Course Details - Health Services Assistance (Woodville High School)

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Course TitleHealth Services Assistance
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationWoodville High School
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis course is for students who have an interest in working in the health industry. It involves clinical placement in healthcare facilities. The course is delivered at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre. It prepares students for employment under the direct supervision of a health professional, to provide them with assistance in patient care and administration duties.
PathwaysPathways include further training at ANMEC, TAFE SA and University, and can include Nursing, Allied Health Services, Disability Services, Aged Care and others. Students can also seek employment in the Allied Health field on completion of this qualification as Therapy Assistants, Physiotherapy Assistants, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Podiatry Assistants, and Allied Health Assistants.
PrerequisitesC grade or better in English and successful completion of a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment. Only available as a TGSS enrolment. Students need to be a minimum of 16 years of age to satisfy work placement requirements and meet other TGSS eligibility criteria.
Special RequirementsStudents will need to purchase at least one uniform shirt (students may prefer two for work placement) and will be provided with an identification badge. Students must have navy or black pants suitable for work placement. Closed-in shoes are also essential at all times. Students will also require a minimum of two large folders and a box of plastic sleeves. Students will need a DCSI history screening PRIOR to the course commencing. Students need to arrange this through their Home School.
Delivery Location(s)Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre, 191 Torrens Road, Ridleyton, SA, 5008
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Australian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre on Fridays from 09:00 until 15:30
Commencement date 09/02/18
Work Placement18 days
140 hours of work placement required (TGSS requirement).
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 80 SACE credits
QualificationCertificate III in Health Services Assistance (National code HLT33115 )
RTOAustralian Nursing and Midwifery Education Centre (National Code 40064)
CompulsoryHLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures   (25 nominal hours)
 HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems   (70 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS002Assist with movement   (25 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS026Transport individuals   (20 nominal hours)
 BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately   (60 nominal hours)
 CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services   (30 nominal hours)
 HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety   (20 nominal hours)
 HLTAID003Provide first aid   (18 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS011Meet personal support needs   (60 nominal hours)
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people   (40 nominal hours)
 BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and development   (30 nominal hours)
 CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older people   (50 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS020Respond effectively to behaviours of concern   (20 nominal hours)
 CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues   (80 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS015Provide individualised support   (30 nominal hours)
Student Cost$197.20
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee, $40 (GST included) for a polo shirt and $57.20 (GST included) for a DCSI Relevant History Screening, payable to your Home School. The polo shirt cost will be invoiced to the Home School by the RTO. The Home School is to arrange the DCSI history screening.
Home School Cost$335.00
As this is a Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS) course, there is a subsidised RTO cost of $335 (GST free) for TGSS students, invoiced to the Home School by the RTO. For students’ ineligible for TGSS, the RTO Fee For Service cost of this course will be $3335 (GST free), invoiced to the Home School by the RTO. To qualify for TGSS, students must meet the eligibility criteria. A TGSS Form A will need to be completed for all TGSS students and submitted to the RTO. A Form B must be received from the RTO prior to commencement of the course.
Cost NotesNil
Number Of StudentsMinimum    15
Maximum   25
Selection ProcessInterview and successful Language, Literacy and Numeracy assessment.
Orientation DetailsOrientation will occur on the day of course commencement.
Public TransportSee for bus and train information to 191 Torrens Road, Ridleyton.
Contact PersonMs Alana Probert, Phone 84459833, Email
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