HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Kickstart Your Dream Career in Healthcare. Become a Qualified Nursing Assistant or Patient Care Assistant

Launch your journey in health services with the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. A gateway to enhancing skills and impacting lives in healthcare.

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Start Date
Start anytime. *Courses offered by the Open Colleges School of Health [https://getcourse.com.au/industries/health-courses-open-colleges], which are campus-based, do have specific intake dates. Please enquire now for more information.
Study for a minimum of 16 hours per week to complete modules in 18 months.
100% online with 120 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Nursing Assistant 
  • Patient Care Assistant 
  • Patient Support Assistant 
  • Ward Assistant 
  • Ward Support 
  • Wardsperson

Course Fees Include

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Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

Payment Options

  • Pay upfront and receive big savings on your enrolment.
  • Pay as you go and then get started today and pay off while you study.
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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

About The Course

Step into a Career of Care and Support: Begin with Health Services Assistance Certification

Have you always been passionate about caring for others? Do you aspire to work in the healthcare industry where you can save lives and care for the well-being of others? Or perhaps you're seeking to improve in your current healthcare role with new learning and skills? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance is your stepping stone to a rewarding career in health services.

This comprehensive course covers a range of essential units, equipping you with the skills and knowledge to excel in health services assistance. You'll delve into important topics such as interpreting and applying medical terminology, assisting with client movement, and understanding health body systems. The course also includes units on infection prevention and control, workplace health and safety, and providing support to patients. These units are designed to provide a holistic understanding of the healthcare environment, ensuring you are job-ready upon completion.

Upon completing this course, you'll be well-prepared for a variety of roles in the healthcare sector, such as nursing assistant, patient care assistant, patient support assistant, ward support, or wardsperson. This qualification can also be a stepping stone to further studies and career advancement in the health services field. Take the first step to make a change that could redefine your future. Enquire now!


“Very good and I have managed to spend two years working as a Support Worker in Brisbane and now a new job as a residential worker with Emerge Aotearoa in New Zealand. Always helpful and happy to answer questions." - Sharon