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HLT33015 - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Would you like to work in Australia’s growing aged care, mental health, disability, and health sectors? Then the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance may be the course for you.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

12 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

Gladstone, Mackay City, Mixed Mode, Rockhampton, Rockhampton City, Townsville

FULL COURSE COST

$4,290 (2021), $4,037 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$1,089 (2021), $1,023 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$385 (2021), $363 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

11 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Allied Health Assistants work under the direct supervision of health care professionals (such as doctors and nurses) to provide therapeutic and program-related support in a variety of assistant roles such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, speech pathology and nutrition.

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. 

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

12 months full-time

Core
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
Elective
HLTAID003Provide first aid
CHCCCS002Assist with movement
CHCDIV002Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Standard Course Structure

2020 FebruaryRockhampton City
2020 AprilRockhampton City
2020 JuneRockhampton City
2020 SeptemberRockhampton City
2020 OctoberRockhampton City
2020 NovemberRockhampton City
2020 DecemberRockhampton City
2021 FebruaryGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville
2021 AprilGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville
2021 JulyGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville
2021 SeptemberGladstone, Mackay City, Rockhampton, Townsville

Vocational Placement is a compulsory part of this course, please refer to the Vocational Placement Guidelines for more details and requirements. Students must meet mandatory requirements as per CQUniversity policy prior to placement. Any enquiries should be directed to the WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Team via email to nursingclinical@cqu.edu.au or call (07) 4930 9124.

Students studying this course will need to attend one, compulsory three day practical skills workshop. Students will be required to have completed this workshop prior to attending a practical work placement. Workshops details will be provided by your teacher and students should confirm workshop dates and attendance prior to booking travel and accommodation.

This course has no residential schools.

There are no entry requirements for this course however all students are required to collect and complete mandatory checks as per CQUniversity policy in preparation for the compulsory vocational placement. Please make yourself familiar with the Compulsory Pre-Placement Requirements.

These Mandatory Vocational Placement Requirements ensure patient and student safety. Also refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Vocational Placement requirements.

Allied Health Assistants work under the direct supervision of health care professionals (such as doctors and nurses) to provide therapeutic and program-related support in a variety of assistant roles such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, podiatry, speech pathology and nutrition.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$4,037 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$1,023 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$363 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$367 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$93 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$33 (2020)
Fee for service$4,290 (2021)
Subsidised full fee$1,089 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee$385 (2021)
Fee for service per unit$390 (2021)
Subsidised full fee per unit$99 (2021)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$35 (2021)
TAFE Priority Training Program fee per unit$26 (2021)
Overseas OnlineN/A
Domestic OnlineN/A

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure please call us on 13 27 86.

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