Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115

Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $1,530*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $6,240*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • August 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

  • Wantirna

    • March 2018

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified June 23, 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
Police check, Working with children

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
Work Placement
80 hours

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Assist with movement
    CHCCCS002

  • Prepare and maintain beds
    CHCCCS012

  • Provide individualised support
    CHCCCS015

  • 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

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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