(Nationally Recognised Training)
||This qualification reflects the role of administrative workers in the health industry. These workers follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.
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.
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:
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:
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:
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
||There are no entry requirements for this qualification
||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
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
|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.
||Certificate III in Health Administration
||Delivery Options for this course may include: Campus based, Flexible, Work based, Full Time, Part Time Day, Part Time Evening.
||23 July 2018
TAFE NSW will be offering this course in Semester 1 2019
Start dates and times will vary according to your attendance mode.
For further information, contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123.
Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment for this qualification is a minimum of 410 supervised hours.
There is an expectation that you will engage in a range of activities to support your supervised learning which may include:
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Learning support
Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.
If you need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course go to the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. https://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/support-for-students/getting-help-with-your-learning
You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
||Apprentices, School Based Apprentice, Trainees, School Based Trainee, Non Apprentice Pathway (Recognition of Prior Learning), Smart and Skilled Eligible Learners
|Applying and enrolling:
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.
|Fee explanatory text:
The NSW Government Smart and Skilled reform has changed the way job-related training is provided, aiming at getting more people qualified for the jobs NSW needs. The qualifications supported through Smart and Skilled can be found on the NSW Skills List. This training is subsidised by the NSW Government.
The applicable fees for this qualification will be determined at time of enrolment, as per the detailed on the respective NSW Skills List for your year of training commencement. The fee you pay may be lower or higher depending on your personal circumstances and eligibility for a subsidised place, a concession, an exemption or applicable Training Services NSW student incentives being offered at time of enrolment. In some cases there are limited government subsidised places available. Remember, the fee you pay is for your entire qualification. You only pay it once, no matter how long your training goes for. If your course runs for more than one semester in the same calendar year, you can request to pay your fees off in instalments over the period of your study. If the qualification you are looking for is a Diploma or higher, you may be eligible for a VET Student Loan (our version of HECS).
Please contact your nearest TAFE NSW campus or call 1300 766 123 and let our friendly staff help you enrol in the right qualification, work out your fees and what you are eligible for and we can get started! For more info visit https://smartandskilled.nsw.gov.au/
||Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.
There are two types of Recognition:
- Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.
You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email email@example.com
||For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123