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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Are you interested in making a real difference in the lives of others? The HLT3315 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance may be for you!


TMG College Australia

Course Overview

This qualification will teach you how to effectively assist Healthcare professionals in health or community services Settings. Invest in your future developing the key skills and knowledge to apply medical terminology, safe work practices, infection control, client services and duty of care.

Upon successful completion, you will have developed the skills and knowledge to work in Aged Care Facilities, Hospitals, Clinics, Private Medical Practices, and Home and Community Care Services.

With our flexible learning approach, we blend both practical and theoretical elements.

As part of this course, you will also be required to undertake work placement in the Health and Community Care Industry

Over the course of this qualification we offer:

  • Convenient and flexible learning
  • Support and guidance
  • Online collaboration

Government Funding* is available for this qualification. Invest in your future by applying today!

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HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance TMG College Australia


Course Details

  • Course Code & Title

    HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance.

  • Units of Competency

    The HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance requires 15 units of competency.

    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

    Elective Units:

    CHCCCS012 – Prepare and maintain beds
    HLTFSE001 – Follow basic food safety practices
    CHCCCS002 – Assist with movement
    BSBFLM312 – Contribute to team effectiveness
    CHCCCS026 – Transport individuals
    HLTHSS003 – Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting

    CHCCCS009 - Facilitate responsible behaviour

    CHCPRP003 - Reflect on and improve own professional practice

    Credit Transfer and RPL offered: Recognition of prior learning and skills assessment.

    All other electives available on request.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this Qualification however Students are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review and a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment. 

    These will assist with determining suitability into course entry and identification of any support needs. 

    The ability to obtain a Police Check - Police Check required for industry work placement 

  • Assessment

    Assessment methods may include:

    • Underpinning knowledge questioning
    • Simulated workplace activities / Case studies
    • Work placement observation
    • As part of this course, students will also be required to gain a minimum of 80 hours of work experience in a regulated health services environment. Students must have a Police Check prior to the commencement of their work placement
  • Duration

    Traineeship: Estimated duration 104 weeks

    Non-Traineeship: Estimated duration 52 weeks

  • Delivery Mode

    TMG College Australia provides the following delivery options: 

    Face to Face Training 

    In person Classroom Based training delivered at TMG College Australia sites. Face to Face delivery includes both theory and practical activities which are supported by structured Work Placement. 

    Structured Work Placement 

    As part of this course, students will also be required to undertake a minimum of 80 hours Work Placement in the Health and Community Care Industry- which may include Allied Health Facilities, Hospitals and Community Environments such as Aged Care Facilities. 

    Offsite Training 

    TMG College Australia can deliver training and undertake assessments using facilities at a Students Workplace, or in a mobile manner (e.g. delivery at a regional/remote location for a specific period or for a specific training course).  

    Mixed Mode Training 

    A combination of various delivery modes. Also known as "Mixed Delivery" or "Blended Learning". This includes Online, Face to Face and Workplace Based.  

  • Pathways

    Stduents who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

    • CHC43015 Certificate IV in Ageing Support
    • CHC43415 Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
    • HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
    • HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing
  • Your Career

    This course provides you with the skills and knowledge to undertake job roles such as:

    • Orderly
    • Nursing Assistant
    • Operating Theatre Technician
    • Nursing Support Worker
    • Patient Support Assistant
    • Theatre Support
  • Fees & Eligibility

    Enrolment Fees:
    Without Concession - $117.00
    With Concession - $23.40

    Fee For Service - $3,950.00

    VETIS - $2,000.00

    The student tuition fees published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. 

    This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. TMG College Australia encourage individuals with disabilities to access training subsidised through the Skills First Program. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for this training.

    Eligibility Criteria 1. You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen. 2. You must not have completed the same AQF level qualification or higher than the course you wish to enrol in, unless under 20 years of age on 1 January this year. 3. You must not have commenced or be scheduled to commence more than two Victorian Government subsidised courses this year; and 4. You must not be currently enrolled in two or more Victorian Government subsidised courses.

    Traineeship incentives may be applicable on full time/ part time basis, subject to eligibility. Enrolment fees apply.

  • Locations

    This Qualification is available in the following regions: 

    • Melbourne CBD 
    • Box Hill 
    • Werribee 
  • Upcoming Classes

    TMG College Australia

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