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HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

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Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.

During this course you'll learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.

Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is also provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.

As a successful graduate you'll have a wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie and you may gain employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

Gain these skills
  • Therapeutic interventions
  • Effective communication with clients and teams
  • Support individual client needs
  • Manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people of all ages
  • Good communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Emotional maturity
  • Good problem-solving skills

 

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further Study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II
Work placement

You will need to complete a three week full-time work placement which North Metro TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners.

Important information

The typical timetable is usually 9:00 - 3:30pm from Tuesday to Friday.
Part time runs over two days per week.

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Speech Pathology Assistant 

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

Study pathway

After successful completion of the Certificate III Allied Health Assistance, you will only need to complete 9 more units (of the 16) to gain HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy).

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Semester 1, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How Full-Time
On campus
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Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus Part-time

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 months
When Semester 1, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How Full-Time
On campus
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Semester 2, 2019

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

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Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2019
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Course enquiry

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Page last updated July 04, 2019