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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AWJ4

 

Do you have what it takes to care for people?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker. This is an active, physical career which provides assistance to healthcare staff and clients.

Please note:

·         There is an online reading component to this course and as such, you should be computer literate and have available computer and internet access.

·         Includes practical placement at a health facility in the second term of the program. An extra day per week (Tuesday) scheduled for placement in term 2.

You will be required to have the following checks prior to work placement.

·         National Police Clearance (Form available at the post office. Needs to be completed and submitted to post office asap)

·         Working With Children Check (Form will be given to you at orientation)

·         Medical screening and immunisations (Form will be given to you at orientation)

·         Uniform is a requirement for this course (This requirement will be discussed on the first day. Uniform is navy blue scrub top and pants, with closed in shoes.)

 

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become an orderly, patient care assistant, health service assistance, cleaner.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations, Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing


Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

South Metro Tafe
Mandurah
One semester
Y
Y

South Metro Tafe
Murdoch
One semester
Y
Y

South Metro Tafe
Rockingham
One semester
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Mandurah
Murdoch
Rockingham
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become a personal care assistant in a hospital or aged care setting.

Further study opportunities:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunity to become an orderly, patient care assistant, health service assistance, cleaner.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations, Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing


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

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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