Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (12)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
No minimum education
|Mount Barker||No||External, Part-time Block or Day Release, Part-time internal|
|Port Adelaide||No||External, Full-time internal, Part-time internal|
This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It 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. The 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.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Contribute to effective workplace relationships; Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately; Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context; Communicate and work effectively in health; Comply with infection control policies and procedures; Participate in WHS processes. Elective: Provide theatre support services; Provide equipment support in an acute care environment; Assist with client movement; Respond effectively to behaviours of concern; Support the care of clients; Transport clients; plus more.
About TAFE SATAFE SA is the largest provider of vocational education and training (VET) in South Australia delivering more than 1,000 courses to an average of 80,000 students per year at campuses across the State.
TAFE SA offers training across more than 80 activity and industry-related areas with a wide range of quality courses and flexible study options to suit personal needs.
Provider CRICOS: 00092B RTO code: 41026;HE
Certificate IIICourse code: HLT32512
- Part-time Block or Day Release
- Part-time internal = 1 year
- Full-time internal = 0.5 year
- Part-time internal
15 units: 6 core; 9 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Operating theatre technicians prepare and maintain operating theatres and equipment, and assist surgical and anaesthetic teams during operations.