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Certificate III in Health Services

Assistance (Acute Care)


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  • Course Duration6 months
  • Course Fee$1500
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Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care)

A Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care) is a qualification in which care workers utilise a wide range of technical, practical, and procedural knowledge to provide support to the health care professionals for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the care worker in direct contact with the clients but under supervision.

What will you learn
  • 7 Core Units
  • 8 Elective Units

  • A candidate must complete a total of 15 units, 7 core units and 8 elective units. To achieve this qualification, students must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.


  • 15 Units
  • 6 months
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development
  • HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Acute Care)
  • CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with
  • HLTAIN001 Assist with nursing care in an acute care environment
  • HLTAIN002 Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environment
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid
  • CHCCCS026 Transport Individuals
  • CHCCCS015 Provide Individualised Support

  • Proefficiency in English
  • School certificate or equivalent (Grade 10)
  • At least the age of 18 years.
  • Must have a valid US
  • Reading and Writing Skills (L)
  • Oral Communication skills (L
  • Numeracy and Mathematics skills (N)

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance requires the candidates to complete a minimum of 80 hours of work experience in a regulated aged care facility to be deemed competent for this qualification.