Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: HLT33015
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
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Duration: 48 weeks full-time; 96 weeks part time
Start date: Monthly start dates – enquire now!
Awarded by: Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (RTO 5806)
This course meets 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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About this course

If you're looking to gain a competitive advantage in the allied health industry, then look no further than the online Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015).

Delivered by the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS), this certificate is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career as an allied health assistant.

You'll learn the key skills needed to work in the allied health industry such as how to communicate effectively, how to work with people from diverse backgrounds and how to comply with industry standards.

Work placement

You will be required to complete a minimum of 80 hours (minimum) of mandatory work placement in order to gain essential hands-on experience. You can complete your placement at an AIAS student clinic, or in a suitable workplace environment.


To be eligible to enrol in this course, you must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Have completed Year 10 in Australia or equivalent

You will also be required to submit a current Working with Children Check, National Police Check and First Aid Certificate in order to participate in the work placement component of this course.

Areas of study

In this allied health assistance course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • CHCCCS010 - Maintain a 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
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
  • BSBFLM312 - Contribute to team effectiveness
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015) from the Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS).

The skills you will gain will give you the opportunity to pursue careers in hospitals, aged care facilities, community centres, home care programs, healthcare clinics, day and rehabilitation centres and special needs schools.

You will be equipped to seek employment in roles such as:

  • Allied health assistant
  • Support worker
  • Therapy aid

Finance options

AIAS offers flexible payment plans to help make studying more affordable.

View the tuition fees for 2016 here.

RTO 5806
The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a leading tertiary education provider specialising in vocational education. With a focus on career training, AIAS provides a broad range of courses in areas including natural medicine, beauty therapy, allied health and massage. AIAS offers its nationally recognised courses online/by correspondence so you can study at your own pace, where and when you want. If you prefer to learn on campus, you can do so at AIAS’s state-of-the-art campuses in Brisbane or Melbourne, or choose to study by a combination of on-campus and distance components. All AIAS courses are accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority and meet the requirements of the VET Quality Framework.

Campus locations
Brisbane – 337 Logan Rd, Greenslopes QLD 4120
Melbourne – Level 1, 30 Church Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000
Perth – 170 Wellington St, East Perth QA 6004
Adelaide – 88 Currie St, Adelaide SA 5000
As an AIAS student you will be given access to the Basic Skill Key Builder, an approved online learning platform that creates individualised learning plans, houses interactive learning resources, and features tailored support tutorials.

AIAS is also dedicated to creating an inclusive, caring and flexible learning environment that’s responsive to your individual needs. Services include free counselling sessions, support services for students with disabilities, and classes for students looking to improve their reading, writing, English language and numeracy skills.

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