HLT43021 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Gain Employment in the Support Services

Assist allied health professionals from Doctors to Dieticians

Fees & Funding
Funding Available
Fee for Service: $2,955
Up to 12 Months
Study mode
Queensland & South Australia
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This Certificate IV in Allied Health has been designed for students who wish to gain employment in the Support Services assisting allied health professionals including doctors, physiotherapist, occupational therapists, dieticians, speech therapists and podiatrists.

Graduates from this course will have the skills and knowledge to identify client circumstances that require input from allied health professionals, as well as provide and supervise therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.

Your career opportunities
  • Allied Health Assistant 

  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

  • Speech pathologist Assistant

  • Disability Support Worker

  • Assistant in Nursing


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Eligibility Criteria
  • Completion of grade 10-12 or equivalent
  •  Demonstrate a satisfactory level of Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) abilities
  • Must be able to obtain a federal police check
  • Students may need a COVID-19 vaccine to begin work placement
Course Duration
  • Class attendance is scheduled for all units over a period of up to 12 months
  • Vocational placement is conducted over 120 hours (this is scheduled and planned with the student employer and vocational placement officer)
Course units
Core Units

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS036 Support relationships with carer and family

CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

HLTAHA027 Assist with an allied health program

HLTAHA047 Engage with clinical supervision and delegation

HLTAHA049 Recognise impact of health conditions

HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control

HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Elective Units

CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls

CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing

CHCPAL003 Deliver care services using a palliative approach

HLTAHA029 Support independence and community participation

HLTAHA031 Assist in rehabilitation programs

HLTAHA032 Support maintenance of functional status

HLTAHA042 Assist with screening and management of nutritional risk

Fees & Funding

National – Fee for Service: $2,955

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please contact one of our friendly Learning Consultants


Skills SA:

Funded Concession: $296

Funded Non-Concession: $591

National – Fee for Service: $2,955

If you’d like to find out about our payment plans, please contact one of our friendly Learning Consultants

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