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Your experience in the workplace matters. Have your experience recognised and increase your employment prospects by enrolling in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for our Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. Through RPL you could reduce the duration of your studies. Get the recognition you deserve and enquire about RPL today.  Course details

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Gold Coast - Southport

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Liz Asser

Qualify and be acknowledged for your experience within the workplace

I had been working within the health sector for 20 years before I committed to completing my Certificate IV in Mental Health. Currently a trainer with the Salvation Army, I knew the next step for me was to formalise my experience and training by completing the course with my fellow employees. Despite all my years of experience within the field, I was both amazed and humbled by my experience at TAFE Gold Coast. The highly qualified and empathetic nature of my teachers made me better understand how I can manage my clients in a more effective manner.

Liz Asser
Certificate IV in Mental Health

Thank you

A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Southport Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

For RPL enquiries please email the RPL Coordinator at rplcoordinator.goldcoast@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Southport
91-99 Scarborough Street
Southport QLD 4215

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that students have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland Gold Coast's online learning system, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player.

This equipment and software is available for students to use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Units

To achieve this qualification students must demonstrate competency in 15 units, 7 core and 8 electives.

UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement Elective
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Core
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people Elective
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service Elective
BSBWOR301 Organise personal work priorities and development Core
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety Core
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Elective
CHCCCS015 Provide individualised support Elective
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Core
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern Elective
CHCCCS026 Transport individuals Elective
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Core
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Core
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues Elective
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Core

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

For the cost per unit please contact the RPL Coordinator at rplcoordinator.goldcoast@tafe.qld.edu.au.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

Graduates can apply for work as: Assistant in Nursing (AIN), Nursing Support Worker, Patient Service Attendant, Personal Care Assistant (PCA), Ward Support and Orderly.

Job prospects

  • Assistant in Nursing (AIN)
  • Orderly
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Nursing Support Worker
  • Patient Service Attendant
  • Ward Support

Liz Asser

Qualify and be acknowledged for your experience within the workplace

I had been working within the health sector for 20 years before I committed to completing my Certificate IV in Mental Health. Currently a trainer with the Salvation Army, I knew the next step for me was to formalise my experience and training by completing the course with my fellow employees. Despite all my years of experience within the field, I was both amazed and humbled by my experience at TAFE Gold Coast. The highly qualified and empathetic nature of my teachers made me better understand how I can manage my clients in a more effective manner.

Liz Asser
Certificate IV in Mental Health

Enrol now

You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

All done? Then you're ready to Enrol now

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:
tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/enrolment-fees/enrol

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of prior learning

Fast-track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner.

More about RPL

More info:
http://tafegoldcoast.edu.au/study-with-us/career-changers-jobseeker/recognition-prior-learning

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 10 March 2017

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