HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services

Start your career in the Healthcare sector here!

There are more than 50,000 new jobs opening up in the healthcare sector in Australia in the next 5 years and there are a variety of entry level opportunities available for qualified applicants.

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RTO Code 91718

Get qualified to get working

The increased level of regulation and compliance in the healthcare sector requires almost all applicants to have some form of basic qualification to get started in the industry.

A Certificate II in Health Support Services is ideal for people looking for an entry level role in a healthcare environment and provides a stepping stone to further study and additional job opportunities.

Join one of Australia’s fastest growing industries

The Healthcare sector offers a wide range of employment opportunities across a diverse selection of roles with organisations in Aged Care, Community Services and NDIS Support Services.

Learn the practical skills required while gaining an understanding of the work practice guidelines that regulate work procedures required in hospitals, aged care and health related services.

What you’ll learn

The HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services provides you with the entry level knowledge and skills to enter a pathway into a career in aged care, NDIS and health related support services.

Core subjects

  • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
  • HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people

Elective subjects

  • CPPCLO2017A  Clean wet areas
  • CPPCLO2019A  Sort and remove waste and recyclable materials
  • CPPCLO2033A  Plan for safe and efficient cleaning activities
  • CPPCLO2035A  Maintain cleaning storage areas
  • HLTHSS003   Perform general cleaning tasks in a clinical setting
  • CHCCCS020   Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CPPCLO2001A  Maintain hard floor surfaces
  • CPPCLO2015A  Maintain furniture, fittings and room dressing

Elective units are subject to change.

Career opportunities

  • Cleaner – Health Services
  • Food Services Assistant (Hospital)
  • General Hand (Hospital)
  • Hospital Laundry Worker
  • Ward Hand (Hospital)
  • Domestic Assistant
  • Housekeeping Assistant
  • Hospital Orderly
  • Patient Services Assistant
Graduates of this course achieve excellent career outcomes.
of graduates were satisfied with their training
of graduates enjoy improved work status such as new job or higher skilled work
is the average salary earned by graduates entering their first full time job after graduating
* Information provided by myskills.gov.au

HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services

Study with one of Australia’s most successful RTO’s.

Funded via Smart and Skilled:

1st qual: $830

not 1st qual: $990

concession: $160

traineeship or fee exemption: $0

Course Duration: Approximately 6-12 months
Delivery Mode Options: Classroom | Online | Workplace | Combination of above | Traineeship
Attendance Requirements: Refer to individual course information sheet
Vocational Placement: Not applicable for this course.