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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care)


Be a competent nursing assistant and care for the wellbeing of patients!

Designed for workers who provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients, this certification course is a great way to get started in the healthcare industry. As a nursing assistant, you will be directly involved in client contact under supervision.

Students will need to undertake elective groups for specific work functions in assisting in nursing work in acute care, and will be able to take on multi-skilling requirements of smaller and rural/remote work settings.

  • Accreditations/
    Funding :
    IHNA Nationally Recognized Training IHNA Course
AQF Level : 3 Course Delivery :Classroom and Blended modes of delivery
Duration : 40 Weeks Campus Location:Perth Campus
Provided By :
Institute of Health and Nursing Australia
CRICOS Code: 093193E

The total tuition cost for the Certificate III in Certificate III in Health Service Assistance ( Acute Care) is AUD $5,800.00

The HLT33115 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in Nursing Work in Acute Care) is nationally accredited and is suited to those who wish to start a career in healthcare as a nursing assistant.

This course will be delivered over a maximum of 40 weeks.

15 units of competency are required for this qualification, including 7 core units.

CORE UNITS

CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development

Electives

CHCCCS002Assist with movement
CHCCCS020Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCCS026Transport individuals
HLTAIN001Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
HLTAIN002Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
CHCCCS012Prepare and maintain beds
CHCCCS015Provide individualised support
HLTAID003Provide first aid
Delivery for International students is through the Classroom and Blended Modes. There is also a practical placement component.

Notice: Please note that students who are studying in our Melbourne Campus will have to attend mandatory weekly one day class on every Saturday starting from 8th July 2017. Class timing will be 9 am to 5 pm.

Students who have successfully completed this course can work in acute and/or subacute health care settings to assist nursing.

International students should have:

• A satisfactory English Proficiency: A minimum IELTS overall score of 5.5 (Academic) with no band less than 5 or equivalent
• Satisfactorily completed a minimum of year 12 or equivalent
• Must be of a minimum age of 18+ at the time of course commencement

In addition, all the applicants are required to have successfully completed an ACSF test conducted by IHNA and demonstrate competence as working at Level 3 for all indicators to enrol for this qualification (issued within the last 12 months from the time of admission).

Additional Requirement for professional experience placement (PEP).

• Current satisfactory Australian National Police clearance / AFP/ NCC and WWCC
• IHNA students must complete the immunization requirements before the professional experience placement start date

It is also essential for the student to possess basic computer skills.

Physical requirements

While IHNA will work with you to make "reasonable accommodations" in the campus lab and classroom, there are work place practice conditions that occur in the workplace environment that are beyond IHNA's control. The physical requirements below are necessary to function in the healthcare facility and/or community setting. Students must be able to perform and complete course objectives and requirements with or without reasonable accommodations otherwise you will not be enrolled.

Skills and abilities that are needed to perform client care to pass the course objectives and requirements are:

Strength: Sufficient to assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
Mobility: Sufficient mobility to bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined areas.
Hearing: Sufficient to hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages.
Vision: Sufficient to make physical assessments of client and equipment.
Communication: Able to communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors.

If you have a disability that will require reasonable accommodations to fulfil these requirements then please declare in your course application.

Interested in this course?

Then apply for the Certificate III in Health Service Assistance (HSA) with IHNA.

Before applying for the course, please check the entry requirements for this course.

If you require any assistance, please feel free to contact us on: enquiry@ihna.edu.au or call us on our TOLL FREE: 1800 2252 83

Face to face Delivery

Campus : Melbourne(Heidelberg) | Perth | Sydney(Parramatta)
Feb 05, 2018
Jul 02, 2018
 

Note: Information provided as a guide only. The units taken into account may vary depending on the course provider. Please contact us for specific information on units and credit transfers.

 

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