This program provides an introduction to working in the health care sector. The focus is on preparing people to work in nursing or healthcare and provides a study pathway into relevant qualifications.
This course is also available for ACT Public school students; years 11 to 12. Please see your school for participation in this course.
|Statement of Attainment - training in Introduction to Nursing (Health Services) [from HLT]|
|1 semester part time approx. 6 hours per week
In addition to scheduled classes, students will require between 2-4 hours per week to complete individual learning tasks, such as personal research, self-directed learning, practice and revision, assessment items and on line activities.
Other students, please register your interest - other learning options may be available if sufficient numbers.
The 2021 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.
Likely Job Outcome:
|Supervised work in Health and Aged Care Services Industry|
Completion of this course may contribute towards qualifications in areas such as Allied health, Nursing, Individual and Aging support.
Entry requirements apply to these qualifications.
On entry, you will require a letter from a General Practitioner stating fitness to participate in the simulated health care learning environment located on campus.
To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).
Literacy Skills Information
We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 4 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Foundation Skills.
Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.
To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at email@example.com.
Complete 2 subjects
Core: Complete all 2
- HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
CIT Code: HESC501 Cost: Full fee $260.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology. Prerequisites: Nil
- CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
CIT Code: CLTS145 Cost: Full fee $260.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers. Prerequisites: Nil
|Certificate III||Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) HLT33115|
|Statement Attainment training||Introduction to Nursing [from HLT]|
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org