Swinburne University of Technology

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

Wantirna

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 Swinburne University of Technology

  • $4,095*

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

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  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

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    In class Full time (6 months)

  • $16,695*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Wantirna

    • March 2017

    • Full time (6 months)

    • In class

    In class Full time (6 months)

*Verified March 3, 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
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

Course Overview

By completing this qualification successfully you’ll acquire skills and knowledge that prepare you for employment in one of the roles listed below.
  • 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 Swinburne University of Technology, 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.

  • Support independence and wellbeing
    CHCCCS023

  • Use communication to build relationships
    CHCCOM002

  • Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs
    CHCLAH003

  • Assist with an allied health program
    HLTAHA001

  • Support client independence and community participation
    HLTAHA004

  • Assist in the rehabilitation of clients
    HLTAHA009

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

  • Support the fitting of assistive equipment
    HLTAHA016

  • Work within a community rehabilitation environment
    HLTAHA024

Course Provider

For more than 100 years, Swinburne has been committed to innovative education, producing outstanding graduates and delivering enduring outcomes for our industry partners. With a focus on science, technology and innovation, our reputation for high quality, engaged teaching and research is reflected in Swinburne’s consistent ranking among the top 3% of universities in the world.

Registered
1998
Courses
217
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

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