perth - First Floor, 277 Great Eastern Highway , Belmont WA 6104
  • Karratha - Welcome Lotteries House, 4/7 Morse Court, Karratha  WA 6714 
  • Port Hedland - JD Hardie Centre, Lot 5991, Cottier Drive, South Hedland, WA  6721

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

On completion of the CHC30113 the learner will be able to advance their studies, should they wish to, through higher level qualifications in early childhood education, such as CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care.

Duration of this Qualification: 775 nominal hours

Delivery location: 8 Grosvenor Close Geraldton WA 6530

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

CHC30113 – Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Basic understanding of children’s development
  • Ability to identify and respond to behavioural issues
  • Basic understanding of the health and safety of supervising children
  • Basic understanding of providing holistic learning development experiences
  • Ability to provide emergency first aid response to children

Delivery locations: Face to Face delivery, Mandurah – 279 Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care

Acquire the skills and knowledge to provide care and support to meet the developmental and educational needs of babies, infants and young children. You will develop the skills to plan, engage and implement educational programs for children in various child care settings.

This course is delivered over a period of 27 weeks (this course includes no holidays). This includes face to face training for 23 weeks (21 hours per week) and mandatory work-based training for 4 weeks (38 hours per week = total 152 hours) which is organised by Stanley College. 

Delivery locations:

  • Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka
  • West Perth Campus at 69 Outram Street, West Perth 

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), English Language and Study Assistance programs, the Employment Liaison Team, the Student Support Team for your wellbeing and Trainer Support for your academic progress.

During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be Job-Ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT). You might be eligible for funding; for further information including eligibility requirements, please contact us at 9227 1797 or select the ‘Find out more button’ to visit our website for further details.

# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

You will learn all about child development to be able to provide quality, professional care to children aged 0 – 12 years. You will plan activities and provide care for children, facilitating their leisure and play and enabling them to achieve their developmental outcomes. You will supplement the theory provided by our trainers with an ongoing practical work placement.

Delivery location: 65 Newcastle St Perth WA 6000

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s well-being, learning and development. Depending on the setting, educators may work under direct supervision or autonomously.

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

This qualification reflects the role of workers in a range of early childhood education settings who work within the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations and the National Quality Standard. They support the implementation of an approved learning framework, and support children’s wellbeing, learning and development. This qualification is delivered 2 days a week face to face in a classroom, or 5 days on practical placement, for a duration of 39-42 weeks.

Delivery locations:

  • Maddington – 6/80 Attfield Street Maddington WA
  • Gosnells
  • Cockburn

Course information

National ID: CHC30113

The environment that a child grows up in can influence the person that they become. In this course, we aim to teach our students the necessary skills needed to provide a nurturing and safe environment for young children and babies. This course will prepare you with the essential knowledge needed to ensure the health and safety of children, develop cultural competence, create and strengthen positive relationships with children, as well as being able to foster the holistic development and wellbeing of a child in early childhood.

WAIFS has also partnered with childcare centres in and around Perth to ensure that throughout our students study, they are able to put theory to practice by being immersed in a real life working environment.

Program: PIT

Training Location: Level 1, 160 Central Arcade, 811 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000, or on-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

TAFE Colleges (2)
Central Regional TAFE
North Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (20)
AMA Training Services
Amana Living Training Institute
ATS Arrow Training Services
Australian Employment and Training Services
Australian Higher Education Academy
Australian Professional Skills Institute
Centacare Employment and Training
Corporate First Aid Australia
DNA Kingston Training
Equanimity Consultants Pty Ltd
Insight Training Group Australia Pty Ltd
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA)
My Flex Training, Flex Training Services, My Flex Health Group
Open Colleges School of Health
Skill Hire WA
Stanley College
Training Institute Australasia
Training Unlimited
Vocational Institute of Training t/a National Institute of Training
Tubal Pty Ltd

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AWK6

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping others?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career helping those that need support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry or disability sector, caring, enabling people to maintain independence. You will gain an understanding about supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

You will develop the skills and knowledge required to provide personal, physical and emotional support to people who require assistance with daily living, including the elderly and people with disabilities.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Campus information

Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AWK6

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care, disability, or home and community care sector. Students who undertake this qualification canchoose to specialise in one of these three streams.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of communityworkers to deliver individualised support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or other reasons, both in community or residential settings. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under the Participation and Equity Program as well as traineeship arrangements.

Delivery locations:

  •  2 Leura Street, Nedlands WA 6009
  • 57 Shenton Avenue Joondalup WA 6027,
  • Peron Trade Training Centre for Excellence, Farris Street, Rockingham, WA 6168,
  • Bethanie Peel Community Housing, 10-18 Maclaggan Turn, Coodanup WA 6210,
  • Bunbury RSL, 19 Spencer Street, Bunbury WA 6230

 

Campus information

Bunbury Campus
Coodanup
Joondalup
Nedlands
Rockingham

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

The Certificate III in Individual Support reflects the role of support workers who follow an individualised care plan to provide person centred care to clients and residents and is available in three different specialisations, Ageing, Home and Community and Disability. This is the first step in gaining the skills to operate effectively as a care worker or assistant in nursing within the aged, health, disability and community care sectors.

The course consists of trainer directed face to face group workshops, delivered at our purpose-built Training Institute. There are 9 workshops to provide the theory for the relevant Units of Competency within this qualification, these theory days incorporate simulated activities and real-life experiences from the trainers and other group members. Each workshop has post course assignments that are to be completed within a designated time frame, and on the job training and assessments which consists of 120 hours practical placement that is organised for students by our Student Support Coordinator.

The cost for the qualification is dependant on individual learner circumstances. Amana Living Training Institute can deliver Nationally Recognised Training for Traineeships, Priority Industry Training or other Government funded programs.

Delivery Location: Level 1, 1-9 Tanunda Drive Rivervale WA 6103

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

Are you looking for a career that gives something back to the community? Are you wanting to make a difference to people’s lives? Are you looking for a secure job in one of the fastest growing industries? The Certificate III in Individual Support is the perfect qualification for those looking to become a personal care assistant and start a Career in the aged care industry. Whether you imagine working in a home and community care setting or an aged care facility you will be job ready and equipped with the knowledge and skills to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who require care.  Learn about dementia, palliative care, concepts and practices required to provide person-centred safe working practices, the legalities and ethics of the industry, building relationships with families and carers, co-ordinating services and empowering your clients.

This course includes a mandatory practical placement component. We take care to match you with a facility that best suits your needs including location and upcoming vacancies to maximise the likelihood of an employment opportunity. Practical placement is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your skills to a perspective employer.

We pride ourselves on providing a supportive and caring  learning environment to help our students achieve their best. As well as industry experienced trainers, we have a Student Counsellor and Indigenous Liaison Officer ready to assist. This qualification can also be delivered as a traineeship.

