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Health Services

There are a range of roles in the health services area that you can specialise in. From pathology, sterilisation, optical dispensing and pharmacy support, individuals with these qualifications offer excellent employment opportunities.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Campus
AB82 COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set Short Course Albany
Bunbury
Busselton
Esperance
Narrogin

Description

As part of the response to COVID-19, The State Government has funded a new skill set to support workers in the aged care, disability and health service industries to gain vital infection control skills.

The new COVID-19 Direct Care Skill Set will increase the number of skilled workers in the aged care and disability sectors and minimise the risk of exposure to an infectious disease.

As part of the course, students will learn about the basis of infection from viruses to bacteria as well as modes of transmission, infection prevention and control - including the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and handling contaminated waste. 

Certification

Participants complete three nationally accredited units:
• HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures;
• HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely; and
• CHCCCS011 Meet personal support needs

Completion of this course will count towards a Certificate III in Individual Support qualification, for students who want to continue their training in the future and receive the full qualification.

HLT35015 AYX5 Dental Assisting Certificate III Albany

Dental Assisting. It will boost your skills and knowledge, enhance your understanding of your role and equip you to serve as a respected member of a dental practice team.   

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.

HLT45015 AYY9 Dental Assisting Certificate IV Albany

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide an advanced level of assistance to a dentist, dental hygienist, dental prosthetist, dental therapist or oral health therapist, which contributes to the quality of oral health care.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

MAA38 First Aid in Child Care Short Course Busselton
Manjimup
Narrogin

Description

This unit of competency has been approved by Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) who have deemed it to satisfy all requirements for first aid, anaphylaxis management and emergency asthma training under the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011).

The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.

Learning Outcomes:
    Anaphylaxis
    Asthma
    CPR techniques on adults, children and infants
    Compliance with first aid sections of the Education and Care Services National Law and the Education and Care Services National Regulations (2011)
    Incident reporting in a child care setting
    Child physiology
    How to properly assess an emergency situation
    DRSABCD
    Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
    First aid procedures for bleeding, burns and fractures
    Managing medical conditions such as epilepsy
    Managing medical emergencies such as snake/spider bites, poisons and choking
    Infection control procedures
    Managing exposure to extreme temperatures
    Administering first aid for eye & soft tissue injuries
    Assessing and moving sick & injured
    Legal responsibilities of a first aider
    Basic anatomy
    Managing shock

Entry requirements

Students will be required to complete the Safety Corp Workbook and a First Aid Manual prior to course attendance.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units.

    HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

HLT33115-AA72 AA72 Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) Certificate III Albany

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.

This course is Competitive 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.

HLT23215 AYY2 Health Support Services Certificate II Albany

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.

MAA52 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Short Course Manjimup

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    HLTAID001 Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Industry licensing information

Specific licensing / regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

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