Health - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Health assistants work alongside medical and allied health professionals to provide patient care and support services as part of a multi-disciplinary team. They are an integral part of the healthcare system and work in the areas of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and giving people diet and nutrition advice. Help heal your community with health courses from TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Heath care is currently the largest employing sector in Queensland, accounting for 12.5% of the Australian workforce. IPA, 2015. Workforce Snapshot Queensland, s.l.: s.n.

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What career opportunities are available:

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Health graduates are employed in the following clinical areas:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Social Work
  • Speech Pathology
  • Rehabilitation

Major Industry Employers:

  • Allied Healthcare
  • Queensland health
  • Health Networks Australia
  • Age Care
  • Private Enterprise

Five reasons to study health with TAFE Queensland Gold

The greatest increases in employment are predicted for Aged Care and Disabled Carers, Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers. Skill shortages across Queensland currently exist for many health occupations. Additionally, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Health graduates can be successful in the following professions:

  • Learn from some of South East Queensland's best health professionals
  • Develop comprehensive and hands-on skills to make you industry ready
  • Gain practical work experience with many courses incorporating vocational placement.
  • Choose from a wide range of health courses that meet the local community's needs and requirementsf
  • Get skills in a range of medical and first aid skills including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and knowledge so you are ready for