(Assisting in nursing work in acute care)

In partnership with Skills Strategies International (RTO 2401) and Christal Clear Training

Course information

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

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 service assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

This qualification aims at providing you with the skills and knowledge needed to work in a hospital environment. As a patient care assistant, orderly or nursing assistant.

Recognition of prior learning:

This option is suitable for persons that work in a hospital within an acute care environment as a patient care assistant or nursing assistant.

This option consists of; completion of a RPL theory kit and portfolio of evidence with your current prior learning and industry experience.

If you are not able to provide appropriate and adequate evidence, extra evidence may be needed for e.g. Completing extra written theory, attending and participating in practical training sessions and or completed work place log book. Extra fees may be payable if conditions are not met and the learner needs extra training or assessment.

Time period of completing of RPL process depends on the learner.

Acute care units only:

Specialisation in Acute Care

For learners who have already completed HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Service Assistance with the following units:

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS026 Transport Individuals and wish to complete the specialisation units.

This course consists of these two units:

HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment and

HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment.

The course consists of: written theory, classroom practical assessments, plus 80 hours of work experience placement within an acute care setting and completed log book.

Time period of completing of the two units depends on the learner.