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HLT33015 - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance


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Overview

Duration

Online:
Option 1 - 2 study periods (48 wks)
Option 2 - 4 study periods (96 wks)

Study Period (What's this?)

Start dates

Online Delivery (What's this?)
Last working day of each month

Academic Calendar:
Please refer to our academic calendar for intake dates, trimester start and end dates.


Fast facts

Nationally Recognised Training
  • Save 20% when you pay upfront*
  • Vocational placement is required to complete this course
  • Only available online to domestic students

Are you ready to become an Allied Health Assistant?

Whether you chose to provide day-to-day rehabilitation services or work as a therapeutic aid, the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will help you forge a rewarding career.

This entry-level course is perfect for passionate and caring individuals who are looking to create a career that they can be truly proud of. With employment opportunities available in a variety or public and private organisations, AIAS graduates can use their skills wherever they’re needed.

Skills you need to become a professional

Allied Health Assistant thumbnail May 2016There’s more to becoming an Allied Health Assistant than just providing hands-on support to your clients. During your time at AIAS you will learn communication, medical terminology and team effectiveness techniques, all of which will help you with your day-to-day duties as an Allied Health Assistant.

Available online to domestic students only, this course allows individuals of all ages to gain recognised qualifications while they continue to work. Vocational Placements are also available to Allied Health students, with numerous registered organisations available right around Australia.

Online students have to complete the required mandatory vocational placement hours, in order to be eligible to graduate.

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More information

Units of Competency
Allied Health Careers
Completing your Vocational Placement
Recognition of Prior Learning

Subjects

Students are required to study all subjects as shown in each study period PLUS obtain a Working with Children and/or National Police Check and a First Aid Certificate*

Study Period 1

Core Subjects
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Service

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Maintain a high standard of service (CHCCCS010)

Service

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Communication

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Communicate and work in health or community services (CHCCOM005)

Communication

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Work with Diverse People

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)

Work with Diverse People

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Health and Safety in the Workplace

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Participate in workplace, health and safety (HLTWHS001)

Health and Safety in the Workplace

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Infection Control

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (HLTINF001)

Infection Control

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Body Systems

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Recognise health body systems (HLTAAP001)

Body Systems

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Medical Terminology

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)

Medical Terminology



Study Period 2

Core Subjects
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Business Technology

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Use business technology (BSBWOR204

Business Technology

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Team Effectiveness

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Contribute to team effectiveness (BSBFLM312)

Team Effectiveness

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Promote Innovation

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Promote innovation in a team environment (BSBINN301)

Promote Innovation

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Assist with an Allied Health Program

Training Package Competency Alignment:
> Assist with an allied health program (HLTAHA001)

Assist with an Allied Health Program


The First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003 and/or HLTAID006) that is required by this qualification, is not assessed or delivered by AIAS. Students need to obtain these certificated qualifications externally and provide them to AIAS once completed.

Career Pathways

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If you’re looking for a flexible career, then working as an Allied Health Assistant is perfect for you. Depending on what interests you and where you want to work, Allied Health graduates can find employment as:

  • Allied Health Assistants
  • Support Workers
  • Therapy Aids

With graduates able to work within a range of professional environments including hospitals, aged care facilities, rehabilitation centres and special needs schools; your qualification from AIAS will truly take you places.

To find out more about the exciting career opportunities that are available to Allied Health graduates, just click here.

Further Study

Based on their ambitions and career goals, graduates can use their qualification as a stepping-stone to continue their studies.  Numerous pathway options are available to recent graduates, with the most popular including:

  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry)
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology)
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation)
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Want to know more about your study options after graduation? Just contact one of our friendly team and together we will help you prepare for a rewarding career within Allied Health.