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CERTIFICATE III IN HEALTH SERVICES ASSISTANCE

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AWJ4

 

Do you have what it takes for a caring career?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker that could apply for job roles of Health Services Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Orderly and Cleaner. This is an active physical role that requires the student to gain a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

  • There are two different delivery types for this course, please view the information in the Duration section to choose the correct course for you.
  • There is an online reading component to this course and as such, you should be computer literate and have available computer and internet access.
  • Includes practical placement at a health facility in 2nd term of program. An extra day per week (Tuesday) scheduled for placement in term 2.

You will be required to have the following checks prior to work placement.

  • National Police Clearance (Form available at the post office. Needs to be completed and submitted to post office asap)
  • Working With Children Check (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Medical screening and immunisations (Form will be given to you at orientation)
  • Uniform is a requirement for this course (This requirement will be discussed on the first day. Uniform is navy blue scrub top and pants, with closed in shoes.)

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Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Prerequisites
Study pathway
Job opportunities

  • Orderly
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Health Service Assistant
  • Cleaner

For information about jobs and pathways, please see
http://joboutlook.gov.au/

Further study opportunities:

  • 52722WA Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations, State ID 3744
  • 52831WA Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies , State ID BCY91
  • HLT54115  Diploma of Nursing, State ID AYZ3
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Course Overview

Where Murdoch
Peel
Rockingham
Duration

There are Two (2) delivery types for this course, both are one semester long.

Rockingham group

  • Delivered on campus two days per week
  • Includes practical placement at a health facility in 2nd term of program 

Murdoch group and Peel group

  • Delivered on campus 1 day per week
  • There is an online reading component to this course and as such, you should be computer literate and have available internet access.
  • Includes practical placement at a health facility in 2nd term of the program.
HowFull Time (On Campus)
Online
WhenAvailable Semester 2, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

View our 2018 Indicative Fees list.

These fees are indicative only for students enrolling in government funded courses on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loans 

Students in an eligible diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. For more information on entrance requirements and eligible course list please see www.education.gov.au/vet-student-loans 

For information on VET Student Loans at South Metropolitan TAFE please visit the Student Loans page.

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the  TAFE International WA website 

Units

Cluster - Beds/Cleaning/Service
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Maintain a high standard of serviceCHCCCS010AVC67
Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical settingHLTHSS003AVZ71
Prepare and maintain bedsCHCCCS012AVC65
Cluster - Interpersonal Skills
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyBSBMED301AUK35
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301AUJ68
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Respond effectively to behaviours of concernCHCCCS020AVC57
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Cluster INF/WHS/Manual Handling
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with movementCHCCCS002AVC75
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresHLTINF001AVA32
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Transport individualsCHCCCS026AVC51
Contribute to Team effectiveness
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Contribute to team effectivenessBSBFLM312AUI54
First Aid
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
How to apply

Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

Applications for Semester two 2018 for this course can still be made for any remaining places. You can express your interest to study this course full-time in Semester Two 2018 via tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au/

Please note: All enrolling students will require a Unique Student Identifier number.

If you are unsure if you have the entry requirements (meet one of the three alternatives under Entrance Requirements, where applicable), please apply anyway with as much information as you can provide, alternatives such as literacy or numeracy tests, or entry based on past experience may be possible.

For more information, contact us:
webform:  (below) 
phone:  1800 001 001 
email:   info@smtafe.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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