Health and Aged Care

Skill Set Introduction to Health

The Introduction to Health program would suit people:

  • wishing to develop their study skills prior to undertaking further study
  • who would like to work in Health & Aged Care Services Industry
  • who are looking for a career change

This Skill Set

  • exposes the student to a select group of skills required to perform tasks in a health care context.
  • Provides students with insight into the health sector.
  • Includes hands on, practical training and exposure to Industry with Practical placement visits.

Career Opportunities

On completion of this course you may wish to gain further relevant qualifications.  These include:

  •   CHC33015 –  Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability or Home & Community Care)
  •   HLT54115 –  Diploma of Nursing

Dates and Times

Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake: 7 March – 26 September 2018
  • Duration: 1 day per week – Wednesday – 9.30am to 3pm
  • Venue: B Block Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport

Burnie Campus

  • Next Intake: 9 February – 14 September 2018
  • Duration: 1 day per week – Friday – 9.30am to 3pm
  • Venue:  F Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie

Application Sessions

  • Wednesday 17th January 2018 – 10am OR 6pm
    • Devonport Venue:  B Block, Devonport Campus, 20 Valley Road, Devonport
    • Burnie Venue:  Room F1.08, F Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register for a session

Students need only attend 1 session which will run for approximately 2 hours.
Please bring a copy of your resume and copies of any relevant documents to support your application.  Please do not bring original documents.
Please bring a pen.


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Fees and Payments

Cost:  $515.85
plus Mental Health First Aid:  $200 (optional)
Total Cost:  $715.84

Students will achieve a Statement of Attainment for successfully completed units.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve this skill set students must complete all assessment requirements for individual units in addition to the evidence portfolio.

This Skill Set contains 7 units across the Community Services, Business Services and Health training packages, as listed below.


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