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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

  • National Course Code: HLT33115
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT33115-01V01-19OTE-001

Location – TAFE Digital

Study Type

Online

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

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Duration

18 Months

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

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.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience your fee may decrease from the maximum shown.
Payment by instalment may also be available. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

Number Title
HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
There are no entry requirements for this qualifications
WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm
You will be required to complete your course work by submitting assignments, completing online quizzes and workplacement hours.
The procurement of work placement & other work placement resources, information, remains the responsibility of the student. As there is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

You will need to ensure that whatever facility you organise, there is a Registered Nurse and/or other appropriate work place Supervisor available to assist you with the completion of your workplace log-book requirements. Please contact the Health Services teaching section by Phone: (02) 9715 8229 or Email: oten.healthservicesassistance@tafensw.edu.au for further information about work placement, or any other aspects of the course.ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.


No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. The procurement of work placement & other work placement resources, information, remains the responsibility of the student. As there is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

You will need to ensure that whatever facility you organise, there is a Registered Nurse and/or other appropriate work place Supervisor available to assist you with the completion of your workplace log-book requi

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. The procurement of work placement & other work placement resources, information, remains the responsibility of the student. As there is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

You will need to ensure that whatever facility you organise, there is a Registered Nurse and/or other appropriate work place Supervisor available to assist you with the completion of your workplace log-book requirements. Please contact the Health Services teaching section by Phone: (02) 9715 8229 or Email: oten.healthservicesassistance@tafensw.edu.au for further information about work placement, or any other aspects of the course.
Online courses may include workshops, work placement etc. Teachers will provide a course training plan & study calendar. You need to plan time each week to complete assessments & get feedback on your progress.
To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 241.

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Course Location

TAFE DIGITAL
Phone 131 601

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