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What is JobTrainer?

The JobTrainer Fund supports job seekers, school leavers and young people to access skills and training, by subsidising course fees. Qualifications selected for JobTrainer are in demand by industry, focusing on high-growth employment opportunities.  

Onfit Training College is a Skills Assure Supplier, approved to deliver the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance to approved participants, through the JobTrainer Fund (limited spaces available). This training is available as low-fee training (details below), to make access to this qualification more affordable and accessible.

JobTrainer is a jointly funded initiative of the Australian and state and territory governments.

Are You Eligible?

To be eligible to enrol in a training place funded under the JobTrainer Fund, prospective students must:

 permanently reside in Queensland; and

  be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident (includes humanitarian entrant), temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits on the pathway to permanent residency, or a New Zealand citizen; and

 have finished school or no longer be at school (including home schooled); and

 not have previously completed a qualification funded under the JobTrainer Fund; and

either be a job seeker or a school leaver or young person

What is the definition of a job seeker?

A job seeker means an individual aged 15 years or older who is:

  • out of work, or
  • receiving income support payments.

What is the definition of a school leaver or young person?

A school leaver or young person means an individual who is aged 17 to 24 years, regardless of their employment status.

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What course is this funding available for?

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Onfit Training College has been approved to deliver the HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance under the JobTrainer Fund. The Allied Health Industry is one of the largest growing employment sectors in Australia, and is a fantastic choice for those looking for a rewarding, long-term career in the health industry.

This qualification will enable you to work in a range of allied health related fields, including rehabilitation, aged care and the disability sector. Opportunities for employment include private practices, hospitals, aged care facilities and rehabilitation centers.

Course Details

Higher Level Skills Funding

Qualification: HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Recognition: Nationally Recognised Training

Units of Competency: 16 Units

Course Duration: Completion by June 30th, 2022

Study Mode: Online with face-to-face workshops (Brisbane)

Assessment Requirements

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 in Unit Outlines below.

Course Outline

The HTL43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation) includes the following units of competency:

BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002Confirm physical health status
HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program*
HLTAHA009Assist in the rehabilitation of clients*
BSBWOR204Use business technology
HLTAHA004Support client independence and community participation*
HLTAHA024Work within a community rehabilitation environment*
BSBINM201Process and maintain workplace information
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community service
CHCCOM002Use communication to build relationships
HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical compliance
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
CHCCCS001Addressing the needs of people with chronic disease


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Career Pathways

A career as an Allied Health Assistant offers so much variety and opportunity.

You can choose to work in a range of allied health-related sectors, helping clients & patients gain strength, mobility and independence.

Life as an Allied Health Assistant


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Career Outcomes include:

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant
  • Community Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Diversional Therapist’s Assistant

Where can you work as an Allied Health Assistant?

  • Hospitals
  • Private clinics/practices
  • Aged care facilities
  • Rehabilitation centers

How does it work?

Subsidised Course Fees

If you meet the eligibility criteria, the  Government will subsidise the cost of the education and training for your Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Onfit Training College. This subsidy will cover all costs, less the mandatory co-contribution fee.

JobTrainer is a jointly funded initiative of the Australian and state and territory governments.

What is the Co-contribution Fee?

The JobTrainer Fund enables you to study with a low fee rate, called a co-contribution fee. The co-contribution fee must be made by you, the student or by a third party (e.g. an employer).

The Co-contribution Fee for the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance through JobTrainer, with Onfit Training College is:

  • Co-Contribution Fee: $290

Limited Spaces apply. Eligibility & Suitability will be confirmed prior to enrolment.

Your Next Steps

Visit the JobTrainer student information page and read the JobTrainer Student fact sheet.

Speak with one of our Career Advisors for more information or to get started. Click here to submit an enquiry.

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