Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015 )

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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.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015 ) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$3000

Average Duration

12 months

Online providers

On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

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

57.5% of people gained improved employment status after studying this course.

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
Occupational Therapy Assistant$1,250 weekly pay
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.

CHCDIV001
Work with diverse people

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers.

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.

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