HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Start your professional health care journey with CQUniversity’s Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. With an ongoing teaching support network and no entry requirements, there is no reason to delay your journey any longer. This engaging course is tailored to teach the factual, technical and procedural knowledge required for you to provide assistance to a health professional while caring for clients.
Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit
18 months full-time
Possible employment options may include: acute care assistance, assistant in nursing, nursing assistant, nursing support worker, patient service attendant, patient support assistant, patient care assistant, ward assistant.
Standard Course StructureDuration:
18 months full-time
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCCCS011||Meet personal support needs|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|CHCCCS012||Prepare and maintain beds|
|CHCAGE005||Provide support to people living with dementia|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
Standard Course Structure
|2020 February||Rockhampton City|
|2020 April||Rockhampton City|
|2020 June||Rockhampton City|
|2020 September||Rockhampton City|
Vocational Placement is a compulsory part of this course, please refer to the Vocational Placement Guidelines for more details and requirements. Students must meet mandatory requirements as per CQUniversity policy prior to placement. Any enquiries should be directed to the WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Team via email to email@example.com or call (07) 4930 9124.
Students studying this course will need to attend one, compulsory four (4) day practical skills workshop. Students will be required to have completed this workshop prior to attending a practical work placement. Workshops details will be provided by your teacher and students should confirm workshop dates and attendance prior to booking travel and accommodation.
There are no entry requirements for this course however all students are required to collect and complete mandatory checks as per CQUniversity policy in preparation for the compulsory vocational placement. Please make yourself familiar with the Compulsory Pre-Placement Requirements.
These Mandatory Vocational Placement Requirements ensure patient and student safety. Also refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Vocational Placement requirements.
|Fee for service||$3,855 (2020)|
|Subsidised full fee||$1,005 (2020)|
|Subsidised concession fee||$390 (2020)|
|Fee for service per unit||$257 (2020)|
|Subsidised full fee per unit||$67 (2020)|
|Subsidised concession fee per unit||$26 (2020)|
Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.
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