Open Training & Education Network

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115

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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 Open Training & Education Network

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How it works

Entry Requirements
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
80 hours

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients.

Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

  • 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 Open Training & Education Network, 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.

  • Promote innovation in a team environment
    BSBINN301

  • Assist with movement
    CHCCCS002

  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
    CHCCCS009

  • Maintain a high standard of service
    CHCCCS010

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Transport individuals
    CHCCCS026

  • Provide first aid
    HLTAID003

  • Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
    HLTAIN001

  • Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
    HLTAIN002

Course Provider

OTEN is part of the award winning TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute, national winner of the 2010 Large Training Provider and 2011 Skills for Sustainability at the Australian Training Awards. We offer world-class distance education services and products to more than

Registered
1999
Courses
330
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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