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Enrolled Nursing

Learn skills to assess clients and manage client care and apply research skills within a contemporary health environment and will learn skills in areas such as Palliative care nursing, Perioperative nursing and Critical care nursing.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
DCSS_001 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set Skill set Blended flexible delivery (online component)
Face to face (class room)
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
covid-19, covid, aged care, disability, disability services, infection control, infection prevention, direct care skill set, coronavirus course, corona virus, coronavirus skills

Ensure you can provide the best care for your clients. Up-skill in infection prevention and control. 

 

The COVID-19 pandemic is an evolving situation which has highlighted the importance of preventing infection through strict hygiene practices and by following other health guidelines. In Western Australia, trained and skilled aged care and disability workers are in high demand now and will continue to be as we move into the recovery phase of the pandemic. There has never been a better time to ensure you have the skills needed to both protect yourself and your clients whilst providing the best care and support possible.

Course Content

You will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control — including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) — and handling contaminated waste. You will gain the skills you need to deliver care and support, utilise infection control measures and safe manual handling techniques.

You will complete the below nationally accredited units:

HLTINF001           Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures;
HLTWHS005       Conduct manual tasks safely; and
CHCCCS011           Meet personal support needs

Who can enrol?

The State Government recommends this course for anyone aged 18 y/o and over who is currently working in the aged care, and disability sectors.

Students (over 18 y/o) currently enrolled in either (CHC43015) Certificate IV in Ageing Support or  (CHC33015) Certificate III in Individual Support and have current work placement. 

Alternatively, students (over 18 y/o) who are not currently enrolled in either qualification, but are currently employed in the aged care and disability sector and able to complete practical assessments may also enrol.

*Enrolments for those outside of the sector may open in future. Please express your interest by completing the form below and we will keep you informed when those places open. 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment

Enrolment and 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 and Student Information Pack.

HLT54115 AYZ3 Nursing Diploma Face to face (class room)
Face to face (subject to quota)
Full-Time
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
J000000, J000006, enrolled nurse, nursing, heath care, hospital, nurse

Do you want a challenging, rewarding career helping others?

A Diploma of Nursing from Central Regional TAFE will see you work as an enrolled nurse in a range of health care settings including hospitals, health clinics, community organisations or residential care. It is a diverse, challenging and rewarding career, as nurses make a real difference to the comfort and care of patients every day. 

By working in our simulated hospital wards and outreach clinic, you will gain knowledge and skills that will enable you to assess and provide nursing care to clients, including how to observe and measure vital signs, and assist patients with everyday activities. You will develop essential effective communication skills and learn to work with and care for people from different backgrounds.

With our nursing qualification you'll gain skills that are relevant to current industry trends and practices. By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing
  • Understand anatomy and physiology
  • Understand and implement infection control
  • Provide nursing care for the client
  • Understand legal and ethical parameters
  • Promote positive health
  • Understand health issues of Indigenous Australians
  • Contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the clients

On completion of the Diploma of Nursing graduates can gain employment in the health industry. Employment prospects are high in this industry and you'll also gain satisfaction from helping people and possibly even saving lives.

Is this course right for me?
 In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge in addition to the critical aspects of assessment of this course or qualification.  You can use our Informed Choices document to help you decide if Nursing is the right career for you.
52831WA BCY91 Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies Certificate IV External mode
Face to face (class room)
Online delivery
Geraldton Campus
Kalgoorlie Campus
Northam Campus
j000000, j000006, j000004, nursing, health, registered nurse, enrolled nurse

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!

lower fees local skills logo.png 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 Opens in a new window.

 

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! 

KAA60 Provide First Aid - 1 Day Skill Set Skill set Skill set
Merredin Campus
Moora Campus
Northam Campus
First Aid, emergency, safety, worksafe, risk management, hygiene

Be prepared for an emergency

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This course will cover:

  • First aid and emergencies
  • Legal, workplace and community factors
  • Risk management,
  • Assess the scene and casualty,
  • Maintain hygiene,
  • Use manual handling techniques,
  • Bleeding, burns, wound and injuries
  • Environmental impact 
  • Poisons

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID003        Provide first aid 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator – Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

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

KAA05 Provide First Aid Skill Set Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Kalgoorlie Campus
first aid, emergency, risk management, safety, worksafe, hygiene

Be prepared for an emergency

Gain the knowledge and practical skills to provide first aid treatment for a wide range of emergencies until the arrival of professional medical help.

This training meets the Level 2 Workplace First Aid standard as determined by WorkSafe (Western Australia).

This course will cover:

  • First aid and emergencies
  • Legal, workplace and community factors
  • Risk management,
  • Assess the scene and casualty,
  • Maintain hygiene,
  • Use manual handling techniques,
  • Bleeding, burns, wound and injuries
  • Environmental impact 
  • Poisons

 

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

HLTAID003        Provide first aid 

 

Certification

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

 

Enrolment & Enquiries 

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator – Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below.

 

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

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