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Mater Medical Education Dual Health Program (Nursing)

Qualifications offered by an external provider: Mater Education
Begin your career in healthcare with this entry-level course. The Mater Education's Dual Health Program is comprised on two Certificate courses that will give you the foundation skills necessary to work in an assistant role in a health, aged or residential care setting, or to undertake further study in the field. Australia's healthcare industry is a strong-growth sector with more than 50,000 jobs expected to open in the next five years.
  • HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services
  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
The Certificate II in Health Support Services will equip you to work with people from diverse backgrounds, recognise healthy body systems, respond to behaviours of concern, and transport patients. Our highly-experienced industry professionals will guide you every step of the way to ensure your transition into the health sector is a success.
Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in an assistance role in a health care facility as a ward assistant, orderly, food services assistant or laundry services worker. It will also give you the foundation skills you need to undertake further study in the industry.
The Certificate III in Health Services Assistance course gives students the opportunities to gain the knowledge and skills you need to work in a dynamic health environment, helping health professional staff take care of clients in various roles including:
  • assisting in nursing
  • patient care attendant
  • personal carer
  • orderly
  • wards person
You'll study and train onsite at Mater's world-class clinical simulation facility, where a faculty of contemporary expert clinicians and educators will help you learn through a practical, problem solving approach. On completion you'll graduate with the Certificate II in Health Support Services and a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance qualification, and be ready to pursue a rewarding career.
 
PATHWAYS
Completion of this course will give a job ready qualification with the possibility of employment by Marter Medical upon completion. Additionally completion of the Certificate III course can be used as entry into the Diploma of Nursing or possibly entry into a Bachelor of Nursing.
 
FURTHER INFORMATION 
For more information, please see the 2019 Curriculum Handbook.