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NRTVET in Schools

South Western Sydney Centre for Education and Workforce Development (SWSCEWD) delivers the Human Services Curriculum Framework - HLT33115 Certificate Ill in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) qualification for Government and Non-Government school students under the auspices of NSW Health Registered Training Organisat ion (RTO).

This program allows year 11 and 12 students to study the HLT33115 Certificate 111 in Health Services Assistance qualification as part of their Higher School Certificate (HSC). During the course, the students will be participating in basic nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Entry Requirements
Course Structure
Course Pathways
Program Delivery Locations
Application Process

Entry Requirements

South Western Sydney Centre for Education and Workforce Development (SWSCEWD) delivers the Human Services Curriculum Framework - HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care) qualification for Government and Non-Government school students under the auspices of NSW Health Registered Training Organisation (RTO).

This program allows year 11 and 12 students to study the HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance qualification as part of their HSC. During the course, the students will be participating in basic nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Entry Requirements

This program allows year 11 and 12 students to study the HLT33115 Certificate Ill in Health Services Assistance qualification as part of their Higher School Certificate During the course, the students will be participating in basic nursing care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Currently be enrolled in Year 10 at school
  • Comply with NSW Ministry of Health - Category A immunisation requirements
  • Commit to part time training while still at school
  • Undertake clinical placements during school holidays to meet HSC mandatory work placement requirements
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Successfully undertake the Language, Literacy and Numeracy Skills testing
  • Participants can download the course flyer -Click Here

Course Structure

Course Structure and Assessment:

  • Delivered over two (2) years (Years 11 and 12)
  • The course has two components: Theory and Work Placement
  • Theory: class attendance of 4 hours/week during school terms
  • Work placement: a minimum of 80 hours must be undertaken in a hospital during school holidays
  • Assessment items include practical competency assessments, case scenarios, workbooks and written examinations

Course Pathways

The HLT33115 Certificate Ill in Health Services Assistance 1s a Nationally Recognised Qualification Once completed, students may apply for recognition and credit transfer in other relevant qualifications, including higher level VET qualifications.

Students may use this qualification as a pathway to further study to become an Enrolled Nurse or a Registered Nurse.

Program Delivery Locations

  • Bankstown - Lidcombe Hospital
  • Bowral Hospital
  • Campbelltown Hospital
  • Fairfield Hospital
  • Liverpool Hospital

Application Process

The EVET system is an online tool developed by the Department of Education to record all BOSTES course information and student choices in BOSTES courses Schools will be required to enter a student's expression of interest (EOI) to undertake an EVET course through the EVET system.

Expressions of Interest (EOls) are completed online by school personnel, entering student choices into specific BOSTES courses Registering interest in a BOSTES course does not guarantee.·

that the student will be accepted into the BOSTES course that the BOSTES course will be delivered.

When expressing interest 1n a co urse, schools will consider how students can demonstrate the following:

  • a well-developed school to work plan, in accordance with the requirements of their school sector, which indicates that he/she has a career interest in the industry associated with the identified BOSTES course
  • an understanding and knowledge of that industry
  • a high level of interest in the specific BOSTES course through, for example, interests and hobbies or career interest and future study plans
  • the ability to meet course requirements, and suitability for the course that indicates a capacity to succeed in the identified
  • BOSTES course
  • a commitment to completing the specific BOSTES course
  • application to studies, maturity, behaviour¬† and suitability for an adult learning¬† environment a good school attendance record

Each student's choice will be recorded in the EVET web tool by school personnel Once EVET is closed for schools, information is submitted into the EVET system. The Department of Education Local Reference Groups collate the information and make planning decisions for BOSTES course provision by RTOs

Please see entry requirements for NSW Health RTO course

Contact Details

Email: SWSLHD-VETCEWD@health.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 4634 4977

 


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