Delivery locations:

  • 87-89 Guthrie Street, Osborne Park WA 6017
  • 233 Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson WA 6030
  • 22 Dorothy Street, Gosnells WA 6110
  • Hillman Hall Unnaro Street, Hillman WA 6168
  • 7 Kulin Way, Mandurah WA 6210

Campus information

Clarkson
Gosnells
Hillman
Mandurah
Osborne Park

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is the newest qualification in the aged care industry.

Students may do this course as an entry pathway into the aged care industry. Our CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support course is designed to develop multi-skilled workers who are industry ready to enter the broad range of services supporting the growing aging population in residential and community settings.

Our face to face classroom course led by industry experts will prepare you for the requirements needed to succeed in this exciting industry. We are proud of the reputation of delivering quality graduates to the aged care industry.

In addition to our classroom delivery, you will receive hands on training in our specifically designed manual handling facility ensuring you have the appropriate skills to operate necessary equipment you will be presented with when you commence work in an aged care environment.

A mandatory component of our program is the 160 hours of practical placement, working within an actual aged care environment. Our dedicated Practical Placement Coordinator will secure you a placement and support you through this process.

Many of our delivery sites include weekly enrolments meaning you can commence immediately once your enrolment is in place. AEATS also offers interest free payment plans to students.

  • The course comprises of 13 units (7 Core and 6 Elective). Successful completion of this course requires the fulfillment of all 13 units of competency.

Delivery locations:

  • Perth City, Perth State Library, 25 Francis Street, Perth WA
  • Mirrabooka Herb Graham Centre, 38 Ashbury Crescent, Mirrabooka WA
  • Level 1/61 Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson WA
  • 25 Wentworth Parade, Success WA
  • 89 Allnut Street, Mandurah WA
  • BREC 2 Blair Street, Bunbury WA
  • Corner Cathedral & Foreshore Drive, Geraldton WA

Campus information

Bunbury
Clarkson
Geraldton
Mandurah
Mirrabooka
Perth
Success

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge workers in community and/or residential care settings would need to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. It provides workers with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

All participants must complete 150 hours of work placement which the Academy coordinates on their behalf.

The Western Australian Government has identified the Aged Care and Disability Industries as skills shortage areas.

Delivery location: Unit 15, 200 Wellington Street, EAST PERTH  WA  6004 and On-site

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

The Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) is designed to provide training to entry level workers who want to work in residential aged care facilities, community care, disability care, community based organisations and hospitals.

Having achieved Certificate III in Individual Support, you will gain knowledge and skills in areas relating to personal care, assisting people to maintain independence in their home of choice and providing welfare and support services to assist some of the most vulnerable people in the community.

Besides classroom-based face-to-face training at our campus (40 Lord St, East Perth), you will receive a minimum of 160 hours of workplace training in an appropriate aged care environment.

A range of job opportunities are available for graduates to work as a personal care worker, an assistant in nursing, a support worker, a respite worker or a community care worker.

You can take your first step in this career with us and get ready for recruiting upon graduation.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

Centacare’s Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered face-to-face from our state-of-the-art training facilities and will get you qualified for entry-level jobs in the growing health and disability sectors.

Centacare offers all three specialisations in this course. You can choose from:

  • Ageing – get qualified for work in the aged care sector and learn how to provide effective support to people living in aged care facilities.
  • Disability – get qualified for work in the disability services sector, helping to empower and support people living with disabilities.
  • Home and Community – get qualified for work in the health sector and learn to provide effective support to people in a home or community environment.

The course includes 120 hours of work experience with a service provider related to your chosen specialisation, which is all organised by Centacare on your behalf.

You can learn:

  • how to support independence and wellbeing;
  • activities and skills to support daily living needs;
  • manual handling techniques;
  • how to practise infection control;
  • basic medical and industry terminology, and much more.

This course can be a pathway to a career in nursing and is delivered across both PIT and Participation Equity funding programs. This course may be free or subsidised for eligible students – please contact us for more information.

Centacare offers many additional benefits to its students, including:

  • language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • free counselling and support services;
  • referrals to settlement services for migrants;
  • student mentoring program;
  • resume-writing workshops;
  • additional learning support and more.

Delivery location: West Perth

For more information or to apply for this course, contact us today.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for employment at a support worker in the community services and health industry. Funded through the Priority Industry Training, electives have been chosen to provide a range of employment outcomes by including units that are suited to both the residential and community settings.

This qualification is offered in a number of delivery methodologies, including classroom delivery, school-based traineeships and through an RPL process.  For school-based traineeships, training is provided on-the-job with agreements with individual schools, to meet education West Australian Certificate of Education requirements. Suitable workplace options are secured through the Group Training Providers.

RPL acknowledges an individual’s existing skills, knowledge and experience, relevant to the training package requirements, through an assessment-only process. This qualification was endorsed by the Industry Skills Council August 2015 and supersedes (replaces) the following qualifications:

  • CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care 

  • CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability 

  • CHC30312 Certificate III in Home and Community

Delivery location: 6 Victoria Street , Bunbury WA 6230

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This is a practical course that provides participants with the skills and knowledge to work in the community and /or residential home setting, who provides structured guidance and care to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or other reasons. Work involves using your own discretion and judgement in relation to individual support needs. Workers have a variety of practical skills, procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge regarding the concepts and practices required to provide personal-centred care and support.

Delivery information and location:

Training delivered fully on-the-job if under Traineeships

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

2 days a week

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

The course is recommended for people with a caring and patient nature who are seeking a rewarding career in caring for the people with disabilities, the elderly or people requiring individual support in their homes. 16 weeks of very hands on practical training with work experience of 120 hours and employment support. DNA Kingston Training is a multi-award winning training organisation specialising in Health training.  Students are taught by fully qualified lecturing staff with industry experience providing students with up to date training and techniques.   We work closely with each student, customising training for the individual.

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Career options include: Accommodation Support Worker, Personal Care Giver in the home or centres in Aged Care / Disabilities and Respite Care Worker. 

PATHWAYS FROM THE QUALIFICATION
Students can consider completing CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support or other courses from the Health Training package.  The units completed in this course may provide credit towards a range of Health qualifications including Certificate III in Dental Assisting and above, allowing students to broaden their careers in the Health sector.

 Funding:  PIT, CaLD

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

To provide skills-focused training to wide variety of students in an emerging market. This qualification will provide a pathway to work in organisations such as home assistance and residential care. It will allow multiskilling and specialisation in individual support as well as accountability for own outputs. With this qualification, you will have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide residential care, person-centred support, CDC support and other models of care and funding.

This course runs over 52 weeks, 40 weeks of study and 12 weeks of holidays. Delivery is normally 2 days per week, face to face with a supervised work experience component.

Empyrean is delivering this course in Fremantle.

Empyrean runs both PIT and Equity Participation programs.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

Are you ready to make a difference in someone’s life?

Discover your rewarding career in the Aged Care and Disability sector. Learn from our industry experts and obtain the qualifications to undertake a role such as a Residential Care Worker, Disability Service Officer or a Care Support Officer.

