HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Begin your career in the health sector with this entry-level qualification, equipping you with the skills necessary to assist allied health professionals including dieticians, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech therapists and podiatrists services. Allied health specialties are set to grow by 22% over the next 3 years, experiencing the second-highest growth across the health sector.

You will learn how to recognise healthy body systems, interpret and apply medical terminology, assist with an allied health program, and communicate and work in health or community services. Our highly-experienced teaching staff are leaders in their field and will give you the one-on-one guidance needed to support you through your learning.

Successful completion of this course may qualify you to work as an assistant alongside allied health professionals, allowing you to specialise in dietetics, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, or podiatry services.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


118 Walker Street, Bundaberg Queensland 4670


This course can help you get a job as:

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

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Radiographer$1,340 weekly pay
Anaesthetic Technician$1,250 weekly pay
Myotherapist$1,050 weekly pay
Rehabilitation Nurse$1,150 weekly pay
Physiotherapy Assistant$1,050 weekly pay

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 TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is 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.

Payment options

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About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275