This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who 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.
This course is delivered in partnership with Christal Clear Training.
This qualification aims at providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a hospital environment, as a acute care assistance, assistant in nursing, nursing assistant, nursing support worker, orderly, operating theatre technician, theatre support, patient service attendant, patient support assistant, patient care assistant, ward assistant, wards person, ward support.
This qualification is delivered with a combination of 16 weeks of theory, practical, self directed learning and work experience. Students are required to complete a minimum work requirement of 80 hours in a health care setting as part of their assessment.
Is what I already know taken into account? Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.
HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
1 – 2 years
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) pathway available.