HLT33015, HLT43015

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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Foundation Education
  • Awarded by

    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)

  • Qualification

    Certificate III + Certificate IV

  • Study Mode

    Online
    Workplace

  • Payment Options

    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 18 months

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Allied Health Worker | Allied Health Assistant | Community Health Worker | Physiotherapy Assistant | View all

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    If you are looking to start a successful healthcare career, this HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance dual qualification from Foundation Education can open many doors in this exciting field. By completing this course and becoming a qualified Allied Health Assistant, you will gain all the necessary skills to confidently assist other health care professionals in diagnosing, preventing and treating a range of conditions and illnesses across a wide variety of fields, from physiotherapy and occupational therapy to nutrition and dietetics.

    The course is structured in a way that will streamline your studies and allow you to complete both Certificate III and Certificate IV qualifications without having to complete additional practical work. Initially you will study units required for completion of Certificate III that will teach you all the basics of allied health work, followed by a Certificate IV course which will give you a more in-depth and specialised understanding of various functions you will perform as an Allied Health Assistant.

    You're required to do at least 120 hours of work placement prior to graduation.

    At the completion of the course you will have all the knowledge required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional and you will be able to commence work in a range of health institutions such as hospitals, private practices, community health centres or care homes.

    Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
     
    Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 23 November 2023 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to submit an enquiry and a Foundation Education Career Advisor will contact you. Alternatively you can call them on the number displayed upon submitting your enquiry.
  • What You'll Need to Get In

    Education requirements

    Whilst there are no formal entry requirements mandated by the training package, students' skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.

    Minimum Age

    You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

    Residency Status

    You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

    Computer requirements

    As this is an online course you will need a reliable PC or a laptop and an internet connection.

    Work Placement

    When undertaking both qualifications the student must complete at least 120 hours of practical placement with a qualified allied health professional. Please note if you undertake these qualifications separately, you will be required to complete 80 hours in the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and a further 120 hours in the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance. Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.  

    We will assist you in organising a work placement location of your choosing.

  • Subject Breakdown

    When completing this HLT33015 Certificate III and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance dual qualification from Foundation Education, you may study the following units:

    • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    • CHCCCS010 - Maintain high standard of service
    • CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
    • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
    • HLTAHA001 - Assist with an allied health program
    • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
    • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
    • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
    • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
    • HLTAID011* - Provide First Aid
    • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
    • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
    • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    • HLTINF007 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
    • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
    • HLTAHA011 - Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes
    • HLTAID009* - Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
    • HLTAHA010 - Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status

    *This course contains the units, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID009 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for these units at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your first aid and CPR certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against these units on your student record. If you have chosen your own third-party provider, you must submit a certified copy of your certificate. If you have undertaken training with Red Cross Australia, you must forward Foundation Education the email you receive which contains the electronic copy of your certificate.

  • Why Foundation Education?

    Foundation Education provides students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside their sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia.

    With courses designed by industry experts, you'll gain the knowledge and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options.

    Whether you're interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go.

    The Foundation Education difference means:

    - Flexible Online Study: The theoretical component of the courses can be completed online at your own pace.

    - Dedicated Student Support – Foundation Education's industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

    - Industry Relevant Courses: Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready.

    - National Recognised Training: Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements.

    Foundation Education RTO 22557

  • Where will this course take you?

    On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance dual qualification from Foundation Education.

    Allied healthcare is a growing industry and there are many job opportunities across various healthcare fields such as osteopathy, chiropractics, occupational therapy, pharmacy and physiotherapy to name a few. Skills and knowledge you gained through completing this course will allow you to become a confident assistant to the healthcare professionals in any of these fields and many more, depending on your interests. Working in allied health offers a rewarding career with excellent job prospects, great pay and high level of job security.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in Allied Health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include: Allied Health Assistant, Physiotherapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Medical Imaging Assistant, Nutrition Assistant, Therapy Assistant, Rehabilitation Assistant, Speech Pathology Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Nursing Support Worker, Ward Assistant, Patient Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Wardsperson, Patient Services Assistant, Operating Theatre Technician, Orderly.

  • Let's talk price

    Foundation Education offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $72.78* a week!

    Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

    Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

    *Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

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