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Having a passion for working with those in need and making positive changes to their lives means a career in Health, Fitness, Education and Community Services 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 and fitness industry is becoming an increasingly interesting field to work in. ​If you enjoy helping others to look their best and like using your people skills to make other feel good about themselves, why not consider a career in beauty therapy?

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MAB22 Aqua Specialisation Short Course Bunbury


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


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

MAA53 First Aid Short Course Albany
Margaret River


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.


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


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:
    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
    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.


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

MAA37 OSH for Supervisors Short Course Albany


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.

• 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.


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

A0314P Occupational Health and Safety Representatives Course Short Course Albany


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


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


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


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

MAA52 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Short Course Manjimup


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.


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.

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