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CERTIFICATE IV IN HEALTH SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS

National ID: 52722WA | State ID: 3744

 

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

When you complete the Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations 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, with an understanding of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, infection control, applied mathematics, physics and chemistry, and study skills.

The Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations provides the academic knowledge for entry into the Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2 Nursing) and Bachelor of Science (Nursing).

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

When you complete the Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Enrolled Nursing or Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

Course overview

Course details

Course Overview

Where Bentley
Murdoch
Duration

1 semester full-time

How Full Time (On Campus)
When Available Semester 2, 2017

When you complete the Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations you'll be a step closer to a career as an enrolled nurse.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Enrolled Nursing or Curtin University Bachelor of Science (Nursing)

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

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2017

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

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

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

6 Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Apply basic microbiological and infection control concepts 50037
Apply concepts from chemistry and physics to health 50036
Develop and apply knowledge of human biology 50034
Develop and demonstrate advanced communication skills 50033
Identify and document sociological processes that influence health 50038
Perform calculations in health mathematics 50035

Late applications for Semester 2 2017 for this course can still be made for any remaining places, you can express your interest to study this course full time in Semester 2 2017 via our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements, please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible. 1800 001 001 for more information.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

South Metropolitan TAFE maintains strong relationships with a number of universities. On completion of diploma and advanced diploma courses, students may be eligible for credit towards a bachelor degree at one of our university partners. For details of our university pathway options, visit our Uni Pathways page.

Please note: Different university entrance arrangements may apply to international students. For further details please contact the individual Universities directly.

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Page last updated June 29, 2017