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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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Half price*

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This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Fees

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Fees

lfls-logo-100x40.pngThis qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.

Annual Full fee

Annual Concession fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
523.26 95.00 618.26 155.04 95.00 250.04
These fees are annual estimates only and are for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Balga - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Balga
How On campus
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Midland - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Midland
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Page last updated November 24, 2020