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Health, Beauty and Fitness

Having a passion for working with people to make positive changes to their lives means a career in Health, Beauty and Fitness could be your ideal vocation.

These qualifications provide you with a range of skills to work in settings that provide direct services for clients.

The Health, Beauty and Fitness industry is becoming an increasingly interesting field to work in.


National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
HLT33015 AWK5 Allied Health Assistance Certificate III Albany

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.

HLT43015 AWN3 Allied Health Assistance Certificate IV Albany

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.


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

MAB22 Aqua Specialisation Short Course Bunbury

Description

This course provides you with employment options and a way to increase your earning capacity by becoming as Aqua instructor in an industry that is rich in employment opportunities!

You are required to have a reasonable level of fitness and the ability to confidently swim 25 metres.

This course is 3 days face to face (theory and practical) with additional on the job practical assessments to be completed by appropriately qualified instructors post course.

Face to face delivery will be conducted at the South Regional TAFE, Bunbury campus (G Block) Fitness department. All practical sessions will be conducted at the South West Sports Centre (SWSC) aquatics area.
Topics include:
    Basic water safety rescues
    Structuring aqua sessions including:  planning, modifications and variety of styles
    Music mapping
    Active practical water sessions
    Face to face tuition with access to computers
    Fundamentals of aqua exercise
    Specific population groups
    Understanding medical conditions with exercise strategies
    Instructional presentation skills

You will be required to complete and submit pre and post course work which includes:
    Participating in a minimum of 3 classes
    Preparing and planning an aqua routine
    Working side by side with industry colleagues
    Preparing and delivering a 15 minute aqua routine on pool deck to music
    Delivering 2 x 10 minute routines to aqua participants under supervision
    Completing provided theory assessments
    Demonstrate competence in water safety techniques

To gain the competency in the Aqua instructor’s course, you will be required to complete all practical assessments within 3 months of the 3 day course.

You will need to bring with you:
    Pens, paper or note book
    At least 2x towels, bathers
    Appropriate footwear (gym shoes) and fitness clothing for on deck instruction
    Plastic bags for wet clothing
    Water bottles, lunch and snacks for throughout the day

Should you require any additional time to complete the course or for any further information contact:

Sue Kitching    9780 7270     sue.kitching@srtafe.wa.edu.au

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    BSBRSK401 Identify risk and apply risk management processes    
    HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
    SISCAQU002 Perform basic water rescues
    SISCAQU008 Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills
    SISFITT008 Instruct water-based fitness activities
    SISFITT022 Instruct aquatic sessions for specific population groups

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and/or credit transfers (CT) enquiries for participants who completed previous studies are welcomed. Please note that to be eligible for CT – the unit code MUST be exactly the same.

Industry licensing information

5 CEC’s per unit for Fitness Australia registration requirements

SHB30516 AZZ5 Barbering Certificate III Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of barbers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of barbering services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

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

SHB30115 AWO7 Beauty Services Certificate III Albany
Esperance

Gain the skills and knowledge to get started in the beauty industry.

You will learn a range of beauty services including:

make-up waxing manicure and pedicure lash and brow treatments demonstrate and sell retail skin care and cosmetic products You will gain hands on experience in a simulated work environment where you'll perform simple tasks on real clients.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to start in the beauty industry. The practical experience you gain will provide you with the skills required to work at an entry level in the beauty industry.

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.

SHB40115 AWO5 Beauty Therapy Certificate IV Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge in a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including facial massage, lash and brow treatments, nail technology services, make-up, waxing, body massage, aromatherapy, and knowledge of skin care, cosmetic products and customer service. You will also learn a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and some provision of leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of skills.

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.

SHB50115 AWO6 Beauty Therapy Diploma Albany
Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with the skills and knowledge in a range of beauty therapy treatments and services, including facial massage, lash and brow treatments, nail services, make-up, waxing, body massage, aromatherapy, micro-dermabrasion and knowledge of skin care, cosmetic products and customer service. You will also learn a broad range of skilled applications, including requirements to evaluate and analyse current practices, develop new criteria and procedures for performing current practices, and provision of leadership and guidance to others in the application and planning of skills.

