The road to becoming a Medical Practice Assistant

The road to becoming a Medical Practice Assistant

Adept Training; Did you enjoy your training at Adept Training? Serra; I loved it, that course is the best thing I ever did. Adept Training; What aspects did you enjoy most? Serra; I couldn’t believe that by Day 2, I was actually collecting blood...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – What you need to know

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – What you need to know

Symptoms Symptoms can range from mild illness to pneumonia. Some people will recover easily, and others may get very sick very quickly. People with coronavirus may experience: feverflu-like symptoms such as coughing, sore throat and fatigueshortness of breath How...

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R U OK? Day 12th September 2019

R U OK? Day 12th September 2019

Just because someone presents a happy exterior to the world, it does not mean they are not struggling inside. One in seven Australians will experience depression in their lifetimes and one quarter of Australians will experience anxiety.  Suicide rates, especially...

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Basic Tips for Medication Administration

Basic Tips for Medication Administration

If you are currently working in a direct health care setting, then a very important part of your daily routine is likely preparing and administering medications. Sometimes, working with so many different types of medications can become overwhelming, so that’s why you...

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Create A Safe Work Environment With Adept Training

Create A Safe Work Environment With Adept Training

Each employer in Australia has a responsibility to provide a healthy and safe working environment for their employees. The practice of detection and management of the risks associated with the misuse of drugs and alcohol is a priority. With our HLTPAT005 Collect...

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The 8 Rights of Medication Administration

The 8 Rights of Medication Administration

Making a difference in another person’s life is one of the most rewarding aspects of a career in healthcare, however, getting each patient’s medication correct can sometimes be a daunting task. With our HLTHPS007 Administer and Monitor Medications course you...

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Course – 9th of February

Youth Mental Health First Aid Course – 9th of February

Enrol now for the Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) course, which begins on the 9th of February 2019. This course is evidence-based, as informed by the MHFA Guidelines, and it teaches the student how to offer initial support to adolescents who are...

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3 Great Reasons to Learn First Aid

3 Great Reasons to Learn First Aid

With Adept Training, you can learn the skills to be equipped for any emergency situation with our HLTAID003 Provide First Aid course. With this unit of competency you will be provided with the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to...

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Considering a career change to the area of Pathology?

Considering a career change to the area of Pathology?

If you are seeking an exciting, hands-on, results-driven career in the medical industry, then becoming a student of Pathology may be an excellent move for you. The majority of the time, the typical pathology student is someone who is returning to work after...

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Pathology Collection Q&A

Pathology Collection Q&A

What Is Pathology Collection? When it comes to diagnosing illnesses and determining treatment effectiveness, pathology collection is a hugely important step. Pathology forms the basis of healthcare and is a medical speciality which focuses on examining the nature,...

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What is Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (PIVC)?

What is Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (PIVC)?

Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (PIVCs) are used to administer IV fluids or medications. Sometimes, patients may require more than one PIVC depending on their condition. During each shift, you should assess the need for the PIVC. There are many situations in which...

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The Advantages of Venepuncture

The Advantages of Venepuncture

Throughout the HLTPAT002 Perform Venous Blood Collections course, you will learn the knowledge required for routine blood collections, basic anatomy and physiology, use of a tourniquet, how to use a vacutainer and scalp view needles, and how to identify...

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The Three P’s of First Aid

The Three P’s of First Aid

When it comes to First Aid, the main aim is to provide initial care to a person with an injury or an illness. There are 3 P’s of First Aid that will provide you with the ability to determine first aid treatments and the priorities. The 'Three P’s of First...

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Day In The Life: Phlebotomist

Day In The Life: Phlebotomist

Typically, phlebotomy is considered an entry-level job in the Healthcare field, however, you still get a very hands-on experience with patients each day. With our HLT37215 Certificate III in Pathology Collection, you will learn how to provide excellent client...

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Be Prepared For Any Emergency With This Course

Be Prepared For Any Emergency With This Course

In our HLTAID003 Provide First Aid course you will be taught how to stay calm and collected when an emergency situation arises. This program runs for one day and we cover various essential topics throughout the day. The main goal of first aid training...

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Fancy a Career as a Medical Assistant?

Fancy a Career as a Medical Assistant?

If you are someone who loves working with people and if you enjoy being a light in someone’s dark moments, then a career as a Medical Assistant may be a perfect fit for you. A medical assistant is required to be very efficient in a fast paced, multi skilled healthcare...

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How Care Workers Can Benefit From Our Medications Course

How Care Workers Can Benefit From Our Medications Course

Are you currently working as a carer in the aged, disability or home care sector? If you don’t have the skills and knowledge that you need to assist clients in your care with the administration and monitoring of medications then we have the solution for you. ...

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Five Tips For First Time Phlebotomists

Five Tips For First Time Phlebotomists

Being a phlebotomist is an incredibly important job that holds a very important link in diagnosing a patient. Depending on how sick the patient is, the ability to obtain a proper blood sample can literally save someone’s life. So, what exactly is a phlebotomist? A...

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Day In The Life: Laboratory Assistant

Day In The Life: Laboratory Assistant

The role of a Laboratory Assistant involves many exciting responsibilities, where each day is different and where you are also presented with numerous opportunities to continually learn in your working environment. The role of the lab assistant is critical in the...

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How To Improve Mental Health In The Workplace

How To Improve Mental Health In The Workplace

If you are concerned about the mental health of your employees or colleagues, there are various things you can do to spread positive mental health in your workplace. If you notice that a staff member is not themselves, or if they are having a hard time, let them know...

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Meet our new Pathology trainer: Colleen

Meet our new Pathology trainer: Colleen

We are very excited to introduce our new pathology collection trainer Colleen.  Colleen studied blood collection with Adept Training over 15 years ago with our director Felicity. Since then she has gained much experience as a  Pathology collector and...

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The importance of Mental Health First Aid

The importance of Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid is equally if not more important a skill to master than regular First Aid.  In every walk of life and situation you are exposed to mental health issues; your own and others. Do you have days when you feel overwhelmed by the busyness of...

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Now offering Mental Health First Aid

Now offering Mental Health First Aid

We are excited to announce that for the first time Adept Training will be offering the Mental Health First Aid course at out training centre in Harris Park. This course will be delivered by Emma Burton, who not only trains our Certificate IV in Mental Health, but...

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Introducing our new Business courses

Introducing our new Business courses

We are excited to announce that Adept training now offer the BSB30115 Certificate III in Business & BSB50215 Diploma of Business. For more course information see the links below:  BSB30115 Certificate III in Business BSB50215 Diploma of Business...

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How to write an unforgettable cover letter

How to write an unforgettable cover letter

Many job applications require their candidates to write a cover letter, this is a great opportunity to speak directly to a potential employer. Unfortunately, many people do not do this properly or skip the process entirely because they simply do not know what to say....

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Mental Health in the workplace

Mental Health in the workplace

The state of our nation’s mental health is a prevalent topic in the media and has been described as a growing crisis. According to the ABS (Australian of bureau statistics) 1 in 5 Australians have experienced symptoms of a mental disorder and 3 million Australians...

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