Health Services

There are a range of roles in the health services area that you can specialise in. From pathology, sterilisation, optical dispensing and pharmacy support, individuals with these qualifications offer excellent employment opportunities.

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IAA08 First Aid Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
first aid training, first aid

Learn how to provide first aid in emergency situations.

Throughout this course, 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

This course consists of practical components that must be completed on the floor. Please wear comfortable and appropriate clothing.

First Aid is a vital set of lifesaving skills, don’t delay, get trained today!


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This skill set is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing students to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21. 

K2003P K2003P Mental Health First Aid Short Course Face-to-face classroom delivery
Karratha Campus
mental, health, first, aid, first aid, ment, healthy, frontline

Each year, one in five Australians experience a mental illness.

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) provides participants with the skills to help those involved in a mental health crisis until it resolves or professional treatment is received. MHFA is an evidence-based training courses authored by MHFA Australia and delivered by an accredited NRT MHFA instructor.

The course covers recognition and response to the most common and subacute mental health disorders, including:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Non-suicidal self-injury
  • Substance misuse

This course is designed for all members of the public aged 18 years and above. It is also suitable for health professionals, human resources staff, managers and others in frontline jobs.

IAA31 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Skill Set Skill set Face-to-face classroom delivery
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
CPR training, provide cpr, Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, cpr short course

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

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