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Health and Allied Services

The Health and Allied Services department provides training in the areas of healthcare and supporting other health professionals to care for others.

The training involves theory and practical components so that the student understands the knowledge behind the care of others, as well as gaining practical, supervised experience to ensure safe, appropriate care. The care environment that the Health and Allied Services students may work in is varied and flexible including home care, aged care, and hospital care. The courses offer support for the students to understand the needs of the clients, the requirements of the facility they work in and the appropriate national and state defined guidelines to practice.

We have a strong commitment to communication, legal documentation and cultural safety in our courses where a depth of trust and ethics is fostered to ensure a client's safety.

This qualification addresses work in residential facilities and/or other community agencies and day centres. In addition, it addresses work under professional supervision within defined organisation guidelines or as sole practitioners

These workers may;

  • Assist with design, implementation and evaluation of health and leisure activities and programs for clients in one or more sector areas.
  • Be responsible for a limited number of other workers.

This course includes industry based training and therefore participants of this course will either:

  • be working in the Community Services and/or Health and Allied Sector;
  • aiming to learn new skills &/or upskill;
  • be in an employer hosted traineeship;
  • Be willing to complete placement hours within the relevant industry as part of this course.

 

Course code CHC43415
Start date Contact us to find out the next available date
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 34 weeks
International: 78 weeks

Whether in the workplace, at home with the family, or going about your daily activities, the risk of witnessing an accident is ever apparent.

This training will provide the skills and knowledge needed to deal with emergency action principles and to recognise common injuries. This training also aims to maximise participation and develop confidence in students to apply their knowledge.

 

Course code HLTAID001 - HLTAID003
Start date  Contact us to find out the next available date
Delivery mode The training of these courses is blended learning, there is pre-learning required before the class commences and the students are provided with the text book and some questions they need to complete before they attend the class. The face to face session is for 1 day.
Duration 1 Day

The Certificate III in Individual Support will prepare you for work in the Aged Care, Home and Community Care and Disability sectors.

The content of the Individual Support course will introduce you to all aspects of a carer’s role in the community and/or residential setting who follow an individualised plan to provide person-centred support to people who may require support due to ageing, disability or some other reason.

Workers involved in Individual Support need the physical capacity to deal with a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge, as well as some theoretical knowledge of the concepts and practices required to provide person-centred support.

Occupational titles include:

  • Personal care assistant (PCA)
  • Nursing assistant (AIN)
  • Home care assistant
  • Community support worker
Course code CHC33015
Start date Contact us to find out the next available date
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 33 weeks
International: 52 weeks

This qualification reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services; either in residential, home or community based environments. Workers will take responsibility for their own outputs within defined organisation guidelines and maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery.

Workers may be required to demonstrate leadership and have limited responsibility for the organisation and the quantity and quality of outputs to others within limited parameters.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Personal care worker.
  • Day activity worker.
  • Hostel supervisor.
  • Assistant hostel supervisor.
  • Care supervisor.
  • Care team leader.
  • Accommodation support worker.
  • Program co-ordinator - social programs.
  • Support worker.
Course code CHC43015
Start date Contact us to find out the next available date
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 38 weeks
International: 78 weeks.

This qualification reflects roles of senior operating theatre workers who provide assistance to operating theatre personal.

This course includes industry based training and therefore participants of this course will either:

  • be working in the Health Sector;
  • aiming to learn new skills &/or upskill;
  • be in an employer hosted traineeship;
  • Be willing to complete placement hours within the relevant industry as part of this course

 

Course code HLT47515
Start date Contact us to find out the next available date
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 32 weeks
International: 78 weeks

This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as massage therapist to provide a range of massage treatments. These learners possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgment is required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultations on massage health and wellness products and treatments.

Work is typically conducted in massage clinics, beauty salons and spa venues.

Provides participants with the skills to obtain the occupational positions such as:

  • Massage Therapist
  • Junior Sports Therapist
  • Massage Salon therapist

 

Course code HLT42015
Start date Please contact us for more information
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 42 weeks
International: 59 weeks

This qualification has been structured with electives for specific work functions in various environments such as environmental services, food services, and patient transport in a health services environment. This qualification will give you the knowledge and understanding of work health and safety, infection control, basic medical terminology, and to provide support with patient/client transport, meal services and environmental services.

Occupational titles include:

  • Health services assistant
  • Patient service attendant
  • Patient transport officer
  • Food distribution officer
  • Cleaning services attendant

 

Course code HLT33115
Start date Please contact us to find out the next available start date.
Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 33 weeks
International: 52 weeks

This qualification is about making a genuine difference to the lives of people with disabilities. This qualification addresses work in residential group homes, training resource centres, day respite centres and human service delivery employment services, other community settings and clients’ homes. This qualification assists you to develop your skills so people with a disability can achieve greater levels of independence and enjoy an increased quality of life.

Course code CHC43115
Start date

Please contact us to find out the next available start date.

Delivery mode Classroom delivery: Face to face training and Practical Placement.
Duration Domestic: 34 weeks
International: 52 weeks