The Gordon

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115

Geelong, Werribee

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 The Gordon

  • $1,070*

    + $385 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • August 10, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Part time (20 weeks)

  • Werribee

    • August 10, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Part time (20 weeks)

  • $5,350*

    + $385 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Geelong

    • August 10, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Part time (20 weeks)

  • Werribee

    • August 10, 2017

    • Part time (20 weeks)

    • In class, In workplace

    In class, In workplace Part time (20 weeks)

*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
Language literacy and numeracy, Police check, Interview, Working with children, Relevant employment, 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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments, Industry placement
Work Placement
3 x 1 week placements

Course Overview

Can you see yourself working in a hospital or healthcare facility?

This course will give you the entry-level skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to work in a health services assistance role.

  • 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 The Gordon, 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

  • Assist with movement
    CHCCCS002

  • Maintain a high standard of service
    CHCCCS010

  • Prepare and maintain beds
    CHCCCS012

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Transport individuals
    CHCCCS026

  • Provide ward or unit based food preparation and distribution services
    HLTFS204D

  • Follow basic food safety practices
    HLTFS207C

  • Handle medical gases safely
    HLTMS207D

  • Clean location to achieve low bacteria status
    HLTMT307B

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
278
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions