HLT33215 Certificate III in Health Support Services


This course is designed to allow participants to achieve a Nationally Recognized Certificate III in Health Support Services while you work. The course is designed to consolidate and expand the skills and knowledge of those who have completed the Certificate II in Health Support Services.

Recommended For

The program is targeted for Health Support Workers in a Hospital or residential aged care environment including:

  • Patient care assistants
  • Orderly services
  • Waste disposal
  • Food services
  • Cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Stores

Program Details

  • Flexible start dates
  • Self paced learning in the workplace
  • Payment plans are available

Course Content

Required to complete 15 Units of Competency. Course is structured with regard to the role of the Health Support Services worker. All course material will be provided by way of Learning Guides which are part of the on the job learning process. Depending on the stream, the course includes:

  • Cleaning, food services, client movement
  • First aid
  • Infection control
  • Occupational safety and health
  • Working with challenging behaviour

View a description of the Units of Competency

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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course participants will be able  to:

  • Recognize and address hazards in the workplace
  • Assist clients in a professional manner
  • Undertake a range of varied tasks requiring discretion and judgement in a Health Support Services

Please contact Health Training Australia for further support on the Certificate III in Health Support Services