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. 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.
Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months.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 a permanent Australian resident or equivalent.
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. This Allied Health Practice must be able to expose the candidate to planning; developing and evaluating menus for their clients.
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 nutrition and dietetics industry offers a variety of opportunities for those looking to help people understand the relationship between food and health, and make appropriate dietary choices to maintain good health and prevent and treat illnesses and diseases.
The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) will provide the foundation knowledge you need to enter the allied health industry and succeed in a future in nutrition and dietetics.
This health care course is a nationally recognised training qualification which teaches you how to conduct health care program activities, confirm a patient’s physical health status, interpret and apply medical terminology and follow safe work practices for direct client care. The elective nutrition and dietetics specialisation course units have been developed to teach you how to evaluate menus, meet individualised plans and monitor and implement therapeutic diets.
A qualification in Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) opens up employment opportunities across the healthcare and well-being sectors. You can apply for positions as an Allied Health Assistant, Nutrition and Dietetics Assistant or Therapy Assistant. As a Nutrition and Dietetics Assistant, you perform a vital role in health and community sectors, including rehabilitation centres, allied health, health promotion and hospital food service departments.
During your studies, you will also take on practical work placement with a qualified allied health professional. This hands-on experience, combined with online theory, ensures you graduate with a solid understanding of the allied health industry, and how to assist effectively and contribute to the health and wellbeing of clients. We also provide this allied health qualification with specialisations in physiotherapy and occupational therapy.
Not ready for the HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance? You may want to study another allied health assistant qualification first, such as the HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance.
The HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics Specialisation) is a Nationally Recognised course.