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5281WA Pre-Apprenticeship - Certificate II in Introduction to Aged Care

National ID: 52841WA | State ID:

Introduction to Aged Care

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

This is 3 month course run in Thornlie that includes 100 hours work placement at an Opal Aged Care facility. 

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

Pre-entry evaluation will take place prior to enrolment to ensure that learners enrolling in this course are best equipped to successfully undertake the qualification if they have a minimum LLN skills that align with Level 2 of the ACSF. Learners with LLN skills lower than Level 2 ACSF will be provided with LLN support. 

Work placement

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange the work placement with the Opal Aged Care facility you which will involve your attendance for 100 hours.

[Other instructions will follow for work placement such as gaining police clearance etc]

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. In addition, this course involves work placement, giving you further opportunity to develop relationships with potential employers. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that employment is not guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course is currently undergoing delivery planning and information will be available on our website shortly. Check back later, or use the course enquiry form below to have our Client Contact Centre contact you with further information about the next course start, delivery locations and study modes.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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

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.   

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. You will need to arrange a suitable work placement within industry which will involve your attendance at a workplace.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Where Mandurah
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Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability)

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.

“I wanted to do the course because there is a need for support workers to work with deaf clients in the community.

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Course requirements
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Part Time-Self Paced

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Duration 6 months
When All year round
Where Rockingham
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Self Paced
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

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Where Mandurah
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This competitive course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 7 January for round 2 offers in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Rockingham
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Duration 1 semester
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Where Thornlie
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

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Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

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.

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Course requirements
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Thornlie - Part Time-Self Paced

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 12 months
When All year round
Where Thornlie
How Part Time
Self Paced
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This course is available to start anytime for online study. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Certificate IV in Ageing Support

National ID: CHC43015 | State ID: AWM9

You will learn the practical skills and knowledge to plan, develop, implement and monitor programs and services for older people. This course will teach you the skills to assess the needs of older people with complex circumstances and plan and conduct group and recreation programs for older people. You will also learn how to monitor services, implement and monitor health and safety policies and procedures and organise an effective work environment.

Course requirements

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Course requirements
Job opportunities

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

Work placement is mandatory for completion of this course. SM TAFE will arrange a suitable work placement within industry for you which will involve your attendance at a workplace.

To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Mandurah
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Semester 2

Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom

Overview

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

National ID: CHCSS00070 | State ID: AD172

Advance your skills in the community services or health industry by gaining the skills to offer assistance to clients requiring medication.  This skill set will improve your confidence and ability in a range of community, residential and heath-care settings. 

You must already be working in a patient support position or working as a carer in the community service sector. This skill set has been endorsed by industry for people who hold a Certificate III qualification or higher in an area that involves providing direct support or care to patients.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Rockingham - Part Time-Workplace

Overview

Units

Overview
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
Workplace
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

Administer and Monitor Medication Skill Set

National ID: CHCSS00067 | State ID: AD127

Do you work in a caring or support role in the community services industry?  This skill set will develop your skills so you can support people to self-administer medication.   

You will gain the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and provide medication assistance, and complete medication documentation.  You must be working in the health or community services industry with authority in your state or territory to assist with the administration of medication. 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Bentley - Classroom-March to September 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
Where Bentley
How Part Time
Workplace
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Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.
Rockingham - Workplace-March to September 2019

Overview

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
Where Rockingham
How Part Time
Workplace
Apply now
Ready to apply for this course? Check out the apply and enrol page for more information.

Course enquiry

Please note: Using this form will assist you in requesting further information about a course, and in the case of short courses and skill sets, begin your application to study with us. If you would like to apply for a full or part time course or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

For short courses and skill sets, your enquiry using this form can be the start of your application, or you can ask for more information if you don't feel ready.

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