HLT33015

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance equips you with a solid understanding of how to assist with allied health programming, how to interpret basic medical terminology and how to comply with infection prevention and control policies.  You will also learn the important skill of communicating effectively with both professionals and patients.

This course allows you to work alongside allied health workers, implementing treatment plans and therapeutic solutions in a range of areas, including in aged and disability support, child welfare, youth and family services, housing or multicultural services.  With such a diverse range of areas, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple areas or focus on one that you are most passionate about.

This nationally recognised training qualification in allied health enables you to work in entry level positions across a wide range of positions in the health sector such as Patient Care Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant. These allied health careers will require you to be responsible for providing patient care and encouraging patients to complete specific treatment plans related to injury, illness or disability-related physical issues.  Allied health graduates are required in a range of different health industry settings, including hospitals, medical practices, schools and community health centres.

Work Placement

This course also requires a minimum of 80 hours of work placement with a qualified Allied Health Provider that will be able to supervise the candidate throughout their placement.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 23 November 2023 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to submit an enquiry and a Foundation Education Career Advisor will contact you. Alternatively you can call them on the number displayed upon submitting your enquiry.
 
HLT33015 Foundation Education Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Self-paced; complete within 12 or 18 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Allied Health Worker | Allied Health Assistant | Physiotherapy Assistant | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Medical Imaging Assistant | View All

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Course Rundown

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance equips you with a solid understanding of how to assist with allied health programming, how to interpret basic medical terminology and how to comply with infection prevention and control policies.  You will also learn the important skill of communicating effectively with both professionals and patients.

This course allows you to work alongside allied health workers, implementing treatment plans and therapeutic solutions in a range of areas, including in aged and disability support, child welfare, youth and family services, housing or multicultural services.  With such a diverse range of areas, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple areas or focus on one that you are most passionate about.

This nationally recognised training qualification in allied health enables you to work in entry level positions across a wide range of positions in the health sector such as Patient Care Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapy Assistant. These allied health careers will require you to be responsible for providing patient care and encouraging patients to complete specific treatment plans related to injury, illness or disability-related physical issues.  Allied health graduates are required in a range of different health industry settings, including hospitals, medical practices, schools and community health centres.

Work Placement

This course also requires a minimum of 80 hours of work placement with a qualified Allied Health Provider that will be able to supervise the candidate throughout their placement.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year. Rest assured, completion of this course version before 23 November 2023 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to submit an enquiry and a Foundation Education Career Advisor will contact you. Alternatively you can call them on the number displayed upon submitting your enquiry.
 

Eligibility

Education
You will need to have completed year 10, or equivalent. Equivalency can be demonstrated by one of the following:

  • A qualification at Certificate II level or higher OR
  • 2 years of industry experience in a role that requires the use of written documentation and communication.

Minimum Age
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

Residency Status
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Computer Requirements

In order to complete the online part of the course you will need regular access to a computer and reliable internet.

 

In this allied health course, the subjects you may study include:

  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • CHCCCS010 - Maintain 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
  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • *HLTAID011 - Provide First Aid

*This course contains the unit, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your first aid certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against this unit on your student record. If you have chosen your own third-party provider, you must submit a certified copy of your certificate. If you have undertaken training with Red Cross Australia, you must forward Foundation Education the email you receive which contains the electronic copy of your certificate.

Foundation Education provides students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside their sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia.  

With courses designed by industry experts, you'll gain the knowledge and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options. 

Whether you're interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go. 

The Foundation Education difference means:

  • Flexible Online Study – The theoretical component of the courses can be completed online at your own pace.
  • Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready.
  • National Recognised Training - Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements.

 

Foundation Education RTO 22557

Dedicated Student Support – Foundation Education's industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015) from Foundation Education.

With this qualification, you may be eligible for entry-level roles assisting allied health professionals in a range of settings, including aged care or disability support, schools, hospitals, medical or dental practices, and community health centres.

Curious about where a career in allied health could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

Foundation Education offers flexible payment plans beginning from just $52.90* a week!

Enquire now to find out more about instalment plans or saving on your course fees by paying upfront.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

 

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