Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

National ID: HLT33115
State ID: AWJ4
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Private
DNA Kingston Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A Health Services Assistant is typically a caring individual who is trained and ready to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of patients and clients. Health services assistance involves working directly with patients under supervision.

This qualification reflects the role of a variety of health workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of patients. It is a programme that exposes practically the student to many aspects of the Health sector in Nursing assistant, Dental Assisting, Psychological nursing etc.

Delivery information and location:

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

Available VETiS – 1 day a week, 3 terms

Pathways established with Edith Cowan College to ECU Nursing

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

The Health Services Assistant have often completed the Certificate II in Health Support Services and continue their skills and knowledge in Assisting Health Care professionals. You will require a professional attitude and conduct, as well as the  empathy to support and provide patient care under the guidance of health professional staff.  It is important to understand that professional behaviour has a positive impact on the patient relationship. To be a good Health Services Assistant, you need to reflect certain characteristics. You need to be honest, kind, caring and be able to conduct yourself with integrity. Your appearance should be neat and professional at all times.

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 and patients. Health services assistance involves work in direct client / patient contact under supervision.

The programme is developed to provide a broad concept and introduction to the health Profession with exposure to different health professions and the process in communicating  and engaging with these different fields, medical terminology, working with culturally and diverse groups in our community, basic nursing requirements in infection control and legal and ethical issues, working in a health team environment and developing one’s own interpersonal skills to provide empathy and supportive services to patients and clients.

 

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Assistant in Radiography, Physiotherapy, Psychology and other health professional areas.

Further educational pathways have been provided with successful completion with Edith Cowan College into the Diploma of Health Science moving into Degree courses at ECU such as Nursing, Psychology, Paramedic etc

 Funding GIT

Course description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

A Health Services Assistant is typically a caring individual who is trained and ready to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of patients and clients. Health services assistance involves working directly with patients under supervision.

This qualification reflects the role of a variety of health workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of patients. It is a programme that exposes practically the student to many aspects of the Health sector in Nursing assistant, Dental Assisting, Psychological nursing etc.

Delivery information and location:

Face to face delivery:

  • 37 Hargreaves Street, Belmont 6014 W.A.
  • Bunbury Regional Trade Training Centre (BRTTC), 60 Robertson Drive, Bunbury 6230 W.A.
  • Endeavour Centre, Unit 6 / 7, 2D Peel Street, Mandurah 6210 W.A.

Available VETiS – 1 day a week, 3 terms

Pathways established with Edith Cowan College to ECU Nursing

WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

The Health Services Assistant have often completed the Certificate II in Health Support Services and continue their skills and knowledge in Assisting Health Care professionals. You will require a professional attitude and conduct, as well as the  empathy to support and provide patient care under the guidance of health professional staff.  It is important to understand that professional behaviour has a positive impact on the patient relationship. To be a good Health Services Assistant, you need to reflect certain characteristics. You need to be honest, kind, caring and be able to conduct yourself with integrity. Your appearance should be neat and professional at all times.

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 and patients. Health services assistance involves work in direct client / patient contact under supervision.

The programme is developed to provide a broad concept and introduction to the health Profession with exposure to different health professions and the process in communicating  and engaging with these different fields, medical terminology, working with culturally and diverse groups in our community, basic nursing requirements in infection control and legal and ethical issues, working in a health team environment and developing one’s own interpersonal skills to provide empathy and supportive services to patients and clients.

 

EXAMPLES OF EMPLOYMENT/CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

Assistant in Radiography, Physiotherapy, Psychology and other health professional areas.

Further educational pathways have been provided with successful completion with Edith Cowan College into the Diploma of Health Science moving into Degree courses at ECU such as Nursing, Psychology, Paramedic etc

 Funding GIT

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Metropolitan TAFE

Do you have what it takes for a caring career?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker that could apply for job roles of Health Services Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Orderly and Cleaner. This is an active physical role that requires the student to gain a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

  • Delivered on campus 1 day per week. Wednesday classes scheduled from 0830-1500.
  • 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 2nd term of program. An extra day per week (Tuesday) scheduled for placement.

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.)

Course description

Do you have what it takes for a caring career?

This course will prepare you to become a health care worker that could apply for job roles of Health Services Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Orderly and Cleaner. This is an active physical role that requires the student to gain a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to professional healthcare staff for the care of clients.

  • Delivered on campus 1 day per week. Wednesday classes scheduled from 0830-1500.
  • 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 2nd term of program. An extra day per week (Tuesday) scheduled for placement.

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.)

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE
Private
The University of Notre Dame Australia

Course description

Campus locations

Course page link