The Gordon

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43015

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 The Gordon

  • $1,780*

    + $395 fees

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  • Gov. subsidised (VIC)

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part time (12 months)

  • $8,900*

    + $395 fees

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  • Full price

    Additional fees may apply

    • Start
    • Duration
    • Delivery
  • In workplace

    • Anytime

    • Part time (12 months)

    • In workplace

    In workplace Part 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
Relevant employment

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
Hands-on projects, Workplace tasks, Written assignments

Course Overview

Would you like to enter the allied health industry in a support role, working with professionals in a variety of workplace settings such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech therapy or podiatry?

This course is delivered as a traineeship when you are employed in the allied health industry and will equip you with the skills to provide therapeutic and program-related support under the guidance of allied health professionals.

  • 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 The Gordon, 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.

  • Use business technology
    BSBWOR204

  • Assist with movement
    CHCCCS002

  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
    CHCCCS020

  • Visit client residence
    CHCCCS027

  • Assist with an allied health program
    HLTAHA001

  • Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program
    HLTAHA003

  • Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility
    HLTAHA005

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

  • Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes
    HLTAHA011

Course Provider

The Gordon is an icon in Geelong and has solid strategies, priorities and directions to continue its proud tradition and history of great success. In 2010 The Gordon was awarded the Large Training Provider of the Year at the Victorian Training Awards.

Registered
1996
Courses
278
Provider Type
Government
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