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To complete the course you must meet the completion requirements.

Course Summary

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
TAFE Digital

Schedule Pace and number of hours.

Self paced

Start date First day of attendance online or on campus.

Any time

Delivery Method of course delivery.


End date Final day of attendance online or on campus.

Course duration Total time required to complete a course.

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol.

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

  • This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the traineeship eligibility requirements.

Additional requirements

To make sure this delivery option is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

  • HLTAIN001 (Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment): Student would have an option to choose and complete this elective unit which requires completion of 80 hours in an acute care environment (i.e. Hospital settings ONLY). Student is required to organise their own work placement and the chosen healthcare facility to complete this work placement unit must be approved by the TAFE Digital course teacher. Please contact the teaching section on 02 9715 8538 for more information on this.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you:

  • Adequate fitness levels and mobility to deliver First Aid and perform 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR while kneeling on the floor

  • Your sights set on a future career in nursing

  • A passion for helping others

  • The ability to work under pressure

Completion requirements

During your study, you'll need to meet specific requirements to complete your coursework. Your teacher will let you know when you need to provide evidence of:

  • A National Police Check

  • A signed copy of NSW Health code of conduct form and any other forms as required

  • Successful competition of an occupational assessment, screening and vaccination against infectious diseases

  • Your health care worker/student vaccination record card

Next Steps

  • To confirm your place in a course, If not eligible for a scholarship or exemption, you will need to pay a minimum deposit of $80.

Confirm to continue

You will need to provide evidence for the Entry Requirements listed above.