Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
Certificate III + Certificate IV
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Up to 18 months
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Allied Health Assistant | Physiotherapy Assistant | Community Based Allied Health Assistant | Occupational Therapy 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
As this is an online course you will need a reliable PC or a laptop and an internet connection.
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.
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:
*This course contains units, HLTAID003 - Provide first aid and HLTAID001 - 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 or you may source your own training provider. 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 for us to process a Credit Transfer against these units on your student record.
Foundation Education is one of the few Registered Training Organisations (RTO) in Australia who endeavour to deliver flexible online training solutions designed to fit our students’ lifestyle. Since 1999, we’ve been focused on providing excellence in Vocational Education and Training and building partnership networks that drives the quality of graduates across each industry, with our partner RTO, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT). With more than 30 nationally recognised certificate and diploma level courses on offer, the Foundation Education difference means:
Flexible Online Study – Courses that don’t require a practical placement are delivered 100% online so you can study whenever and wherever suits you. This also gives you the flexibility to choose your course length – whether that be the full term of your course or completing your study in as little as six months.
Dedicated Student Support – Our industry experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation. You can use them as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone.
Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to equip you with the job-ready skills and up-to-date knowledge required to support your career goals.
Foundation Education RTO# 22557
Foundation Education provides a dedicated student support team throughout your studies. Whether it is access to experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors or general Support Officers, we will support you from enrolment right through to graduation. You can use our team as often or as little as you like either via email or the telephone at no extra cost.
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.
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