Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015
State ID: AWK5
Qualification level:

Course is available at the following locations

Public
Central Regional TAFE

Training Package Version:2.0

Qualified Allied Health Assistants are trained to support the work done by Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and other Allied Health Professionals.

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) works under the delegation of the degreed professional in a rich variety of settings to promote participation in and achievement of functional independence in activity for persons affected by physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental health ailments, ageing, developmental disability, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage.

Gain the skills to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of a patient's rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programs. Learn how to prepare written and verbal reports on patient's progress. The healthcare industry is complex and vast with many positions available for crucial support staff. These staff play a vital role in the delivery of healthcare and services to patients and clients.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course.Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Work Placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Delivery @GERALDTON

Our Geraldton Campus offers this course flexibly. Find out more with our Pre Enrolment Information.

VET FEE-HELP

This course is NOT eligible for VET FEE-HELP.

Course description

Training Package Version:2.0

Qualified Allied Health Assistants are trained to support the work done by Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and other Allied Health Professionals.

The Allied Health Assistant (AHA) works under the delegation of the degreed professional in a rich variety of settings to promote participation in and achievement of functional independence in activity for persons affected by physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental health ailments, ageing, developmental disability, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage.

Gain the skills to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of a patient's rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programs. Learn how to prepare written and verbal reports on patient's progress. The healthcare industry is complex and vast with many positions available for crucial support staff. These staff play a vital role in the delivery of healthcare and services to patients and clients.

Additional Resources

Learners will be required to provide additional resources for this course.Details are provided in the Pre-Enrolment Pack.

Work Placement

A Work Placement must be undertaken as part of this course.

Delivery @GERALDTON

Our Geraldton Campus offers this course flexibly. Find out more with our Pre Enrolment Information.

VET FEE-HELP

This course is NOT eligible for VET FEE-HELP.

Campus locations

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Private
Foundation Education Pty Ltd

Course description

Campus locations

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Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives?

Allied health assistants (AHAs) work with a range of clients to improve quality of life. There is a growing need for qualified AHAs who enjoy working with people of all ages, have good communication and great interpersonal skills.

This Certificate III course will help you gain the skills to assist allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists, with the implementation of therapy programs.
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.

An allied health assistantmay find employment in both public and private health settings including hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.
Completingthe Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance atNorth Metropolitan TAFEwill help you develop skills in therapeutic interventions and effective communication with clients and teams. You'll also learn how to support individual client needs and manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards.

Our students have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support learning throughout the course.
Online learning makes part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is also provided.
You willsupported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a three week full-time placement which North Metro TAFEorganises for you via our range of industry partners.

Completion of your Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance prepares you for employment as an allied health assistant .
You'll havea wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie! Should you wish to study further after successful completion of the Certificate III Allied Health Assistance, you will only need to complete 9 more units (of the 16) to have your Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Course description

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives?

Allied health assistants (AHAs) work with a range of clients to improve quality of life. There is a growing need for qualified AHAs who enjoy working with people of all ages, have good communication and great interpersonal skills.

This Certificate III course will help you gain the skills to assist allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists, with the implementation of therapy programs.
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.

An allied health assistantmay find employment in both public and private health settings including hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.
Completingthe Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance atNorth Metropolitan TAFEwill help you develop skills in therapeutic interventions and effective communication with clients and teams. You'll also learn how to support individual client needs and manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards.

Our students have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support learning throughout the course.
Online learning makes part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is also provided.
You willsupported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a three week full-time placement which North Metro TAFEorganises for you via our range of industry partners.

Completion of your Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance prepares you for employment as an allied health assistant .
You'll havea wide range of job options depending on where your passions lie! Should you wish to study further after successful completion of the Certificate III Allied Health Assistance, you will only need to complete 9 more units (of the 16) to have your Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Campus locations

Course page link
Public
South Regional TAFE

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) by helping implement the patients rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programmes, and in preparing written and verbal reports on their progress.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Course description

This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) by helping implement the patients rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programmes, and in preparing written and verbal reports on their progress.

Not all study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus for study modes and elective units offered.

Campus locations

Course page link