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HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Foundation Education
  • Awarded by
    Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
  • Qualification
    Certificate III
  • Study Mode
    Online
  • Course Cost
    Upfront Payment: $2,390 OR Payment Plan: 52 Weekly Instalments of $55.58 (plus $100 deposit)
  • Duration
    Self-paced; complete within 12 or 18 months
  • Payment Option
    Payment planUpfront payment
  • Duration
    Self-paced; complete within 12 or 18 months
  • Start Date
    Anytime – start today!
  • Location
    Online
  • Career Outcomes
    Physiotherapy Assistant | Occupational Therapy Assistant | Medical Imaging Assistant

overviewCourse Overview

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.

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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.

What you'll learnWhat You'll Learn

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
  • HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety
  • *HLTAID003 - Provide first aid

* This course contains a core unit, HLTAID003 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. Red Cross Australia is a third party training provider who conduct training and assessment services on behalf of Foundation Education. 

Why study withWhy Study With Foundation Education

For 20 years Foundation Education has been boosting the skills of their students and getting them workplace ready. With nationally recognised certificates in Early Childhood Education and Care, Health Administration, Allied Health, Dental Care and more, you can trust Foundation Education to provide you with the premier education you’re seeking.

When you study with Foundation Education you’ll be getting the up-to-date knowledge and support you need to conquer your career goals. Their Certificate III and IV courses will provide you with the perfect entry point into your field or a gateway into University.

Study online and enjoy a flexible learning experience tailored to suit your schedule. Simply log on and learn at your own pace and convenience.

Get expert support and guidance along every step of your Foundation Education study journey.

Their dedicated support services include an Orientation to help familiarise you with the new e-learning platform; Specialist and Technical Advisors who are on hand to answer any questions around your course content and assessments; Student Support Officers to assist you with all general enquiries, and a team of Assessors to evaluate assignments and provide feedback.

Plus throughout your studies you will have access to group and individual coaching sessions, activity monitoring to help you stay on track with your assignments and a range of career preparation tools.

Where will it lead meWhere Will It Lead Me?

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

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Medical Imaging Assistant

How much will it costHow Much Will It Cost?

Foundation Education offers affordable payment options to help you start your studies sooner.

Payment Option 1: Pay in weekly instalments

  • $55.58 per week (52 weekly repayments)
    $100 deposit

Payment Option 2: Pay in full when you enrol and save up to $600 on your course fees

  • $2,390 upfront payment

Tuition fees include course delivery and assessment, study materials and dedicated student support services. Please note this course does not qualify for VET FEE-Help or other assisted government funding.

Pre-requisitesWhat You'll Need To Get In

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 on-line part of the course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
  • Internet:High  speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic or cable. (Dial-up access will be significantly slower and is not recommended).
  • Windows : Operating system – Windows XP or Vista 7 or above. Internet Browser – Internet Explorer 7 or higher or the latest version of Google Chrome.
  • MAC : Operating system: OS X 10.4 or later. Internet Browser – latest version of Google Chrome.
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
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