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HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services

National ID: HLT23215 | State ID: AYY2

Open the door to a career in caring

The Certificate II in Health Support Services will enable you to work in the health or aged care sector in a variety of different environments such as a hospital assistant, patient services assistant, catering staff, cleaner, gardener, stores person and ward assistant.

Throughout the course you will gain the knowledge and hands-on practical skills to work effectively with others in a team environment, communicate in the workplace and apply workplace health and safety and infection control practices. In addition, you will gain a range of skills that will enable you to work as a member of a team that provides support for the effective functioning of health services.

The Certificate II in Health Support Services can also provide you with a range of different study pathways to other courses in health including:

  • Pathology collection
  • Sterilisation services
  • Health Services Assistance
  • Individual Support
  • Dental laboratory assisting
  • Population Health
Gain these skills
  • Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • Prepare and maintain beds
  • Transport individuals
  • Undertake routine stock maintenance including linen supplies
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Caring and positive attitude
  • Respect for the rights of others
  • Able to work as part of a team and follow instructions
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Able to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively



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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Health Services Assistant | Health Support Services Worker
  • Institutional Cook | Kitchen Attendant
  • Food Services Deliverer
  • Housekeeping Attendant
  • Hospital Maintenance Worker

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Continuous enrolment, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus VETDSS

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Semester 1, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Semester 2, 2019

Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Duration 1 semester/s
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated May 27, 2019