About Health Services
Certificate III (HLT33115) is a health service assistance course designed for workers in a range of work roles which assist health professional staff with the care of clients. A health services assistance course will cover essential health service frameworks and practical learnings utilised by industry professionals in acute care and the current public health care sector. You’ll learn to perform a range of tasks and gain knowledge of infection control and prevention, medical terminology, workplace health and safety (WHS) and more.
Course fees and entry requirements can vary depending on domestic and international students. Current students who some have recognition of prior learning (RPL) related to HLT33115 Certificate III may wish to use credit points or engage in elective units or further study such as Certificate IV.
If you choose to enrol at other Registered Training Organisations (RTO) such as TAFE, payment plans to avoid a full upfront fee may be available. Government funding is also available, including for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Why Study Health Services
The Australian Government’s Job Outlook service predicts rapid growth in the number of people working as support workers and in nursing support. This course will give you the skills to comply with a variety of workplace services and patient assistance while maintaining a high standard of service (CHCCCS010). You will also learn how to transport clients and carry out nursing assistant duties, such as preparing and maintaining beds (CHCCCS012) in a range of settings. The core units and course codes included are:
- Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)
- Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (hltinf001)
- Communicate And Work In Health Or Community Services(CHCCOM005)
- Safe Transportation Of Individuals (CHCCCS026/CHCCCS002)
- Recognise Healthy Body System (HLTAAP001)
- Personal Work Priorities (BSBWOR301)
- Work With Diverse People (CHCDIV001)
- Participate In Workplace Health And Safety (HLTWHS001)
An experienced team of industry professionals will give you the support and one-on-one guidance you need to transition into the health care sector successfully.
A range of flexible online short courses and study options are available. A health service assistance course can be done on a part-time or full-time basis, depending on your preference, and start dates vary. After successful completion of the course, candidates may gain employment, traineeship or work placement in an aged care service centre, residential group homes, training resource centres, open employment services or other community settings.
Enquire now with one of the courses above, and be prepared for a successful career in one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in Australia – the possibilities are endless.