Chisholm Institute

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

Frankston

This entry level certificate delivers diagnostic, therapeutic and direct patient care skills and knowledge required to support allied health care professionals providing patient support.

There are multiple ways to study Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Chisholm Institute

  • $4,200*

    + $909 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC), Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Frankston

    • March 2017

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • Frankston

    • April 2017

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • $15,120*

    + $909 fees

  • Compare

  • Full price, Payment plan

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Frankston

    • March 2017

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

  • Frankston

    • April 2017

    • Part time (9 months)

    • In class

    In class Part time (9 months)

*Verified June 20, 2017. Prices and fees are advertised by the provider and may be estimates only. Prices and fees can vary or change. Please check with the provider before enrolling. To learn more, read our editorial policy.

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How it works

Entry Requirements
Relevant work experience, 18 years old, Year 12, Police check, Working with children

One, some or all of these entry requirements must be met. Check with the provider before enrolling.

Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
80 hours
Payment Terms
For Payment Plans, the set terms of the direct debit agreements are either five months or 10 months, with the option of weekly, fortnightly or monthly payments. Additional charges will apply to students taking up this option, including a billing fee of 4.6 per cent of total course tuition costs and an administration fee of $10 (non-refundable).

Course Overview

If you work with allied health professionals and want to gain a formal qualification in the field, this course is for you.

When you complete the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, you'll be able to support professionals such as physiotherapists and occupational therapists in the delivery of various health programs.

During the course you'll learn about allied health programs, client care, rehabilitation and exercise programs, medical terminology, infection control, legal and ethical requirements, physiotherapy treatments, health and body systems and home and community care environments. Training will also cover effective communication techniques and workplace safety.

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Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Chisholm Institute, you’ll need to complete some or all of the following units of study successfully. Units may vary or change so check with the provider before enrolling.

A total of 16 Study Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

Core Units

7 Core Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
    BSBMED301

  • Communicate and work in health or community services
    CHCCOM005

  • Work with diverse people
    CHCDIV001

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance
    CHCLEG003

  • Recognise healthy body systems
    HLTAAP001

  • Confirm physical health status
    HLTAAP002

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care
    HLTWHS002

Elective Units

9 Elective Units must be completed to attain this qualification.

  • Assist with an allied health program
    HLTAHA001

  • Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
    HLTAHA010

  • Support the fitting of assistive equipment
    HLTAHA016

Course Provider

Located in South East Melbourne, Chisholm Institute is a government-owned TAFE with certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, bachelors and graduate certificate courses.

Chisholm Institute has specialist automotive, trades and business-based learning centres with campus locations in Berwick, Cranbourne, Dandenong, Wonthaggi, Rosebud, Frankston and Melbourne City.

Registered
1998
Courses
439
Provider Type
Government
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No Restrictions