HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance
Are you looking to enter a career in healthcare? AICE’s Certificate III in Health Services Assistance is designed to equip you with the skills needed to enter a career in various health-support positions including personal care attendant, orderly, assistant in nursing and wards person roles.
Training with AICE means learning from industry leaders in the health sector, with trainers and assessors with decades of combined experience. Our courses are delivered with the workplace in mind, focusing on practical participation and hands-on learning.
Electives from this program are structured to provide students with industry-ready skills across integral health-sector areas such as legal and ethical compliance, patient transport, acute care and appropriate management of elderly clients.
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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
0.5 – 1 Year
The timeframe to complete the qualification is a maximum of 1 year.
The course is provided through a combination of blended mode of delivery which include the following.
- Face to face (classroom) and / or Online delivery
- Classroom Activity
- Work Placement
Assessment method which include the following:
- Knowledge Task (KT)
- Skills Tasks (ST) / Simulated Activity / Project Task (PT)
- Presentation / Role-plays
- Work placement Task
- Workplace Observation
There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course. However, it is strongly advised that individuals complete lower-level qualifications and/or acquire industry experience prior to enrolling in the course.
AICE has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.
- Completion of Year 10 studies or higher or equivalent.
- Applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN Test.
- It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Additional Requirements For Work Placement
Additional Requirements for Work Placement.
- A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC will be required for all practical placements.
- AICE highly recommends students to complete the immunization process before the practical placement start date as some facilities will not provide placement to students without immunization.
Students must complete a total of 15 units including 7 core units and 8 elective units listed below.
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concerns
CHCCCS026 Transport Individuals
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
CHCCCS015 Provide individualized support
Students enrolled in this course must complete a mandatory work placement of 120 hours. Note: students are required to source their own work placement.
For more information, please visit https://training.gov.au/training/details/HLT33115
Pathways to Further Study
Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the Health Care Sector, Nursing etc.
After successful completion of the program, the candidates may gain employment in a range of assistant style roles from jobs as a patient care attendant or an assistant in nursing, through to orderly and wards person position.
Occupational titles may include:
- Care assistant.
- Assistant in nursing.
- Patient care attendant.
- Personal care worker.
- Ward person.
The total tuition fees for HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance is:
AUD $2,500 Fee for Service.
Course Intake Dates and Enrolment
Please contact office staff on 08 6373 2425 to find out or any further queries related to the enrolment process.
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