During the Certificate III in Health Service Assistance you will develop the skills to get a job as an assistant in nursing, wardsperson or operating theatre assistant. Depending on the electives you choose you might need to do 80 hours of practical work placement to complete this course.
You might be eligible for funding through the Certificate III Guarantee Program or complete this qualification as a traineeship with funding through the User Choice Program.
Visit www.skillsgateway.training.qld.gov.au and talk to your teachers, VET coordinator, guidance officer and career advisor for more information on what’s available at your school because you might be able to do this during Year 11 and 12.
Year 12 graduate Queenslanders commencing an apprenticeship, traineeship or training in the field with an approved training provider may be eligible for free studies under the Queensland Government’s ‘free tafe’ scheme. Click here to learn more.