The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is the recognised qualification to become a Health Assistant.
Allied Health Assistants are involved with direct patient care, assisting with hygiene, nutrition, mobility, and safety. You'll work as part of a team alongside health professionals.
This course is delivered on-campus or as a VETDSS course.
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package entry requirements for this qualification
GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
This course prepares you to work in the health sector. Roles you may be eligible for include:
Working in this industry may involve treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional. You may also be required to do weekend and shift work.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.