Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Course Code: HLT33115 | CRICOS Code: 104582H

Faculty

Health Services

Delivery Mode

Blended and In house Simulations

Duration

40 Weeks

Course Description

COURSE CODE : HLT33115 | CRICOS CODE : 104582H

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. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

MODE OF STUDY

Blended / In house Simulations

COURSE DELIVERY LOCATION

Melbourne Campus
Level 5 & 9, 341-345 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Course Fee/Duration

FEE

Course Duration: 40 weeks
Course Fee: AUD $8,500 (includes Workshop training , Materials & Administration Fee)

Note: Fees are subject to changes

COURSE DURATION

This qualification is delivered to the local and international students over total of 40 weeks each within the stated delivery timeframe. Face to Face delivery with student participation in the demonstration of job role tasks.

Intake Dates

INTAKE DATES
January, April, July, October

Melbourne
2022 
24/1/22 
7/3/22 
18/4/22 
23/5/22 
11/7/22 
15/8/22 
Entry Requirements

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • 18 years or older upon application
  • All applicants are required to have successfully completed an LLN test and demonstrate competence for all indicators to enrol for this qualification

For international students, KFI accepts following proof of a level of English proficiency:

  • IELTS Overall 5.5 band (no band below 5.0)
  • TOEFL iBT (Internet-based) 69-79 with no band less than 14
  • TOEFL Paper 523 (with a min. TWE 3.5)
  • TOEFL CBT (Combuted-based) 193 (with a min.TWE 3.5)
  • PTE Academic 46 with no communicative skill score less than 40

Note: Some assessment tasks are completed using a computer and internet, and it is essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Units Of Competency
UNIT OF COMPETENCY This qualification requires the successful completion of 15 units of competency: 7 Core units and 8 Electives
Core Units – 7
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
Elective Units – 8
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
Qualification Pathways

QUALIFICATION PATHWAYS

After successfully completing the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance, students may apply for the:

  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Operating Theatre Technician)
  • HLT47715 Certificate IV in Medial Practice Assisting
  • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Note: While KFI may not offer all the qualifications indicated within the pathway, we identify relevant progression that may be attained. Check our website for your eligibility for the courses offered at KFI.

Career Pathways

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates of this course go on to work as:

  • Nursing assistant
  • Nursing support worker
  • Operating theatre technician
  • Patient service assistant (PSA)
  • Ward assistant
  • Patient support assistant
  • Wards person
  • Patient care assistant
  • Ward support.
  • Orderly

* Completion of an KFI qualification does not guarantee an employment outcome

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