HLT33215 Certificate III in Health Support Services

Qualification

Requiring 15 units to achieve this qualification:

  • 6 core units
  • 9 elective units as prescribed by the Training Package packaging rules.
  • Up to 3 units can be selected from any endorsed Training Package and must be relevant to the work outcome

Core Units

CHCCOM005: Communicate and work in health or community services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers.

CHCDIV001: Work with diverse people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

HLTINF001: Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks.

HLTWHS001: Participate in work health and safety

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for workers to participate in safe work practices to ensure their own health and safety, and that of others.

HLTWHS005: Conduct manual tasks safely

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner. This unit applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks.

BSBWOR301: Organise personal work priorities and development

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to organise own work schedules, to monitor and obtain feedback on work performance and to maintain required levels of competence.

Electives (minimum 6 units from this section)

BSBFLM312: Contribute to team effectiveness

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to contribute to the effectiveness of the work team.  It involves planning with the team to meet expected outcomes, developing team cohesion, participating in and facilitating the work team, and communicating with the management of the organisation.

BSBINN301: Promote innovation in a team environment

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to be an effective and proactive member of an innovative team. It applies to individuals who play a proactive role in demonstrating, encouraging or supporting innovation in a team environment.

CHCCCS020: Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively to behaviours of concern of people. Skills are associated with handling difficult incidents rather than managing ongoing behaviour difficulties.

CHCDIV002: Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

The unit describes the skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

CPPCLO4022: Schedule and monitor cleaning tasks

This unit specifies the outcomes required to schedule/ allocate staff to cleaning tasks to meet contracted service level agreements. It covers monitoring the efficiency and quality of the work through cleaning audits, preparing audit reports, and applying the information to ensure staff effectiveness for a cleaning contract


 

HLTFSE001: Follow basic food safety practices

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to comply with personal hygiene, maintain food safety, contribute to cleanliness of food handling areas and dispose of food.

HLTFSE005: Apply and monitor food safety requirements

This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to control and monitor food safety and respond to non-conformance as required by the food safety program. This unit applies to food services workers who implement the requirements of the food safety plan.

HLTFSE007: Oversee the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to supervise the day-to-day implementation of the food safety program across the entire business, process or food handling area.

Electives (maximum 3 units from this section)

CPPCLO3001: Maintain hard floor surfaces

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to clean and maintain hard floor surfaces, selecting the required equipment, chemicals and methods in order to perform the task safely and efficiently.

CPPCLO3018: Clean and maintain furniture and fittings

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to wash furniture and fittings and to present rooms according to client requirements.

HLTAID003: Provide first aid

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.

HLTFSE002: Provide ward or unit based food preparation and distribution services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to distribute and collect menus, prepare minor meals and refreshments, plate meals, distribute meals and provide general housekeeping functions.

HLTHSS005: Undertake routine stock maintenance

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to maintain predetermined stock levels of supplies, consumables, equipment and other store items at ward, unit, sub-store or departmental level. This unit applies to a variety of health or community service roles involving stock maintenance.

HLTHSS006: Collect and manage linen stock at user-location

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to collect soiled linen from user-locations, deliver soiled linen to a designated holding area, distribute clean linen and maintain economic linen stock levels at user-locations. This unit applies to health or community service roles involving laundry service.

HLTHSS007: Handle medical gases safely

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to handle medical gas equipment in a safe manner within the health care environment. This unit applies to a variety of health or community service roles involving handling medical gases.

MSTLA2010: Prepare products for storage or despatch

This unit of competency covers the skills and knowledge required to compile, pack and consign orders according to transportation or storage requirements. The unit of competency applies to operating procedures, including packing, storage, despatch and inspecting equipment prior to packing.

 

Please contact Health Training Australia for further details on the

HLT33215 Certificate III in Health Support Services

Email: hta@amawa.com.au  or Telephone: 08 9273 3033

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