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.
|Statement of Attainment - training in Introduction to Nursing [from HLT]|
|ACT School Students: One semester long for students from ACT Schools with one day per week attendance at CIT Bruce.
Students who are interested an introduction to working in the health care sector: 8-9 weeks program with 2-3 days attendance per week at CIT Bruce.
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, revision, assessments items and online activities.
Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance
Likely Job Outcome:
|This Statement of Attainment (SOA) will give you two units from the Diploma of Nursing program, which is a nationally accredited program. On completion of this SOA, you will receive direct entry into Certificate III in Health Service Assistance or be eligible to apply for the Diploma of Nursing program when you meet the entry requirements. Please refer to Diploma of Nursing for entry requirements.|
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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 confirming fitness to participate in the simulated health care learning environment e.g. Nursing labs.
We suggest that you need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy of at least 4 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication 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 https://cit.edu.au/courses/education_community/foundation_skills or phone: (02) 6207 4872 to have a conversation with one of our teachers.
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 2
- HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
CIT Code: HESC502 Cost: Standard $403.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to obtain and interpret information about client health status and to check a client's physical health. It requires a detailed knowledge of anatomy and physiology. This unit applies to individuals working directly with clients and who assist in the provision of health care services. Some disciplines may be subject to state/territory regulatory determination regarding delegation and supervision. Prerequisites: Nil
- HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CIT Code: HESC513 Cost: Standard $55.00
Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to follow organisational infection prevention and control procedures, including implementing standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks. This unit applies to individuals working in health and direct client care contexts. Prerequisites: Nil
|Certificate III||Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) HLT33115|
|Statement Attainment training||Introduction to Nursing (Health Services) [from HLT]|
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org