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.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Further study pathways – This qualification will provide you with a pathway to allied health higher education qualifications.
Employment pathways – Although it does not guarantee an employment outcome, completion of this qualification could lead to your employment in the allied health industry in the following occupational titles:
You are required to undertake a Pre Training Review prior to enrolment to identify competencies you have previously acquired and to ascertain your suitability and appropriateness for this qualification. The Pre Training Review is designed to ensure we can help you participate in and successfully attain your desired learning outcomes.
Mandatory requirements – There are no mandatory requirements for this qualification.
Suitability requirements – There are no suitability requirements for this qualification.
Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.
You are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of workplace experience through work placement for new entrants or a third party report for existing industry workers in a relevant allied health setting. Workplace experience is subject to a current and satisfactory police check and Working with Children Check.
To successfully complete HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance you must complete the following units of competency.
|Unit Code||Unit Title||C/E||Stream||PR/CR|
|1||BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately||C||-||-|
|2||CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people||E||-||-|
|3||CHCCCS002||Assist with movement||E||-||-|
|4||CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour||E||-||-|
|5||CHCCCS023||Support independence and wellbeing||E||-||-|
|6||CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||C||-||-|
|7||CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||C||-||-|
|8||CHCLAH003||Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs||E||-||-|
|9||CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance||C||-||-|
|10||HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||C||-||-|
|11||HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status||C||-||-|
|12||HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program||E||-||-|
|13||HLTAHA009||Assist with the rehabilitation of clients||E||-||-|
|14||HLTAHA023||Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education||E||-||-|
|15||HLTAID001||Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation||E||-||-|
|16||HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care||C||-||-|
LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s
STREAM FM = Family Day Care LD = Long Day Care