Certificate III in Health Support Services

HLT33215

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Overview

Do you love working with and for people? This is an entry-level course for non-clinical support roles in the health care sector. Streams include, for example, a ward assistant, food services worker, or administrator at a health care facility.

Career

  • Work in health care- prospects for work are excellent in the region.
  • Multiple options for higher qualifications include aged care, disability, health care, hospitality, administration or gardening, maintenance.

Content

You start with a short module, Success4U, that helps you successfully prepare for your course and make the most of it.

This nationally accredited qualification covers:

  • health and safety, and how to comply with policies and procedures for infection control
  • working with professionals and people, and how to respond to behaviours of concern
  • how to deliver a service to people
  • organise your work
  • how to prepare and maintain beds, prepare food, transport people, handle equipment
  • process workplace information and use technology.

Other units are related to the chosen stream, e.g. administration, food service, orderly, gardening, maintenance, cleaning.

Requirements

  • You will need to be able to read, write and understand numbers well enough to do the course – if you require assistance to develop these skills, we can support you.
  • Working With Children Check.
  • Police Check.
  • Full COVID19 vaccination as well as possible industry required vaccinations e.g. Influenza.

Fees

  • Government funded concession fee $0
  • Government funded full fee $0
  • Fee for service fee $3,352.50

You may qualify for Victorian Skills First funding if you do not have a post-school qualification. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with a disability are encouraged to access government subsidised training.

Talk to us today to see if you are eligible for funding.

How?

The course is delivered two days per week in the classroom or online. Times are 9:30 to 15:00, but these hours are flexible to your needs.

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Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding. Individuals with a disability are encouraged to access government subsidised training.