Do you want to make a difference to the experience of hospital patients? Get started in this rewarding career with our health services assistance course. In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge to work as a health services assistant within a hospital environment.
In this health course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to undertake tasks such as:
28 Jul 2021 at 02:00PM AEST
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February and July
Full time: 6 months (2 days per week)
This is a blended delivery course incorporating scheduled online theory classes using Microsoft Teams, and on campus practical classes within our simulated hospital enviroment.
This is a blended delivery course which will include a combination of online, remote and face to face delivery. Blended learning can involve a range of online programs and resources including StudentWeb, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex, Skype, specific industry platforms, pre-recorded sessions, assigned reading, tutorials, discussion boards, and online activities. Blended learning also involves face-to-face attendance at classes or practical placements.
For information regarding dates such as enrolment, orientation and study breaks please visit the Academic Calendars page.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for a range of career opportunities as a health service assistant in both private and public hospitals.
Prior to attending placement you must have:
To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs, Box Hill Institute will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.
A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.
Recognition of Prior Learning is available.
After successful completion, you may wish to apply for entry into other related course areas such as operating theatre technician, individual support and nursing.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 3
This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments
|Free-TAFE or Job Trainer||Government Subsidised Concession||Government Subsidised Standard||Full Fee|
|Core Skills Support Fee||$83||$83||$83||$83|
|Retain Course Items||$100||$100||$100||$100|
|Total Course Estimate||$499||$799||$2,001||$6,551|
|Payable Estimate (at commencement)||$499||$799||$2,001||$6,551|
Retain Course Items are purchased once by the student prior to commencing. Those items then become the property of the student. Fees listed are at 2021 rates and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. The student tuition fees listed are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.
Completion of 15 units of competency.
In addition, you will be offered 40 hours of work placement with one of your hospital partners. This opportunity is organised by our placement coordinator and takes place at the end of your course.
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