HLT43015

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

Would you like to build a rewarding career assisting occupational therapists to improve the wellbeing of patients? Then the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015) from Foundation Education could be for you.

Occupational therapy assistants play a key role in one of the most rewarding professional pursuits: helping patients live fulfilling and enjoyable lives. In this role, you will aid occupational therapists as they devise programs to help their patients participate fully in life – from working and volunteering to self-care and pursuing their personal interests.

This online course ensures you have the real-world skills and theoretical understanding to thrive in a career as an occupational therapy assistant. You will complete 120 hours of practical work placement alongside online theory (study anytime from anywhere). This combination of hands-on experience and knowledge-based learning will equip you to step confidently into your first job as an occupational therapy assistant.

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Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with updates due for release in the next year.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

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  • Qualification:
    Certificate IV
  • Study mode:
    Online
    Workplace
  • Payment options:
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    Up to 12 months
  • Start date:
    Anytime - start today!
  • Awarded by:
    Foundation Education (RTO: 22557)
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Allied Health Worker | Allied Health Assistant | Occupational Health Professional | Occupational Therapy Assistant |

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Course Rundown

Would you like to build a rewarding career assisting occupational therapists to improve the wellbeing of patients? Then the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015) from Foundation Education could be for you.

Occupational therapy assistants play a key role in one of the most rewarding professional pursuits: helping patients live fulfilling and enjoyable lives. In this role, you will aid occupational therapists as they devise programs to help their patients participate fully in life – from working and volunteering to self-care and pursuing their personal interests.

This online course ensures you have the real-world skills and theoretical understanding to thrive in a career as an occupational therapy assistant. You will complete 120 hours of practical work placement alongside online theory (study anytime from anywhere). This combination of hands-on experience and knowledge-based learning will equip you to step confidently into your first job as an occupational therapy assistant.

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
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
Students under the age of 18 years require the signed consent of a parent or guardian to enrol in this qualification.

Work Placement Requirements
120 hours of work placement. Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements.

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

Computer Requirements

In order to complete the on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following a reliable computer and internet connection.

In this occupational therapy course, the units of competency you may study include:

  • HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health status
  • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • CHCCOM005 -  Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCLEG003 - Manage legal and ethical compliance
  • BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTAHA010 - Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
  • HLTAHA016 - Support the fitting of assistive equipment
  • HLTAHA001 - Assist with an allied health program
  • BSBWOR204 - Use business technology
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • HLTINF007 - Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
  • HLTINF006 - Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • HLTAID011* - Provide First Aid
  • HLTAID009* - Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

*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?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) (HLT43015) from Foundation Education.

You will have the skills and qualification to work with an occupational therapist, helping them improve the wellbeing of patients. You will know how to support them with the fitting of assistive equipment and assist them with developing and maintaining a client’s functional status. You will also have general skills that can be applied to other allied health settings.

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 $56.88* 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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