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Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) - Certificate III (HLT33115-03V02)
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Career area: Health Services 
Study area: Other Health 
National code: HLT33115  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega    18 Weeks 2-Jan-2019   
Nowra  Part Time Day  16 Weeks 6-Feb-2019  Wed 
Shellharbour  Full Time  1 1 2-Jan-2019   
Wollongong  Part Time Day  1 1 Anytime   
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: 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. 
Other requirements: 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 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualifications 
Learning pathways: Credit for Prior Learning If you already have skills and knowledge that are relevant to your course, you may be able to apply for credit through articulation, credit transfer or recognition of prior learning. To find out more about applying for credit follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/get-started-at-tafe-nsw/recognition-of-prior-learning

This web page also provides information on how to use your existing TAFE NSW qualifications to undertake a higher level qualification at TAFE NSW (e.g. Cert II to Cert III, Cert III to Cert IV, Cert IV to Diploma, etc.)

TAFE to University Many TAFE NSW courses offer you the opportunity to gain both vocational and university qualifications. To find out more about the pathways to higher education please follow this link

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/study-options/tafe-to-university 
Specialisation: (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - Acute Care 
Offering code: 19BEG-999 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Scheduled attendance: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 2-Jan-2019 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Applying and enrolling: Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

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.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,080
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or can you source this item yourself:

Textbook “Health Services Assistance”, 1st Edition $99.95.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Nowra
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Nowra Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) 
Offering code: 19NWR-007 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 16 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Wednesday 9:30am to 12:30pm for 16 weeks excluding school holidays. Class will be held at TAFE NSW Nowra Block A Floor 1 Room 1. Compulsary 80 full time hours unpaid workplacement must be completed to meet course requirements. 
Hours per week:
Starting from: 6-Feb-2019 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

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 in the acute care setting. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision. to meet course requirements.

This course is suitable for those who have completed Certificate III in Individual Support within the current packaging rules and who would like to increase their scope of practice into the acute care setting.

Students will be required to complete the minimum 80 hours (full time) of unpaid Workplacement in an Acute Health care Facility organised by TAFE NSW in collaboration with NSW Health. There are compulsary immunisation requirements criminal record check that must be met to meet NSW Health policy before attending work placement.

Information session to be organised through TAFE NSW Nowra. Enquires to TAFE NSW Shellharbour Nursing section 131 601.

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.

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 NSW Health website.

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 if over 18) in line with the Office of Children’s Guardian phase-in schedule and processes. For further information visit the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian website and search for Working With Children Check.

AGED CARE WORK Before you undertake any clinical placements in Aged Care Facilities you will be required to undertake a National Police Check. For further information visit the Australian Federal Police website and search for National Police Checks.

ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY During the practical CPR assessment you will be required to perform at least 2 minutes of uninterrupted CPR both on an infant and adult mannequin placed on the floor. This is the training package requirement and you should consider your ability to perform this assessment task before enrolling.
Applying and enrolling: Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study Assess your eligibility Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)

If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

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.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,080
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. This criteria will determine your exact fee. Students who meet additional specified criteria, may be eligible for a concession fee or a fee exemption. In claiming the concession or exemption students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.

Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or can you source this item yourself:
-Textbook “Health Services Assistance”, 1st Edition $99.95

Payment Plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Other information: 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 in the acute care setting. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision. to meet course requirements, Students will be required to complete the minimum 80 hours (full time) of unpaid Workplacement in an Acute Health care Facility organised by TAFE NSW in collaboration with NSW Health. There are compulsary immunisation requirements criminal record check that must be met to meet NSW Health policy before attending work placement. 
Comments: This course is for students who have previously completed Certificate III in Individual Support within the current training package rules.

First day of attendance is Wednesday 06 February 2019. Attendance is every Wednesday 9:30am till 12:30pm for 16 weeks excluding the school holidays. Followed by 80 hours of unpaid workplacement in an acute health care facility. Class will be held at TAFE NSW Nowra Block A Floor 1 Room 1. Room to be advised. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - Acute Care 
Offering code: 19SHB-999 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 1
Scheduled attendance: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Starting from: 2-Jan-2019 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Applying and enrolling: Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

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.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,080
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or can you source this item yourself:

Textbook “Health Services Assistance”, 1st Edition $99.95.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Health Services Assistance - Acute Care 
Offering code: 19WLG-999 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Mixed Mode 
Duration: 1 1
Scheduled attendance: Students will be provided with a course schedule when details are confirmed. 
Starting from: Anytime 
About: Semester 1 Information Week Monday, 21 January to Friday, 25 January 2019. Register your interest via TAFE NSW's Facebook page HERE

To request further information, click on Enquire Now and we will advise you when a new offering is available. Courses are run subject to minimum student enrolments.
Applying and enrolling: Thank you for your interest in this course. To request further information click on Enquire Now. You can also contact TAFE NSW on 131 601 to speak with one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants.

 
Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

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.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $1,600
Second qualification $1,930
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $9,080
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Fee explanatory text: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government, and as a result your fee is determined through Training Services NSW formal eligibility criteria. In claiming the concession or exemption, students will be required to supply the required evidence to support the claim in accord with the requirements of Smart and Skilled eligibility.
Further costs in addition to your student fees may be applicable for this qualification. These costs are to provide you with additional resources and/or Incidentals to support your learning. The following Incidentals are available for purchase at your local campus reception, class co-ordinator or can you source this item yourself:

Textbook “Health Services Assistance”, 1st Edition $99.95.

To activate your eligibility you must pay the student fee component PRIOR to commencement of the learning activity.
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 131 601