HLT43015
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Build your career supporting an Allied Health professional and create job certainty in a high growth industry that helps people with essential care across various professions.

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Study online

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Qld Government funding

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Not available as a traineeship

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Pay per unit

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Workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside an Allied Health professional in an assistant role helping patients with rehabilitation. This will include learning how to prepare programs and reports and supporting better health outcomes for patients. 

Your career in an Allied Health Assistant role can profoundly affect the lives of the people you support. This qualification will teach you key strategies to effectively help patients with quality care and empower them to reach and exceed their goals.

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Career opportunities – where will my studies lead me?

Occupational Health Assistant

Therapy Assistant

Allied Health Assistant

Diversional Therapy Assistant

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is for you if:

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    You want to create job certainty within the fast-growing Allied Health industry
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    You desire to make an impact in a role supporting an Allied Health professional and develop opportunities to further your career in healthcare
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    You want to gain the essential skills and knowledge to build your career in an industry that is diverse and offers you many pathways to success
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    You wish to learn how to facilitate empowerment, independence, and wellbeing of patients in an allied health environment

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Eligibility requirements

Students are required to provide us with the following security clearances when they enrol:

National Police Check or Blue Card/Yellow Card, dependent on organisational requirements

Workplace practical requirements

Students who are not currently working within an allied health support role are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of unpaid vocational placement in an approved workplace to complete their qualification. For more information, click here or call one of our friendly crew on 07 3255 0506.

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COURSE DURATION

6 months full time / 12 months part time

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BESPOKE TRAINING

A program designed to suit your unique learning style with direct access to your Educator via the built-in chat function

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NATIONALLY ACCREDITED QUALIFICATION

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

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LEADING INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Fun and friendly Educators who understand you and are committed to your learning experience

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PATHWAYS TO UNIVERSITY

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ROLLING ENROLMENT

Enrol anytime

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LEARNING METHOD

Study online at your own pace on any device

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LIVE WEBINARS

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:

UpfrontPay Per UnitRPL
$ 2777Administration Fee of $250 upfront
(non-refundable)
$ 1477
Pay $1500 upfront
and
Pay $1277 at completion
Total units: 16
Fee per unit: $175
Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and
50% on completion ($738.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.  

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy

You will be required to follow your training plan.  This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable.  Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Subsidised fee – Higher Level Skills Funding

 Co-contribution feeTotal units Total cost
Concessional $11.06 per unit 16$177
Non-concessional $17.31 per unit 16$277

Higher Level Skills Funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students to obtain certification in Certificate IV or higher qualifications. The aim is to assist individuals in gaining the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or transition to university to continue their studies. Students will be required to make a co-contribution fee (listed above) before the commencement of their course. For further information – see desbt.qld.gov.au/training/providers/funded/higher-level-skills 

* Eligibility criteria apply to receive subsidised course fees and concessional status. See our funding brochure and complete the funding eligibility form below to find out more. 

Qualification Structure:

A total of 16 units must be completed:

Core Units

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective Units

HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program

HLTAHA018 Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines

CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people

BSBLDR402 Lead effective workplace relationship

CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCHCS001 Provide home and community support services

HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices

HLTFSE005 Apply and monitor food safety requirements

BSBWOR204 Use business technology

Apply in 3 easy steps:

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.

Enrol

Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form.

Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification.

When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.

Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates.

Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students

Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

Your Educators

Kasey - Professional

Kasey

Kasey is College Australia’s Business Manager and our “Brains Trust”.

Kasey’s wealth of knowledge stretches to every nook and cranny of the College. Quite frankly, she is the oil that keeps the cogs of the organisation running smoothly.

Kasey’s passion is providing excellence in education, and her mission is supporting students to create successful career pathways. With 10 years of industry knowledge, Kasey teaches a wide variety of business, hospitality, retail, and health qualifications to our cherished students. Her students often comment on her approachability, and we love her slightly dark sense of humour that keeps us entertained.

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Alena

Alena is our Recognition of Prior Learning queen, Registered Training Organisation all-rounder, Educator, assessor, and data controller. It’s safe to say she does an award-winning job of steering the operations of our ship to ensure everything stays on course.

As an Educator, hospitality, retail, business, health, and horticulture are Alena’s jam. Her passion shines through in her students’ exceptional results.

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Anna

Anna wears many hats in our organisation, but the one she wears most is Education Manager, developing innovative programs that are interesting and tailored for the diverse learning needs of our students.

With over 20+ years in education, there aren’t many areas of business that Anna hasn’t been involved in. This has given Anna a unique ability to problem solve the most left–of–field challenges quickly and efficiently. This makes her our knightess in shining armour some days!

When asked about her passion, it’s a no brainer for Anna: enabling all people to have a sense of self-esteem achieved through education, whether it be formal or informal.

Anna’s vast experience distinguishes her amongst her peers with past job roles, including educator, training manager, compliance manager, CEO, instructional designer, and consultant.

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David

David joined the CA crew in 2021 and brought with him a wealth of experience to teach our Health and Community qualifications. Having spent 12 years training in areas of Individual Support (Aged & Disability), Hospitality, Retail, Health Support, Cleaning, First Aid and Construction, he hit the floor running and is having great success supporting our students to achieve positive study outcomes.

 Positively impacting his student’s career success is his key driver as an Educator. “If I can pass on my skills and knowledge to a new generation of workers and have them enter the workforce industry ready, I know I have given them the best foundation for career success”.

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