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Take the next step towards your future at Sunshine Coast TAFE in 2013.
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Nurture your career opportunities in the caring industry by completing a Certificate III in Health Service Assistance at Sunshine Coast TAFE. This program is only available to current high school students to complete as part of their senior studies.
This program will train you to assist nurses and other healthcare professionals in both acute and long term care settings. You'll learn about personal care for patients, food distribution, cleaning and handling of linen and waste. You'll also complete a work placement in a medical facility giving you practical hands-on experience in a real work setting.
Completing this program while still in high school is the perfect stepping stone into work as a nursing assistant, medical receptionist, aged carer or wards-person. It can also provide you with a pathway to university or TAFE for further health services study. Places in this program are limited and you must complete an application to be considered.
All form fields are required.
Register Your Interest for programs commencing in Semester 1, 2014.
|Career Prospects :||
Career options include Assistant in Nursing, Wardsperson, Patient Services Assistant, Medical Orderly and Allied Health Assistant.
|Entry Requirement :||
Students wishing to participate in this course must submit an Application. Please contact your school VET Coordinator if you with to submit an application.
|Assessment Information :||
Assessments will be a combination of online assessments, projects and practical skills in the workplace.
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|Full Cost :||$120|
|Cost Details :||
Please note: price listed above are the 2013 prices. This is provided to you as a guide only and is subject to change.
|Full-time Duration :||Part-time Duration :||2 Year/s|
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|Before You Enrol :||
School StudentsPlaces in this course are limited so submit your Expression of Interest today!
Discuss your choice of program with the VET Coordinator or Guidance Officer at your school
Submit an Expression of Interest online by Friday 14th September. Once enrolments open you will be emailed an enrolment pack by Sunshine Coast TAFE.
Complete and return all the enrolment documents by the due date to Sunshine Coast TAFE as places are limited. Your place is not confirmed until you receive your Confirmation of Enrolment.
Programs will be offered subject to sufficient enrolments and you will be notified of any changes to your preferred program.
School Students - Click here to Submit Expression of Interest
HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
HLTOHS200B Participate in OHS processes
HLTCSD305C Assist with client movement
HLTCSD208C Transport clients
HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
BSBMED301B Apply medical terminology
HLTAIN301B Assist nursing team in an acute care environment
HLTAIN302B Provide support in an acute care environment
VPC50 Vocational placement
HLTHIR301B Communicate and work effectively in health
HLTCSD201C Maintain high standard of client service
HLTCSD304C Support the care of clients
HLTCSD306C Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour
BSBFLM303C Effective workplace relationship
HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
VPC80 Vocational placement
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|Skills Recognition||Skills recognition benefits students by recognising skills and knowledge gained from previous studies, informal training or experiences gained at work and in everyday life. Skills Recognition may include one or more of the following processes:
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|Information Current :||5/04/2013
Selection of Core and Electives Competencies are offered at Institute's Discretion. This course may include some competencies in excess of qualification requirements, programs are designed to meet industry needs. All program information and approximate course costs are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change at any time without prior notification.
To be eligible to access Government funded training you must have a Queensland residential address. Advertised fee structures apply to QLD residents only. If a resident resides outside of QLD Commercial/Fee for Service Fees will apply. Please check at time of enrolment for current details.