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HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Working alongside allied health staff is a growing industry

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

 

Half price*

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This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative where you'll only pay half the course fees until December 2021 capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Only course fees are half price. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course.

Entrance Requirements

Work placement

Important information

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Fees

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

Typical Timetable

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

Costs

Other costs in addition to course fees:

  • Polo Shirt (approx. $29)
  • Police Clearance (approx. $72) prior to commencement of placement and employment
  • Working with Children’s Check (WWC) prior to commencement of work placement and employment
  • Medical Clearance

Including vaccinations - you will need to provide proof of immunisation against:

  • Influenza (annual)

 

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. 

Further study

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 such as on campus (part-time), skill sets, online, employer-based study and apprenticeships or traineeships visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students

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

Fees

lfls-logo-100x40.pngThis qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees until 31 December 2021. The “annual fees cap” means that full-fee paying students will only pay a maximum of $1,200 (plus resource fee) and concession-fee paying students or those aged 15-24 years will only pay up to $400 (plus resource fee). Please see below an approximate estimate of what you will pay on enrolment.

Annual Full fee

Annual Concession fee

Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total
770.00 110.00 880.00 400.00 110.00 410.00
These fees are annual estimates only and are for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period. Some year-long courses might have a bigger fee load in the first semester. 
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2020, students born on or after 1 July 2002 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2020 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees. 
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- The course fee cap applicable to Diplomas and Advanced Diplomas only applies during the current calendar year, so fees might differ for students enrolling in semester 2.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government 
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education, etc.)
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice

Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 1, 2021

Joondalup (McLarty Avenue) - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
How On campus
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Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 6 month/s
When Semester 1, 2021
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Semester 2, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus

Details

Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Course enquiry

Please note This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the 'How to apply' tab above.

Page last updated November 26, 2020