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Offering Info

Certificate III in Health Administration

  • National Course Code: HLT37315
  • TAFE NSW code: HLT37315-01V02-21NEP-125

Location – Nepean, Kingswood

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

01 Feb 2021

Study Commitment

20 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer

Course Details

This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

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.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However, it is assumed that you have literacy and numeracy skills at Certificate II level for success in this course. Contact your TAFE NSW campus if you have any questions about your suitability.

WORK PLACEMENTS
You may be required to comply with some (or all) of these compulsory work placement components, which assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment. Prior to enrolment, you will need to confirm the total number of hours and check if you are responsible for arranging your work placement.

  1. NSW HEALTH
    Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
    Meet NSW Healths - Criminal Record Check requirements;
    Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms 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 on NSW Healths requirements, and to access required forms, it is recommended you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

  1. 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

  2. COMMUNITY AND CHILDRENS 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 Childrens Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
    http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

  3. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT
    Generally work placements only occur after a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied 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

To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Monday, 25 January 2021 11.00am to 12.00pm Kingswood Campus, Building U, Level 1, Room 1

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a Full Time course. You will need to attend approximately 20 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 30 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 4.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including research, assignment preparation, moodle.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

Additional learning and study tools available for this course:
TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
  • Accessibility and Disability Services
  • Personal Counselling
  • Vocational Counselling-
  • Learning Support
  • International Student Support
  • Scholarships
  • Multicultural Support. Face to face conssultations, access to class teacher via email or phone

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

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID-19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.00am to 3.30pm. 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?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

APPLY NOW:
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you.
As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBINN201 Contribute to workplace innovation
BSBCUS301 Deliver and monitor a service to customers
HLTINF003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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Course Location

Nepean, Kingswood
Great Western Highway, Kingswood
Phone 131 601

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