HLT33015, HLT43015

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

If you have a passion for improving people's quality of life and would like to commence a highly rewarding career in healthcare, then this HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) dual qualification from Foundation Education could be a great way to get started. Completing this course will make you a fully qualified Allied Health Assistant, allowing you to work in many different healthcare fields, as well as giving you specialised knowledge in the area of occupational therapy, giving you crucial skills needed to assist individuals or groups to live better by helping them engage in meaningful activities that can help their recuperation from illness, injury or accident.

The course is specially structured a way that will help you finish your studies sooner by combining the practical work component of both qualifications. Initially, you will study subjects required for the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification which will teach you all the crucial industry basics. This is followed by a more comprehensive Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) course which will give you a higher degree of knowledge and allow you to specialise in occupational therapy. On completion, you will be able to follow treatment plans for therapeutic interventions, or conduct treatment programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

Becoming an Allied Health Assistant will provide you with a rewarding, well paid and a secure career in this growing field of healthcare.

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Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year.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, HLT43015 Foundation Education Career FAQs

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate III, Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 18 months
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Allied Health Assistant | Disability Support Worker | Community Support Worker | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Aged Care Support Worker | View All

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If you have a passion for improving people’s quality of life and would like to commence a highly rewarding career in healthcare, then this HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) dual qualification from Foundation Education could be a great way to get started. Completing this course will make you a fully qualified Allied Health Assistant, allowing you to work in many different healthcare fields, as well as giving you specialised knowledge in the area of occupational therapy, giving you crucial skills needed to assist individuals or groups to live better by helping them engage in meaningful activities that can help their recuperation from illness, injury or accident.

The course is specially structured a way that will help you finish your studies sooner by combining the practical work component of both qualifications. Initially, you will study subjects required for the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification which will teach you all the crucial industry basics. This is followed by a more comprehensive Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) course which will give you a higher degree of knowledge and allow you to specialise in occupational therapy. On completion, you will be able to follow treatment plans for therapeutic interventions, or conduct treatment programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

Becoming an Allied Health Assistant will provide you with a rewarding, well paid and a secure career in this growing field of healthcare.

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 requirements

Whilst there are no formal entry requirements mandated by the training package, students’ skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.

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

As this is an online course you will need a reliable PC or a laptop and an internet connection.

Work Placement

When undertaking both qualifications the student must complete at least 120 hours of practical placement with a qualified allied health professional. Please note if you undertake these qualifications separately, you will be required to complete 80 hours in the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and a further 120 hours in the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance. Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.  

We will assist you in organising a work placement location of your choosing.

While studying for the dual HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) qualification from Foundation Education, you may study the following subjects:

  • 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
  • BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
  • * HLTAID0011 - Provide First Aid
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • * HLTAID009 - Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • HLTINF007 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
  • HLTAHA010 - Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
  • HLTAHA016 - Support the fitting of assistive equipment

*This course contains the units, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid and HLTAID009 Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, 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 these units 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 and CPR certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against these units 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?

On completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised and highly regarded HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) dual qualification from Foundation Education.

This course will equip you with all the necessary skills to confidently perform in the role of an Allied Health Assistant, or the specialised field of occupational therapy as a qualified Occupational Therapy Assistant. The knowledge and practical experience you gain will give you access to thousands of roles within allied health industry across many different fields, and you will be able to successfully work in any hospital, private practice or community health centre.

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 $74.11* 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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