Gain the skills and knowledge you need to start your career in Health Support Services
The Certificate III in Health Support Services prepares you to work in a range of work environments within the health and aged care industry. With a strong focus on food safety, WH&S, infection control compliance, communication and team building.
This qualification is part of an exciting and diverse career pathway in the community services and health sectors. Health Support Services do not involve direct care assistance tasks such as assisting other staff with care of clients.
This qualification covers workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. These functions are carried out under supervision and require the use of some discretion and judgement. These workers may also provide a team leadership, workplace training or leading hand function. These workers do not deliver direct care to clients.
There are no entry requirements or pre-requisites for entry this course.
- 6-month program - this course is delivered over 14 sessions scheduled fortnightly. Participants who are not currently working within the industry will complete a minimum of 3 days work experience within this period.
- Please feel free to talk to us about flexible delivery options
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTWHS005||Conduct manual tasks safely|
|BSBWOR301||Organise personal work priorities and development|
|HLTAHA020||Support food services in menu and meal order processing|
|HLTFSE001||Follow basic food safety practices|
|HLTFSE005||Apply and monitor food safety requirements|
|HLTFSE006||Prepare foods suitable for a range of client groups|
|HLTFSE007||Oversee the day-to-day implementation of food safety in the workplace|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour|
|BSBFLM312||Contribute to team effectiveness|
|SITXFSA101||Use hygienic practices for food safety|
Please note: Electives may change, depending on a particular organisational need.