Box Hill Institute

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115

Box Hill

This starter qualification gives you technical and procedural learning essential for providing assistance to health professionals in providing patient care.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate III in Health Services Assistance with Box Hill Institute

  • $1,812*

    + $580 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Box Hill

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $6,038*

    + $580 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Box Hill

    • July 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Box Hill

    • February 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 16, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Information session

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment

Course Overview

This qualification aims to teach you the necessary skills and knowledge to find work in a hospital setting as a health services assistance with direct client contact under supervision.

You will undertake typical work tasks include making and maintaining patient beds, patient movement, cleaning of wards and patient meal service.

  • Nurse’s Aide
  • Operating Theatre Technician
  • Ward Assistant
  • Ward Clerk
  • Orderly
  • Patient support assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance with Box Hill Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 15 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED301

  • Organise personal work priorities and development
    BSBWOR301

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
    HLTINF001

  • Participate in workplace health and safety
    HLTWHS001

Elective Units

8 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Contribute to team effectiveness
    BSBFLM312

  • Maintain a high standard of service
    CHCCCS010

  • Transport individuals
    CHCCCS026

  • Handle medical gases safely
    HLTHSS007

  • Handle and care for operating theatre equipment
    HLTTHE001

  • Assist with preparation of clients for operative procedures
    HLTTHE002

  • Provide intra-operative equipment and technical support
    HLTTHE003

  • Conduct manual tasks safely
    HLTWHS005

Course Provider

Box Hill Institute delivers vocational education and training to both domestic and international students. Higher Education is also available right up to masters degree level.

The TAFE is goverment-funded and has Melbourne-based campuses located in Box Hill, Lilydale (including HE campus) and the CBD. Further-a-field, it has more than 20 campuses based around the world, which deliver Australian qualifications to people overseas.

Registered
1995
Courses
417
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions