Course Details - Health Services Year 1 (Plympton International College)

The information on this page has now been updated and confirmed for 2019. However, it is still possible that there may be some changes to this information prior to the commencement of the course.



Course TitleHealth Services Year 1
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationPlympton International College
Course Length4 semesters (2 years)
This is the first year of a two year course.
DescriptionThis course trains workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals. Workers at this level operate under direct supervision and do not conduct programs or therapeutic interventions. You can gain employment as an Allied Health Assistant, Occupational Therapy Aide, Physiotherapy Assistant, Speech Pathology Aide, Podiatry Assistant, Nutrition Assistant or Diversional Therapy Assistant. Allied Health Assistants work with social workers, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation therapists, medical imaging staff and nurses.
PathwaysCareer Pathway: There are many different health pathways that you can gain employment in as an Allied Health Assistance worker. The following are allied health professions that can employ an assistant to support delivery of care: Athletic training Audiology Cardiovascular perfusion technology Cytotechnology Dental hygiene Diagnostic medical sonography Nutrition and Dietetics Emergency medical sciences Health administration Health information management Medical technology Nuclear medicine technology Occupational therapy Physical therapy Physician assistant Radiation therapy technology Radiography Rehabilitation therapy Rehabilitation counselling Respiratory therapy Respiratory therapy technology Speech-language pathology Pharmacist – pharmacy support
PrerequisitesNil
Delivery Location(s)Plympton International College, 21A Errington Street, Plympton, SA, 5038
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Plympton International College on Tuesdays from 09:00 until 15:05
Commencement date 12/02/19
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 30 SACE credits
30 Stage 2 Credits in Year 1 and 25 Stage 2 Credits in Year 2 (55 Stage 2 Credits in total).
QualificationCertificate III in Allied Health Assistance (National code HLT33015)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Competencies
CompulsoryHLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety   (20 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS010Maintain high standard of service   (30 nominal hours)
 HLTFSE001Follow basic food safety practices   (30 nominal hours)
 CHCDIV001Work with diverse people   (40 nominal hours)
 CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health and community services   (30 nominal hours)
 HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures   (25 nominal hours)
 CHCCCS002Assist with movement   (25 nominal hours)
 HLTAID003Provide first aid   (18 nominal hours)
Student Cost$185.00
$185.00: This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee, $35 (including GST) for a Polo Shirt, $18 (including GST) for an identification badge and $32 (including GST) for a National Crime Check, payable to your Home School. The National Crime Check will be organised by Plympton International College.
Home School Cost$735.00
$735.00: This consists of $382 (GST free) delivery fee, $125 (GST free) RTO fee, $125 (GST free) for First Aid, $50 (including GST) for medical consumables and $53 (GST free) for manual handling training. This will be invoiced to the Home School from Plympton International College.
Cost NotesSome costings will be subject to change.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   15
Public Transport167/168 (Glenelg to City), Stop 12 or 13 on Mooringe Avenue. 100 (Arndale Shopping Centre to Glen Osmond), Stop 184 on Marion Road. 262/265 (Marion Shopping Centre to City), Stop 12 on Anzac Highway. See www.adelaidemetro.com.au for bus routes and timetables.
Contact PersonMr Lee Copeland
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