Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) (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 (Nutrition and Dietetics) (HLT43015) offered by Open Colleges, in partnership with Integrated Care Management Training (ICMT), will give you the knowledge and skills to forge a successful career in health assistance specialising in nutrition and dietetics.
This specialised allied health certificate can be useful to those already working in health, or those seeking to become a skilled health assistant. In this online health course you'll develop broad-based health knowledge as well as specialised skills in nutrition and dietetics.
You'll have the knowledge and training to advise on dietary requirements, food safety, infection control procedures, hygiene and meal planning. You'll also receive training in case management, communication and the organisational skills required of a professional assistant in a health environment.
The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) (HLT43015) 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 120 hours overall.
To be eligible for entry into this course, applicants must meet the following requirements:
Be at least 16 years old; AND
Have completed Year 10; OR
Have a certificate II qualification or higher; OR
Have two years' industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication
Areas of study
In this online 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
HLTAHA018 - Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
HLTAHA019 - Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
HLTAHA020 - Support food services in menu and meal order processing
HLTAHA021 - Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) (HLT43015) .
Health assistance professionals perform vital, life-giving roles in the health and community sectors. With your broad health education and specialised nutrition training, your skills will be transferable to a host of different health care environments. Upon completion of this online course, you will be eligible for jobs such as nutrition assistant and dietetic or dietary assistant, and be able to work in hospital services, aged care and other community sectors, health promotion or corporate food services.
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.
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