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Health, Beauty and Fitness

Do you have a desire to make people look and feel their best on the inside and out? Take the leap towards a career in the health, beauty and fitness industries.

This broad and exciting study area encompasses qualifications in beauty therapy, hairdressing, enrolled nursing, fitness and sport development

NR TAFE’s hair and beauty salons in Broome and Karratha are equipped with all the tools students need to build practical skills in the hair or beauty industry. The refurbished training salons encompass modern hairdressing, beauty therapy, massage, spray tanning and manicure stations.

Our industry standard Health and Community Training Centre at Pundulmurra offers students the opportunity to gain hands-on, practical experience in a simulated hospital wing. The facility encompasses a hospital ward, a nurses’ station, patient examination and treatment rooms, classrooms and a viewing area for lecturer observation of practical assessments.

Tap into your passion for fitness and the outdoors. Our qualifications in fitness and sport development can set you on a path to becoming a qualified personal trainer, sports coach, facility coordinator or manager.

National ID: SHB30121
State ID: BHJ8
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Beauty Therapy

Make people look and feel their best everyday with a career in the beauty industry!

The Certificate III in Beauty Services guides participants through a range of beauty treatments and services, including waxing, nail care, lash and brow, and basic make-up services. This course has been specifically designed to develop participants' skills in customer service, product sales and financial transactions, allowing treatment to be applied in a professional manner.

Participants will learn how to perform a range of beauty services, including:

  • Waxing
  • Tanning
  • Manicure and pedicures
  • Nail art
  • Brow treatments

Students will have the opportunity to develop more advanced skills of their choice through the selection of elective units.

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40121
State ID: BHK1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Beauty Therapy

Make people look and feel their best everyday with a career in the beauty industry!

Are you interested in working in the Beauty industry, working in a Beauty salon, Day Spa or have your own salon? Then this course can give you the skills you need!

Participants will learn how to perform a range of beauty services, including:

  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage and facials
  • Make-up
  • Waxing
  • Spray tanning
  • Facials

There are also options of gaining further skills in areas such as ear piercing and eyelash extensions.

You will cover new areas of beauty therapy and gain hands on experience in a simulated work environment where you will perform simple tasks on real clients. Students will provide these services to paying customers as part of their experiences using North Regional TAFE's (NR TAFE) commercial salons on campus.

Participants who complete the Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy will have the skills necessary to provide customers with a professional range of beauty treatments and services.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHCSS00114
State ID: AE116
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to provide entry level support and basic client care for a range of roles within the aged care and disability support sectors!

The Entry into Care Roles Skill Set runs 3 days a week for 3 weeks. This course is suited for individuals who use introductory care practices to support fully qualified carers within an aged care or disability support environment. The support provided in client care will be predominantly non-direct. 

You will learn how to:
  • organise, provide and monitor support services for individuals
  • develop safe work practices when providing direct client care
  • understand compliance with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • ensure health and safety and the safety of others in your work environment.

Once you are enrolled your lecturer will be in contact with you prior to starting the scheduled course.

Units:

CHCCCS015      Provide individualised support
HLTINF001       Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002    Follow safe work practices for direct client care

 

 

 

Skill set
State ID: IAA16
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

First Aid - Childcare Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to provide emergency first aid in an education and care setting.

This two-day course is suitable for educators and support staff working who are required to respond to first aid situations, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Participants will learn how to:
  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate emergency first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and their own performance

Please note: This course consists of practical assessments that are completed while working on the floor, therefore we suggest wearing comfortable and appropriate clothing.

Unit:
HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an education and care setting
Skill set
State ID: AE875
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

First Aid Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to provide first aid in emergency situations.

This two day course is offered to individuals who want to learn a vital set of lifesaving skills or may be required by their workplace to have First Aid skills in an emergency situation. This course is relevant to people working in various industries such as mine site workers, community service personnel, government and shire workers, or local community members.

Participants will learn how to:
  • Manage an unconscious person and the recovery position
  • Perform CPR in an emergency situation (adult and infant)
  • Provide first aid for a range of conditions
  • Respond to an unknown first aid incident

Please note: This course consists of practical assessments that are completed while working on the floor, therefore we suggest wearing comfortable and appropriate clothing.

Unit:
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

On successful completion of this course, students can request a credit for the CPR unit: HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Skill set
National ID: SIS30321
State ID: BHE5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Fitness

Take the first step in your fitness career.

