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This online Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) (HLT43015) 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 speech pathology assistant.
Whether you're changing careers, keen to bolster existing skills or just entering the workforce, this online health assistance course qualifies you to work under a qualified professional to assist clients to overcome speech, understanding and swallowing difficulties caused by conditions like autism, stroke, stuttering, cleft palate and Down's syndrome.
You'll learn to support the development of speech and communication skills, provide support in dysphagia management, and assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems. You'll also develop skills in case management, conducting group sessions, and legal and ethical compliance procedures.
Students of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) (HLT43015) must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement.
Applicants must meet the criteria to be eligible for this program:
Applicants must be aged 16 or older.
In this allied health program, the subjects you'll study include:
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) (HLT43015) from ICM Training.
With almost 15 per cent of Australians experiencing a form of communication disability, the demand for qualified speech pathology assistants is strong. Graduates of this allied health assistance course will be eligible to work in a variety of settings such as kindergartens, schools, hospitals and rehabilitation facilities.
Curious about where a career in health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
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