HLT33115

Certificate III Health Services Assistance

Become a Patient Services Assistant (PSA)

This entry-level course gives you the skills and hands-on experience required to work in support roles within the health industry.  Jobs in the health care sector, including hospitals and residential facilities are expected to grow strongly over the next five years, with a growing need for support workers (Job Outlook)

Delivery Mode


  • Inclass (Face-to-face)
  • Remote Learning/Flexible

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Duration


  • Inclass, approximately 37-50 weeks
  • Remote Learning/Flexible, approximately 26-32 weeks

The duration may vary depending on placement availability

Placement


You will need to complete a minimum of 80 hours of placement

Practical placement is organised by New Futures Training

Employment Outcomes

This qualification can lead you to job roles such as:

  • Health Services Assistant
  • Maintenance worker
  • Food safety supervisor
  • Laundry worker
  • Housekeeper
  • Ward Assistance
  • Patient Support Assistance
  • Nursing Support Worker

Pathways to further study

Graduates can continue their studies in:

  • Certificate IV in Disability
  • Certificate IV in Ageing Support
  • Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management

Units of Study

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

BSBWOR301

Organise personal work priorities and development

CHCCCS002

Assist with movement

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS026

Transport individuals

CHCCCS010

Maintain a high standard of service

HLTHSS003

Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting

HLTFSE006

Prepare food suitable for range of clients groups

CHCCCS012

Prepare and maintain beds

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with a disability

HLTFSE001

Follow Basic Food Safety Practices

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTWHS005

Conduct Manual Tasks Safely


VICSEG New Futures trading as New Futures Training TOID: 21203.

This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. Eligibility criteria apply.

We encourage individuals with disabilities to access our training.