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EQUALS International

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowledge to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Health services assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

Health Services Assistants are employed in a variety of settings. They may be employed by a specific health care provider or by an organisation that specialises in provision of general health services, storage, transport and client assistance. A wide variety of employment opportunities exist for Health Services Assistants across government, agencies, community and private industry. Employment is typically available on a full time or part time basis and suits a range of individuals with a variety of employment needs.

Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue further study at Diploma level in Community Services, Nursing, Mental Health or other related human services fields.

Delivery Mode

Blended Learning (combination of on campus and online learning)
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Delivery mode:
Online / On Campus

Average duration:
9 months


81 Currie St, Adelaide, SA, 5000

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Entry Requirements

Adequate English language skills and numeracy skills to communicate safely and effectively in study and work environments. Applicants are required to complete relevant internal LLN skills testing and/or are required to successfully demonstrate exit level 2 in reading and numeracy through the CSPA test (refer EQUALS LLN Policy).

Physical fitness to meet industry requirements.


This course can help you get a job as:

Job Title
Average Salary
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay
$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job Title
Average Salary
$1,540 weekly pay
$1,050 weekly pay
$1,250 weekly pay
$1,750 weekly pay
$1,950 weekly pay

Please note that weekly pay figures are estimates only of what you could possibly earn.

Government Funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

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Nationally Recognised Training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning

RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

Payment Options

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About this provider

EQUALS was founded 30 years ago, with the dream of promoting and developing human potential. Throughout our history we have been involved in philanthropic projects and activities and the promotion of human rights within the local and wider community.

We deliver a unique and high quality learning experience for our students with high rates of graduate employment and further study pathways. We do this by focusing on a holistic approach to adult learning and teaching, and utilise accelerated learning principles within a supportive, enriching environment.

Operating since: 2004
Legal name: EQUALS International (Aust) Pty Ltd
RTO code: 3492

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