This course will teach you the skills and knowledge required to provide assistance to health professionals involved in the care of clients and involves direct client contact under supervision.
Within this program you will also develop a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge relating to infection prevention and control, workplace health and safety, client movement, cultural diversity, workplace organisation and communication.
30 Jan 2020 at 12:00AM AEST
Part time: 2 years
VETDSS courses follow the same term structure as Secondary Schools
Wednesday 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Please note, students will be required to attend 2 days scheduled classes during term 1 holidays.
This program can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program in Year 11 and 12. You need to have successfully completed Year 10 and have the approval of your school to enrol in this program.
You may wish to apply for entry into other health programs such as the HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance or HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing.
After successful completion you may wish to apply for a range of employment opportunities including:
On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for:
The VCAA mandates a minimum of 80 hours of structured workplace learning (SWL) placement over the duration of the program.
Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program
You will receive a Box Hill Institute polo which is to be worn during practical sessions and your structured workplace learning requirements.
This program is delivered across 4 semesters over 2 years. You will undertake 11 units of competency: 9 compulsory units and 2 elective units.
Important: This is a partial completion program and does not include the units CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people & HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program, which are core units of the HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification.
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