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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Course Code: HLT32507

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This qualification covers workers in a range of work roles who provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

This qualification has been structured with elective groups for specific work functions in operating theatre support and assisting in nursing work in acute care. In addition the qualification supports multiskilling requirements of smaller and rural/remote work settings.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles may include:

• Assistant in nursing
• Nursing assistant
• Nursing support worker
• Patient service attendant
• Patient support assistant
• Patient care assistant
• Orderly
• Operating theatre technician
• Theatre support
• Ward assistant
• Wardsperson
• Ward support

Pathways Information
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Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements
Not Applicable