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Certificate II in Health Support Services (HLT23215)

Course summary

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. At this level workers complete tasks under supervision involving known routines and procedures or complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment.

Students will be require to undertake work placement per unit of competency as part of their assessment.

Course details

Course Type Qualification
Student Availability
  • - Domestic
Fees www.cqu.edu.au/fees
Application Mode
  • Direct To University
Study Area
  • - Health
  • - VET in Schools
Skill Area
  • - Health
AQF Level Level 2: Certificate II

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Occupational titles for these workers may include: administration support, assistant cook, clerk, cleaner, food service worker, food service assistant, domestic assistant, grounds maintenance worker, handyman, hospital assistant, housekeeping assistant, kitchen hand, laundry worker, maintenance assistant, orderly, courier (eg. pathology), porter, stores assistant, support services worker, ward assistant.

Course Structures

Please select a Course Structure from the options below:

Standard Course Structure

18 months - 2 years

  • On-campus
  • Distance
Core
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
Electives
BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers
BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Study Sequence

BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information

BSBWOR204 Use business technology

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others

BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

BSBCUS201 Deliver a service to customers

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

Course Availabilities

VET in Schools (VETIS) - CQUniversity Rockhampton North

Timing
One intake only for VETIS in Term 1, 2017. Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates
Attendance one (1) day per week.

Summary
This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program at CQUniversity Rockhampton North campus.

Load
Twelve (12) units must be successfully completed - four (4) core units and eight (8) electives

Notes

Last date to enrol for Term 1, 2017 will be 17 February 2017. 

Students wanting to complete the full program as a VETiS student will need to be in Year 11 when they commence.

Course guides: Course guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to apply for a place in the course. VET in Schools Course Guide available here.

VET in Schools (VETIS) - Distance Education

Timing
One intake only for VETIS in Term 1, 2017, commencing January 2017. Expressions of interest can be sent via your School VET Co-ordinator.

Duration and dates
Online collaboration once a week

Summary

This course is available as part of the VET in Schools Program via Distance Education with online collaboration.

Load
Twelve (12) units must be successfully completed - four (4) core units and eight (8) electives

Notes

Last date to enrol for Term 1, 2017 will be 17 February 2017. 

Online collaboration is available via Zoom for Distance students, details will be provided by the teacher after enrolment.

Students wanting to complete the full program as a VETiS student will need to be in Year 11 when they commence.

Course guides: Course guides will be made available through School VET Coordinators and students will be given the opportunity to apply for a place in the course. VET in Schools Course Guide available here.

Related Courses

Course code Course name Short Course
HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance No

Resource Requirements

A blue card is required for this course. If you do not hold a blue card, you will be provided with the relevant forms for completion.

Practical Placement Requirements

All students will be required to undertake a work placement component as a part of this qualification. These can be undertaken as work experience in conjunction with your school arrangements.