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HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

National ID: HLT33115 | State ID: AA72

Work alongside Registered and Enrolled Nurses as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) after completing this course

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) will give you the essential clinical knowledge and skills needed for employment in the health industry. As a graduate you will have the opportunity to work in a variety of public or private health care environments including acute care hospitals, aged care facilities and community settings.

During the course you will be involved in classroom activities and online learning including medical terminology, basic anatomy and physiology, and experience our simulated practice where care is delivered to manikins. You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of clinical work placement. The Department of Health requirements for acute care settings are met with the units covered in this course.

This course is a great first step in a nursing career, with the opportunity to apply for further study in nursing such as our Certificate IV in Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies or Diploma of Nursing courses

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 titles may include: Hospital Orderly, Wardsperson, Assistant in Nursing (AIN), Health Services Assistant (HSA), Patient Care Assistant (PCA) and Orderly.

Further Study Option(s)

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

Course overview

View this course on North Metro Tafe's website

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)

Mount Lawley

Midland

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Mount Lawley One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
Midland One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Metro Tafe's website

Murdoch

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Murdoch One semester Yes Academic achievement and work history
View this course on South Regional Tafe's website

Albany

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
Albany 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