Certificate III in Health Service Assistance — HLT33115

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.

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance qualifies you to provide assistance to health professionals with services to clients and patients. While you won’t actually be delivering direct care to clients, a Health Services Assistance role will see you being in direct client contact.

It will equip you to capably and skillfully undertake a range of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • assistant in nursing
  • nursing support work
  • patient service attendant
  • orderly

Course Information:

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Australian Healthcare Qualifications & Training

Units Delivered

  • 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
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia
  • CHCCCS012 Prepare and maintain beds
  • HLTFSE002 Provide ward or unit based food preparation and distribution services
  • HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
  • CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service