HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

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 as well as provide you 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.
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.
Duration
Up to 12 months.
Delivery
Blended online learning with a minimum of 80 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
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant

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

*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Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months.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.

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.
Residency Status

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.

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.

Special Conditions for This Course

Access to an Allied Health Practice and a qualified Allied Health Provider that will be able to supervise the candidate throughout placement.

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 installment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction.

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

Kick-start your career assisting allied health professionals as a Health Assistant

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.

Entry Requirements

Education

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.

Minimum Age

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.

Residency Status

You will need to be a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.

Work Placement 

Where required, we may assist you in identifying work placement options.

Resources Required

Theoretical

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.

Work Placement

80 hours of work placement with an allied health professional.

Government Funding

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.

*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 digital course offerings 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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