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

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

Career Area:Community, Health & Fitness Course No:16107 National Code:HLT32512 Training Package:HLT07 HEALTH
Course Details

health services assistance assisting nursing work acute care This health services course is for people who want to work in health services assistance. You will learn about legal and ethical issues in healthcare, effective communication strategies, administration techniques, anatomy and physiology and work health and safety policy. A range of medical problems and related nursing care in acute care is also delivered within the course.

 

There are 15 units of competency that must be successfully completed to achieve the qualification. Successful completion of this course offers the opportunity to work as an assistant in nursing in public and private acute care, aged care or health facilities.

 

You may choose to undertake further study in order to pursue a career as a nurse or in medical management.

Campuses, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Gosford

Campus information contact details and map can be found here.

Course Availability

Semester Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Information Session Fees & Charges Important Information
Semester 1
2015
Part Time Day

Enquire Now Click to see fee information for 2015 courses.

Smart and Skilled Fees

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Please send us a message or call us on 131 225 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. We can also discuss payment options with you. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may still be able to enrol and pay the non-subsidised fee.

Click here to read more about Smart and Skilled.
Other Information

Hunter TAFE is currently taking enquiries for this course in 2015. To register your interest please click "Enquire Now" and a Hunter TAFE representative will contact you to provide course and fee information. Information session details are available at www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au/students/Pages/2015-Course-Information-Sessions.aspx Important Note: All 2015 offerings for this course are proposed and will be confirmed early 2015.

Delivery Information

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Gosford campus
Semester: Semester 1, 2015
Study Options: Part Time Day, ,
How to Enrol: Enquire Now
Proposed Timetable:
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Click to see fee information for 2015 courses.

Smart and Skilled Fees

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Please send us a message or call us on 131 225 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. We can also discuss payment options with you. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may still be able to enrol and pay the non-subsidised fee.

Click here to read more about Smart and Skilled.
Important Information: Other Information

Hunter TAFE is currently taking enquiries for this course in 2015. To register your interest please click "Enquire Now" and a Hunter TAFE representative will contact you to provide course and fee information. Information session details are available at www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au/students/Pages/2015-Course-Information-Sessions.aspx Important Note: All 2015 offerings for this course are proposed and will be confirmed early 2015.

Delivery Information

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Newcastle

Campus information contact details and map can be found here.

Course Availability

Semester Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Information Session Fees & Charges Important Information
Semester 1
2015
Full Time

Enquire Now Click to see fee information for 2015 courses.

Smart and Skilled Fees

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Please send us a message or call us on 131 225 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. We can also discuss payment options with you. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may still be able to enrol and pay the non-subsidised fee.

Click here to read more about Smart and Skilled.
Other Information

Hunter TAFE is currently taking enquiries for this course in 2015. To register your interest please click "Enquire Now" and a Hunter TAFE representative will contact you to provide course and fee information. Information session details are available at www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au/students/Pages/2015-Course-Information-Sessions.aspx Important Note: All 2015 offerings for this course are proposed and will be confirmed early 2015.

Delivery Information

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

Newcastle campus
Semester: Semester 1, 2015
Study Options: Full Time, ,
How to Enrol: Enquire Now
Proposed Timetable:
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Click to see fee information for 2015 courses.

Smart and Skilled Fees

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Please send us a message or call us on 131 225 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. We can also discuss payment options with you. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may still be able to enrol and pay the non-subsidised fee.

Click here to read more about Smart and Skilled.
Important Information: Other Information

Hunter TAFE is currently taking enquiries for this course in 2015. To register your interest please click "Enquire Now" and a Hunter TAFE representative will contact you to provide course and fee information. Information session details are available at www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au/students/Pages/2015-Course-Information-Sessions.aspx Important Note: All 2015 offerings for this course are proposed and will be confirmed early 2015.

Delivery Information

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.

How To Enrol

Register your interest for this course by clicking "Enquire Now" next to the study option you are interested in and we will contact you with more information.

Entry Requirements

There are no educational entry requirements for this qualification. Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following:
  1. HEALTH - NSW MINISTRY OF HEALTH
    - If you are over 18 you will be required to undertake a National Criminal Record Check.
    - You will be required to sign the NSW Health Student Undertaking where you agree to notify NSW Health if your status changes after the date of issue of your National Police Certificate or during the completion of your course.
    - You will be required to undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.
    - You will be required to read and sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form.
  2. AGED CARE WORK
    As per NSW Health requirements for the National Criminal Record Check.
  3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES
    Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children's Guardian phase-in schedule and processes.
  4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT
    Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Skills Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

For further information please refer to the Careers Advice area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Contact Us

You can request further information on this course or speak to a Customer Service Officer by calling
131 225 (within Australia) or
+612 4923 7425 (International).
2015 Course Information Sessions