Holmesglen

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

Waverley

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 Holmesglen

  • $3,500*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Waverley

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Waverley

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • $10,000*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Waverley

    • July 2017

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

  • Waverley

    • February 2018

    • Full time (12 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (12 months)

*Verified June 16, 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
18 years old, Interview

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
Exams, Assignments, Projects
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

Study an allied health assistance qualification at Holmesglen and become an important part of the healthcare sector.

Work directly with allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians and other clinicians in providing clients with therapy and support to improve their quality of life.

This course may be the ideal choice if you have worked in health in the past and are looking for a return to the health sector.

As the demand for therapy programs in hospital and community settings rise, the Allied Health Assistant will play an increasingly important role in the rehabilitation of clients/patients and promotion of optimal health outcomes.

  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Speech pathology assistant
  • Occupational assistant

Course Content

To obtain a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance with Holmesglen, 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.

  • Implement a plant establishment program
    AHCPGD301A

  • Address the needs of people with chronic disease
    CHCCCS001

  • Work with people with mental health issues
    CHCMHS001

  • Reflect on and improve own professional practice
    CHCPRP003

  • Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
    HLTAHA018

  • Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
    HLTAHA019

  • Support food services in menu and meal order processing
    HLTAHA020

  • Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
    HLTAHA021

  • Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education
    HLTAHA023

Course Provider

Holmesglen is one of the largest providers of vocational and higher education in Victoria.

Since 1982, Holmesglen has grown from a delivery of 90 programs to 7,000 students, to a unique multi sectoral provider offering over 600 programs to more than 50,000 students. Holmesglen delivers internationally and nationally across four major campuses: Chadstone, City, Moorabbin and Waverley.

Registered
1996
Courses
355
Provider Type
Public
Restrictions

No Restrictions