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HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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Maximum 18 months to complete

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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance course overview

Ideal for anyone wanting to work in the health and wellness industry, the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance will qualify you to work alongside health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists and medical professionals and facilitate the rehabilitation of clients while encouraging optimal health.

Typical tasks and duties of an Allied Health Assistant include helping to implement general care programs and assisting clients with ongoing therapy, as well as working with patients in recreational and leisure activities.

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance course overview

Career pathways with a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Allied Health Assistance career pathway

Allied Health Assistant

As an Allied Health Assistant you’ll be assisting Allied Health Professionals to care for their clients. Your tasks will likely include: 

  • Supporting clients to achieve identified therapy goals under supervision of allied health professionals
  • Preparing clients for therapy under the direction of supervising allied health professionals
  • Communicating with other health care and allied health professionals and clients
  • Carrying out administrative duties such as client record keeping & appointment and scheduling.
  • Confirming and discussing therapy and treatment plans and programs with supervising allied health professionals

Physiotherapy Assistant

A physiotherapy assistant is an allied health assistant who specialises in physiotherapy. 

Their role is to assistant Physiotherapists to help patients achieve physical health and wellbeing.

Physiotherapy assistant career pathway
Community rehab assistant career outcome

Community Rehabilitation Assistant

A community rehabilitation assistant can work within a variety of health settings and with a range of Allied Health Professionals, with a focus on assisting clients to rehabilitate and engage within the community. Care can include at-home care, rehabilitation within hospital settings or within an Allied Health practice.

Certification

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Once you’ve completed your course requirements, you’ll be issued the Nationally Recognised qualification  ‘HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance’.

If you’ve selected to enrol into the Physiotherapy specialisations, upon completion of your studies you will be issued the qualification  ‘HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)’.

If you’ve selected to enrol into the Community rehabilitation specialisations, upon completion of your studies you will be issued the qualification ‘ HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community rehabilitation)’.

As a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 32107) you can feel confident that your qualification meets the highest industry and training standards.

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Study Requirements Allied Health Assistance

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COURSE DETAILS

The  HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance includes 16 units of competency. You’ll have the option to select the Community Rehabilitation or Physiotherapy specialisation within your Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistant qualification. Either option will qualify you as an Allied Health Assistant and can provide you with additional skill sets to assist you with your areas of interest.

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001    Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBINS201Process and maintain workplace information
BSBWOR204Use business technology
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS001Address the needs of people with chronic disease
SISXCCS001

Provide quality service

HLTAHA001*Assist with an allied health program
HLTAHA009*Assist in the rehabilitation of clients
HLTAHA003*Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program
HLTAHA005*Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility
 
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community rehabilitation)
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAAP001    Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBINM201Process and maintain workplace information
BSBWOR204Use business technology
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
CHCCCS001Address the needs of people with chronic disease
SISXCCS001

Provide quality service

HLTAHA001*Assist with an allied health program
HLTAHA009*Assist in the rehabilitation of clients
HLTAHA004*Support client independence and community participation
HLTAHA024*Work within a community rehabilitation environment

Units with an * include simulated (role play) assessment that must be deemed ‘Satisfactory’ prior to commencing work placement.

There are no formal entry requirements for the HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

There is 120 hour of work placement required as part of the course requirements, and you will be required to meet the requirements of the workplace where you attend placement. Requirements include vaccination requirements; these will include any government mandates in relation to COVID-19 vaccinations. You will also be required to obtain Police and a Working with Children clearances.

You will also be required to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) activity prior to commencing your course.

Theory Assessment

Your Theory Assessment will include Multiple Choice Quizzes, Short Answer Quizzes, Case Studies & Verbal Assessment (Conducted via Phone)

Practical Assessment 

Your Practical Assessment involves Simulated Role Plays to help ensure you’re prepared for your work placement in the health industry.

Work Placement

You’re required to complete 120 Hours of Work Placement, as part of your course requirements. Onfit Training College will provide assistance with organising your work placement with you.

Please note, you must complete and be deemed Satisfactory for the simulated (role play) assessment, prior to commencing your work placement. Units with simulated assessment are identified with an asterisk (*) in the unit outlines specified in the ‘What you will learn’ tab above.

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Government Funding Available (QLD Only)

Onfit Training College is a Skills Assure supplier, approved to deliver the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, through the Higher Level Skills program, funded by the Queensland Government.  

Visit our Higher Level Skills page to learn more and to check if you’re eligible.

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