This qualification covers workers in a range of work roles who provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.
This qualification supports multiskilling requirements of smaller and rural/remote work settings.
Occupational Titles May Include:
Assistant in Nursing, Nursing Assistant, Nursing Support Worker, Patient Care Attendant Patient Support Assistant, Patient Service Attendant, Orderly, Operating Theatre Technician, Theatre Support, Ward Assistant, Wards person, Ward Support
A Summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded below:
NB: enter course code HLT32512.
|Unit Code||Core Units of Competence|
|BSBFLM303C||Contribute to effective workplace relationships|
|BSBMED301B||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|HLTAP301B||Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context|
|HLTHIR301C||Communicate and work effectively in health|
|HLTIN301C||Comply with infection control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS200A||Participate in WHS processes|
|Unit Code||Elective Units of Competence|
|HLTCSD305D||Assist with client movement|
|HLTHIR403C||Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers|
|HLTCSD201D||Maintain high standard of client service|
|HLTCSD306D||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|HLTFA311A||Apply First Aid|
|HLTAIN301C||Assist nursing team in an acute care environment|
|HLTCSD304D||Support the care of clients|
|HLTCSD203D||Prepare and maintain beds|