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Certificate II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23215 | State ID: AYY2

Open the door to a career in health

The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

Throughout the course, you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

 Gain these skills

  • Develop sound communication skills
  • Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • Handle food safely
  • Prepare and maintain beds
  • Transport individuals
  • Undertake routine stock maintenance including linen supplies

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Hospital Orderly | Wardsperson | Patient Services Assistant | Nursing Support Worker | Personal Care Assistant

Other job titles may include:

  • Health Services Assistant | Health Support Services Worker
  • Institutional Cook | Kitchen Attendant
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hospital Maintenance Worker

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate II in Health Support Services

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing)

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Certificate III in Pathology Collection

Certificate III in Dental Assisting

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany One semester No No selection criteria

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Page last updated May 06, 2024