Get the job ready skills required to provide person-centred support to people who may require it due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Enrol today to get started in a Certificate III in Individual Support at Insight Training and kickstart your new career!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative (from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021) you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

This qualification is delivered in a classroom environment or under a traineeship. Our campus locations are Morley & Rockingham

Contact us today to find out more: 1300 046 744.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

The CHC33015 – Certificate III in Individual Support is designed for workers in the community or residential setting who provide individualised support to the aged or people with disabilities.

Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care or disability care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and the disabled in residential and community settings. This course supersedes the CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care.

The course would be delivered over one semester including theory, self-paced structured e-learning, simulation training and professional experience placement (PEP).

Job Outcomes:

Accommodation support worker

Community care worker

Care assistant

Assistant in nursing

Personal care assistant

Care service employees

Field officer

Personal care giver

In-home respite worker

Home care assistant

Care service employees

Nursing assistant

Community house worker

Community support worker

Care worker

Personal care worker

Support worker

Disability service officer (in some jurisdictions)

Campus Location :- Level 4, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia

Please visit website for more info: www.ihna.edu.au or contact 1800 22 52 83 or admissions.wa@ihna.edu.au

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National ID: CHC33015

Kick-start your career in a thriving industry and gain a qualification from a registered healthcare provider.

Our Certificate III in Individual Support reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require assistance due to ageing, disability or some other reason. On completion, our students are job ready and have a wide range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as key theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred care.  

​My Flex Training RTO ensures you have the competency that industry requires and prepares you to carry out activities to maintain personal care and other activities of living for people in aged care facilities, for people in their own homes and in other community settings.  Through our Certificate III in Individual Support course, you will learn the skills, knowledge and behaviour required to assist the elderly in their everyday lives. You will gain hands-on experience that enables you to provide personal care, assist with mobility needs, identify and report hazards, with the use of all relevant industry equipment and documentation.

During the course you will be guided by highly experienced trainers/ assessors, who ensure our courses are very interactive and the most fun in Perth! They provide a holistic approach to training using everyday examples, demonstrations, simulations and practical experience to assist your understanding.  

With flexible study pathways, including traineeships, and payment/funding options, contact us to launch your healthcare career.

Delivery location: 27 Brewer Street, Perth, WA, 6000

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support provides you with the skills and knowledge essential to the role of a care and support worker in the community & residential aged care sector. This course offered by Open Colleges School of Health is structured to provide you with both the ‘Ageing’ specialisation and ‘Home and Community’ specialisation in the one qualification.

The CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered using a flexible methodology, face to face on-campus delivery inclusive of skills laboratories and simulated practical environments.

Why study this course?

• Open Colleges School of Health offers you the flexibility of a blended learning model, with theory and underpinning knowledge completed face to face in classroom and practical skills and assessment in our state of the art clinical skills labs.

You will be offered opportunity to practice the skills you are learning before going out on practical placement and experiencing the activity and ‘life’ of a Individual Support worker.

•  On-the-job experience through 120 hours practical work placement organised by us for you that allows you to practice the skills learnt and learn from inside the industry.

•  Our graduates are highly regarded within the community and residential aged care industry

Delivery location: Perth Campus , Workzone Building A,  Level 6,  202 Pier Street, Perth WA 6000

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National ID: CHC33015

Skill Hire deliver this qualification through PIT Funding & Traineeship option. This qualification reflects the roles of workers in the Community and health care sector. Some areas of focus include self-care and self-reflection and learning how to improve the quality of living for the ageing and people with disabilities.

We have a rolling intake for our PIT funded course and Blended learning, face to face via virtual classrooms each week to complete theoretical work online.

All practical components required to complete the training will be delivered in adequate training facilities located in Perth. Work placement will also be organised as required. 160 hours of work placement are required.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

CHC33015 - Certificate III in Individual Support

Acquire the skills and knowledge to gain a career in community and/or residential aged care facilities. Learn to provide personal care to people who may require support due to ageing or disability. Be trained in safety procedures and the legal and ethical framework of this sector.
This course is delivered over a period of 16 weeks (this course includes no holidays). This includes face to face training for 12 weeks (24 hours per week) and mandatory work-based training for 4 weeks (38 hours per week = total 152 hours) which is organised by Stanley College. 

Delivery locations:

  • Mirrabooka Campus at 9 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka
  • West Perth Campus at 69 Outram Street, West Perth  

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), English Language and Study Assistance programs, the Employment Liaison Team, the Student Support Team for your wellbeing and Trainer Support for your academic progress.

During work-based training, you will be able to practice your skills and knowledge in real workplace settings. This will assist you to be Job-Ready# at graduation. Stanley College has entered into work-based training agreements with a number of employers.

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT). You might be eligible for funding; for further information including eligibility requirements, please contact us at 9227 1797 or select the ‘Find out more button’ to visit our website for further details.

# completing a course at Stanley College, does not guarantee a migration outcome. If you decide you want to undertake further study or work in Australia, on graduation, you will need to check whether your visa allows this or whether you need to apply for a new visa by referring to the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website for more information.

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National ID: CHC33015

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

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National ID: CHC33015

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. This qualification is delivered 2 days a week face to face in a classroom, or 5 days on practical placement, for a duration of 34-37 weeks.

Delivery location: Maddington – 6/80 Attfield Street Maddington WA

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National ID: CHC33015

Tubal is a WA owned and operated Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 51679) that specialises in workplace training and qualifications within a range of service-based industries. At Tubal we pride ourselves on our student first approach and we focus on achieving the best possible learning outcomes through our team of industry expert trainers, our flexible models and professional support team.

Tubal is a member of the preferred provider panel for the delivery of funded traineeships in Western Australia, and we have an outstanding reputation for the delivery of Workplace Traineeships, School-based Traineeships and short courses.

We currently offer a number of flexible delivery options for undertaking this qualification including Workplace Traineeship arrangements, Fee for service blended learning and RPL.

Elective units can be selected based on the job role and occupational outcome of the student.

Training Delivered on-the-job.

TAFE Colleges (4)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
North Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (2)
Centacare Employment and Training
Health Link Training

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National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

If you are passionate about supporting people with disability to reach their potential and livean independentlife, then this is the course 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 world of disability work. On successfulcompletion you could find work in a variety of settings such as residential, individual support, employment, recreational/day support, advocacy and case management.

This course includes a supervised work placement, where you'll be able to apply your training in a meaningful and relevant way, and gain real industry experience.

North Metro TAFE is running a pilot project with Brightwater Disability Services, you'll complete an intensive study block of 4 days per week for 3 weeks at ourMt Lawleycampus followed by 2 days per week of placement and 1 day per week of classes for 9 weeks followed by a study and assessments week. View our Brightwater Pilot Program flyer, contact us for more details or apply today.

Gain these skills
  • Support people with disability to move towards a more independent and self-determined life
  • Communicate, networkand workwith relevant people to ensure the person is supported in all aspects of their life
  • Work and develop relationships within a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Committed, reliable, proactive and confident in working with people with disabilities
  • Tactful, patient, flexible and understanding
  • Able to cope with challenging situations
  • Able to work as part of a team
What others have to say

Partnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support – Ageingqualificationhas allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer. Brightwater’s dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills. By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.

