Health & Nursing

 

 

 

 

Study Aged Care, Dental, Health and Nursing courses right here in regional Victoria. GOTAFE offer programs from Certificate II in Health Services, Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, HACC or Disability), right up to the Advanced Diploma of Nursing (Enrolled/Division 2). With our courses, you gain a passport to a profession that’s in-demand around the world.

Our VET in schools program gives students the chance to study Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. We support you through the enrolment process. Our experienced instructors will you navigate your way to the right choice for your career goals, whether that’s paediatric nursing, or accident and emergency.

Division 2 Nursing offers chances to work in many different settings. Accident and Emergency, Midwifery and Intensive Care all offer opportunities for Division 2 Nurses. You could work in community care, mental health and rehabilitation.

We have over 80 local health industry partners, so you’ll get to complete work placements and learn in real life environments. And with our relationship with La Trobe University, you’ll can move straight into studying a full Bachelor of Nursing.

COURSES AVAILABLE

The CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work is the recognised qualification to take the next step – become a qualified Community Peer Support Worker.
Have you lived with a mental illness and come through the other side? Perhaps you know someone who has? This is your opportunity to use your experience to help those currently living with a mental illness.
This qualification reflects the role of workers who have lived or experienced mental illness as either a consumer or carer and who work in mental health services in roles that support consumer peers or carer peers. Workers are employed in the mental health sector in government, public, private or community managed services.

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This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers 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.

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This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers 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.

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Become a qualified Dental Assistant.
The oral care industry is booming. With high demand for qualified Assistants, this is your chance to gain a qualification without the need to travel out of the region.
Available now at GOTAFE, you’ll develop the skills you need to maintain high standards of infection control, assisting with practice administration and providing quality assistance to a Dentist.
Trained by passionate Dental Practice Managers and Dental Assistants, you’ll learn real skills in a working clinic.

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Come to GOTAFE and get a headstart on your health industry career. The Certificate II in Health Support Services is a pre-employment program, so we welcome all ages groups, skill levels and backgrounds. We guide you through the program, getting you job ready. We have health industry connections across north eastern Victoria. We can even help find opportunities for work experience and employment.
Our students have gone on to work in a variety of jobs such as:
-Storeperson
-Administration support officer
-Maintenance worker

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Build specialist skills as an Enrolled – Division 2 Nurse with the Advanced Diploma of Nursing. Career opportunities will open up for you. Help mums and babies, people suffering loss and grief, or mental health patients. Work in specialist environments such as palliative and preoperative care.
You can choose specialist units to contribute to your Continued Professional Development (CDP). We sign off on this for you. And if you want to pursue further study, our relationship with La Trobe University gives a seamless transition to the Bachelor of Nursing.
This course is accredited with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council allowing registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, a subsidiary of AHPRA.

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This qualification covers workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. These functions are carried out under supervision and require the use of some discretion and judgement. These workers may also provide a team leadership, workplace training or leading hand function. These workers do not deliver direct care to clients.

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Build specialist skills as an Enrolled – Division 2 Nurse with the Advanced Diploma of Nursing. Career opportunities will open up for you. Help mums and babies, people suffering loss and grief, or mental health patients. Work in specialist environments such as palliative and preoperative care.

You can choose specialist units to contribute to your Continued Professional Development (CDP). We sign off on this for you. And if you want to pursue further study, our relationship with La Trobe University gives a seamless transition to the Bachelor of Nursing.

This course is accredited with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council allowing registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, a subsidiary of AHPRA.

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Join the caring profession with a qualification with Northern Victoria’s leading provider. Get the best start to your career as an Enrolled – Division 2 Nurse with our experienced and dedicated trainers. We have world class facilities that reflect real life clinical situations. Using SIMMAN patient simulator creates life-like patient scenarios so you practice your skills daily.
Our relationship with La Trobe University means a seamless transition to your Bachelor of Nursing, for successful applicants.

This course is accredited with the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council allowing registration as an Enrolled Nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, a subsidiary of AHPRA.

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Further your knowledge and passion for helping others with Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Our strong ties with health organisations across the region provide you with work placement experiences in real life environments.

Strengthen your skills as an Allied Health Assistant or use this course as a pathway into a specialist area such as:

  • Podiatry
  • Physiotherapy
  • Speech Pathology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Rehabilitation
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Looking for a pathway into a health care career? Allied Health Assistants are involved with direct patient care, assisting with hygiene, nutrition, mobility and safety. Work as part of a team alongside health professionals.

You can also complete this course as a VETiS program. We do all the application and enrolment work for you, working with your school and our local providers, to get you set up.

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Work in the Health Industry and help people feel great. At GOTAFE, you learn from the best. All of our Trainers are experienced in Health Services work, and will guide you throughout your course.

You can also complete this course as a VET in Schools program. We do all the application and enrolment work for you, working with your school and our local providers, to get you set up. No confusing process to follow.

Graduates with the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance can work as:

  • Nursing assistant
  • Operating theatre technician
  • Nursing support worker
  • Theatre support
  • Ward assistant
  • Patient care assistant
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Imagine making a daily difference in the lives of elderly people in your community. Taking care of people. Hearing their stories. If that sounds like you, the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) will give you the start your need.

Here at GOTAFE, our students spend time in real workplaces, working with the elderly, to gain work experience and ultimately ongoing employment. The work can be in-home or residential facilities. This qualification can lead to a range of different jobs such as:

  • Personal care assistant
  • Community care worker
  • Field officer
  • Nursing assistant
  • Residential care worker
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Put your analytical and research skills into practice, with a job-ready qualification. Studying Certificate III in Pathology Assistance gives you career opportunities in the growth areas of Pathology and Specimen Reception Assistance in laboratories, hospitals and medical centres.

Studying with GOTAFE gives you access to industry-experts and the latest equipment.

We’ll equip you with skills and knowledge in:

  • Blood collection techniques
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Medical terminology
  • Working with others
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Demand for trained pathology staff is growing across hospitals, medical centres and general practice. Studying with GOTAFE gives you access to industry-experts and the latest equipment.

You can go on to be a Pathology Collector, Pathology Assistant or Laboratory Aide.

We’ll equip you with skills and knowledge in:

  • Blood collection techniques
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Medical terminology
  • Working with others
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Gain essential skills to develop Asthma Risk Assessments and Emergency Management Plans.

Our expert Trainers will prepare you to handle asthma episodes and know what triggers, symptoms and effects to look for.

Learn how to provide asthma related first aid in emergency situations to your colleagues, children and the elderly.

Specific licensing requirements relating to this course, including requirements for refresher training and currency, should be obtained from the relevant state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authority and industry sector Regulatory Authorities where applicable.

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