Health Care

HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 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 HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

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:

Entry Requirements

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 – This qualification has no mandatory requirements.

Suitability requirements – This qualification has no suitability requirements.

Materials, equipment and resources – You will need access to a computer with Internet.

Workplace Experience

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.

Qualification Structure

To successfully complete HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance you must complete the following units of competency.

Unit CodeUnit TitleC/EStreamPR/CR
1BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyC--
2CHCAGE001Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleE--
3CHCCCS002Assist with movementE--
4CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviourE--
5CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of serviceC--
6CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesC--
7CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC--
8HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsC--
9HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health programC--
10HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresC--
11HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safetyC--

LEGEND C = Core E = Elective PR = Pre-requisite CR = Co-requisite * = unit has pre-requisite/s