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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

  • National Course Code: HLT33115
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT33115-03V02-19NEP-201

Location – Nepean College, Kingswood Campus

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

23 Jul 2019

Hours Per Week

7

Duration

26 Weeks

  • 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.

Number Title
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
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
As part of the course requirements you will need to complete 80 hours of full time clinical placement during the course enrolment period (dates to be advised).

You will be required to undertake mandatory vaccinations, Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Working with Children Check (WCC) as per Ministry of Health guidelines for students undertaking clinical placement in an acute care facility.

After you enrol in this course please attend a compulsory information session on
Monday, 24 June 2019 at 10 am or 5:30 pm
TAFE NSW Nepean (Kingswood)
Building U Level 1 Lecture Room 4 & 5
12-44 O'Connell St Kingswood (via gate 1)

There is a mandatory 80 hours of work placement requirement for this course.

Each student will require evidence of vaccinations and Criminal Record Check (CRC) as per rthe Ministry of Health guidelines .
Part time Evening course delivered over 28 weeks. Tuesday 5 pm - 9 pm and Thursday evening 5 pm - 8 pm. This course will involve class lectures, practical sessions, simulation and independent learning.
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Course Location

Nepean College, Kingswood Campus
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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