• Course Code
  • HLT33015
  • Course Type
  • Accredited Course
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 6 Months
  • Starting Date
  • February and July 2019
  • Location
  • Morwell
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Course Overview

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines.

Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

This course is delivered with a combination of online and on campus workshops.


Monday 9:00am to 3:00pm, Tuesday 9:00am to 3:00pm and Wednesday flexi day

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.

Career Opportunities

  • Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Allied health assistant

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Mandatory entry requirements

  • Working with Children's card
  • Police check
  • 18 years and over

Recommended entry requirements

  • Working with Children's card
  • Police check
  • Influenza vaccination in peak flu season


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Participants will need access to a computer and an internet connection


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information



120 hours of placement
Placement is arranged by: Institute

Pathway to Industry Licence

Not Applicable

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Core

Unit Description


Take clinical measurements


Provide first aid


Facilitate individual service planning and delivery


Participate in workplace health and safety


Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures


Assist with an allied health program


Recognise healthy body systems


Work with diverse people


Communicate and work in health or community services


Maintain a high standard of service


Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


Case studies, short answer questions, practical demonstrations, problem solving, journals, reports, oral presentations.

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