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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Allied Health Assistant. Bringing your passion and desire to help others into your studies, you'll gain insight into the world of health and become an important part of the healthcare sector.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
10 months full-time
Course Code
HLT43015
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$6,615 total

About this course

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is the recognised qualification to become a qualified Allied Health Assistant.

Bringing your passion and desire to help others into your studies, you'll gain insight into the world of health and become an important part of the healthcare sector. As an Allied Health Assistant, you'll have the skills to provide therapeutic and program-related support to allied health professionals. You might be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across an organisation.

This course is delivered on-campus or as a traineeship and includes practical work placements.

This course is available as part of the Free TAFE scheme as well as the JobTrainer initiative, for eligible students.

Entry requirements

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:

  • Attend an interview.
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course.
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course.

Prior to starting placement, applicants must also have:

  • A current Working with Children Check.
  • A current Police Check.
  • Up-to-date immunisations.
  • A current Level 2 First Aid Certificate.

Study locations

Wangaratta - Docker Street

Shepparton - Fryers Street

Career pathways

This course prepares you to work in the health sector. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Speech Pathology Assistant
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

Working in this industry may involve shift and weekend work.

Credit for prior study or 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:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.

How to apply

Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.