Manager, Strategic Learning & Growth

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping others?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) you'll be on your way to a career in disability support.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the disability support industry, caring, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with disabilities.

See our Community Services Facebook page @communityservices.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support. This course includes a compulsory work placement.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the disability care sector through theCertificate III in Individual Support's specialised disabilitystream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workersto deliver individualised support topeople with disability. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Centacare’s Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered face-to-face from our state-of-the-art training facilities and will get you qualified for entry-level jobs in the growing health and disability sectors.

Centacare offers all three specialisations in this course. You can choose from:

  • Ageing – get qualified for work in the aged care sector and learn how to provide effective support to people living in aged care facilities.
  • Disability – get qualified for work in the disability services sector, helping to empower and support people living with disabilities.
  • Home and Community – get qualified for work in the health sector and learn to provide effective support to people in a home or community environment.

The course includes 120 hours of work experience with a service provider related to your chosen specialisation, which is all organised by Centacare on your behalf.

You can learn:

  • how to support independence and wellbeing;
  • activities and skills to support daily living needs;
  • manual handling techniques;
  • how to practise infection control;
  • basic medical and industry terminology, and much more.

This course can be a pathway to a career in nursing and is delivered across both PIT and Participation Equity funding programs. This course may be free or subsidised for eligible students – please contact us for more information.

Centacare offers many additional benefits to its students, including:

  • language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • free counselling and support services;
  • referrals to settlement services for migrants;
  • student mentoring program;
  • resume-writing workshops;
  • additional learning support and more.

Delivery location: West Perth

For more information or to apply for this course, contact us today.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA67

Support worker roles for both male and female are in high demand due to the role out of the NDIS.  Learn about a person centred approach and how to empower people with disabilities allowing them to participate in community activities.

Opportunities for employment are numerous from group homes to residential care settings and community care.  

HealthLink Training organises your work placement of 120 hours with one of our Disability Service providers.  This enhances your opportunity for employment.

The course is offered through Priority Industry Training (PIT) and Employer Traineeship arrangements.

Delivery locations: Booragoon, Clarkson

TAFE Colleges (5)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Central Regional TAFE
North Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (6)
ATS Arrow Training Services
Centacare Employment and Training
Corporate First Aid Australia
Health Link Training
Stanley College
Tubal Pty Ltd

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Learn how toempower and support the independence of our elders needing care and joinone of Australia'sfastest growing industries

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will be ready to start a rewarding career providing direct care to clients in residential, home and community settings.

There are two different industry placement options available to those studying this Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing), you have the option of either:

Brightwaterpartnership program
  • Attending classes for 3 days per week for 15 weeks followed by a 4 week industry placement, or
  • At our Mt Lawley campus we also offer a partnership program with Brightwater where you attend classes for 4 days per week over the first 5 weeks followed by 2 days a week industry placement plus 1 day attending classes.
Dual qualification in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group

North Metropolitan TAFE will also be offering a dual qualification in partnership with Hall and Prior Health and Aged Care Group, combining this certificate with HLT33115 AA72 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance (Acute Care).

This dual qualification program will run over 7 months with attendance as follows:

  • For the first 4 weeks you will need to attend classes at Mt Lawley campus over 4 days per week
  • Each week from week 4 through to week 27 you will complete 2 days per week of work placement at a Hall and Prior facility plus 1 day per week of classes at Mt Lawley campus
  • Online learning of 1 day per week including online assessment will also be required.

For more information view our flyer.

Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

Gain these skills
  • Empower or re-enable older people
  • Work with people from different cultures
  • Work and build relationships within a small team
  • Implement effective communication strategies
  • Learn the effects of dementia and the management of any related changes
Is this course right for me?
  • Enjoy providing quality support for people who are frail aged or living with disabilities
  • Empathetic with a strong sense of compassion and respect for individuals
  • Patient, discrete and committed to the rights of elderly people
  • Calm disposition and loving attitude
  • Reliable, motivated and flexible
  • Good time management skills
What others have to say

Partnering with North Metropolitan TAFE using a new clinical model in the Certificate lll Individual Support - Ageingqualificationhas allowed us to increase the amount of placements we offer. Brightwater's dedicated team of support staff work closely with North Metropolitan TAFE students throughout their training to develop their job ready skills. By the completion of their studies some students form an integral part of the team and have been offered employment which has benefited both parties.

Manager, Strategic Learning & Growth

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Are you ready for a lifelong career helping those who have lived a long life?

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.
You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.
This course includes a compulsory work placement. The units in Traineeships are customised according to the individual Training Agreement that is negotiated with the employer and may vary (within the Qualification rules) in each case.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Campus information

Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Collie
Denmark
Esperance
Harvey
Katanning
Mount Barker
Manjimup
Margaret River

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and completed within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Support the independence of our elders requiring care.

Develop the skills to care for those within the aged care sector through theCertificate III in Individual Support's specialised ageing stream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workersto deliver individualised support to elderly people. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Are you looking for a career that gives something back to the community? Are you wanting to make a difference to people’s lives? Are you looking for a secure job in one of the fastest growing industries?

The Certificate III in Individual Support is the perfect qualification for those looking to become a personal care assistant and start a Career in the aged care industry. Whether you imagine working in a home and community care setting or an aged care facility you will be job ready and equipped with the knowledge and skills to follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who require care.  Learn about dementia, palliative care, concepts and practices required to provide person-centred safe working practices, the legalities and ethics of the industry,  building relationships with families and carers, co-ordinating services and empowering your clients. 

This course includes a mandatory practical placement component. We take care to match you with a facility that best suits your needs including location and  upcoming vacancies to maximise the likelihood of an employment opportunity. Practical placement is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your skills to a perspective employer.

We pride ourselves on providing a supportive and caring  learning environment to help our students achieve their best. As well as industry experienced trainers, we have a Student Counsellor and Indigenous Liaison Officer ready to assist. This qualification can also be delivered as a traineeship.

Delivery locations:

  • 87-89 Guthrie Street, Osborne Park WA 6017
  • 233 Ocean Keys Boulevard, Clarkson WA 6030
  • 22 Dorothy Street, Gosnells WA 6110
  • Hillman Hall Unnaro Street, Hillman WA 6168 
  • 7 Kulin Way, Mandurah WA 6210

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Centacare’s Certificate III in Individual Support is delivered face-to-face from our state-of-the-art training facilities and will get you qualified for entry-level jobs in the growing health and disability sectors.

Centacare offers all three specialisations in this course. You can choose from:

  • Ageing – get qualified for work in the aged care sector and learn how to provide effective support to people living in aged care facilities.
  • Disability – get qualified for work in the disability services sector, helping to empower and support people living with disabilities.
  • Home and Community – get qualified for work in the health sector and learn to provide effective support to people in a home or community environment.

The course includes 120 hours of work experience with a service provider related to your chosen specialisation, which is all organised by Centacare on your behalf.

