|Course provider:||Open Colleges|
|Course fees:||$100 deposit or SAVE 20% – pay upfront|
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This online Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry) HLT42512 offered by Open Colleges in partnership with Integrated Care Management Training (ICMT), gives you the education and skills to forge a successful career as a podiatry assistant.
Whether you're already in the industry and want to upskill or you’re keen to embark on a new career, this online podiatry assistance course is your ticket to new skills and training. You’ll learn about basic foot hygiene, how to assist with podiatric procedures, assessment and exercises, and how to support the fitting of assistive devices. You’ll also develop key organisational and communication skills, be capable of undertaking case management, and learn to confidently exercise legal and ethical compliance systems in the workplace.
Students may require a current First Aid Certificate to commence the work placement component.
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Applicants must also meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:
The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry) HLT42512 includes a work placement component to ensure that you graduate with a strong mix of practical work experience and academic foundation.
The requirements of this course include a minimum of 160 hours in an appropriate environment such as a hospital, private practice, aged care facility, rehabilitation centre, community health facility, NGO health centre, sports medicine facility, primary health practice or wellness centre. Your nominated supervisor should be a qualified podiatrist or podiatry assistant.
In this online podiatry program, the subjects you’ll study include:
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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.
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Healthy feet, legs and toes have always been important, and with an ageing population, the need for qualified podiatry professionals is continually increasing.
Graduates from this online podiatry assistance course will be eligible for employment in a variety of settings – like hospitals, aged care facilities, rehabilitation centres or sports medicine facilities – in a host of different roles such as podiatry assistant, podiatry aide, podiatry support worker and allied health assistant.
This course also serves as a springboard into further studies in podiatry, allied health, nursing or other health-related fields.
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