Allied Health Courses

Certificate III in Allied Health

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  • HLT33015
  • Certificate III in Allied Health

Start datesStart Dates

  • Online
    Last working day of the month

study optionsStudy Options

  • Online


  • Online

    Option 1:
    48 weeks
    2 Study Periods

    Option 2:
    96 weeks
    4 Study Periods



What is this course about?

Be a key member of a rehabilitation team, when you use the therapeutic and medical skills from your Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.

You’d be hard pressed to find a more rewarding career than one which involves helping others. Whether you’re helping someone get back on their feet after an injury or assisting a physiotherapist in their day-to-day tasks, the techniques you’ll learn during your qualification will allow you to help others. Combining communication, medical terminology and body system subjects with real-life experience, you’ll be confidently entering the Health industry in no time. 

What you'll accomplish

With the ability to work within a number of public and private environments after graduation, your qualification from AIAS will really take you places. Want to work with a Physiotherapist – done. Want to use your skills to support nurses and carers – done. Armed with the skills and techniques you’ve learned during your qualification, you can be the most valuable player in any support team

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The Australian Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) is a trading division of the Registered Training Organisation, Study Group Australia Pty Limited (Code 5806), offering nationally recognised vocational education and training qualifications. Click here for more information.

Upon graduation, you will receive a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance, allowing you to trade as a qualified Allied Health Assistant in Australia. 

With so many opportunities available in the health industry, choosing just one after you graduate will be hard. Some of the most popular further study options you can chose to specialise in includes Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy and even Nutrition. You can even use the skills you’ve learned during your qualification to work with speech pathologists and rehabilitation specialists. The opportunities to build your dream career truly are endless! 

What you'll learn


  • CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service


  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

Work with Diverse People

  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Health and Safety in the Workplace

  • HLTWHS001 Practice in workplace health and safety

Infection Control

  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

Body Systems

  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

Medical Terminology

  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


Business Technology

  • BSBWOR204 Use business technology

Team Effectiveness

  • BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness

Promote Innovation

  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment

Assist with an Allied Health Program

  • HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program

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

* 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.



“My previous job was a Bricklayer and I had problems with my back as well as a torn bicep so the knowledge that I gained helped me personally to correct the damage done to my body and this has inspired me to help others."

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Your journey into the booming Health Care industry begins here. Join like-minded students who want to help others, when you study a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.

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