IHNA HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) Course image

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IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
Qualification Code : HLT33115 Qualification Name : HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)
Duration :26 Weeks
AQF Level : 3 Course Delivery : Face-to-Face & Online (Blended)
RTO ID :21985 Campus : Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and India
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This certification course is designed for workers in a variety of job descriptions who provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

The course curriculum for this qualification has been structured with elective groups for specific work functions in assisting in nursing work in acute care. Additionally, the qualification supports multi-skilling requirements of smaller and rural/remote work settings.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
"Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply".
 

Course Overview

HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

Classroom/ Face to face mode

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 26 weeks, including minimum 20 hours of classroom based student contact hours per week and a Practical Placement of up to 120 hours.

Blended Mode

The course will be offered using a structured blended learning approach, including a combination of e-learning, practicing various care skills in the simulated environment and Practical Placement.

For both modes of delivery, completion time frames will however vary between students based on their individual skills, experiences and previous studies.

15 units of competency are required for this qualification.

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

CHCCCS002

Assist with movement

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS026

Transport individuals

HLTAIN001

Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment

HLTAIN002

Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment

CHCCCS012

Prepare and maintain beds

CHCCCS015

Provide individualised support

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

Delivery will mainly be:

1. Classroom/ Face to face mode
2. Blended Mode

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Sydney Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class starting from 12th August 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

IHNA has in place admission criteria for courses in its scope as required by its ‘Application and Enrolment Procedure for VET Courses’ to ensure that candidates meet industry requirements.

• Applicants are required to be 18 years old and above and need to be Secondary School year 10 pass,
OR
• Be of mature age which can be demonstrated by a candidate who is at least of 21 years and has at least 2 years industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement:
Satisfactory National police clearance / AFP/ NCC and WWCC
IHNA students must complete the immunization requirements before the professional experience placement start date

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.


Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication:Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

The total tuition cost for the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) is:
Domestic students:

• Victoria & Western Australia: AUD $2,800
• New South Wales: AUD $1,800

State Government Funding is Available for Eligible Students in Victoria Only.

For more information please contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au

Enrolling in this qualification and availing the relevant state funding, may affect student's future training options and the eligibility for further government subsidised training.

Students eligible and opting for government funding must attend 20 hours of classroom sessions per week. Students failing to attend the classroom sessions will not be able to avail the funding and will be required to pay the full course fees.

Face to face Delivery

Melbourne CBD

Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

Online (Blended) Delivery

Melbourne(Heidelberg)

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Perth

Oct 03, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018

Sydney(Parramatta)

Sep 09, 2017
Oct 07, 2017
Nov 04, 2017

Melbourne CBD

Oct 03, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
Feb 05, 2018
Apr 09, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
Oct 08, 2018
Feb 04, 2019
Apr 08, 2019
Jul 08, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Feb 03, 2020
Apr 06, 2020
Jul 06, 2020
Oct 05, 2020

We have four campuses, Melbourne (Heidelberg), Perth, Sydney and Melbourne CBD:


Melbourne (Heidelberg) Campus

597-599, Upper Heidelberg Road,
Heidelberg Heights, Victoria 3081 Australia

Perth Campus

Level 4, Carillon City Arcade,
680-692 Hay Street Mall, Perth WA 6000 Australia

Sydney Campus

Level 7, 33 Argyle Street,Parramatta,
NSW 2150 Australia

Melbourne CBD Campus

Level 5, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne,
Victoria - 3000, Australia

The application process involves submitting an application, interview, payment and confirmation of enrolment. Applicants must successfully complete each stage in order to enrol.

Applicants can submit their initial application by clicking 'Apply Online' button.

If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us on 1800 22 52 83.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

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