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HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

National ID HLT33115 State ID AA72
Interested in working in acute care settings?

Embark on a physically demanding career in Health Services Assistance (AIN), providing support to healthcare staff for client care.

Engage in direct client contact, assisting with personal care, communication, mobility, and rehabilitation. Implement programs for client well-being, acting as an assistant to nurses or medical practitioners.

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CampusesMurdoch. Mandurah.

When Semester 2, 2023. Semester 1, 2024.

Study Mode On Campus.

Health Services Assistance (assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) (AIN) is a physically demanding career which provides assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

You will have direct contact with clients and assist them with personal care, communication, mobility and rehabilitation. You will be required to implement programs and procedures to maximise client well being. Acting as an assistant to a nurse or medical practitioner, your working environment can be varied. You may need to work shift hours and will need to use equipment designed for manual handling. This course has a focus on mental health and includes units for the Assistant in Nursing Specialisation for acute care settings.

 

  • interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • organise personal work priorities and development
  • work with diverse people
  • recognise healthy body systems
  • apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • work place health and safety
  • communicate and work in health or community services
  • assist with movement
  • transport individuals
  • provide first aid
  • assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • provide non-client contact
  • support in an acute care environment
  • work with people with mental health issues

 

In order to make an informed choice about the suitability of this course, you must take into account the essential skills and knowledge required to undertake this study.

  • ability to work well with others and good communication skills
  • good time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • comfortable working in a personal care environment
  • caring, respectful attitude towards others

The part-time study option is only available to those who have completed the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. Students who have previously completed the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance at South Metropolitan TAFE may only require the following two units to complete the HLT33115-AA72 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care):  

  • HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment

 The upgrade course will be delivered at Murdoch Campus over 9 Thursdays from 8:00-13:30 - with a start date 01/02/2024 through to 28/03/2024.

 Placement is scheduled for the following two weeks 08/04/2024 to 19/04/2024.

You will be required to complete both weeks of placement, as you must have completed 80 hours of placement performing the duties of an AIN to qualify.

This course requires flu and COVID-19 vaccination, medical test, NDIS/health clearance, police clearance and working with children check prior to work placement. See the important information tab for instructions. 

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Semester 1, 2024

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately $130.00 $38.80 $32.25
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development $97.50 $29.10 $24.75
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services $162.50 $48.50 $10.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people $97.50 $29.10 $10.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems $65.00 $19.40 $58.75
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control $162.50 $48.50 $70.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $97.50 $29.10 $67.75

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide support to people living with dementia
$227.50 $67.90 $65.00
Assist with movement
$65.00 $19.40 $42.50
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
$48.75 $14.55 $7.25
Transport individuals
$32.50 $9.70 $36.75
Work with people with mental health issues
$162.50 $48.50 $13.00
Provide First Aid
$58.50 $17.46 $92.75
Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
$260.00 $77.60 $64.75
Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
$81.25 $24.25 $54.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2024
Where Mandurah
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately $130.00 $38.80 $32.25
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development $97.50 $29.10 $24.75
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services $162.50 $48.50 $10.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people $97.50 $29.10 $10.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems $65.00 $19.40 $58.75
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control $162.50 $48.50 $70.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $97.50 $29.10 $67.75

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Provide support to people living with dementia
$227.50 $67.90 $65.00
Assist with movement
$65.00 $19.40 $42.50
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
$48.75 $14.55 $7.25
Transport individuals
$32.50 $9.70 $36.75
Work with people with mental health issues
$162.50 $48.50 $13.00
Provide First Aid
$58.50 $17.46 $92.75
Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
$260.00 $77.60 $64.75
Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
$81.25 $24.25 $54.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

Semester 2, 2023

Details

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2, 2023
Where Murdoch
How On Campus

Units and fees

Core

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately $130.00 $38.80 $32.25
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development $97.50 $29.10 $24.75
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services $162.50 $48.50 $10.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people $97.50 $29.10 $10.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems $65.00 $19.40 $58.75
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control $162.50 $48.50 $70.00
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety $97.50 $29.10 $67.75

Elective

National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Assist with movement
$65.00 $19.40 $42.50
Facilitate responsible behaviour
$113.75 $33.95 $9.00
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
$48.75 $14.55 $7.25
Transport individuals
$32.50 $9.70 $36.75
Work with people with mental health issues
$162.50 $48.50 $13.00
Provide First Aid
$58.50 $17.46 $92.75
Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
$260.00 $77.60 $64.75
Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
$81.25 $24.25 $54.00

Indicative fees and charges 

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for all units in the course for students enrolling on a full-time basis. If you're a student that has successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in to complete this course. Please view the full list of fee disclaimers. 

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