Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

This qualification reflects the role of allied health workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals and other health professionals with the care of clients. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional. Students complete 80 hours of placement (in second year of study) and often use this program to pathway into Diploma of Nursing and/or other health disciplines once they complete secondary school. Student must have had a flu vaccination prior to placement.

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of allied health workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals and other health professionals with the care of clients. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional. Students complete 80 hours of placement (in second year of study) and often use this program to pathway into Diploma of Nursing and/or other health disciplines once they complete secondary school. Student must have had a flu vaccination prior to placement.

Proposed Units

CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBPEF301 Organise personal work priorities
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTHPS001 Take clinical measurements
HLTAHA001 Assist with allied health program

Pre-Requisites

Year 10

Clothing and Equipment

  • Solid, closed toe shoes
  • Branded uniform shirt will be supplied
  • Students will need to comply with dress regulations when on Structured Workplace Learning
  • Students must have access to a computer and internet

Pathways

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
  • Diploma of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine
  • Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice
  • Diploma of Remedial Massage

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Full COVID Vaccinations
  • Flu Vaccination
  • Provide Police Check in each year of placement without disclosures

Course Type

Accredited Course; VDSS

Course Code

HLT33015

Campus

Bairnsdale

Leongatha

Morwell

Warragul

Port of Sale

Completion

Full

Duration

2 years

Scored Assessment

Yes

VET in VCE

No

VCAL Recognition

Yes

Block Credit

Yes

Structured Workplace Learning

Yes

Course cost

For the course cost please visit the TAFE Gippsland website or call 1300 133 717.