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Put your compassionate nature to good use by studying for a career in health care

Are you interested in a rewarding career working in health services? Our Certificate III in Health Services Assistance course has been tailored to meet industry needs and standards through comprehensive consultation with industry professionals.

Duration30 weeks
Mode of deliveryBlended
LocationsFrankston, Hastings, Rosebud, Mornington

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Course overview

Are you interested in a rewarding career working in health services? Our Certificate III in Health Services Assistance course is tailored to meet industry needs and standards through comprehensive consultation with industry professionals.

Job outcomes

  • Patient support assistant
  • Ward assistant
  • Orderly

Entry requirements

There are no formal education entry requirements for this course. However, to enrol you must be willing to obtain a:

  • Working with Children’s Check
  • National Police Check
  • NDIS Worker Screening Check.

You will also need to provide evidence of your vaccination history, including COVID-19.

Course structure

This course is made up of 15 units of competency including 7 core and 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

Course duration

Training is delivered 2 days a week (excluding public holidays and school holidays) in a blended model (Zoom and face to face) and is delivered between a 26 to 30-week model. Speak to one of our team members to confirm the duration of the upcoming intake.

Course intake

View our course calendar to see upcoming intakes for this course.

Course fees

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding for eligible individuals.

Victorian residents may be eligible for government subsidised training in Victoria under the Skills First Funding Program.

Eligibility exemptions and/or fee waivers may be available to:

  • Asylum Seeker VET Program
  • Eligibility Exemptions Initiative
  • JobTrainer
  • Skills First Youth Access Initiative.

Fee schedule

  Skills First funded tuition fee Skills First concession tuition fee Fee for service
Maximum tutition fee $0 $0 $6,303.75
Materials fee $300 $300 $300

* These fees are indicative and may change according to individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may be required for first aid certificate, police check, Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.

A BRACE representative will assist you in determining your eligibility and course fees, a statement of fees detailing all course charges will be provided to you.

Prices and funding eligibility vary. Please view our course fees, message us below or contact us for further information.

Practical placement

Hours: 80 hours.

We organise Practical Placement for all our students, however students are also encouraged to seek placement where possible.

*You will need to undergo a National Police Check before you begin the practical placement. Practical placement may not be possible if a check that is carried out contains adverse outcomes. In this instance, you may not be able to complete your qualification and your employment opportunities may be affected. If you are aware of, or are concerned about anything that may appear on a Police Check, please discuss this at your enrolment interview.

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