The Certificate III in Fitness provides participants with the skills to work as a fitness instructor, planning and conducting fitness programs and group exercise regimes. Participants will learn about the role of fitness instructors and gain an overview of work in the industry.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Recognise and apply exercise considerations for specific groups or individuals
  • Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming
  • Provide health screening and fitness orientation
  • Provide healthy eating information
  • Maintain equipment for activities
  • Analyse risks and respond to emergency situations

As part of this qualification, participants are required to undertake a supervised work placement where there will be able to apply the skills and knowledge learned.

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40221
State ID: BHE3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Fitness

Take the next step in your fitness journey. Become a personal trainer.

The Certificate IV in Fitness enables participants to work as a qualified personal trainer. Upon successful completion, participants will have specialist skills to train individual or groups of clients on a one-on-one or group basis to improve health-related components of fitness.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Plan, conduct and evaluate exercise training
  • Provide leadership and guidance to clients and other staff
  • Deal with unpredictable situations applying defined guidelines and procedures from the fitness industry and relevant organisation
  • Monitor and manage business activities in order to operate efficiently and profitably

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.

Certificate IV
National ID: SHB30416
State ID: BAA1
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Hairdressing

Study modes:

Apprenticeship

Sub study areas:

Hairdressing

Ready to enter into a hairdressing career that's at the cutting-edge?

Become a qualified hairdresser, trained in practical skills to work one-on-on with clients, offering them quality service. You will receive hands-on experience at either our Karratha or Broome based salon where you will get the opportunity to work on real clients using advance equipment and tools. During this course, you will learn how to colour, cut, style, and provide hair treatments, in conjunction with offering customer service in client consultations, selling products and services, and making financial transactions.

Upon completion, students will possess a range of well-developed skills using discretion and judgement while being responsible for their own workload.

Please note: This course is completed as an apprenticeship. Head to our Apprenticeship page for more information. 

Certificate III
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

Online/distance

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures in the retail industry. You will also learn how to
 implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks within an organisation. 

Skill set
State ID: AE113
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Transport and Logistics)

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures in the transport and logistics industry. You will also learn how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks within an organisation.

Skill set
National ID: AE439
State ID: AE439
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Gain the skills to work with clients experiencing a mental health illness

This skill set will provide those working in the community services sector with the skills to assist clients who are experiencing mental health concerns and respond to the increasing need for mental health awareness. 

The community mental health sector values employees with strong ‘soft’ skills and the capacity to provide person-centred, recovery-focussed care. This skill set provides people who are interested in working in the sector the opportunity to determine if it is the right fit for them and understand and develop foundational skills for entry into the sector.

Units:
CHCCCS003 Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Skill set
State ID: IAD84
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Manual Handling for Health Workers Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Learn how to work safely in the health care sector.

This two-day course equips participants with the principles of manual handling, involving the safe and efficient movement of both the person delivering and receiving manual handling. 

The skill set is applied in a variety of community services settings. Participants will be trained in the use of manual handling and equipment and practice in a simulated environment using manual handling equipment and devices. 

Unit:
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

Skill set
State ID: K2003P
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Mental Health First Aid

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Every year one in five Australians experience a diagnosable mental illness.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides you the participant with the knowledge and skills to assist a person experiencing a mental health event, until it resolves or until professional help is engaged. MHFA is an evidence-based training course authored by MHFA Australia and delivered by our accredited NR TAFE MHFA instructors.

The 2-day course covers recognition, response and intervention to the most common mental health disorders, including:

•    Anxiety
•    Depression
•    Non-suicidal self-injury
•    Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
•    Psychosis
•    Substance use
•    Suicidal thoughts

This course is designed for all members of the public aged 18 years and above. It is also suitable for health professionals, front-line staff, human resources staff, team leaders and managers.

*Please note; Short Courses are non-accredited and result in a Certificate of Participation. A non-accredited training course does not count-towards a recognised qualification, but is specially designed to provide hands-on training in a new skill you can use in your personal or professional life, and is a great way to refresh your knowledge or give you a taste of a different industry.
Short course
National ID: HLT54121
State ID: BGW5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*

Diploma of Nursing

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus
Online/distance

Sub study areas:

Enrolled Nursing

Discover your calling as an enrolled nurse. 

Embrace your caring nature in a rewarding career where no two days are ever the same. 

The Diploma of Nursing provides you with the skills to assist in the provision of preventative, curative and rehabilitative nursing. Upon successful completion, you are eligible to be registered as an enrolled nurse with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia. 

