HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

Learn the Specialised Skills to Get Qualified in Allied Health and Occupational Therapy

Step into a fulfilling career with the HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, focusing on Occupational Therapy. Make a real difference.

Two scenes of physical therapy: on the left, a young male patient with a leg brace and a therapist beside parallel bars; on the right, another patient using a harness system for walking exercises under the supervision of a therapist in orange.
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Start anytime. *Courses offered by the Open Colleges School of Health [https://getcourse.com.au/industries/health-courses-open-colleges], which are campus-based, do have specific intake dates. Please enquire now for more information.
Study for a minimum of 15 hours per week to complete modules in 24 months.
100% online with 120 hours of work placement, which will be completed in addition to your weekly study blocks.

Course Overview

Course Modules

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Career Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant 
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant 
  • Therapy Assistant

Course Fees Include

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Integrated Care and Management Training (ICMT) | RTO #90197

Payment Options

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Work Placement

The course contains a minimum of 120 hours of work placement. If you'd like to learn more about the work placement component of this course, please enquire now.

Course Entry Requirements

This course does not require specific formal education qualifications. However, you must be a minimum of 18 years old to enrol. Please note that this course is not open to student visa holders. For personalised assistance and more information, please enquire now.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

The course provider values the diverse skills and expertise you may have gained from various sources. These experiences can be acknowledged through the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. For a more comprehensive understanding of the RPL procedure or to discuss your RPL options, please enquire now.

About The Course

Guide Wellness and Independence: Begin Your Occupational Therapy Assistant Career

Are you passionate about making a tangible difference in people's lives? Do you see yourself as a key player in someone's journey to recovery and independence? Have you been searching for a career path that combines compassion with practical skills? If these questions resonate with you, the nationally recognised HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy) might be your gateway to a fulfilling career.

This comprehensive course covers a range of units designed to equip you with the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience essential for a career in occupational therapy assistance. You'll delve into the world of anatomy and physiology to understand the human body's workings. Learn to conduct therapeutic and program-related activities under an occupational therapist's supervision. The course also covers units on working with diverse people, providing individualized support, and understanding health and safety in the healthcare environment. You'll gain hands-on experience in delivering and monitoring a client-specific program, ensuring you're job-ready upon completion.

A variety of career paths open up for you after completing this course. You could find yourself working as a qualified Occupational Therapy Assistant, Therapy Aide, or Allied Health Assistant. These roles are crucial in healthcare and community settings, where you'll be directly impacting individuals' lives, aiding their recovery, and enhancing their ability to perform daily tasks independently.


“Very good and I have managed to spend two years working as a Support Worker in Brisbane and now a new job as a residential worker with Emerge Aotearoa in New Zealand. Always helpful and happy to answer questions." - Sharon