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Vet Courses
HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health services assistance
This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

Course Duration

Training for this course is delivered by our qualified trainers over 2 years

1st year – Certificate II

2nd year – Certificate III

We can provide fortnightly delivery of course content and assessments

We deliver the course face to face for schools with classes of more than 12 students. Or mixed online for schools that only have a few students. 

What’s included

Our trainer attends the school &/or virtual classroom to deliver all the training & assessment

We provide all equipment & resources

Students will be required to complete compulsory (SWL) clinical placement

Units of Study

Total number of units = 15

7 core units & 8 elective units, consisting of:

Core units

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

Elective units

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS026 Transport individuals

CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service

CHCPRP005 Engage with health professionals and the health system

HLTHPS001 Take clinical measurements

BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness

Entry Requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Prior to undertaking a non-mandatory clinical placement, we may require you to provide your health and immunisation status, complete a National Police Records Check annually and hold a valid Working with Children Check. contact us to find out if this applies to you.

Course Requirements

Students must:

  • Be in year 10 – 12 and still attending secondary school
  • Have a basic level of English reading, writing & math skills to a year 10 standard
  • Read our Student handbook before enrolling in our course
  • Attend & participate in scheduled training and assessment
  • Follow safe work procedures


The program attracts VET funding, at the current rate (2020) of $1079 per student. We only charge the band funding per student, meaning that the program can be run by schools on a cost neutral basis

Students must be enrolled, by the school, into VASS prior to relevant VCAA cut off dates to receive funding 

We invoice for a minimum class size of 12 for onsite delivery 

Students must be made aware that enrolment in this course will affect their available school VET funding, students should speak to their schools VET coordinator for more information.

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