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You’ll train in our state-of-the-art facilities complete with nursing wards and medical equipment and develop the knowledge and skills you need to assist with local or general anaesthetics and recovery procedures. Learn how to assist with immediate post-operative recovery, microbial growth, aseptic techniques, and sterilisation and decontamination procedures. Gain hands-on skills with an intensive clinical placement where you will put your knowledge into practise in a real work environment. Course details

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Ana Salgado

Diploma of Dental Technology

Tafe Queensland is the best place to study because it will help me obtain a high level education and work experience. It will make it easy for me when I go on to university, to feel confident and have such a strong grounding and understanding. I love the practical learning at TAFE. The teachers use very good teaching methods and are friendly and supportive. The best thing about living in Australia is that it’s a multicultural country and has so much to offer, especially the natural beauty of the land.

Ana Salgado
Diploma of Dental Technology
TAFE Queensland Brisbane

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Wah Yudi, Diploma of Hospitality

After travelling throughout Australia Wah decided to settle in what he considers Australia’s most liveable city, Brisbane. After pursuing his love of hospitality at TAFE Queensland he plans on returning to Bali to run his own café and share the knowledge he’s learnt with others.

Key dates

Provider CRICOS/RTO Code Program CRICOS Code Location Workload Delivery Key Date

TAFE Queensland Brisbane

CRICOS 03020E | RTO 0275

091780B South Bank Full Time Classroom 29/01/2018
29/01/2019
28/01/2020

Entry requirements

  • English Language Proficiency: IELTS 6.0 (no individual band less than 5.5) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.  For more information visit Department of Immigration and Border Protection - Welfare Requirements For Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Location/s

South Bank
Ernest Street
South Brisbane QLD 4101

Resources required

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Courses may require different resources, depending on your study location.

Timetable

Timetables may be available online or may be provided to you at your program orientation.

Your timetable may change every semester and you must be able to manage your commitments to ensure attendance at all your classes.

Timetables will be different across TAFE Queensland locations. This is an example of what a course timetable could look like -  

Monday and Tuesday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Wednesday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Or

Wednesday and Thursday 8.00 am - 4.45 pm and Friday 8.00 am - 12.00 pm.

Placement

All applicants must be willing to undertake clinical placement in a health care facility during the program. Students are required to organise their own travel to and from these facilities.

Before commencing clinical placement, students must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  1. Obtain, and provide evidence of a current Australian First Aid Certificate
  2. Have current competency in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) - this must be updated annually;
  3. Provide evidence of Hepatitis B vaccination or blood test results showing immunity (NB a complete vaccination course takes a minimum of three months to complete);
  4. Provide an Australian Federal Police Certificate indicating that the student has passed the Australian Federal Police (National) Check. Please contact the Australian Federal Police on (02) 6206 3333 or visit www.afp.gov.au. (NOTE: A state based police check will not be accepted).
  5. Obtain a Blue Card (Working with Children Check). Please phone 1800 113 611 or visit www.bluecard.qld.gov.au

Confidentiality
During these placements, you may become familiar with information that is confidential to that workplace (for example financial or business affairs, personal affairs and family background of staff and clients, technical information, trade secrets, know-how, formulae, processes, ideas, and inventions). You must not divulge any confidential information that you become aware of during a placement. Breaches of confidentiality will be considered to be acts of behavioural misconduct and may result in disciplinary action.

Units

To achieve this qualification you will need to complete 17 Units:
Core Competencies: 15
Elective Competencies: 2

Core and Elective Units
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice Core
HLTAAP003 Analyse and respond to client health information Core
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation Core
HLTANA001 Prepare clients for anaesthesia Core
HLTANA002 Monitor clients during anaesthesia Core
HLTANA003 Assist with airway management Core
HLTANA004 Respond to anaesthesia related emergencies Core
HLTANA005 Maintain quality and supply of anaesthetic equipment and consumables Core
HLTANA006 Assist with clinical procedures used in anaesthesia Core
HLTANA007 Monitor medications in the anaesthetic environment Core
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core
HLTWHS003 Maintain work health and safety Core
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Core
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment Elective
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Elective
M00VPC120 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme
M00VPC120 Vocational placement Vocational Placement Scheme
VPC121 Vocational placement 120 hours Year 2 Vocational Placement Scheme
VPC121 Vocational placement 120 hours Year 2 Vocational Placement Scheme

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses.

The course cost indicated is for students on an international student visa. If you are visiting Australia on a non-student visa, (e.g. partner visa, working holiday, employer sponsor etc.) please contact us directly for the price applicable to you.

Costs

Location Cost Duration
South Bank, Brisbane $28,000 2 Years

Outcome

HLT57915 Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology


Ana Salgado

Diploma of Dental Technology

Tafe Queensland is the best place to study because it will help me obtain a high level education and work experience. It will make it easy for me when I go on to university, to feel confident and have such a strong grounding and understanding. I love the practical learning at TAFE. The teachers use very good teaching methods and are friendly and supportive. The best thing about living in Australia is that it’s a multicultural country and has so much to offer, especially the natural beauty of the land.

Ana Salgado
Diploma of Dental Technology
TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Apply now

Applying to TAFE Queensland International is easy. You can submit an application at any time, but get in early as positions are limited!
Before you apply, make sure that you check that you meet the specific academic and language requirements for your chosen course.
The application process

To support your application, please supply your supporting documents.
These include:

Read the student rules and refund policy.

Enrolment

If your application is successful, we will send you an Offer of Place letter. To accept it and secure your place in your chosen program, you will need to:

After you have accepted your Offer of Place, you will receive your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) and with your CoE you can apply for your student visa. You will need to arrange your student visa before you come to Australia.

Please note that International Orientation day is compulsory. Students must attend the International Orientation Day before commencing their studies with TAFE Queensland.

Orientation

At the beginning of each semester orientation events are hosted across TAFE Queensland locations.

TAFE Queensland recommends you arrive two weeks prior to your course start date to allow time to organise and settle into your accommodation and prepare for your studies.

International Orientation which is usually conducted the week before study commences will help answer many of your questions about studying with TAFE Queensland. This comprehensive orientation covers many important topics including

  • Living in Queensland and understanding our Australian culture

  • Accommodation

  • Banking

  • Transport

  • Student safety

  • Learning support

  • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC), insurance and medical needs

  • Student Support Services at TAFE Queensland Brisbane

Program specific orientations are also conducted one week prior to the start of study. This is an opportunity for you to meet your teachers and classmates, get to know your campus, and familiarise yourself with your study schedule.

International Orientation details are emailed to you prior to commencing your studies or they can be accessed via the Orientation Schedule.

Last updated on 20 March 2017

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