HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

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Course description

A Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will help you working in roles alongside Allied Health Professionals like Podiatrists, Physiotherapists, Medical Imaging Technicians or Occupational Therapists. You will gain skills in recognising healthy body systems, interpreting and applying medical terminology, understanding Allied Health Programs as well as infection prevention and control.

Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Critical Thinking

Evaluating the benefits and costs of different solutions for a problem.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Medicine and Dentistry

Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities.

Problem Sensitivity

Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you cannot solve the problem.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Junior Occupational Therapy Assistant$1,050 weekly pay
Junior Physiotherapist Assistant$1,050 weekly pay
Allied Health Assistant$960 weekly pay
Junior Podiatry Assistant$1,050 weekly pay
Medical Imaging Assistant$1,050 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Podiatry Assistant$1,250 weekly pay
Therapy Assistant$1,250 weekly pay
Occupational Therapy Assistant$1,250 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

BSBMED301
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to understand and respond to instructions; to carry out routine tasks and communicate with a range of internal/external clients in a medical environment; as well as use appropriate medical terminology. It applies to individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various medical administration contexts. They may exercise discretion and judgment using appropriate knowledge to provide technical advice and support to a team.

CHCCCS010
Maintain a high standard of service

This unit describes the skills and knowledge to deliver and maintain a high standard of service. This unit applies to workers in a range of community services and health contexts where direct support services are provided. Work performed requires some discretion and judgement and may be carried out under regular direct or indirect supervision.

CHCCOM005
Communicate and work in health or community services

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.

HLTAAP001
Recognise healthy body systems

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.

TLIX4028
Apply knowledge of logistics

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to analyse and apply knowledge of logistics in accordance with relevant organisational policy and procedures. It includes accessing and interpreting relevant logistics information and applying this information in the workplace.

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Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

Australian Qualifications Framework
Nationally Recognised Training


This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance:

Foundation Education
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TAFE Queensland
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