HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

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HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

Introduction

The healthcare industry relies on the operational support of health services assistance in order to function.

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) is a professional accreditation that focuses on the range of roles that provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients.

Our approach to teaching this course prepares you with elective groups and multi-skilling to be a competent and confident worker under direct supervision in smaller or rural remote work settings.

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Course Details

HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

You could be eligible for
RPL or CT RPL : Recognition of Prior Learning
CT : Credit Transfer

Know More

Internationally qualified nurses (RNs, GNMs, ANMs, PCL nurses) can receive RPL for this course and study the supplementary skillset CHCSS00070 – Assist Clients with Medication Skill Set in conjunction with the course to complete their qualification. Fees are AUD $1,250 , which includes professional experience placement.

Amount of Training:  580 Hours
AQF Level :3
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Cochin (India)
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Accreditation
HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)
Funding

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

Student Testimonials

I just finished my certificate 111HSA ( acute care) at IHNA Perth campus. All Staff and educators are very good specially Dhanya and Shintu.I got job as well while doing placement .Highly recommend this place to study. Great facility, good staff and excellent experience

Rajbir Randhawa

  • Amount of Training is 580 Hours
  • Blended (Melbourne, Sydney, Perth)
  • Available to domestic students only

15 units of competency are required for this qualification.

  • 7 core units
  • 8 elective units

CORE UNITS

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

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
CHCCCS012 Prepare and maintain beds
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support
HLTAID011 Provide First Aid

Pathways from this qualification: Candidates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the community sector like

  • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • CHC43115 Certificate IV in Disability

With the Certificate III in Health Service Assistance ( assisting in Nursing work in acute care) in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Care Assistant
  • Care Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Care Service Employees
  • Personal Care Worker
  • aged care facilities
  • Residential group homes
  • Day respite centres
  • Clients’ homes

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)

State Funding
Victoria If the student is eligible, for Government funding, student pays: $0
Western Australia If the student is eligible, for Government funding, student pays: $1,569.75
If holds valid concession student pays $468.51
New South Wales Check with us for Domestic Scholarships

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

*The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as Student service and resource fees

*This training is delivered with Western Australian and Commonwealth Government Funding

*Over 50 years of age? Speak to our team to avail 50% course fee scholarship.

Melbourne (CBD) Campus
Level 5 & 6, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC – 3000, Australia
Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus
597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road, Heidelberg Heights, VIC – 3081, Australia
Perth Campus
Level 2, 12 St Georges Terrace, Perth, WA – 6000, Australia
Sydney Campus
Level 7, 33 Argyle Street, Parramatta, NSW – 2150, Australia
Cochin Campus
37/1989 A, Bhattathiripad Road, Kaloor, Kochi – 682 017, India

MODE OF DELIVERY

BLENDED

(Blended: online real time theory tutorials with on campus skills training in a simulation environment)

Students are required to attend 20 contact hours per week physically at the campus and professional experience placements.

20 contact hours will be delivered through synchronised online learning which includes on- campus simulation based training and Professional experience placement.

Besides the above structured learning, students are advised that they will be required to do approximate 10 hours per week of unstructured learning.

The delivery mode is subject to your eligibility to access state funding requirements and other conditions, please contact our admissions consultants to know more.

  • 16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course
  • Successful completion of an Australian Year 10 qualification or equivalent possess basic computer skills
  • Applicants will have to demonstrate their competence in literacy and numeracy levels in an Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF) at Exit Level 3 and participate in a pre-training review (PTR) when enrolling into the course.
  • Mature age students (22+) will also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the student to meet course requirements.

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement (PEP)

  • A satisfactory National Police Clearance / Australian Federal Police Clearance Certificate (AFP) / NCC
  • Applicable immunisation certification such as COVID-19 Certificate
  • Please declare in your application if you have a disability, disorder, or if you are on any medication that will require reasonable adjustments to fulfil these requirements.

IHNA highly recommends students to complete the immunisation process before the PEP start date as some facilities will not provide placement to students without Immunisation.

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

What is a L – Portfolio?

L – Portfolio is a collection of work, skills and interests (evidence) in an electronic format that showcases learning and experience over time.

When you think about your L-Portfolio and the types of evidence that it contains, it is important to think carefully about its purpose and intended audience.

Your L-Portfolio may contain all or some of the following:

  • Files of various formats (text, pictures, video, etc.)
  • Evidence related to courses taken, programs of study, etc.
  • Writing samples (which might include several drafts to show development and improvement)
  • Projects prepared for class or extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of creativity and performance
  • Evidence of extracurricular or co-curricular activities, including examples of leadership
  • Evaluations, analysis and recommendations

Uses of L-Portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning application:

Our RPL tool is in the form of an L-Portfolio, and allows students to put on record all their life experiences, interests and skills. Not only will their academic achievement be listed out, but also any life experiences that could potentially be taken into account for extra credit as Recognition of Prior Learning. For instance, an individual who has taken care of his or her bedridden parent has already gained valuable caregiver experience, which could be chalked up against practical expertise and added to their resume.

This L-Portfolio could be sent to employers when applying for work, to universities while applying for extra credits through RPL, or in any other ways to market their expertise.

Showcase/Professional L Portfolios

These L-Portfolios are used as a way to demonstrate (showcase) the highlights of a student’s academic and professional career.

Learning Portfolios

These portfolios are typically created by a student as part of a course as a way to demonstrate learning and the learning process. These portfolios are often shared with other students to elicit peer feedback. Learning portfolios support the idea of formative feedback as an essential part of the learning process.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Apply Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

Acknowledgement

HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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