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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

National Course Code: HLT33115

TAFE NSW Course Number: HLT33115-01V01

Nominal Hours: 420

Full Fee: $9,080
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,930

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  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at OTEN.

This 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.

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The procurement of work placement & other work placement resources, information, remains the responsibility of the student. As there is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

You will need to ensure that whatever facility you organise, there is a Registered Nurse and/or other appropriate work place Supervisor available to assist you with the completion of your workplace log-book requirements. Please contact the Health Services teaching section by Phone: (02) 9715 8229 or Email: oten.healthservicesassistance@tafensw.edu.au for further information about work placement, or any other aspects of the course.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.


No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. The procurement of work placement & other work placement resources, information, remains the responsibility of the student. As there is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

You will need to ensure that whatever facility you organise, there is a Registered Nurse and/or other appropriate work place Supervisor available to assist you with the completion of your workplace log-book requi

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualifications

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

You will be required to complete your course work by submitting assignments, completing online quizzes and workplacement hours.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

WORK PLACEMENTS

Many TAFE courses have a compulsory work placement component to assist you to apply your learning in a practical environment and you may be required to comply with some (or all) of the following.

1. NSW HEALTH

Before you commence any clinical placements in NSW Health facilities, you will be required to
• Meet NSW Health’s - Criminal Record Check requirements;
• Sign the NSW Health Code of Conduct form and any other forms, as required by NSW Health;
• Undertake Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination against Infectious Diseases and provide your Health Care Worker/Student Vaccination Record Card.

For specific information regarding NSW Health’s requirements, and access to the required forms, it is recommended that you visit their FAQs for students at:
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/careers/student_clearance/pages/default.aspx

2. AGED CARE WORK - Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a Federal Criminal Record Check. Visit:
http://www.afp.gov.au/what-we-do/police-checks/national-police-checks.aspx

3. COMMUNITY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES

Anyone in child-related work (including student placements and volunteers) MUST have a current Working with Children Check (students/volunteers free) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. Visit:
http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

4. STUDENT READINESS FOR WORK PLACEMENT

Generally work placements will only occur after there has been a reasonable amount of student/teacher contact and when the teacher is satisfied that you are ready to benefit from workplace learning and perform workplace duties. Your teacher can provide further information.

STUDENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES - For more information visit: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/rights-and-responsibilities/index.htm

There is a minimum 80 hours (documented) course-workplace requirement, it is important that students are able to meet both the theoretical and work placement components of the qualification. This is a requirement of HLT Health National Training Package.

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

The above list includes units being offered at OTEN. If licensing in another state other than NSW is required, please check requirements with the relevant state.

You don't need to study what you already know! The skills, knowledge and experience you have gained from your previous learning, work experience and life in general may be taken into account.

To apply for recognition in one or more units you must clearly show that you have the equivalent and relevant skills, knowledge and experience of the unit or group of units.

For Credit transfer where you have completed previous studies either with TAFE NSW or with another tertiary provider complete the Enrolment Adjustment - Credit - Previous Studies form, and include any required evidence.

For Recognition of Prior Learning, attach your evidence to a completed Enrolment Adjustment – Credit – Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) form and submit for assessment.

Send your applications to:

Email: oten.recognitionhelp@tafensw.edu.au

Post: OTEN Recognition, 51 Wentworth Road, Strathfield NSW 2135

Keep a copy of all completed forms for your records.

To find out more about Credit and to help you with your application read the Credit e-Kit for Students.

Need more help? Contact the Recognition Help Desk

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Certificate III in Health Service Assistance

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 601 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,600
Second qualification$1,930
Concession$240
Non-government subsidised fee$9,080

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

This training is subsidised by the NSW government under Smart and Skilled. The student fee you will need to pay, will be determined according to your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, you may also be eligible for a concession fee, fee exemption or fee free scholarship. Payment by instalments is available.

You may continue with an enrolment into this course if you are not eligible for subsidised training, however the full training fee will be applicable. There are conditions to enrolment if you are a Temporary Visa Holder. To discuss your visa status and eligibility to enrol please phone 131 241.

For further information on fees and charges please see https://www.tafensw.edu.au/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/fees-information

Please ensure you also read and understand the associated fee policies and conditions related to withdrawal from a course, applying for a refund of fees, applying for a deferral to your studies and if you are behind in payment of instalments.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

To enrol in this course please click on the Enrol Now button. You may also enrol over the phone by calling TAFE Digital on 131 601

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