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.

 

HLT35015 AYX5 Dental Assisting Certificate III Albany

Dental Assisting. It will boost your skills and knowledge, enhance your understanding of your role and equip you to serve as a respected member of a dental practice team.   

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.

HLT45015 AYY9 Dental Assisting Certificate IV Albany

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.

MAA53 First Aid Short Course Albany
Busselton
Esperance
Katanning
Manjimup
Margaret River
Narrogin

Description

This course covers a broad range of topics to enable participants to confidently manage emergency situations and provide a first aid response to a casualty. It is suitable to both people in workplaces and members of the public who want training in first aid.
This course is available as a 1 or 2 day course.
Extra requirement for 1 day course: A workbook and learner guide will be sent to you with your invoice. The workbook needs to be completed prior to class and must be handed to the lecturer in class. This is part of your assessment.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

MAA38 First Aid in Child Care Short Course Busselton
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Learning Outcomes:
    Anaphylaxis
    Asthma
    CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
    Compliance with first aid sections of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
    Incident reporting in a child care setting
    Child physiology
    How to properly assess an emergency situation
    DRSABCD
    Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    First aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
    Managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
    Managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
    Infection control procedures
    Managing exposure to extreme temperatures
    Administering first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
    Assessing and moving sick & injured
    Legal responsibilities of a first aider
    Basic anatomy
    Managing shock

Entry requirements

Students will be required to complete the Safety Corp Workbook and a First Aid Manual prior to course attendance.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

SIS30315 AWN5 Fitness Certificate III Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

This qualification reflects the role of instructors who perform a range of activities and functions within the fitness industry. Depending on the specialisation chosen, this qualification provides a pathway to work as an instructor providing exercise instruction for group, aqua or gym programs. They work independently with some level of autonomy in a controlled environment such as fitness, leisure, aquatic and community centres where risks are managed through pre-existing risk assessment and hazard control processes. Individuals who specialise in Aqua Exercise Instruction deliver water-based exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. They also have the skills to rescue a client in distress, and an appropriate level of pool deck fitness and endurance. Individuals who specialise in Group Exercise Instruction deliver exercise sessions designed for participation by a group of clients with a mix of ages/fitness levels. Sessions may be freestyle, pre-choreographed or circuit style. These individuals instruct and demonstrate complete exercise sessions to groups with limited individual interaction. Individuals who specialise in Gym Instruction provide individually tailored client assessments, provide technique correction as needed, and develop and demonstrate programs. They also provide supervision of a facility or service, keep equipment clean, tidy and well maintained, and handle various customer inquiries.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements

Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

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

SIS40215 AWN7 Fitness Certificate IV Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

This qualification reflects the role of personal trainers who have specialist skills to train individual clients, or groups of clients, on a one-on-one or group basis, to improve health-related components of fitness in relatively low risk situations. This may include training of older clients and children. They have a substantial depth of knowledge to plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training; provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff; and deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and the organisation. They work independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems, including monitoring and managing business activities to operate efficiently and profitably.

The qualification does not provide the skills and knowledge for an individual to provide advice or exercise instruction to high risk clients, other than to refer the client to an appropriate medical or allied health professional. This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diversity of fitness industry businesses including fitness centres, gyms, aquatic facilities, community facilities and in open spaces, where risk management (through risk assessment and hazard control processes) does not already exist.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements

Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

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

SHB30416 BAA1 Hairdressing Certificate III Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

This qualification reflects the role of hairdressers who use a range of well-developed sales, consultation and technical skills and knowledge to provide a broad range of hairdressing services to clients. They use discretion and judgement to provide client services and take responsibility for the outcomes of their own work.

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

HLT33115-AA72 AA72 Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) Certificate III Albany

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist health staff in the provision of services to client/patients within a health care setting. You will learn about team work and effective communication, infection control processes and procedures, and basic medical terminology. You will also learn skills to assist with clients and provide support to nursing team in an acute care environment.

This course is Competitive 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.

HLT23215 AYY2 Health Support Services Certificate II Albany

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. At this level workers complete tasks under supervision involving known routines and procedures or complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment.

