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HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 JulyEast Geelong CampusClassroom Day Part-time: 22 weeks

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Course Description

Would you like to work in healthcare, in a hospital or healthcare facility? This course will give you the entry-level skills and hands-on experience you need to work in a health services role. 

You will learn communication, infection control, food distribution, cleaning, dealing with difficult behaviours, transporting clients, bed making and Work Health and Safety.

Work placement/industry experience

  • Geelong - work placement will be undertaken at University Hospital Geelong (Geelong Hospital).
  • Werribee (currently in development) - it is intended that you will work with healthcare providers within the region. 
  • You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

  • Geelong: PT - 2 days per week | Thursdays and Fridays | 9.00am - 3.30pm
  • Traineeship - as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Orderly
  • Wards person
  • Patient services assistant
  • Health services assistant

Course Description

Course Description

Would you like to work in healthcare, in a hospital or healthcare facility? This course will give you the entry-level skills and hands-on experience you need to work in a health services role. 

You will learn communication, infection control, food distribution, cleaning, dealing with difficult behaviours, transporting clients, bed making and Work Health and Safety.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

  • Geelong - work placement will be undertaken at University Hospital Geelong (Geelong Hospital).
  • Werribee (currently in development) - it is intended that you will work with healthcare providers within the region. 
  • You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

  • Geelong: PT - 2 days per week | Thursdays and Fridays | 9.00am - 3.30pm
  • Traineeship - as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Orderly
  • Wards person
  • Patient services assistant
  • Health services assistant

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon will utilise Gordon Online, our digital learning management system. Classes will be delivered using audio-visual delivery methods to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

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Need help?

  • Find out what documents you will need to complete your application here or watch the how to apply video.
  • Visit Customer Service or click here to request application support.

Apprenticeship and Traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 3/04/2020 2:20:04 PM

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