Do you want to make a difference to the experience of hospital patients? Get started in this rewarding career with our health services course. In this health course you will learn the skills and knowledge to work as a health services assistant in a hospital.
In this health course, you will prepare for direct client contact and care under supervision. You will gain knowledge and practical skills in typical work tasks including:
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February and August
Full time: 6 months (3 days per week 9am-4pm)
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.
You must have:
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.
Successful completion will give you to a range of further study options in nursing, allied health, assistant in nursing or operating theatre technician.
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||Government Subsidised Concessions||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
Delivery of theory will be remote via MS Teams.
You will be required to attend campus for practical simulation.
40 hours of clinical placement at an acute facility will occur at the end of the course.
Is this the course for you?
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