HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - International St George & Sutherland Community College

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - International

CRICOS Code: 096532M

Duration: 52 Weeks

Have you always wanted to care for others? Start a truly rewarding career with a HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance.

This course will equip you with knowledge about allied health administration, medical terminology and basic business skills. As a nursing assistant you’ll provide assistance to clients according to their care plan and under the supervision of a health professional. You’ll learn how to perform patient observations, how to work effectively with culturally diverse clients and how to use medical terminology. After completing this course you could work in aged care facilities, hospitals, clinics, private medical practices and home and community care services.

What does this mean for you?

Upon successful completion of the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance you will be qualified to work as a Nursing Assistant, Nursing Support Worker, Wardperson or a Patient Care Attendant. You’ll be able to work in Aged Care Facilities, Hospitals, Clinics, Private Medical Practices, and Home and Community Care Services

What will you learn?

  • How to assist health care professionals
  • How to work effectively with culturally diverse clients
  • Perform patient observations, and learn how to use medical terminology
  • Attending to the personal care needs of your clients

Rewarding and fulfilling career options include:

  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Patient Care Assistant
  • Patient Service Assistant
  • Patient Support Assistant
  • Ward Assistant
  • Ward Support
  • Wardsperson

With further study, become a:

  • Endorsed Enrolled Nurse

Delivery and assessment mode

  • Full time at Jannali
  • Assessments are competency based which means that you have to demonstrate that you are able to meet the performance criteria for each unit.
  • Assessment methods will vary including: Questions & Answers, projects, role plays, presentations, portfolios and observation.
  • Assessments will be completed in and outside of class time.
  • You should allow approximately 5-10 hours per week for self-study and out of class assessments.

Work Placement

This course requires work placement which will be organised by SGSCC. Work placement (unpaid) is a compulsory component of the course where you will be assessed in the workplace.
80 hours

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Upper intermediate level of English (IELTS Score of 5.5 or equivalent)

All students must undertake the following:

  • Working with Children Check
  • Criminal Record Check

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Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance HLT33115.
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern (CHCCCS020)
  • Maintain a high standard of service (CHCCCS010)
  • Transport individuals (CHCCCS026)
  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  • Work with people with mental health issues (CHCMHS001)
  • Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)
  • Deliver care services using a palliative approach (CHCPAL001)
  • Assist with movement (CHCCCS002)
  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  • Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment (HLTAIN001)
  • Participate in workplace health and safety (HLTWHS001)
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)
  • Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment (HLTAIN002)
  • Organise personal work priorities and development (BSBWOR301)