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Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) BSB31115

You care about people and their wellbeing. You also want to make a difference in the medical industry by supporting the business administration so that the care given to patients can be top notch. The medical profession absolutely needs people like you...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Medical Receptionist +5
Foundation Education -  Course

Certificate III in Health Administration HLT37315

This course will teach you how to maintain patient and financial records, manage information and resources and contribute to innovation in the workplace. The Certificate III in Health Administration equips you with knowledge of medical terminology and...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Admissions Clerk +2
Foundation Education -  Course

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance HLT33115

By learning the basics of health services assistance, this nationally recognised qualification could enable you to find entry-level work as an Assistant in Nursing or Nursing Support Worker. Learn how to assist health care professionals by gaining the...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Assistant in Nursing +7
Open Colleges -  Course

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assistant in nursing work in acute care) HLT33115

Kick start your healthcare career with the skills to assist a nursing team in an acute care environment, with Open Colleges’ HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assistant in nursing work in acute care). If you’ve always wanted...

Study Method Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Assistant in Nursing +8
Open Colleges -  Course

Certificate III in Dental Assisting HLT35015

Dental Assistants are highly sought after and enjoy a great pay rate. This Nationally Recognised qualification provides students with the skills and knowledge required to work as a Dental Assistant in a Dentist’s Practice. The uniqueness of our course...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Dental Assistant +3
Health Courses Australia -  Course

Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) CHC33015

If you have a passion for working with our precious older population or are interested in pursuing a career in this well-needed field, this course is for you. The course can be done completely online from anywhere in Australia. This is a highly compreh...

Study Method Blended, Online
Location Anywhere
Job Outcomes Assistant in nursing +6
Health Courses Australia -  Course

Certificate III in Business Administration (Medical) (VIC ONLY) BSB31115

Are you just starting out in the workforce or planning a career change, and looking to work in a medical office environment? This course provides a sound basis, particularly if you are starting with little or no administrative or technical skills. The...

Study Method In-class
Location Geelong Victoria +1
Job Outcomes Medical receptionist +3
The Gordon Institute of TAFE -  Course

If you are looking to take the first step towards a health services career, this is the course for you, as it offers a complete introduction to what the industry is all about while providing the skills, knowledge, and confidence you need to thrive in your dream role. If that’s not enough, just ask those who have taken the course already, as 89.7% of graduates report being satisfied with their training.

What is the Certificate III in Health Services Assistance?

The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance at TAFE covers a broad range of technical, procedural, and factual information essential for any successful career in health services assistance. This includes learning to understand medical terminology, recognising healthy body systems, and assisting with acute care nursing, as well as getting up to speed on work, health, and safety requirements, such as complying with policies and procedures related to infection prevention and control. Better yet, you will also get to sharpen your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting via a 120 hour practical work placement.

Skills you will gain

The following are just some of the many skills you can expect to gain:

  • Clear communication
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Good listening skills
  • The ability to recognise healthy body systems
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • The ability to stay calm in an acute care setting
  • High-level organisation

How long does it take?

You can choose to study a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance online or in-class, as well as part or full time at a pace that suits you, which will obviously impact how long it takes to complete your studies. According to the latest Australian Government data, students typically take an average of 6 months to complete this course.

Jobs in health services

Graduates will emerge ready for a wide range of roles, with 65.4% currently employed in positions related to Community and Personal Support Work. The following are just some of the many paths your career could take;

  • Patient Support Attendant
  • Assistant in Nursing
  • Environmental Services Attendant
  • Wardsperson
  • Health Services Assistant
  • Support Orderly

What other courses can it lead to?

A Certificate III in Health Services Assistance can lead to all kinds of learning opportunities, which is likely why 39.9% of graduates are currently enrolled in further study. For instance, if you have a strong interest in nutrition, a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) could be a natural next step, while a Certificate III in Pathology, a Patient Care Assistant course, or even Assistant in Nursing courses provide a great way to build upon your skill set. Those looking to advance into management roles should consider a Diploma of Practice Management, where you will master all of those crucial behind the scenes responsibilities, such as operational planning, staff management, and legal compliance.

Are you ready to take the next step in your journey? Then what are you waiting for? Sign up and get started today!

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