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GOVERNMENT-FUNDED

Skills First Funding – (Eligibility Applies)

Course Code

HLT43015

DURATION

Up to 12 Months

STUDY MODE

Blended Webinar / Classroom

COMMENCEMENT

Scheduled Dates, Various Locations

Training Provider

Stirling Institute

Potential Employment Opportunities

An Allied Health Assistant has a hands-on role, assisting Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist) with the health care plans of their clients. The primary role of the Allied Health Assistant is to follow up the treatment plan with the client/patient to assist with their recovery and to support the patient/client with their health care to increase mobility, independence and their ability to care for themselves.

Work is not limited to hospitals. Allied health assistants can also find employment in community health, rehabilitation centres or via home and special needs school visits.

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT

120 hrs

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance HLT43015

COURSE OVERVIEW

An Allied Health Assistant has a hands-on role, assisting Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist) with the health care plans of their clients.

A treatment plan is set out by the Allied Health professional to support the diagnosis of the client/patient. Then the primary role of the Allied Health Assistant is to follow up the treatment plan with the client/patient to assist with their recovery and to support the patient/client with their health care to increase mobility, independence and their ability to care for themselves.

Work is not limited to hospitals. Allied health assistants can also find employment in community health, rehabilitation centres or via home and special needs school visits.

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to ensure student has the appropriate level of Language Literacy and Numeracy to achieve the competencies. Basic computer skills.

As part of this course, you will need to:

  • Complete the application & enrolment documentation, provide proof of Australian residency, photo ID or alternatively, a birth certificate or current Passport

Practical Placement

To achieve the qualification of Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance HLT43015:

  • The candidate must complete at least 120 hours work placement in a suitable workplace e.g. aged care, home and community or community service organisation.
  • Students should consider where they may be able to source a suitable practical placement opportunity in their area of residence. 
  • Students will be provided with the host employer documents by the Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
  • A satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) will be required for all work placements.
  • Immunisation certificate may be requested by the host employer.

 

FURTHER INFORMATION

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