This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. At this level workers complete tasks under supervision involving known routines and procedures or complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment.
This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
The Certificate II in Health Support Services is suitable for those who would like to work in the health care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, and ward assistant.
Throughout the course, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices.
In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting, prepare and maintain beds, transport individuals and undertake routine stock maintenance including linen supplies.These skills will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.
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- Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)
- Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
- Certificate III in Pathology Collection
The Certificate II in Health Support Services can also provide you with a range of different study pathways to other courses in health to include: Pathology collection Sterilisation services Health Services Assistance Individual Support Dental laboratory assisting Population Health
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