Health Assistance

Health Assistance

Course Summary

Are you concerned about other’s people’s health and wellbeing? Do you strive to provide excellent help and support to other people? Studying Health Assistance at WSSC will open up several career pathways that assist health professional staff in the care of clients. You will gain knowledge and skills to interpret and apply medical knowledge. This will through a mixture of hands-on practical activities and classroom delivery.

VCE: Unit 1, Unit 2 and Unit 3 & 4 sequence available

ATAR Contribution: Unit 3 & 4 students complete scored assessments and an exam to attain a Study Score that contributes to an ATAR

VCAL: Hours credited towards VCAL Industry Skills Strand

VET: Certificate III HLT33115 in Health Services Assistance

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Learn the skills to assist with movement
  • Develop the skills required for the first point of contact
  • Learn how to interpret and apply medical terminology
Find out more about VET Health Services Assistance
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Approximate Costs

Unit 1 & 2

Subject Fee $80

First Aid – Level 2 $100

Textbook Hire $14

Unit 3 & 4

Subject Fee $80

Learning Area Contact

Health & Physical Education Learning Area Leader

Martin Smith