The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance is the recognised qualification to become a Hospital Orderly.
Working as an Orderly or Assistant, you'll provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. During this course, you'll learn from expert trainers and gain skills you can apply in a range of Health Services roles.
This course is available as a VETDSS course, and also as a workplace traineeship. There is also an option to undertake this as a dual qualification with HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this course.
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
In addition applicants must also:
Mandatory placement of 120 hours is attached to this course. Students will need computer skills with access to the internet and be prepared for out of class commitments.
This course prepares you to work in the health sector as an Orderly or Assistant. Roles you may be eligible for include:
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.