Certificate II in Health Support Services

HLT23215

Course Overview

Average Course Fee: $2598

$2598 is the average course fee entered on My Skills by 6 training provider(s).

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Average Course Duration: 1 Year

1 Year is the average course duration entered on My Skills by 9 training provider(s).

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide support for the effective functioning of health services. At this level workers complete tasks under supervision involving known routines and procedures or complete routine but variable tasks in collaboration with others in a team environment.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Health field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate II).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Health field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating.

Jobs

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate II) are most often employed as:

Professionals

21.3%

Professionals
Community and Personal Service Workers

20.4%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Technicians and Trades Workers

20.1%

Technicians and Trades Workers

Industries

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate II) are most often employed in:

Health care and social assistance

22.5%

Health care and social assistance
Professional, scientific and technical services

13.3%

Professional, scientific and technical services
Retail trade

11.5%

Retail trade

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Health Career Pathway

Certificate II in Health Support Services is in the Health Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Health.


Stream

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Work
Allied Health Assistance
Dental
Enrolled Nursing
Pathology
General Business Operations
Public Health
Alternative Health Assistance
Ambulance
Technical Support

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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