Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Course Code: HLT33115 | CRICOS Code: 105560F

Faculty

Health

Delivery Mode

Blended

Duration

26 Weeks

Course Description

Course Code: HLT33115 | CRICOS Code: 105560F

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This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who can use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Course Duration/Fee
Course Duration : 26 Weeks Tuition Fee: AUD $6,000 Material Fee: AUD $500 Total Course Fee: AUD $6,500
Mode of Delivery

Blended (Face to Face + Online)

Intake Dates
2023 Intake Dates 2024 Intake Dates
21st August, 2023 29th January, 2024
09th October, 2023 04th March, 2024
13th November 2023 22th April, 2024
27th May, 2024
15th July, 2024
19th August, 2024
07th October, 2024
11th November 2024
Entry Requirement
Age

All Student must be aged 18 years of age or over at the time of applying for admission in the Institute.

Language, Literacy and Numeracy Requirements

It is expected that students demonstrate language, literacy and numeracy skills at the appropriate level to be able to succeed in the course. Additional support will be available for those with low LL&N skills identified through the pre-entry test. The student would need the following skills:

  • Oral communication for verbal reports/group work.
  • Written communication for written assignments
  • Numeracy to complete numeracy tasks in class.
  • Literacy skills to gain knowledge through reading and the use of media and technology.

Minimum Academic Requirements

Satisfactory Completion of Equivalent to Australian Year 12 qualification. Relevant work experience will be taken into consideration

Requirements for Work Placement

A Police Clearance Certificate is mandatory prior to your work placement; Student must undertake a Federal Police Check (AFP) or NSW Police check (Police Check/AFP must be no less than 12 months old).

To Obtain Police Check Please follow link below

https://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/services/criminal-records/national-police-checks

Working with Children check

https://www.service.nsw.gov.au/transaction/apply-working-children-check Relevant immunisation check (as per NSW health guidelines) These checks must be completed at the start of the course and prior to industry work placement. Students must be physically able to do moderate amount of lifting using the appropriate equipment. The students should not have any mobility, hearing, and vision problems to carry out duties efficiently in the hospital or community care settings whilst at placement.

Career Pathway

On completion of this course the candidate is opened to opportunities to seek employment as:

  • Health Service Assistant
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Patient Support Assistant
Pathway From Qualification

Students who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Units of Competency
The HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance requires completion of the following 15 Units (including 7 core and 8 electives).
Core units – 7
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
Elective units – 8
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

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