Are you thinking of studying this course but not sure where the qualification could take you? Completing this course will give you the necessary skills to begin your career in the acute healthcare environment.

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HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (assisting in nursing work in acute care)

Take the first step towards working in the healthcare environment! 

Learn the skills to assist with the delivery of nursing care to clients in an acute setting alongside Registered Nurses. The Certificate III in HSA training involves a mixture of  theory and practical hands-on training with current industry equipment and documentation before the commencement of your work experience.  You will also receive support and mentoring by highly experienced trainers/assessors. Upon completing this course and gaining the qualification you will be confidently ready to begin your career in the acute health services setting!

Duration: This course can be completed within a 12 month period, consisting of both study and practical components. Students will get the opportunity to partake in 120-160 hours of work-placement.

Course cost: $2699

Units that you will complete in the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (assisting in nursing work in acute care)
Unit codeUnit nameUnit type
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresCore
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsCore
CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleCore
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesCore
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyCore
BSBWOR301Organise personal work priorities and developmentCore
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyCore
CHCCCS002Assist with movementElective
CHCCCS020Respond effectively to behaviours of concernElective
CHCCCS026Transport individualsElective
HLTAIN001Assist with nursing care in an acute care environmentElective
HLTAIN002Provide non-client contact support in an acute care environmentElective
HLTFSE001Follow basic food safety practicesElective
CHCCCS011Meet personal support needsElective
HLTAID003Provide First AidElective
  • Assistant in nursing
  • Orderly
  • Ward Assistant
  • Patient support assistant
  • Ward Clerk
  • Nurse’s Aide
  • Support worker

Situated at Level 3 of the Australian Qualifications Framework, HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) can set you up perfectly for a career in an acute or aged care setting. Providing you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to thrive in your role, this training course is a flexible and practical solution.

For more information, or to enrol in this course, speak with our training staff at My Flex Training today.


There are no pre-entry study or qualification requirements for this certificate in aged care, but to be eligible you must:

  • Possess sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills;
  • Provide a copy of your passport or photo identification;
  • Provide a current, clear National Police Clearance; and
  • Provide a unique student identifier (USI).

Duration: All My Flex Training courses can be completed at a pace to suit the student, depending on their goals and previous study and/or work. Some students have completed the course in as little as 10 weeks and others have done it at their own pace and taken up to a year.

Learning method: My Flex Training recognises that only a certain percentage of real learning can take place in a classroom, which is why we apply a blended delivery model that includes face-to-face workshops, practical hands-on training in our unique simulated care centre and self-directed study. Additionally, we provide more than the minimum 80 hours of work experience (typically 120 hours) to ensure you have real learning in the workplace and improve your employment opportunities.

Assessment: To ensure your competency, we assess you via a combination of in-class practical and written assessments, post course assignments and an on-the-job assessment by a My Flex Training Trainer/Assessor.

Plus: 120-160 hours of practical work placement

Cost: We offer one of the most competitive prices in Perth – $2699 which includes all the learning and assessment materials that you require to complete the course.

Call us now on 9427 7518 to book your place or fill out our contact form below:
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