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.

HLT42015 AWI3 Massage Therapy Certificate IV Albany
Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of massage therapists who provide general health maintenance treatments. It does not reflect the role of a remedial massage therapist. Practitioners may be self-employed or work within a larger health service.

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.

SHB30315 AWO9 Nail Technology Certificate III Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as nail technicians to provide manicure and pedicare services, including the application of nail art and acrylic and gel nail enhancements.

You will gain a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on nail care products and services. Nail technicians may also be self-employed and responsible for managing their own nail station.

Work is typically conducted in nail and beauty salons.

This course is Competitive 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.

HLT54115 AYZ3 Nursing Diploma Albany
Bunbury
Narrogin

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. You will also learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care of the client, legal and ethical parameters of nursing practice and promote positive health. You will also develop an understanding of health issues of Indigenous Australians and contribute to the nutritional and mental health care of the client. Your learning will incorporate a large component of supervised clinical practice in a health care setting.

This course is Competitive at all campuses and additional Entrance Requirements apply. All applicants will be required to complete a Core Skills Profile Assessment for English and Maths and achieve Exit Level 3 as well as providing evidence of compliance with the English Language Skills Requirements of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. Access further details here, Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia

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

MAA37 OSH for Supervisors Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This workshop will clarify your responsibilities when implementing occupational health and safety in your workplace. It covers the main legislative requirements and how to navigate your way through these sometimes complex documents. You will also learn how best to implement policies, procedures and programs in line with the legislation and how to keep up to date. 
Who should attend? 
Senior and middle managers, supervisors and team leaders who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in OHS and WHS, and anyone responsible for the safety of others, is encouraged to attend.

Content 
• OHS legislation and compliance requirements 
• Identifying hazards and assessing and controlling the risks 
• Implementing an effective OHS/WHS management system 
• The importance of consultation in the workplace 
• Implementing OHS training.

Other information 
• Morning and afternoon tea are provided. 
• You will need to make your own arrangements for lunch. If you are ordering from the college’s café, we recommend you place your order and pay for it before the workshop.

Certification

Unit: BSBWHS401 – Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

A0314P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Course Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This 5 day OSH Representatives course is for anyone who is or is about to become an Occupational Safety and Health Representative in your organisation.

Representatives from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply as there are no formal pre-requisites or qualifications required for a person to participate in and be successful in undertaking the functions of a safety and health representative.

The 5 day WorkSafe Western Australia accredited course for OSH Representatives will provide representatives with information and skills to enable them to effectively carry out their role as "representatives" of employees, and as defined under Section 33 of the Act.

The course is specifically designed to achieve the objectives of the Act offering a balanced approach with emphasis on cooperation and consultation and representatives' participation in the development and formulation of safety and health policy and procedures at the workplace.

This course covers:

  • how to apply the legislative requirements to the workplace
  • how to apply the principles of Risk Management by participating in and conducting a workplace inspection
  • how to apply the techniques of accident investigation
  • how to assist the employer in the development of accident prevention controls and systems
  • how to effectively communicate with the employer and employees on safety and health matters

Certification

On completion of this course, participants will receive a Statement of Attendance from South Regional TAFE.

This is a non accredited course, however participants who would like to achieve formal recognition of the skills gained through course participation can apply for five units of competence from BSB30715 Certificate III in Work Health and Safety. This will require you to submit a number of work place assignments that will then be formally assessed by an SRT assessor who will make a decision about competency being deemed. Information about the units and assessment process will be provided at the commencement of the representatives training. Additional fees apply.

Employer Duties

  • Allow you to take time off work, with pay, to perform your functions and attend accredited training courses
  • Pay for course fees and associated costs for you to attend accredited introductory training.
A0876P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Refresher Short Course Albany
Katanning

Description

This course has been developed for safety and health representatives who have previously completed a five-day introductory training course approved by WorkSafe.

The course has been designed to refresh participants' knowledge of the key functions they are expected to perform as a workplace safety and health representative.

