TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

Ultimo

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 TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute

  • $1,550*

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  • Gov. subsidised (NSW)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Ultimo

    • February 6, 2017

    • Full time (16 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (16 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

  • Ultimo

    • February 8, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • Blended

    Blended Part time (36 weeks)

  • $5,560*

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • Ultimo

    • February 6, 2017

    • Full time (16 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

    • In class

    In class Full time (16 weeks), Part time (36 weeks)

  • Ultimo

    • February 8, 2017

    • Part time (36 weeks)

    • Blended

    Blended Part time (36 weeks)

*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
None
Recognition
Nationally recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Assessment
Coursework, assessment
Work Placement
120 hours

Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.

The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.

  • 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 TAFE NSW - Sydney 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.

  • Organise workplace information
    BSBINM301

  • Lead effective workplace relationships
    BSBLDR402

  • 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

  • Follow basic food safety practices
    HLTFSE001

  • Apply and monitor food safety requirements
    HLTFSE005

Course Provider

NSW TAFE College with campuses in Enmore, Eora, Petersham, Randwick, St George, Sutherland - Gymea and Ultimo.

Registered
1999
Courses
676
Provider Type
Government
Restrictions

No Restrictions