Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015)
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Open Colleges (RTO 90796)
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.
The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015) offered by Open Colleges in partnership with Integrated Care Management Training (ICMT), gives you the training to start your career in occupational therapy.
If you're keen to help those affected by illness, injury, accident or ageing to resume everyday activities, then this is the course for you. In this online occupational therapy course, you'll learn to interpret and apply medical terminology, assist with client movement and rehabilitation, respond to challenging behaviour, undertake case management, and implement infection control policies.
You'll also develop key management and communication skills to give you a professional edge in the workplace. Students may require a current First Aid Certificate to commence placement at some workplaces.
Students of this course must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement.
Applicants must also meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:
Have a School Certificate or equivalent
Hold a Certificate II or higher
Have 2 years relevant industry experience
All applicants must be aged 16 or older.
Areas of study
In this allied health program, the subjects you'll study include:
HLTAHA001 - Assist with an allied health program
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM002 - Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAHA010 - Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
HLTAHA016 - Support the fitting of assistive equipment
HLTAHA009 - Assist in the rehabilitation of clients
BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 - Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 - Provide first aid
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Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015) from ICM Training.
Occupational therapy is a growing industry with a high demand for qualified professionals. This online health assistance course will help get your foot in the door. Upon graduation, students will be eligible for employment in a range of roles, such as occupational therapy assistant, occupational therapy aide, occupational therapy support worker, rehabilitation assistant, rehabilitation aide, activity supervisor, or allied health assistant.
RTO 90796 Open Colleges is one of the largest private education providers in Australia. It offers a wide variety of courses, from leisure courses to vocational and higher education courses, many of which are government-accredited and employer-recognised. Most courses are delivered online or via blended learning, allowing you to work at your own pace and around your own schedule. Studying with Open Colleges is perfect for people with busy lifestyles, and those wishing to work and learn for themselves.
As a student of Open Colleges, you will have access to a range of student and administrative support options. Your course trainers are available via email, messaging and through your online course forums in OpenSpace. You will also have access to help with study skills such as time management, essay writing and referencing.