Health & Community Services

The Health/Aged Care, Disability and Community Services professions make a real difference to real people, so it is important that you have a genuine desire to help others, a strong work ethic, and excellent communication skills.Employment opportunities across all areas are strong, varied and transferable, and best of all – in high demand!

Employment opportunities across all areas are strong, varied and transferable, and best of all – in high demand!

The sector is currently one of Tasmania’s – and Australia’s – largest employment growth areas, so a qualification in one of these key areas will equip you with all the skills you need to set you on the path to an extremely rewarding career.

Jane Turner

Looking for a career change, former journalist, Jane Turner, undertook the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) at TasTAFE. She says the great teachers, and hands-on practical nature of the course are great preparation for anyone wanting to work in the growing aged care industry.

Following a work placement at Mary Ogilvy Homes during the course, Jane was offered a job with the organisation and now works as an extended care assistant and also helps out in the physiotherapy department..

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6014200335-V01

CPR Training

  • Health

Learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for groups and organisations to gain your CPR certification in this 3-hour workshop.

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • On-Site

Work towards gaining a qualification in dental assisting for the work you already do.

Location

  • Burnie
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Part-time

Mode

  • Apprentices/Trainees
6014200330-V01

First Aid

  • Health

First aid training essentials for groups and organisations to get the ultimate life-saving skills to confidently undertake first aid.

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Clarence
  • Devonport

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
NONC0175A-V01

Medication Refresher Course

  • Health

Refresh your skills and knowledge on how to safely assist clients with medication.

Location

  • Online

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Online
HLTSS00072

Dental Radiography Skill Set

  • Health

If you have completed a Certificate III Dental Assisting and wish to broaden your skills, then this Dental Radiography skill set might be just the course for you!

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning

Advance your career in Dental Assisting with this qualification specialising in dental assisting radiography.

Location

  • Burnie
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Part-time

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
TASMSS0238-V01

Entry to Support Roles

  • Health
  • Aged Care
  • Disability Support

Are you looking for a pathway to Individual Support?

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
CHCSS00070

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

  • Health
  • Disability Support

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to safely assist clients with medication.

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie
  • Clarence
  • Online

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
  • Online
CHC32015

Certificate III in Community Services

  • Community Services

Get the skills you need to undertake community work and provide support to a wide range of individuals and groups.

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie
  • Clarence
  • Devonport
  • Online

Attendance options

  • Full-time

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
  • Online
NONC0149A-V01

Mental Health First Aid Course

  • Community Services
  • Health

Gain the skills you need to provide initial support to other adults who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Location

  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • On-Site