Nuriootpa High SchoolNuriootpa High School

VET Course On-site - Health Service Assistance

Offered as a specialised pathway at Nuriootpa High, the Health Service Assistance Program is a VET Course designed to support students interested in a range of jobs within the Health Industry. At Stage 1, Cert ll and some Cert lll units will be studied. At Stage 2, the ability to gain Cert lll in Health Service Assistance is the goal. Completing Health Services Assistant’s Cert lll will enable you to pursue a pathway to nursing as an enrolled nurse or registered nurse. Completing Cert lll Health Service Assistance will enable you to choose a number of pathways eg employment as an health service assistant, undertaking a health traineeship, Cert lV courses such as Health Service Assistance, Nutrition and Dietetics, Nursing, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Support, Alternative Therapies or Health Administration. Various modules will be studied including OHS, Infection Control, Client Movement and Manual Handling, Basic Medical Terminology, Communication and First Aid. Work placement is a requirement. This gives students an opportunity to gain meaningful experience and/or casual part time or full time employment.