Health Care

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Qualification Description

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:

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 – 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.

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 HLT43015 Certificate IV 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--
5CHCCCS023Support independence and wellbeingE--
6CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community servicesC--
7CHCDIV001Work with diverse peopleC--
8CHCLAH003Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programsE--
9CHCLEG003Manage legal and ethical complianceC--
10HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systemsC--
11HLTAAP002Confirm physical health statusC--
12HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health programE--
13HLTAHA009Assist with the rehabilitation of clientsE--
14HLTAHA023Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and educationE--
15HLTAID001Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitationE--
16HLTWHS002Follow safe work practices for direct client careC--

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