National RTO Code: 0064


Health Services

Notre Dame’s Health Services courses will equip you with the knowledge and skills to provide support and assistance in health services. These courses are available to study.

HLT23215 Certificate II in Health Support Services

This qualification covers workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. These workers do not provide direct care assistance functions such as assisting other staff with the care of clients. This is an entry-level qualification and is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

The program includes theory based learning and practical sessions. The student will be given insight into the health care services for future academic studies or to gain employment in the health industry. Students will have the opportunity to undertake work experience.

This entry-level qualification is suitable for school leavers or other interested persons wanting to gain employment in the health industry, and current employees in the health and aged care sector wanting to gain a qualification or recognition of current skills through Recognition of Prior Learning. It is also suitable for Year 11 and 12 students as a VETiS program.

The qualification may enable students to work in the Health Industry in a support services role. These roles can include:

  • Cleaner
  • Support Services Worker
  • Hospital Assistant

HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

This qualification covers workers in a range of work roles who provide assistance to health professional staff with the care of clients. Health Services Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.

The program includes theory based learning and practical sessions. Students will have the opportunity to have work experience during the course.

This program is suitable for school leavers or other interested persons wanting to gain employment in the health industry, and current employees in the health and aged care sector wanting to gain a qualification. It is also suitable for Year 11 and 12 students upon completion of the Certificate II in Health Support Services as a VETiS program.

The program is also be offered to students who live away from Broome. The blended delivery format incorporates the use of a synchronous virtual classroom and on-campus delivery blocks. The qualification may enable students to work in the following roles:

  • Cleaning Staff
  • All Purpose Orderly
  • Liaison Officer
  • Accute Care Assistant
  • Food Services Assistant (Hospital)
  • Technician
  • Operating Theatre

HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

This program is suitable for school leavers or other interested persons wanting to gain employment in the health industry, and current employees in the health and aged care sector wanting to gain a qualification.

As well as developing your practical skills in Notre Dame’s simulation wards, you will benefit from undertaking work experience in a hospital and/or health care organisation.

This qualification is offered in Face-to-Face and Blended Delivery modes of study, so that students can study from the comfort of their home and community. This qualification can be studied either part-time or full-time and completed over 12 to 18 months. The qualification may enable students to work in the following roles:

  • Therapy Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Speech Pathology Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant

All Notre Dame’s VET programs have been developed in collaboration with community, industry and student groups to ensure their quality and that they meet the needs of the workplace. Our VET programs are offered both ‘on-campus’ and ‘off-campus’, which allows greater flexibility and access by students from communities in the Kimberley and across Western Australia.

If you have any questions about applying for a VET course at Notre Dame Broome please contact Notre Dame Broome on (08) 9192 0601 or email: broome.courses@nd.edu.au.