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Course Details - HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (St Francis de Sales College)


  
AHSPs TitleCertificate III in Health Services Assistance
QualificationHLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Host OrganisationSt Francis de Sales College
Course Length3 semesters (1.5 years)
Completion of the full certificate requires 3 semesters. 2nd Year students, 1 semester to complete.
Course DescriptionThis course aims to equip you with the skills to provide safe, high-quality care to clients in a range of settings under supervision. You may gain employment in a range of direct client care settings including hospitals and aged care facilities. It provides an excellent foundation for studies in allied health, aged care, disability and nursing.
PathwaysDiploma of Enrolled Nursing Nursing assistant, nursing support worker, patient service attendant, patient support assistant, patient care assistant, orderly, theatre support, ward assistant, wardsperson, ward support.
Entry RequirementsStudents must have a strong interest in Health Services and a moderate level of Literacy and Numeracy.
Other RequirementsA Department of Human Services (DHS) clearance is required by ALL students prior to starting the course. Because you are classed as a VOLUNTEER student when on work placement, the DHS clearance is free of charge. Students can apply by using the following link: https://www.dcsiscreening.sa.gov.au/SCRequestApplicationIndividual
Delivery Location(s)TAFE SA Mount Barker Campus, 3-5 Dumas Street, Mount Barker, SA, 5251
Dates and Times45 weekly sessions at TAFE SA Mount Barker Campus on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 15:30.
Commencement date 03/02/21.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 80 SACE credits
80 SACE credits are achievable over the 3 semesters.
Units Of Competency
CoreHLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20 nominal hours
 HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures25 nominal hours
 HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70 nominal hours
 BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately60 nominal hours
 CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30 nominal hours
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorites and development30 nominal hours
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
ElectiveCHCCSS011Meet personal support needs60 nominal hours
 CHCCCS012Prepare and maintain beds15 nominal hours
 CHCCCS026Transport individuals20 nominal hours
 CHCCCS002Assist with movement25 nominal hours
 CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service30 nominal hours
 CHCCCS015Provide individualised support30 nominal hours
 CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically55 nominal hours
 HLTAID003Provide first aid18 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$3,490.00 GST exempt
This course is delivered by an approved Skilling South Australia training provider, and as such, students may be eligible to be funded for the Training Cost of this course under a Training Guarantee for SACE students (TGSS). ­ From January 2021, students who turn 16 in year 11 will be able to access subsidised training from the beginning of the school year. Please refer to your school's VET Coordinator for more information. This does not cover consumables.

Non-member schools - an additional 15% admin levy up to $250 per student.
Other Costs$150.00 including GST
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   15
Contact PersonMr Branden Hill, Phone 8393 1000, Email Bhill@stfrancis.catholic.edu.au
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