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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.

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills courses, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your training.
National ID: SHB30115
State ID: AWO7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Beauty Services

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On campus

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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 and nail care. 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.

​​​​​​​An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

 

Certificate III
National ID: SHB40115
State ID: AWO5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy

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On campus

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

If you would like to work at a beauty salon, day spa or run your own beauty business, then this course is perfect for you.

Participants will develop skills in:

  • Facial massage
  • Lash and brow treatments
  • Nail art
  • Make-up
  • Waxing
  • Body massage and treatments
  • Retail product sales and advice

This course comprises both theory and practical study and will be conducted in the classroom and onsite in a practicing hair and beauty salon. 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.

An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

Certificate IV
National ID: CHCSS00114
State ID: AE116
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023
Infection control
Skill sets

Entry into Care Roles Skill Set

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On campus

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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.

This Skill Set takes place 3 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) over the course of 3 weeks. 

Time: 8:30am - 2:30pm 

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

 

 

 

Skill set
State ID: IAA16
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023
Skill sets

First Aid - Childcare Skill Set

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On campus

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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: IAD99
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^
Skill sets

First Aid and CPR Skill Set

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On campus

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Learn how to provide first aid and perform CPR in emergency situations.

This course covers a vital set of lifesaving skills, don’t delay, get trained today!

Participants will learn how to:
  • Respond to an emergency situation
  • Apply appropriate first aid procedures
  • Communicate details of the incident
  • Evaluate the incident and their own performance
  • First aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
  • Conveying incident details to emergency service personnel
  • Debriefing and welfare

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:
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Skill set
National ID: SIS30315
State ID: AWN5
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate III in Fitness

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On campus

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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.

​​​​​​​An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

Certificate III
National ID: SIS40215
State ID: AWN7
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate IV in Fitness

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On campus

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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.

 

An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

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

Certificate III in Hairdressing

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Apprenticeship

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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
National ID: HLTSS00064
State ID: AE112
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set

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On campus
Online/distance

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The skill set has been designed for the healthcare sector; specifically those working in aged care or disability support.

The Infection Control Skill Set has been primarily designed for delivery online. Students are expected to start and complete the online theory component of the course using the Blackboard learning platform within one week from the start date, and the practical activities associated with the training are expected be completed within 3 weeks after the completion of the online component. The practical components required can be achieved through observation of your skills in a workplace setting, or through a video submission, or alternatively through a demonstration of your skills at one of our nominated campuses.

The course covers:
  • education on what is infection control
  • common sources of transmission of infections in community settings
  • infection control principles and procedures across various workplace and community settings.

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

Unit:
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedure

An updated version of this Skill Set is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready Skill Sets, new students will be enrolled into the latest version. 

Skill set
National ID: HLTSS00066
State ID: AE115
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Food Handling)

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Online/distance

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Learn how to protect yourself and others in the hospitality sector from infectious diseases.

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to assist in protecting yourself and others in the community from infectious diseases. 

Learn how to follow infection prevention and control policies and procedures within organisations that include food handling in their operations. You will also learn how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions and respond to infection risks.

Participants will gain skills in:
  • Using personal protective equipment safely
  • How to prevent the spread and transmission of infection
  • Maintaining a clean work environment
Unit:
HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Skill set
State ID: AE114
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free*
Infection control
Skill sets

Infection control Skill Set (Retail)

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Online/distance

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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)

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On campus

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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*
Skill sets

Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set

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On campus

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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.

Skill set
State ID: IAD84
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Free in 2023

Manual Handling for Health Workers Skill Set

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On campus

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Learn how to work safely in the health care sector.

This one-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
National ID: K2003P
State ID: K2003P
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Mental Health First Aid

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On campus

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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.

Short course
National ID: HLT54115
State ID: AYZ3
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^

Diploma of Nursing

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On campus

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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(opens in a new tab) .

An updated version of this qualification is being introduced (HLT54121 Diploma of Nursing). As we are committed to providing our students with industry ready qualifications, students enrolling in HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing will need to transition to the updated version within 12 months.

Diploma
State ID: IAA31
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness
Half price^
Skill sets

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Skill Set

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On campus

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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:

  • First aid codes of practice and workplace procedures
  • ARC guidelines relevant to the provision of CPR
  • Legal, workplace and community considerations
  • Operating an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 
  • Conveying incident details to emergency service personnel
  • Debriefing and welfare
Unit:
HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Skill set
National ID: SHB20116
State ID: AZZ4
Industry Health, Beauty and Fitness

Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics

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On campus

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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.

​​​​​​​An updated version of this qualification is being introduced in 2023. As we are committed to providing you with industry ready qualifications, new students will be enrolled into the latest version.

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

Certificate II in Salon Assistant

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Study modes:

On campus
Traineeship

Sub study areas:


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

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On campus

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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:


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:


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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