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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AWJ4

 

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist health staff in the provision of services to client/patients within a health care setting. You will learn about team work and effective communication, infection control processes and procedures, and basic medical terminology. You will also learn skills to assist with clients and provide support to nursing team in an acute care environment.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

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Entrance Requirements
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Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become a personal care assistant in a hospital or aged care setting.

Further study opportunities:

Certificate IV Community Services courses

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Esperance
Duration

Esperance Campus
Flexible
This course is available for Semester 1
This course is available for Semester 2

HowFlexible
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Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

South Regional TAFE's indicative fees for 2017 are available at the link:
www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/feespaymentoptions
These fees are indicative for local students enrolling full-time in government funded courses in 2017. Your fees will be calculated from your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Concessions (for eligible courses at certificate levels I to IV) and annual course fee caps may apply. Other charges may apply.

VET Student Loan
Students in Diploma qualifications and above may be assisted through a loan under the Commonwealth Government's VET Student Loan scheme. Only an Australian citizen, a permanent humanitarian visa holder and resident in Australia, or a New Zealand Special Visa 444 student who can also provide evidence of a WACE Certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent can apply for a loan. For more information please see http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/ (Opens in a new window )

For information on the VET Student Loan process at South Regional TAFE please see http://www.southregionaltafe.wa.edu.au/futurestudents/vet-student-loans

International students
Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.
International students can only study full-time. For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses

 

Units

1 Core
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresHLTINF001AVA32
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyBSBMED301AUK35
Organise personal work priorities and developmentBSBWOR301AUJ68
Participate in workplace health and safetyHLTWHS001WG738
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
3 Group B Electives - Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care Specialisation
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist with movementCHCCCS002AVC75
Assist with nursing care in an acute care environmentHLTAIN001AVA84
Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environmentHLTAIN002AVA85
Respond effectively to behaviours of concernCHCCCS020AVC57
Transport individualsCHCCCS026AVC51
4 Other Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Prepare and maintain bedsCHCCCS012AVC65
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide support to people living with dementiaCHCAGE005AVC87
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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

Part time, flexible or online courses have rolling enrolments. For help enrolling or for more information contact your local campus.
Please note that all delivery modes may not be available at all campuses, please check with individual campuses on modes of study.

For full time courses, apply at http://tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au when applications are open.
For international students, contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au  
For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.
For all other enquiries please call us on 1800 621 445 or email enquiry@srtafe.wa.edu.au  

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate I or Certificate II

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