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HLT33115 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.

This course includes online study. Computers are available in SM TAFE libraries to assist those who don't have internet or a computer access. You will need to have basic computer skills to be able to complete this course.

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:

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

 Job Opportunities may include: Nursing Support Worker, Orderly, Person Care Assistant and Therapy Aide. 

Further Study Option(s) 

Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies and Diploma of Nursing

Course overview

View this course on South Metro Tafe's website




Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Mandurah One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Rockingham One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history

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

Page last updated May 05, 2021