How To Apply
Aged Care Courses
- Certificate III Individual Support CHC33015 - Victoria
- Certificate III Individual Support CHC33015 - Queensland
General Eligibility & Admission Criteria
If you’re ready to apply, here are a few things you’ll need to know. For further details relating to a particular course, please see above.
Health Skills Australia courses are available to Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, Special Category Visa holders (sub-class 444, NZ citizen).
Maths & English Assessments
- Nursing Students - You are required to successfully complete a Literacy, Writing and Numeracy assessment, (achieving exit level 3 on the Core Skills Profile for Adults for all assessments). Your course advisor will send you a link to complete the assessment online. To help you prepare for this assessment, we also offer a two-hour Literacy, Writing and Numeracy refresher class at no cost to you. We have a range of dates and times scheduled, you can make a booking for a refresher class here.
- All Other Courses – you may be required to complete a language, literacy and numeracy assessment during the orientation and enrolment day to determine any learning support needs you may have.
Proof of Identity & Citizenship
All applicants must present photo ID clearly showing their date of birth i.e. Australian licence or passport. Evidence of your citizenship must also be supplied i.e. Australian birth certificate, passport or naturalisation certificate. Copies need to be provided with your application or prior to receiving an offer of enrolment. Your originals must also be presented at Enrolment & Orientation Day.
National Police Check
All students enrolled in a course that includes a clinical or practical placement component are required to provide evidence of a current National Police Records check. Upon enrolment, Health Skills Australia will arrange for log in details to be sent to students to begin a National Police Check with Fit2Work. Students who already hold a National Police Record Check issued in the year of course commencement can present it at Enrolment & Orientation Day where a copy will be certified.
Working With Children Check / Blue Card
If you are studying Nursing, a Working With Children Check / Blue Card is also required as a condition of enrolment and attendance at placement.
Immunisation and Vaccination – Nursing Students
All Nursing students are required to have up to date immunisations as a condition of enrolment to attend their clinical placement. Further instructions will be provided upon confirmation of enrolment.