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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NONC0179A-V01

Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course

  • Community Services
  • Health

Refresh your Mental Health First Aid skills to support friends, family members, colleagues and others who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Location

  • Clarence
  • Devonport

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • On-Site
NONC0162A-V01

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course

  • Community Services
  • Health

Make a real difference to the young people in your community with Youth Mental Health First Aid training.

Location

  • Burnie

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • On-Site
HLTSS00060

Dental radiography skill set

  • Health

If you have a relevant dental qualification and experience in dental work roles, and are now seeking to broaden your skills… this Dental Radiography skill set might be just the course for you!

Location

  • Clarence

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
NONC0178A-V01

Diabetes Awareness Course

  • Health

Join our Diabetes Awareness online workshop to find out how you can better support people living with Diabetes.

Attendance options

  • There are currently no attendance options available for this course

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

Location

  • Clarence
  • Devonport

Attendance options

  • Part-time

Mode

  • Apprentices/Trainees
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
NONC0208A-V01

Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher Course

  • Community Services
  • Health

Update your skills and make a real difference to the young people in your community with our Youth Mental Health First Aid refresher training.

Location

  • Devonport

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • On-Site
CHCSS00070

Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set

  • Health
  • Disability Support

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

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Clarence
  • Devonport

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning
CHCSS00098

Individual Support - Disability Skill Set

  • Disability Support

Upgrade your current qualification and gain the specialised skills you need to provide care and support to people living with disability.

Attendance options

  • There are currently no attendance options available for this course
HLTSS00064

Infection Control Skill Set

  • Health

In the current COVID-19 environment, there’s no better time to update your existing skills and knowledge in infection control, meet industry standards and increase your employability in the Health Services industry.

Location

  • Alanvale
  • Burnie

Attendance options

  • Short course

Mode

  • Mixed Learning