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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Career Area:Community, Health & Fitness National Code:HLT33115
Certificate III in Health Services AssistanceThis qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualifications

Prior Learning

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

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!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Units of Competency Important Information
Various
Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225

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Classes will be advised. The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,930.00

The Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCCCS002 - Assist with movement
  • CHCCCS010 - Maintain a high standard of service
  • CHCCCS012 - Prepare and maintain beds
  • CHCCCS020 - Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCCCS026 - Transport individuals
  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTAIN001 - Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • HLTAIN002 - Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
Enquire Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester Various,
Study Options: , , weeks
How to Enrol: Thanks for visiting! We are currently taking enquiries for this course.

Depending on demand, this course may be available to study full-time. Students can discuss options to study flexibly, on campus, with a mix of campus and online or in the workplace.

This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government.

This course is also available as a Traineeship.

We encourage you to enquire now so we can keep in touch with you on when and how to enrol.

Alternatively call us on 131 225
Proposed Timetable: Classes will be advised.
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: The 2017 Smart and Skilled prices for this qualification are:

First Qualification Fee is $1,600.00
Second Qualification Fee is $1,930.00

The Concession Fee for this course is $240.00. You may also be eligible for a fee exemption. Your eligibility for a concession or exemption will be confirmed at enrolment.

The fees indicated above are based on students who have been approved for training subsidised by the NSW Government. If you do not qualify for training subsidised by the NSW Government, please do not hesitate to contact us on 131 225 to find out how we can assist you to achieve your study and career goals.

Students can pay their fee upfront or undertake an Instalment Plan which will commence at the time of enrolment. The Fee and Refund Policy advises students of their obligations with regards to student fees and additional costs, and eligibility requirements for refunds. A copy of the Instalment Plan Agreement and the Fee and Refund policy can be found on the TAFE NSW – Hunter & Central Coast website.

If your employer is covering the cost of your student fees, a letter or purchase order from your employer is required.

Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation will be at the student’s own expense.

The Hunter TAFE Fee and Refund Policy advises Hunter TAFE customers of their obligations with regard to Student Fees and Additional Costs, and of eligibility requirements for refunds. The policy can be found on this website under the Students tab, and then choose Fees and Charges.
Units of Competency:

This is an indication of what Units of Competency may be studied in this qualification, and will be confirmed prior to enrolment. To discuss with a member of our team, submit an enquiry online or call 131 225.


  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • CHCCCS002 - Assist with movement
  • CHCCCS010 - Maintain a high standard of service
  • CHCCCS012 - Prepare and maintain beds
  • CHCCCS020 - Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCCCS026 - Transport individuals
  • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
  • HLTAIN001 - Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • HLTAIN002 - Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
Important Information:

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.