  • safety and health representative role and responsibilities
  • OHS risk management including: the identification of hazards and assessment of risk and recommended controls
  • legislation updates
  • apply knowledge of legislation in the role of a Safety and Health Representative
  • duty of care provisions in the legislation
  • resolve conflict and issue Provisional Improvement Notices (PINs) when appropriate
  • describe the functions, make up and roles of a Safety and Health committee

Certification

This is a non accredited course. Successful completion of this course will provide applicants with a Statement of Attendance from the South Regional TAFE.

SIS20213 J755 Outdoor Recreation Certificate II Albany

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in performing core skills in outdoor recreation environments and assisting with the conduct of a range of outdoor activities.

  • Developing navigation skills
  • Top rope climbing skills on natural surfaces
  • Intermediate skills and tactics of canoeing
  • Developing bushwalking skills in a controlled environment
  • Conducting outdoor recreation sessions

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

HLT37215 AWJ9 Pathology Collection Certificate III Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of pathology collectors. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

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

52831WA BCY91 Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies Certificate IV Albany
Bunbury
Narrogin

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.

MAA52 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Short Course Manjimup

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Industry licensing information

Specific licensing / regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

HLT52515 AWK7 Reflexology Diploma Albany

This qualification provides competence in reflexology practice and covers the general provision of reflexology treatment as well as treatment for clients with specific needs such as palliative care and aged care.

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

HLT52015 AWI6 Remedial Massage Diploma Albany
Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to perform massages for relaxation and health purposes. You will learn skills to assess a clients massage needs and plan and conduct a remedial massage based on a knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and using skills in a wide range of soft tissue massage techniques. You will also learn to work safely and ethically in a health care environment, to communicate effectively with clients and other health care workers and to operate your own massage practice. During this qualification you will be required to conduct and complete a large number of massages of varying types, work on a variety of community clients, and work in and with the massage industry.

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

SHB20116 AZZ4 Retail Cosmetics Certificate II Bunbury

This qualification reflects the role of retail sales personnel involved in a defined range of tasks to sell and demonstrate beauty or cosmetic products. They follow known routines and procedures and work under direct supervision.

While studying this course you'll be working practically with applying and recommending skin, make up and nail products

This course is Competitive 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.

SHB20216 BAA3 Salon Assistant Certificate II Albany
Bunbury
Esperance

This is a preparatory qualification which provides a defined and limited range of basic skills and knowledge used in hairdressing salons by individuals who provide assistance with client services. These routine and repetitive tasks are completed under direct supervision and with guidance from hairdressers who manage the client service. The combined skills and knowledge do not provide for a job outcome as a hairdresser and this qualification is intended to prepare individuals for further training.

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

SIS20115 AYX0 Sport and Recreation Certificate II Albany
Bunbury

This qualification allows individuals to develop basic functional knowledge and skills for work in customer contact positions in the sport or community recreation industry.
These individuals are competent in a range of administrative activities and functions within a team and under supervision. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks using practical skills and basic sport and recreation industry knowledge. They work in locations such as sport and recreation centres or facilities, and leisure and aquatic centres assisting with the conduct of recreation activities, and facility maintenance and operations.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements
Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

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

SIS30115 AYW6 Sport and Recreation Certificate III Albany
Bunbury

This qualification reflects the multi-skilled role of individuals in operational and customer support positions in the sport or community recreation industry. These individuals are competent in a range of activities and functions requiring autonomous work within a defined range of situations and environments.

They work in locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres.

Working with Children and/or vulnerable People Requirements
Some sport, recreation and fitness qualifications include units of competency requiring students to obtain a Working with Children Card. Information on the units that have this requirements can be accessed from the SIS Training Package Implementation Guide

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

HLT37015 AWK3 Sterilisation Services Certificate III Bunbury

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to work in a Hospital Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) or Theatre Sterile Supply Unit (TSSU). You will learn about infection control policies and procedures, and safe occupational health practices. You will learn skills to clean and disinfect re-usable medical devices and equipment and care for surgical instruments. You may also learn how to work with sterile stock and equipment, develop effective working habits and relationships, work with culturally diverse clients and co-workers, and use business technology.

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

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