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HLT33015 VETDSS - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance~ *

Course description

*At the completion of this VETDSS course students will gain a partial qualification only.

Are you currently attending secondary school and looking to work in the community services or health field? Then this course is for you. You will learn about infection control, work health and safety, communication, medical terminology, and the human body. You will then have the skills you need to work in this sector, where you will be supervised by a qualified Allied Health professional. When you complete the course you may gain credit towards your VCE.

Unit HLTAH001 - Assist with an allied health program is not delivered as part of this program, students will gain a partial qualification only.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement is mandatory for assessments within this program and may occur during the term holidays.

The sourcing of placement will be the joint responsibility of the secondary school, the student and the Local Learning and Employment Network.

~ This course is in transition.

The course code, title, units and content may change in future. Further information will be provided on The Gordon website, upon enrolment and/or during the course of your training.

Possible career outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Patient Services Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology

How to apply

You must first speak to your school about VETDSS before proceeding with the below application.

  1. View the application requirements to find out what documents you will need to complete your application or watch our how to apply video.
  2. Apply online by selecting an intake from the Applications & attendance table below.

If you need help, visit Customer Service or request application support via email.
Submission of an application does not guarantee a place in the course.

Applications & attendance

IntakeApplicationsAttendanceClassesDuration 
2023 VET Full Year
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 16 Aug 2022
Close: 6 Mar 2023 
Class DayDelivered Geelong City Campus
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  
2023 VET Full Year
Werribee (area) 
Open: 16 Aug 2022
Close: 6 Mar 2023 
Class DayDelivered The Gordon Werribee Campus
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  
2023 VET Full Year
Secondary College 
Open: 16 Aug 2022
Close: 6 Mar 2023 
Class DayDelivered at College
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  
2023 VET Full Year
Secondary College 
Open: 16 Aug 2022
Close: 6 Mar 2023 
Class DayDelivered at College
 
Part-time: 2 years    
2023 VET Full Year
Geelong City Campus 
Open: 16 Aug 2022
Close: 6 Mar 2023 
Class DayIntake Only for Gordon VCE Student
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  
2023 VET Full Year
Werribee Watton Campus 
Open: 1 Aug 2022
Close: 12 Mar 2023 
Class DayDelivered at College
 
Part-time: 2 years  Apply  

 

Unfortunately we cannot always guarantee you will secure a place in your selected course. We recommend you apply early.

  • Aged 15 years and over
  • Must be attending Secondary School

The Gordon is committed to ensuring all students have access to the educational and support services they may need while studying. We do this by carrying out a pretraining review that is integrated with the application and enrolment process. For most courses, this review also includes a short literacy and numeracy assessment relevant to the course. The outcomes of the pretraining review assist our teachers and trainers to better understand each student’s capabilities prior to training and enable all students to be matched to the right program for them.

Applicants are expected to have an appropriate literacy and numeracy level equivalent to the successful completion of year 9.

Selection mode

  • Secondary school referral
  • Via the VETDSS department

Core Units Code Hours
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005 30
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures HLTINF001 25
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately BSBMED301 60
Maintain a high standard of service CHCCCS010 30
Participate in workplace health and safety HLTWHS001 20
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001 70
Elective Units Code Hours
Assist with movement CHCCCS002 25
Organise personal work priorities and development BSBWOR301 30
Provide individualised support CHCCCS015 30
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern CHCCCS020 20
Transport individuals CHCCCS026 20

Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by the Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on work    
  • Workplace tasks    
  • Written assignments    
  • Industry placement    
  • Team projects

  • HLT45115 Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • HLT52015 Diploma of Remedial Massage
  • HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Follow the link to find more information about pathways, or contact Customer Service.

Date published: 1/02/2023 12:02:39 PM
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