HLT33015 & HLT43015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance & Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Passionate about helping people improve their health, lifestyle, and well-being through providing nutritional advice? The Dual Qualification HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance + HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and training to get qualified for your dream career.
Course Provider
Foundation Education
(RTO 22557)
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Blended Online Learning

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Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification

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Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment options that suit your budget and lifestyle.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

Course Overview

Start Date
Start Anytime.
Up to 18 months.
Blended online learning with a minimum of 120 hours of work placement with an allied health professional sourced by the student. Where required, Foundation Education may assist you in identifying work placement options.
Career Outcomes
  • Allied health assistant
  • Nutrition and dietetics assistant

Course Modules

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

  1. BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  2. CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
  3. CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  4. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  5. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  6. HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program
  7. HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  8. HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  9. BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  10. BSBWOR204 Use business technology
  11. HLTAID011* Provide first aid

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)

  1. BSBMED301+ Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  2. CHCCOM005+ Communicate and work in health or community services
  3. CHCDIV001+ Work with diverse people
  4. CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance
  5. HLTAAP001+ Recognise healthy body systems
  6. HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  7. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  8. BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  9. BSBWOR204+ Use business technology
  10. BSBWOR502 Lead and manage team effectiveness
  11. HLTAHA001+ Assist with an allied health program
  12. HLTAHA018 Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
  13. HLTAHA019 Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
  14. HLTAHA020 Support food services in menu and meal order processing
  15. HLTAHA021 Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
  16. HLTAID011*+ Provide first aid

*This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines. This unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide CPR, in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.

*This course contains the unit, HLTAID011 Provide First Aid, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees. Upon completion, you will need to submit a copy of your first aid certificate in order for us to process a Credit Transfer against this unit on your student record. If you have chosen your own third-party provider, you must submit a certified copy of your certificate. If you have undertaken training with Red Cross Australia, you must forward Foundation Education the email you receive which contains the electronic copy of your certificate.

+Units that will be credited if competency is achieved in the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance offer.

Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months. Rest assured, completion of this course version with us before 30 October 2024 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact a Career Advisor on 1300 616 197.

Course Fees Include
  • Flexible online study, so you can study the course whenever and wherever suits you.
  • Dedicated student support. Assessors and Technical Advisors will be there for you every step of the way until you graduate.
  • Course material is developed in consultation with health experts to equip you with job-ready skills and up-to-date industry knowledge.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Course Entry Requirements

Whilst there are no formal recognition entry requirements mandated by the training package, your skills and capabilities to undertake this training product will be assessed and advice on suitability will be provided during the pre-enrolment process.​​​​

You must complete HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance before commencing HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics).

Work Placement

When undertaking both qualifications the student must complete at least 120 hours of practical placement. Please note if you undertake these qualifications separately, you will be required to complete 80 hours in the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and a further 120 hours in the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Special Conditions for This Course

For mandatory work placement includes 120 hours of practical work placement with a qualified allied health professional. Students may need to undertake a Working with Children check to meet individual work placement employer requirements. We will assist you in organising a work placement location of your choosing.

Payment Options

Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment* options that suit your budget and lifestyle. 

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. 

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

Build a rewarding career helping others with a Certificate III and IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)

Are you passionate about food and its correlation to health? Do you want to help people on how to make healthier dietary choices to maintain better health and prevent certain diseases? The combined Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) will fast-track you to a successful and meaningful career in nutrition and dietetics.  

This dual qualification provides you with general allied health assisting knowledge and specialised assisting skills in nutrition and dietetics. It’s structured for you to complete a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance first to gain an entry level understanding of allied health, and then move into a Certificate IV focusing on your specialty area of nutrition and dietetics without needing to do extra practical work.  

Upon successful completion of your study, you will be equipped to work alongside allied health professionals to provide valuable support for patients every day, helping to diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of illnesses and conditions. This chosen career pathway will mean that no two working days are the same with a diverse range of patients to support. Allied health assistance nutrition and dietetics is ideal for individuals wanting a profession that comes with the fulfilling feeling of helping people maintain or improve their wellbeing.   

It’s predicted there will be strong future growth and job prospects for nutrition professionals, making nutrition and dietetics a worthy area to specialise in when considering job security.  

The HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance and the HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) are nationally recognised qualifications.

*The contents are accurate at the time of writing. Get in touch with the course provider for the latest information.

About the Course Provider

Foundation Education

Foundation Education RTO 22557 is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers over 40 Certificate and Diploma-level courses across a wide range of industries including Childcare and Education, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, and Medical Administration. We provide students with access to quality vocational education and employment opportunities alongside our sister brand, the Australian Institute of Personal Trainers (AIPT), and a robust network of industry partners all around Australia. With courses designed by industry experts, you’ll gain the skills, knowledge, and experience to graduate with the job-ready skills employers seek. Plus, you can learn at your pace and place with flexible study options. Whether you’re interested in a career as a Dental Assistant, Teacher Aide, Office Manager, Physiotherapy Assistant, or something else, Foundation Education has a vocational study option to take you where you want to go. Why choose Foundation Education? * Flexible Online Study – The theoretical component of our courses can be completed online at your own pace and place. * Dedicated Student Support – Our industry-experienced Subject Advisors, Assessors, and Support Officers will support you from enrolment through to graduation. * Industry Relevant Courses – Course material is developed in consultation with industry experts to provide you with the comprehensive skills and knowledge required to graduate job-ready. * National Recognised Training – Every Certificate and Diploma offered is nationally recognised and accredited, meeting established industry needs and national quality assurance requirements. Foundation Education, RTO 22557, provides flexible online courses in fields like Childcare, Allied Health, and Dental Assisting. Their online programs offer flexible learning, allowing students to study at their pace and place, preparing them for various careers with job-ready skills, supported by industry partnerships.
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