HLT43021

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Overview

This HLT43021 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide therapeutic and program related support to persons, in the health, aged care, disability and any other settings where Allied Health Professionals provide services. Allied Health Assistants work under the delegation and supervision of Allied Health Professionals and assist in identifying circumstances and risks and report issues. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisational requirements, according to the individual allied health assistant’s scope of practice and experience. The worker may be engaged to work in single discipline or multidisciplinary roles not limited to health, aged care or disability services and other settings and may also have responsibility for other allied health assistance workers according to their scope of practice.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of clinical placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Type

International

Delivery

Face-to-Face

Duration

52 Weeks
20 Hours/Week
4 Terms

CRICOS Code

TBC

Course Discount

TBC

Start dates

22 January 2024
15 April 2024
8 July 2024
30 September 2024

Course Breakdown

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

HLTAHA029

Support independence and community participation

HLTAHA033

Conduct group sessions for individual outcomes

HLTAHA044

Work within a community rehabilitation environment

HLTAHA052

Assist with social work

CHCAGE011

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

HLTWHS005

Conduct manual tasks safely

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid (not available for RPL)

Career Outcomes

Allied Health Assistants work as part of a multidisciplinary team under the guidance and supervision of allied health professionals. Allied Health Assistants can work in one specialist area, or work across the different allied health professions including:

Face-to-face Schedule

This course is scheduled as:

  • 52 weeks | 20 hours per week | 4 terms | 10 week terms (plus term breaks)

We recommend that learners set aside between 5–7 hours per week for homework, reading and assessment tasks.

For scheduled course dates please contact:

international@alanakaye.edu.au

Entry Requirements​

Students must be aged 18 years and above

Evidence of acceptable English language test course as below:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) 5.5
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), internet based test 46
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (Certificate in Advanced English) 162
  • Pearson Test of English Academic 42

Course Fees

Darwin

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $12,000

Tuition Fee Per Term

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Gold Coast

  • Application Fee (non-refundable) – $300
  • Resource Fee – $200
  • Tuition Fee – $12,000

Tuition Fee Per Term

Contact international@alanakaye.edu.au for information on discounted fees.

Inclusions:

  • Course learning and assessment material
  • Qualified industry expert trainer
  • Student support
  • Coffee and tea
  • Certification upon successful completion

Work Placement Requirements

It is a requirement that students complete 120 hours of work placement (to be satisfactorily signed off by your Work Supervisor and your Alana Kaye Assessor).

Alana Kaye College will assist you in finding a work placement host organisation.

This work placement will be completed at different times throughout your course of study.

You must have a police check and have completed First Aid before commencing work placement (we will assist you with this upon arrival in Australia).