You can learn:

  • how to support independence and wellbeing;
  • activities and skills to support daily living needs;
  • manual handling techniques;
  • how to practise infection control;
  • basic medical and industry terminology, and much more.

This course can be a pathway to a career in nursing and is delivered across both PIT and Participation Equity funding programs. This course may be free or subsidised for eligible students – please contact us for more information.

Centacare offers many additional benefits to its students, including:

  • language, literacy and numeracy support;
  • free counselling and support services;
  • referrals to settlement services for migrants;
  • student mentoring program;
  • resume-writing workshops;
  • additional learning support and more.

Delivery location: West Perth

For more information or to apply for this course, contact us today.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for employment at a support worker in the community services and health industry. Funded through the Priority Industry Training, electives have been chosen to provide a range of employment outcomes by including units that are suited to both the residential and community settings.

This qualification is offered in a number of delivery methodologies, including classroom delivery, school-based traineeships and through an RPL process.  For school-based traineeships, training is provided on-the-job with agreements with individual schools, to meet education West Australian Certificate of Education requirements. Suitable workplace options are secured through the Group Training Providers.

RPL acknowledges an individual’s existing skills, knowledge and experience, relevant to the training package requirements, through an assessment-only process.

Delivery location: 6 Victoria Street , Bunbury WA 6230

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Job security in one of the fastest growing industries!  If you possess a caring nature and are looking at a career in healthcare which can be a pathway to nursing then this is the ideal course for you. 

You will gain the underpinning knowledge of the qualification and the practical components of caring for our aged.

We organise your work experience placement of 120 hours in a residential care facility as close to your home as possible.

The course is offered through Priority Industry Training (PIT) and Employer Traineeship arrangements.

Delivery locations: Booragoon, Clarkson

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

In this course you will acquire the skills and knowledge to gain stable employment in the community and/or within residential aged care facilities. You will learn to provide personal care to people who may require support due to ageing or disability. You will be trained in safety procedures and the legal and ethical framework of this sector.

This training is delivered face-to-face, 20 hours per week over a period of 14 weeks. This course includes mandatory work-based training which is organised by Stanley College.

Stanley College offers you a range of support services such as crèche (at Mirrabooka Campus only), Job find and Student Support for your wellbeing as well as Trainer Support for your academic progress. We also help you find a job after the course!

Funding is available under Jobs and Skills WA Priority Industry Training (PIT).

You might be eligible for funding; please contact us at 9227 1797 to find out more about this course.

Training delivered at Mirrabooka Campus, 9 Chesterfield Road, WA 6061

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA66

Tubal is a WA owned and operated Registered Training Organisation (RTO# 51679) that specialises in workplace training and qualifications within a range of service-based industries. At Tubal we pride ourselves on our student first approach and we focus on achieving the best possible learning outcomes through our team of industry expert trainers, our flexible models and professional support team.

Tubal is a member of the preferred provider panel for the delivery of funded traineeships in Western Australia, and we have an outstanding reputation for the delivery of Workplace Traineeships, School-based Traineeships and short courses.

We currently offer a number of flexible delivery options for undertaking this qualification including Workplace Traineeship arrangements, Fee for service blended learning and RPL.

Elective units can be selected based on the job role and occupational outcome of the student.

Training Delivered on-the-job.

TAFE Colleges (3)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
North Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (3)
Amana Living Training Institute
Corporate First Aid Australia
Health Link Training

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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'll 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.

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.

Gain these skills
  • Provide individualised support
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Support independence and wellbeing
  • Work legally and ethically
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Passionate in providing care
  • Initiative, enthusiasm and happy attitude
  • Strong sense of professional boundaries and integrity
  • Cultural awareness
  • Able to work without direct supervision
  • Able to communicate well and build relationships with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

This qualification reflects the role of workers in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason. Work involves using discretion and judgement in relation to individual support as well as taking responsibility for own outputs. Workers have a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.
This course includes a compulsory work placement.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

Develop the skills to care for those within the home and community care sector through theCertificate III in Individual Support's specialisedhome and community stream.

Training is focussed on empowering and equipping students with the knowledge and competencies required of aged care workersto deliver individualised support topeople in a home and community setting. Students will be taught how to use discretion and judgement when providing this support and to take ownership of tasks and outcomes.

Experienced lecturers will provide participants with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as expand on the theories behind the concepts and practices of person-centred support.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.

This qualification is part of theLower fees, local skillsinitiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Pundulmurra (South Hedland) Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

The Certificate III in Individual Support – Home and Community Specialisation reflects the role of support workers who follow an individual plan to provide person centred care to people who required support due to ageing or disability in a home-based environment.

Home and Community Care worker’s duties include:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor.

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 140 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Community/Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training funding.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Home and Community) you will gain the skills and knowledge necessary for employment at a support worker in the community services and health industry. Funded through the Priority Industry Training, electives have been chosen to provide a range of employment outcomes by including units that are suited to both the residential and community settings.

This qualification is offered in a number of delivery methodologies, including classroom delivery, school-based traineeships and through an RPL process.  For school-based traineeships, training is provided on-the-job with agreements with individual schools, to meet education West Australian Certificate of Education requirements. Suitable workplace options are secured through the Group Training Providers.

RPL acknowledges an individual’s existing skills, knowledge and experience, relevant to the training package requirements, through an assessment-only process. This qualification was endorsed by the Industry Skills Council August 2015 and supersedes (replaces) the following qualifications:

  • CHC30212 Certificate III in Aged Care 

  • CHC30408 Certificate III in Disability 

  • CHC30312 Certificate III in Home and Community

Delivery location: 6 Victoria Street , Bunbury WA 6230

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AA68

The Home and Community Care qualification specialises in providing home and community support services whilst supporting relationships with carers and families.  

It focuses on assisting people to maintain their independence and working with cultural diversity.  

We organise your work experience placement of 120 hours in a residential care setting as close to your home as possible.

The course is offered through Priority Industry Training (PIT) and Employer Traineeship arrangements.

Delivery locations: Booragoon, Clarkson

TAFE Colleges (1)
South Metropolitan TAFE
Private Training Providers (1)
West Australian Institute of Further Studies

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AB71

Caring in the home and community

When you complete the Certificate III in Individual Support you'll be on your way to a career as an aged care assistant.

This course specialises in providing home and community support services and also supports relationships with carers and families.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the aged care industry, caring for the elderly, enabling them to maintain independence, understanding and supporting people with dementia, safety procedures, ethical behaviour, infection control, working with cultural diversity, and workplace health and safety.

See our Community Services Facebook page@communityservices.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC33015 | State ID: AB71

The Certificate III in Individual Support is regarded as the entry-level qualification for people who wish to work in the aged care sector, in facilities such as aged care homes and hostels. The course provides the basic practical knowledge and understanding for work in this field. You will study a variety of units with an emphasis on the support, communication and delivery of care services. On completion of this course, you will be eligible to enter further studies in this area or apply to related employment.

