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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance acute care

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

  • AQF Level

  • Amount of Training

    580 hours
  • Full Fee

    2,500 AUD
  • Payment Option

    Easy Payment Options
  • Mode Of Delivery


You can complete this course on intensive mode in three to six months


Why IHNA Online ?

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  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practise

Course Overview

Care for patients in a hospital setting as you advance your career. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamental abilities and practical experience you’ll need to operate as a nursing support person who has direct client interaction while being supervised by qualified healthcare workers.

Your education will cover topics including helping with nursing care in an acute environment, palliative care approaches, handling challenging behaviours, transferring clients, cleaning, and work health and safety.

Career Opportunity

With the Certificate III in Health Service Assistance ( assisting in Nursing work in acute care) in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Care Assistant
  • Care Worker
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Personal Care Giver
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Care Service Employees
  • Personal Care Worker
  • aged care facilities
  • Residential group homes
  • Day respite centres
  • Clients’ homes

An affordable way to learn from IHNA Online training experts

What will I 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 appropriately

  • BSBWOR301

    Organise personal work priorities and development

  • CHCCCS002

    Assist with movement

  • CHCCCS020

    Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

  • CHCCCS026

    Transport individuals

  • HLTAIN001

    Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment

  • HLTAIN002

    Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment

  • CHCCCS012

    Prepare and maintain beds

  • CHCCCS015

    Provide individualised support

  • HLTAID011

    Provide First Aid

Course Module

Total number of units for this course = 15

7 Core units

8 Elective units

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IHNA Online Admission Requirements

However, there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but applicants should demonstrate the ability to perform tasks as required by the health industry.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course.

Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 course is required for entry into this course.

Entry into this course requires IELTS band score of 5.5 or equivalent.

Students may undergo language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) to identify Language, Literacy and Numeracy capabilities at the time of Orientation (prior to commencing the courses).

Students over the age of 22 will also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the student to meet course requirements.

Digital literacy

Student must possess basic computer skills which includes covering the most common usages of a computer, including managing computer files, word processing, using spreadsheets and databases; creating presentations; finding information and communicating using computers; and being aware of social and ethical implications of Internet use.

IHNA Online Pathways

Pathways from this Qualification

Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the health care sector

Pathways to this Qualification

  • There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course