Blended Online Learning
Nationally Recognised Australian Qualification
Upfront payment or flexible weekly payment options that suit your budget and lifestyle.
Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.
*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.
Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months.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.
You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18, your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
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.
Access to an Allied Health Practice and a qualified Allied Health Provider that will be able to supervise the candidate throughout placement.
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 installment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction.
Please note: This is a fee-for-service program
The health industry is booming, providing ample career opportunity for those looking to provide direct care to patients in a range of health, welfare and community settings.
The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance equips you with a solid understanding of how to assist with allied health programming, how to interpret basic medical terminology and how to comply with infection prevention and control policies. You will also learn the important skill of communicating effectively with both professionals and patients.
This course allows you to work alongside allied health workers, implementing treatment plans and therapeutic solutions in a range of areas, including in aged and disability support, child welfare, youth and family services, housing or multicultural services. With such a diverse range of areas, you will have the opportunity to work across multiple areas or focus on one that you are most passionate about.
This nationally recognised training qualification in allied health enables you to work in entry level positions across a wide range of positions in the health sector, such as Patient Care Assistant, Nursing Assistant (including in aged care and disability support), and Physiotherapy Assistant. These allied health careers will require you to be responsible for providing patient care and encouraging patients to complete specific treatment plans related to injury, illness or disability-related physical issues. Allied health graduates are required in a range of different health industry settings, including hospitals, medical practices, schools and community health centres.
The HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is delivered through a combination of online theory and practical work placement. The online theory component will be completed through our innovative learning platform, My eCampus, where all course material and assignments can be accessed at a time that suits you. The practical component of your studies gives you hands-on experience in a working health environment and sets you up to work confidently as an allied health assistant.
We may assist you throughout the process of finding a suitable work placement.
The HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is a Nationally Recognised course.
Whilst there are no 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 will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.
You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
Where required, we may assist you in identifying work placement options.
For the online part of the course, you’ll need regular access to:
Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points.
Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended).
Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above.
MAC: Operating system - OS X 10.14 Mojave or later.
Internet Browser: Google Chrome, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.
Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download).
Office Equipment: Printer and scanner to print and upload some of your assessments.
Mobile Phone with Video Capability or Video Camera: Some assessments in your course may require you to take and submit videos of you undertaking tasks for assessment.
80 hours of work placement with an allied health professional.
Foundation Education offers a range of government subsidy schemes that may make your education journey more affordable. Explore the government funding programs on offer and discover whether you’re eligible.