Successful completion of this course may lead you to employment in occupations such as:

  • Nursing Assistant
  • Home Care Assistant
  • In-Home Respite Worker
  • Care Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Care Worker
  • Community Care Worker
  • Personal Care Giver

Program: PIT

Training Location: Level 1, 160 Central Arcade, 811 Hay Street, Perth, WA, 6000 or on-site for students with employers and other locations throughout WA based on demand.

TAFE Colleges (3)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
Central Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (1)
Amana Living Training Institute

Course information

National ID: 52840WA | State ID: AB65

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Pathway to the fast growing Disability sector

Are you looking for a pathway to further study or employment as a Disability Support Worker?

North Metropolitan TAFE is giving you the opportunity to complete thisCertificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Disability Pre-traineeship)whilst participating ina work placementwith one of our industry partnersBrightwater, Identitywa,Nulsen Disability Servicesand Senses Australia.

The program will give you an introduction to the job role, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or paid employment within the industry.

Disability Support Workers provide care, emotional support, physical assistance and supervision for people with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Disability Support Workers tend to focus on tasks that alleviate physical discomfort and promote social connectedness, independence, emotional wellbeing and general health.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes

  • Patience, flexibility and understanding
  • A supportive and caring nature
  • Commitment to the rights of people with disabilities to live dignified lives
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to work as part of a team

After you havesuccessfully completed this program you'll be eligible to studyCHC33015 AA67Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability).

To register your interestin theCertificate II in Introduction toDisability Care (Disability Pre-traineeship) you need to complete the Course Enquiry form belowor for moredetails contact:

Epachealth@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Course information

National ID: 52840WA | State ID: AB65

Introduction to Disability

The Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care (Pre-Traineeship) will provide you with the basic industry specific skills and knowledge for the disability sector or a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level.

This will provide you with a taster of the disability industry to see if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or paid employment within the industry.

Working in disability services offers challenges but the rewards are personally fulfilling. Your work can directly enhance lifestyle, promote independence and empowerment and encourage people with disabilities to participate in community activities.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: 52840WA | State ID: AB65

The aim of the Certificate II in Disability Care is to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or provide them with basic industry specific skills and knowledge for working in the Disability sector.

This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the

following tasks associated with the disability sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following an individual plan and reporting
  • and completing documentation
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability including fostering their rights and
  • facilitating choice
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Develop an understanding of diverse groups and how to work and communicate with
  • them
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry
  • providers
  • Recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies.

Course information

National ID: 52840WA

The Certificate II in Introduction to Disability Care reflects the role of support workers who follow an individualised care plan to provide person centred care and social support to clients with a disability.

Care worker’s duties include:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan
  • Support community participation and social inclusion
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor

Mode of Delivery, Duration & Assessment

The delivery of this qualification is a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops and self-study.  The total duration for this qualification may be between 3 – 6 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student.

  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training funding.

TAFE Colleges (1)
North Regional TAFE

Course information

National ID: 52840WA | State ID: BEI59

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

This qualification aims to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge that may enable them to transition into a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or to go on to secure employment in the Disability sector.

ThisQualification will be delivered face to face, with a 100 hour work placement required to be undertaken in a disability care setting to allow for consolidation of knowledge and skills.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
TAFE Colleges (3)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
Central Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (1)
Amana Living Training Institute

Course information

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: AB64

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Pathway to the fast-growing Aged Care sector

Are you looking for a pathway to further study or employment as an Aged Care Worker?

North Metropolitan TAFEis giving you the opportunity to complete a Certificate II Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-Traineeship)whilst participating ina work placementwith one of our industry partnersBrightwater, Juniper and Southern Cross Care.

The program will give you an introduction to the job role, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or employment within the industry.

Aged Care Workers provide personal, physical and emotional support to older people who require assistance with daily living. When you provide support to older people you are able to make a tremendous difference to their quality of life and achieve real personal satisfaction through your work. Aged care work is rewarding in itself and provides the opportunity to meet a wide variety of older people.

Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes

  • A caring and supportive attitude
  • Patience, discretion and a high level of professionalism
  • Good communications skills
  • Commitment to the rights of elderly people

After you havesuccessfully completed this program you'll be eligible to studyCHC33015 AA66Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing).

To register your interestin theCertificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Aged Care Pre-Traineeship), you need to complete the Course Enquiry form below or for moredetails contact:
E pachealth@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Course information

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: AB64

Introduction to Aged Care

The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care (Pre-Traineeship) will provide you with thebasic industry specific skills and knowledge for the aged care sector or a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level.

The program will give you a taster of working in the industry, help you confirm if the career is right for you, and increase your chances of continuing onto further study or employment within the industry. This is 3 month course run in Thornlie that includes 100 hours work placement at an Opal Aged Care facility.

Aged Care is a highly rewarding career helping Australia’s elderly people live fuller and more independent lives.

Pre-entry evaluation and an interview with our lecturers will take place prior to enrolment to ensure that youcansuccessfully undertake the qualification, including an assessement of your language literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills.

Use the course inquiry form below to apply/express your interest in this program.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: AB64

The aim of the Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care is to provide learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable transition into a traineeship with in the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or provide them with basic industry specific skills and knowledge for working in the Aged Care sector. This course is intended to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to perform the following tasks associated with the Aged Care sector:

  • Provide support services to a client including following a individual plan and reporting and completing documentation
  • Provide support services to a client including responding to an individual’s physical personal support needs and to support activities of daily living.
  • Follow safe work practices
  • Develop an understanding of diverse groups and how to work and communicate with them
  • Communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers
  • Follow infection prevention and control procedures
  • Recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks
  • Recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.

Enrolment & enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol contact: 1800 672 700 or complete the course enquiry form below.

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide andStudent Information Pack.

Course information

National ID: 52841WA

The Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care reflects the role of support workers who follow an individualised care plan to provide person centred care to clients in a residential facility.

Care worker’s duties include:

  • Carrying out activities to maintain an individual's well-being through personal care and/or general activities of daily living
  • Carry out tasks related to an individualised client care plan
  • Reporting directly to a supervisor

Mode of Delivery, Duration & Assessment

The delivery of this qualification is a blended delivery mode of regular attendance to face to face workshops and self study.  The total duration for this qualification may be between 3 to 6 months for completion and can be completed at a pace that suits the individual student.

  • Pre-course reading and written assessment
  • Face to face clustered lecturer/trainer directed workshops
  • Workshop based practical skills and written assessments
  • Post course assignments
  • On the job training/assessments

The course is delivered part time at our dedicated training facility in Rivervale with a mandatory work placement of 100 hours facilitated at an Amana Living Residential Care location in the metro area.

Amana Living Training Institute has Government funded places for this qualification available under the Priority Industry Training funding.

TAFE Colleges (1)
North Regional TAFE

Course information

National ID: 52841WA | State ID: BEI60

Make a positive difference in the lives of others.

The Certificate II Introduction to Aged Careprovides learners with basic industry specific skills and knowledge to either enable a transition into a traineeship within the Community Services sector at the Certificate III level or prepare them for workin the Aged Care sector.

