Box Hill Institute

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

HLT33115Box Hill Institute
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6 monthsfull-time
Study mode
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Why study this course

  • Prepare for a role as a Health Services Assistant in both public and private hospitals
  • Learn to work directly with patients and under supervision
  • Develop practical skills in order to help in the effective running of hospitals, from making patient beds to moving patients within the hospital
  • This course is part of the Victorian Government's Free TAFE for Priority Courses scheme

Visit the Box Hill Institute website to find out more about this course.

Career Insights from SEEK

of students felt this course had a positive impact on their career.
Roles related to this course: Assistant In Nursing, Service Assistant, Personal Care Assistant, Support Worker, and 5 more.


This course meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards.

Nationally Recognised Training
Australian Qualifications Framework

Entry requirements

  • Possess good spoken English and communication skills; AND
  • Provide evidence of a current National Police Check and Working with Children Check; AND
  • Provide evidence of Healthcare Workers 'Schedule A' immunisations; AND
  • Have access to a computer; AND
  • Attend a group interview

Before enrolling, you must attend an information session and undertake a pre-training review which will assess your suitability for the course as well as your language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills. 

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • Box Hill Campus - Elgar

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about your study options.

What you’ll learn

In this course you will learn to:

  • Use anatomy and medical terminology
  • Maintain infection control
  • Make and maintain patient beds
  • Move patients within the hospital
  • Clean and maintain wards
  • Serve patient meals

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about the course content, units, and what you’ll learn.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are eligible for a subsidy, concession, or government loan
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Box Hill Institute can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Enquire with Box Hill Institute or visit their website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Career Insights

SEEK users who hold a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance have been employed in these roles:

Related rolesJob satisfactionMost common salaryJobs on SEEK
Assistant In Nursing
Service Assistant
Personal Care Assistant
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What are students saying?

Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
Box Hill Institute
(1 reviews)

Published May 2018
Certificate III in Health Services AssistanceBox Hill Institute
Graduation date2016
Study modeBlended
Student review
The course was very theory orientated, not nearly enough practical learning to get you you work ready. The teachers were good but not really qualified enough for the course we were learning
The student would recommend this course to a friend, colleague or relative
This course had a positive impact on the student’s career
Ability to balance study with your other commitments
Assistance to help you find a job
Balance between theory and practical work
Transparency of course fees
Quality of teachers and academic support
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Support and delivery

When you study with Box Hill Institute, you will have access to:

  • A range of student support services that are available across all Box Hill campuses, from counselling and welfare support to disability and Indigenous services
  • Student Wellbeing Officers who are there to provide the support you need to succeed in your studies
  • StudentWeb, your online learning space where you can contact teachers, access relevant course information and view your timetable
  • State-of-the-art training facilities such as real businesses and purpose-built spaces, giving you an opportunity to build real-world skills
  • Skills and Jobs Centres, which are run with the support of the Victorian Government, where you can access career advice, potential jobs and assistance preparing your resume

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Certificate III in Health Services AssistanceHLT33115

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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