Health and Aged Care

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.   The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional.

Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements.

The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.

Career Opportunities

Employment as an Allied Health Assistant occurs primarily within Acute Care hospitals, residential aged care facilities and community settings. Completing a Certificate IV level course provides an excellent foundation for students wishing to pursue a career within other realms of the health care sector.

To enrol you must be employed in the industry and have support from your employer to complete this qualification.

Please Note: Employment based students (apprentices/trainees/commercial) can enrol and start at any time. For further information please contact 1300 655 307.

Assessment Process

Participants must successfully complete all assessment tasks to meet the requirements of the course. Assessment includes workplace-based assessments, self-paced learning packages, classroom participation and presentations, and written assessments/project work.

Recognition

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/recognition/

Fees and Payments

For further details please refer to www.tastafe.tas.edu.au/future/fees-and-payments/

Qualification Requirements

This qualification consists of 7 core units and 9 elective units. A full list of electives is available from the Team.

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