ThisQualification will be delivered face to face, with a 100 hour work placement required to be undertaken in an aged care setting to allow for consolidation of knowledge and skills.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. This course is offered at the below campuses, subject to minimum numbers being met. Other locations may be available by arrangement.

Campus information

Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia (Roebourne) Campus
Newman Campus
Tom Price Campus
Wyndham Campus
TAFE Colleges (4)
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE
Central Regional TAFE
Private Training Providers (4)
AMA Training Services
Marr Mooditj Training
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)
Training Institute Australasia

Course information

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Enhance your clients' quality of life

This qualification focuses on the support and needs of people experiencing mental health issues. You'll learn about the value and principles of mental health sector and how to apply them in a recovery oriented way.

You will undertake a supervised or simulated work placement* where you will be able to apply the skills and knowledge you have learned.

You could find work in a variety of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services; rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment.

Gain these skills
  • Empathy
  • Professional boundaries
  • Recognising and responding appropriately to people with mental health issues
  • Networking and collaboration with services
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Working as part of a team
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • 18+ years of age
  • Friendly, empathetic, resilient and positive attitude
  • Commitment to the values of dignity, respect, inclusion, and empowerment
  • Commitment to positively engage, interact and work with people who have complex needs
  • Able to plan, organise and problem solve
  • Able to work independently and use initiative
  • Work respectfully with diverse people
Delivery mode information
Online

With online study you will be completing your course via an online platform which contains all your study material and assessments. You will be provided a login and password to access this material once you have been enrolled at North Metropolitan TAFE.

Online is a little different to on-campus study as you do not have face to face contact with your lecturers and you do not engage directly with fellow students during every-day class activities. If on-campus study is not your preference, then online study is a great option. Rest assured you will be supported by your online lecturers.
You will also have access to lecturers via your online dashboard. The lecturers will help to clarify your concerns, assist with the course content, mark your assessments and provide you with feedback if required

Qualifications are broken down into stages with an intensive practical skills workshop run at the end of each stage. You will only need to enrol and pay for one stage at a time.

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Part-time

With part time study you will be completing your course on-campus with face to face contact with your lecturers and fellow students during every-day class activities.

Qualifications are broken down into stages to try and suit your availability.
If you are planning on completing a Certificate III or IV level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 2 or 3 stages over 12 - 18 months
If you are planning on completing a Diploma level course we will recommend that the course be broken into 3 or 4 stages over 18 - 24 months

A Work Placement is compulsory for students undertaking a Certificate IV or Diploma as some units in these qualifications require you to demonstrate your skills in a work place setting. These units will be highlighted on your study plan.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form
Work-based

Workplace training offers a flexible, self-paced study program which combines workplace recognition of prior learning and individualised ‘gap’ training to attain your qualification.

Workplace training means every time you go to work you are learning and demonstrating competence whilst working towards your qualification. The flexibility of workplace training allows you to structure and perform learning and assessment in a way that fits into your professional and personal life.

Learning and assessment plans are created on an individual level in consultation with you and/or your employer. Workplace training assessment is conducted using numerous methods including practical demonstration and observation, question and answer interviews, written tasks, supervisor reports and workshops.

To enquire or enrol please fill out the Course Enquiry Form

Campus information

Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)
Leederville
Midland

Course information

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

Are you ready for a career giving support to a common illness?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Mental Health you'll be on your way to a career as a mental health support worker, community support worker, or case worker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to communicate and work effectively in the mental health sector, promoting social, emotional and physical wellbeing, responding to critical situations, working with carers, early intervention strategies, working with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, supporting the recovery process, working with cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and legal responsibilities.

This coursehas a minimum age requirement of 25 years old to be eligible to enter the course, as we are unlikely to be able to secure work placements for anyone under 25 years old.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

Course information

National ID: CHC43315 | State ID: AWK8

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide self-directed recovery-oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work involves implementing community-based programs and activities focusing on mental health, mental illness and psychiatric disability. Work is undertaken in a range of community contexts such as community based non-government organisations; home based outreach; centre-based programs; respite care; residential services, rehabilitation programs; clinical settings; or supporting people in employment. Work is carried out autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.

Course information

National ID: CHC43315

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under the Participation and Equity Program as well as traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course information

National ID: CHC43315

Course is delivered in Perth in block released format

This qualification requires the learner to attend 80 hours of work  placement and demonstrate the ability to deal with and support their clients with Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug related issues and be able to implement own self-care along the way.

Course information

National ID: CHC43315

A career in mental health can be challenging but also very rewarding – and this qualification will ensure you have the knowledge and skills to help individuals (and their families) with mental health issues get their lives back on track.

The Certificate IV in Mental Health is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to support, communicate and work with individuals who are suffering with mental health issues. It will train you to promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing and how to respond to critical situations. You’ll investigate intervention strategies and how best to support those at risk.

Courses are delivered via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. You will work towards completing 15 units and assessments to complete this qualification. 80 hours work placement is mandatory and will give you experience and exposure to roles in mental health.  A trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies, and will be able to offer help and advice.

This level is suitable for those who want valuable experience within this field. It will help you secure employment within the mental health sector in government, public, private or managed services. Equip yourself with the skills to turn people’s lives around – and enjoy a truly rewarding career in your community.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

This qualification is offered under the Participation - Equity Program and the Priority Industry Training Program.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Campus information

SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

Course information

National ID: CHC43315

TIAWA caters for companies wishing to match a qualification to a staff members job role in a flexible workplace delivery model to upskill and educate their people. This is undertaken via a Traineeship pathway. Also available for employed individuals working under 15 hours and unemployed individuals wishing to undertake this qualification TIAWA can offer this course to you at a subsidised rate. Feel free to call and enquire when the next intake will be. Training is delivered fully on-the-job and classroom.

Private Training Providers (2)
AMA Training Services
SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)

Course information

National ID: CHC43515

AMA Training Services is the registered training organisation of the Australian Medical Association (WA), Western Australia’s peak representative body for doctors and medical students. AMA Training Services has a proud history of delivering high quality and contextualised training to the health and community industries.

This qualification is offered under traineeship arrangements.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Course information

National ID: CHC43515

A career in mental health can be challenging but also very rewarding – and this qualification will ensure you have the knowledge and skills to help individuals (and their families) with mental health issues get their lives back on track.

The Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work is a Jobs & Skills WA government subsidised, Nationally Recognised qualification that aims to offer the knowledge and skills to those who may have experienced mental health issues either personally or through helping others – so they can gain employment in this field.

You need to have experienced a mental health illness first hand or have been a carer to someone with mental health issues to commence this course.

This certificate will train you in all areas of mental health required to implement programs and activities to improve mental health and well-being in a variety of settings.

Courses are delivered via face-to-face training – so you can put the theory you have learnt into practise through simulated exercises. You will work towards completing 15 units and assessments to complete this qualification. 80 hours work placement is mandatory and will give you experience and exposure to roles in mental health.  A trainer will be assigned to guide and support you throughout your studies, and will be able to offer help and advice.