Throughout this course, you will learn about anatomy and physiology, infection control, nursing care, nutritional and mental health care, health issues with a focus on Indigenous Australians, as well as the legal and ethical parameters of nursing. 

For more information, please read the Diploma of Nursing Booklet. (1 MB) (PDF document)

This program of study is not yet accredited by ANMAC or approved by the NMBA and will not lead to registration as a nurse or midwife in Australia under the approved qualification pathway, National Law Section 53a.

This program of study is expected to be accredited by early 2024, prior to Stage 1 orientation week commencing on April 15, 2024

No student will be enrolled prior to NR TAFE receiving accreditation from ANMAC.

Please be aware that COVID-19 vaccination may be an employment requirement for some healthcare providers. NR TAFE students undertaking work placements or who are required to attend a healthcare or community setting as part of their studies are advised to check directly with the healthcare provider regarding their policy settings around vaccination and proof of vaccination requirements.

Please note, the nursing program is only offered full time and by blended delivery.

 

Diploma
State ID: IAA31
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Skill Set

Delivered at:

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Health Services

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a technique used in emergency situations to save lives.

This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to perform CPR in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines.

Areas covered throughout this course:

  • Perform CPR in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines
  • Recognise and respond to an emergency situation
  • Operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Communicate details of the incident to emergency services
  • Understand the legal considerations and welfare needs post incident
Unit:
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Skill set
National ID: SHB20121
State ID: BHJ6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Beauty Therapy

Try your hand in the beauty industry!

The Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with the skills needed to work as a retail sales assistant selling and demonstrating beauty and cosmetic products.

During this course, participants will gain the skills and knowledge required to apply make-up products for day as well as hair styles for evening or special occasions.

Participants will also learn how to consult with clients, analyse face and skin, and demonstrate how to apply make-up products to suit each individual client's needs or make-up brief.

Certificate II
National ID: SHB20216
State ID: BAA3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Hairdressing

Are you ready to glam your career?

The Certificate II in Salon Assistant is an entry-level qualification, providing you with the skills to work as an assistant in a hair salon. You will develop foundation skills and knowledge required in hairdressing salons to provide client services assistance. Receive hands-on experience at either our Karratha or Broome based salon where you will get the opportunity to work on real clients using advance equipment and tools. 

During your training you will focus on upskilling in customer service areas as well as performing daily task such as shampooing, colouring and styling.  

Students will learn everything they need to provide a top quality service!

Certificate II
National ID: SIS20115
State ID: AYX0
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Sport and Recreation

Study modes:

On campus

Sub study areas:

Sport Development

Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

Are you ready for a career where you can help others keep and active and healthy lifestyle? 

This qualification is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with a taster of the sport and community recreation industry. In this training you will learn how to assist with activity sessions and learn about industry knowledge to deliver a range of sport and recreation sessions and programs. You will also gain the skills required for customer service with a range of clientele.

In addition, you will also be trained in workplace health and safety and dealing with emergency situations. The lecturer uses a workplace resource to ensure training is realistic and meaningful. You will complete project work to develop knowledge of governing bodies and the legal requirements of the industry.

Certificate II
National ID: SIS30115
State ID: AYW6
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Sport and Recreation

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship
Work-based

Sub study areas:

Sport Development

Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

Are you ready for a career where you can help others keep and active and healthy lifestyle? 

The Certificate III in Sport and Recreation offer the multi-skills for you to provide operational and customer support in fitness centres, sporting grounds or aquatic centres, as well as how best to provide support for sport and recreational programs. In this course you will learn a range of skills from planning and conducting schedules and programs, customer service, first aid and emergency response, and learning digital tools for promotion and engagement.

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40115
State ID: AYW3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation

Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:

Sport Development

Start kicking goals with a qualification in sport and recreation.

Are you ready for a career where you can help others keep and active and healthy lifestyle? 

The Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation enables you to work in the sport and recreation industry in an administrative or organisational capacity. You will learn to plan, conduct and evaluate activities of others, deal with unpredictable and non-routine situations and provide leadership and guidance to staff. You will undertake a combination of learning activities such as, coordinating work teams or groups, learn how to address client needs, provide first aid and develop and maintain stakeholder relationships.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a diverse range of sport and recreation locations such as fitness centres, sporting grounds or complexes, leisure and aquatic centres and community recreation centres or sporting organisations and associations. 

Certificate IV
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