Certificate III in Health Services Assistance

Students in this program will receive Certificate III Health Services Assistant, which involves skills such as interpreting medical terminology, cultural safety for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander populations, and individualized support as well as a pathway into a traineeship. Students will be provided with all the resources and tools they need to successfully complete this program.

“Being a Teacher and qualified Nurse, I have found the Connect ‘n’ Grow Health program to be engaging, industry relevant and provides our students with real career pathways in health”      

Paul Mychailuk BEd;BN, Djarragun College

What students achieve

  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services

  • First Aid qualification and CPR certificate

  • Points that will count towards your Senior Certificate

  • Pathway into school-based traineeships & Certificate III qualification

Skills acquired

  • Conduct basic health checks

  • Health promotion

  • Infection control

  • Perform general cleaning tasks

  • Customer service

  • Work with diverse people

  • Connect 'n' Grow provides all the resources and support to allow teachers the scope to do what they do best - TEACH!

Connect ‘n’ Grow provides

  • HLT33115 Certificate III in Health Services Assistance RPL for Teachers

  • Ongoing Professional Development and in-servicing

  • Flexible format program delivery


  • ALL program materials are developed for you – including unit plans, assessment tasks, and marking guides. We save you time!

  • Access to program resources, learning, assessment and up to the minute student progress reporting.

  • First Aid - for school to deliver.

School Requirements

  • Teacher or Trainer (program deliverer)

  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110 or TAE40116). Available here >

  • Health / HPE Teaching Experience

  • Additional Community Services work experience is encouraged but is NOT ESSENTIAL.