This level is suitable for those who want valuable experience within this field. It will help you secure employment within the mental health sector in government, public, private or managed services. Equip yourself with the skills to turn people’s lives around – and enjoy a truly rewarding career in your community.

Training is delivered fully on-the-job.

Complimentary career guidance available. For more information, visit tsa.edu.au or phone 1300 855 517.

This qualification is offered under the Priority Industry Training Program.

Campus information

SMR Learning Services Pty Ltd trading as TrainSmart Australia, New Horizons Learning Centre (Perth)
TAFE Colleges (4)
Central Regional TAFE
North Metropolitan TAFE
South Metropolitan TAFE
South Regional TAFE

Course information

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

Are you ready for a life-saving and caring career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing.You will learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as study skills.

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Half price fees apply!

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state governmentLower fees, local skillsinitiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.Find out more.
Our Focus on Flexible Options

Many of our courses offer flexible learning options that provide you with the opportunity to study whenever and wherever suits you. Flexible options can include online learning, workplace assessment, recognition of prior learning and correspondence type programs that can sometimes be supplemented by block or focussed delivery.

We strive to offer a mix of flexible options that suit your needs. Typically flexible learning options are open for enrolment all year round, allowing you to start any time and complete within 6 months of your start date. Choose the right amount of units for you to study at any given time.

Our Self Paced External courses can be accessed anywhere and anytime, regardless of your geographical location!

Course information

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you interested in a career in health but don’t know where to start?

The Certificate IV in Preparation forHealth and Nursing Studieswill give you a sound knowledge about the human body and health, as well as the study skills to support your further learning.

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.

This course can be studied part timethrough our McLarty campus.

Gain these skills
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Provide information on human anatomy and physiology
  • Provide information on the fundamental principles of microbiology used in health settings
  • Use mathematics in a nursing and health context
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring, understanding, non-judgmental and empathetic
  • Attention to detail and diligent
  • Quick problem-solving abilities
  • Critical thinking

Course information

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

Are you ready for a life-saving and caring career?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to ease comfortably into studying nursing.You will learn about anatomy, physiology, and microbiology, medical terminology, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, as well as study skills.

The Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing.

Study to suit busy lifestyles

Nursing study can be very competitive and finding time to study can be a challenge when you need to work, but we have found a way for you to do both with ourpart-time night coursesat Bentley and Rockingham campuses. Our part time options involvea blended delivery mix of online study and face-to-face at campus in our nursing facilities. Express your interest.

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Course information

National ID: 52831WA | State ID: BCY91

This course will provide the underpinning knowledge of human anatomy & physiology, medical terminology, health mathematics and the application of the fundamentals of physics and chemistry to nursing practice. Students will also develop an understanding of how microbiology is related to health care and the use of effective academic skills, including word-processed presentation of work.

This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

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It's where the jobs are — Get your healthcare qualification for half price!

Australia's healthcare industry is one of the best in the world, providing safe and affordable health care for all Australians. It currently employs around 800,000 people, and is forecast to continue growing* due to a number of factors including Australia's ageing population and the increasing prevalence of many chronic diseases. 

The healthcare industry offers a range of job roles and career pathways — whether you want to do nursing or direct patient-care in a hospital setting, be a dental assistant, provide support and care for individuals in aged care or disability support, assist and support people with alcohol and other drug problems or work in the field of mental health, there truly is something for everyone. 

The allied health industry is a specialist area within healthcare, where you can be qualified to work as an assistant to allied health professionals such as dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and podiatrists. Allied health specialties are set to grow by 22% over the next three  years, experiencing the second-highest growth across the health sector.

In this short video healthcare lecturer Debbie, from North Metropolitan TAFE, talks about why healthcare is such a great career option and the kind of skills and knowledge you can gain through training.

*Source: IBISWorld Health Services industry outlook 2019—24

Want a career in caring? Get your aged care qualification for half price!

With a qualification in aged care, you can have a highly rewarding career supporting the physical and emotional health, wellbeing and independence of older people. Aged care is one of Australia's fastest growing industries, and qualified workers are highly sought after.

Aged care can offer you a range of career options and fantastic pathways for career progression. You could be working in a residential setting such as a retirement village or nursing home,  providing in-home care, or even working at a hospital or specialist rehabilitation facility.  

An aged care qualification will provide with you with an understanding of consumer directed care and the legal and ethical framework of the aged care industry. You will gain skills in areas such as client care,  planning and knowledge of falls prevention and other complex health issues, recreation programs for older people, and how to monitor and support health services.

The aged care industry is growing, and with half price qualifications there has never been a better time to get qualified and kickstart your career.

In this short video, you'll hear from people working in aged care and find out what they love about it, and what kind of skills it takes. 

Mental health work

The field of mental health care is complex and challenging, but very rewarding. It's a huge growth area within the healthcare industry, and employers greatly value qualified and skilled workers. 

As a qualified mental health worker, you could be working in community-based support settings such as outreach centres,  in hospital or rehabilitation programs, or even providing in-home support to clients. You will gain the knowledge and skills to promote social, emotional and physical wellbeing, respond to critical situations,  learn about early intervention strategies and how to work with people at risk of homelessness and suicide, and support the recovery process for clients. You'll also learn about cultural diversity, ethical behaviour and your legal responsibilities.

In this short video, Chris shares his story about his pathway to completing a Certificate IV in Mental Health qualification and what he loves about working in this field.

Disability support

A disability support worker provides personal, physical and emotional support to people with a disability, who require assistance with daily living and activities.  This work is for people who truly care about caring — it can be challenging, but also highly rewarding. 

In this role, you may be providing personal assistance with showering, dressing and eating, assisting with outings and other social activities, or providing care and support to help people be involved with their community to enhance their physical, emotional and intellectual development. 

The level and type of assistance provided will depend on the ability and health of the client and their level of independence. Care may be provided in the client's home, in a hospital or rehabilitation setting, or in a specialist care or residential facility.

In this short video, you'll hear from Steve about why he loves working in disability support. 

Got a passion for children's education? Get your Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care for half price!

If you have a genuine interest and passion in the care and education of young children up to the age of five years, early childhood education and care is where you should be! 

Employers are looking for higher qualifications and training from people working in this field to ensure high standards of education and care for children, and that could be you by completing the Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care.

The course includes a work placement component, where you will gain hands on experience working with children. 

You'll learn how to interact and foster the development of the children while working within legal requirements and ensuring the children's health and safety are not at risk. You will work closely with children from different backgrounds and cultures and provide care and support for them in various situations and settings including child care centres, kindergartens and other care facilities.

In this video, you will see a day in the workplace for a child care worker and hear about the kinds of work they do and how they interact with the children to provide education and care.

How we can help

If you're considering a qualification in community services, education or healthcare but would like some advice or help with information about choosing the right course for you and what career options are available,  the team at your local Jobs and Skills Centre can help.  All services are free, and confidential.