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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AWN3

 

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is appropriate for new or Certificate III qualified allied health assistants who wish to further develop their professional skills. You'll be working under the delegation of the qualified professional (whether it be a Speech Pathologist, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or other allied health professional) in a rich variety of settings to promote participation in and achievement of functional independence in activity.

The clients you work with are from a range of ages with varying presentations including physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental health ailments, ageing, developmental disability, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. 
You could gain employment in both public and private health settings such as community rehabilitation centres, public hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and community health centres.

You will develop the skills and knowledge gained in the Certificate III to allow for greater management over self and supervision of other allied health assistants. 
Some employers require Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance as a minimum for employment, especially those where home visiting and acute rehabilitation programs involve more complex clients and less frequent supervision by health professionals.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
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Allied Health Assistant; Physiotherapy Assistant; Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Therapy Assistant; Nutrition Assistant; Podiatry Assistant; Dietetic Assistant

Allied Health Assistant; Physiotherapy Assistant; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Therapy Assistant.

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Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Duration

1 semester (6 months) full time

HowFull-Time
Part-Time
Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
WhenWas available Semester 2, 2017
Available Semester 1, 2018
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Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

 

International Students

Check TAFE International WA to confirm this course is available to international students. You will pay your tuition fees to TIWA.

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Core Units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Communicate and work in health or community servicesCHCCOM005AVC29
Confirm physical health statusHLTAAP002AVB18
Follow safe work practices for direct client careHLTWHS002WG739
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyBSBMED301AUK35
Manage legal and ethical complianceCHCLEG003AVB80
Recognise healthy body systemsHLTAAP001AVB19
Work with diverse peopleCHCDIV001AVC09
Electives
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication systemsHLTAHA014AVA98
Assist with movementCHCCCS002AVC75
Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional statusHLTAHA010AVB04
Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy programHLTAHA003AVB09
Facilitate the empowerment of older peopleCHCAGE001AVC91
Provide first aidHLTAID003WG732
Provide support to people living with dementiaCHCAGE005AVC87
Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobilityHLTAHA005AVB07
Support the fitting of assistive equipmentHLTAHA016AVA96
How to apply

Visit our Apply and Enrol page to find out how to apply for full-time, part-time or online courses.

International students please view your application process here.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalentCertificate II or Certificate III

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