Course Start Date
33 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally recognised Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) is the ideal course for those looking to begin or explore the fast-paced health industry. This hands-on course will provide you with the skills and experience to play a key role in supporting front-line healthcare workers.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work learn to:
- Interpret and apply medical terminology
- Work with diverse people
- Recognise healthy body systems
- Comply with infection prevention and control policies
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to get ahead in this industry:
- An interest in helping others
- The ability to work collaboratively with others
- Strong communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong starting point for a rewarding career or further study
Our graduates move into job roles like:
- Health service assistant
- Personal care assistance
- Nursing assistant
- Patient support assistant
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Nursing
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a Full Time Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 13.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 28 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 19.5 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 9.9 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including at-home learning activities to compliment their in-class learning. Learners will be provided with tasks to complete each week which will include readings, activities and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?*
This course offering is designed for people who are seeking to obtian their first qualification for working in the industry, those wishing to change thier career direction, and people who jabe recently gained employment in an entry level work role and wish too complete the course to develop their skills and knowledge for thier first job.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Access to the Library
- Participation in study hubs provided by the Career Pathways Skills Team, and being linked with TAFE Counsellors as needed.
Learners with specific needs and barriers to successful study may apply for additional support through the organisations range of services including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- Multicultural Support
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|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|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCCCS012||Prepare and maintain beds|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|HLTAIN001||Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAIN002||Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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