Healthcare Environmental Services Courses

View all 15 courses

Healthcare Environmental Services Courses

Healthcare support workers are the behind the scenes champions who provide one-on-one patient care as well as critical cleaning, nursing support, and sterilisation services. To get started you’ll need at least one of these nationally recognised qualifications (depending on your speciality area).

Each of these courses takes between 6-12 months to complete and will teach you the essentials of working in the Australia health system — including patient handling, infection controls, and personal safety.

Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within healthcare support services. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Career In

Healthcare Support Services

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.


Popular Courses

There are 15 courses available for people who want a career in Healthcare Support Services. These are the most popular courses.

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

A Certificate III in Health Services Assistance HLT33115 is a tailored for students needing the practical skills to assist with nursing work in an acute care environment. Students learn the fundamentals of working within the Australian Health System, transporting and assisting patients in acute ...

4 providers
Learn More

HLTHPS007 Administer and Monitor Medications

HLTHPS007 Administer and Monitor Medications is a nationally recognised training course that will teach you how to administer medication under the guidance of a qualified health professional. The course is delivered online and will teach you how to properly confirm a client’s identity, identify h...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTAID007 Advanced CPR

Update your CPR certificate with this Advanced CPR (HLTAID007) training course. The course is nationally recognised and suitable for first responders, health workers, community service personnel, and people working in fitness, hospitality, and outdoor recreation. During this 1-day intensive you w...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTAID006 Advanced First Aid

Learn how to provide advanced first aid and CPR — then manage the incident until the arrival of emergency services — with an Advanced First Aid (HLTAID006) Certificate. This is a nationally recognised training course that qualifies you as a First Aider in workplaces and community service organisa...

1 provider
Learn More

HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services

The Certificate II in Health Support Services (HLT23215) will prepare you for roles in the Australian healthcare sector. Learn the communication protocols of health and community services, comply with infection control procedures, transport patients, and recognise healthy body systems — then grad...

2 providers
Learn More

HLT31215 Certificate III in Basic Health Care

The HLT31215 Certificate III in Basic Health Care is for workplace first aiders, ambulance drivers, and medical responders who need the skills to deliver emergency first aid — or transport patients to hospital. Through hands-on training you will learn advanced first aid and CPR, basic medical ter...

1 provider
Learn More

HLT37015 Certificate III in Sterilisation Services

Work in health and community services implementing infection controls with the Certificate III in Sterilisation Services (HLT37015). This is a nationally recognised qualification delivered online over 12 months. The course covers: cleaning and disinfecting reusable medical devices, using chemical...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTHPS004 Measure Spirometry

HLTHPS004 Measure Spirometry is a nationally recognised training course for health workers who need the skills to conduct a spirometry test. The course covers: preparing clients for spirometry, calibrating the spirometer, following infection controls, conducting the test, taking accurate measurem...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set

The HLTSS00027 Occupational First Aid Skill Set is an advanced first aid qualification for workplace first aid officers. The course covers essential first aid treatments (burns, fractures, CPR and oxygen resuscitation, bites, stings, allergies, chemical exposure, strokes, heart attacks, cuts, abr...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTCAR001 Perform Electrocardiography (ECG)

HLTCAR001 Perform Electrocardiography (ECG) is a nationally recognised training course that teaches you how to use electrocardiograph machines and produce an ECG trace. Under the supervision of a qualified health professional you will gain hands-on experience preparing clients for ECG and carryin...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTHPS009 Perform Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation

HLTHPS009 Perform Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation is a nationally recognised training course for health care workers who need to perform peripheral intravenous cannulation on clients. The course covers: client consent, allergy and risk checks, preparing clients for the procedure, client safety...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTPAT002 Perform Venous Blood Collections

HLTPAT002 Perform Venous Blood Collections is a nationally recognised training course that teaches you how to collect blood samples using venous blood collection. The course covers: preparing clients for blood collection, assembling equipment, drawing blood, ensuring the comfort and safety of the...

1 provider
Learn More

HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting

If you’re a teacher or working in childcare the HLTAID004 Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting will give you the skills you need to respond to a first aid emergency at school. The course teaches you specific responses for children, infants, and adults — as well...

2 providers
Learn More

HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

Get your First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid HLTAID003) at an advanced training studio with simulated emergency responses and an experienced instructor. This nationally recognised training course will teach you how to recognise an emergency situation, manage immediate hazards to health and ...

11 providers
Learn More

HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations

If you work in a remote location that is a long distance from medical facilities try the HLTAID005 Provide First Aid in Remote Situations. This accredited first aid course teaches you how to monitor patients for extended periods, administering medications and treatment under the remote guidance ...

2 providers
Learn More
View all 15 courses