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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation)

  • Qualification:

    Certificate IV

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    Self-paced; complete within 24 months

  • Start date:

    Anytime – start today!

  • Awarded by:

    Integrated Care & Management Training (ICMT) (RTO 90197)

  • Course fees:

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes:

    Nutritionist | Allied Health Assistant | Therapy Assistant | Dietary Aide | View all

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This course meets the 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.

Course Rundown

About this course

Gain specialist skills in community rehabilitation and outpatient care by studying this Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation) (HLT43015) course.

Delivered online by Open Colleges, through their partner Integrated Care & Management Training, this certificate IV qualification will give you the skills and knowledge to be able to deliver outpatient interventions in people's homes. You will learn how to better support people with disability, injury, illness, recovering from surgery, or ageing.

Topics such as working with diverse people, assisting with an allied health program, recognising healthy body systems and supporting client independence will give you a well-rounded education and the tools to be able to assist allied health professionals in community rehabilitation.

Gain practical skills

To successfully complete this course and gain hands-on experience you must complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement, with access to at least three clients.


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 allied health assistance course, the units of competency you may 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 health body systems
  • HLTAAP001 - Confirm physical health status
  • HTLWHS002 - Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • CHCLEG003 - Manager legal and ethical compliance
  • HLTAHA004 - Support client independence and community participation
  • HLTAHA024 - Work within a community rehabilitation environment
  • CHCHCS001 - Provide home and community support services
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation*
  • HLTAID003 - Provide basic emergency life support*
  • HLTAID003 - Provide first aid*

* Each of these units is to be undertaken with an external provider

Open Colleges 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.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation (HLT43015) from Integrated Care & Management Training.

With this qualification under your belt, you will have the knowledge and skills to consider a career as an allied health assistant, community-based allied health assistant or therapy assistant.

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

Open Colleges offers two flexible payment models to help make studying more affordable:

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $84.58 per week
  • $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to 20% on your course fees

  • $4,952 upfront payment

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