Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance - Physiotherapy

National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AB92
Qualification level: Certificate IV

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>A<strong>llied health assistants</strong> work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.</h3>
<p>With the growing need for specialised care, after completing this course which has a <strong>physiotherapy specialisation</strong>, you could find a role as a <strong>physiotherapy assistant</strong> (PTA) or you could be employed as an <strong>allied health assistant</strong> (AHA), supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. You may find employment in <strong>both public and private health settings</strong> such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practices and not for profit organisations.</p>
<p>You will learn how to <strong>work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities</strong>, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.</p>
<p>You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake <strong>six weeks of full-time placement</strong> which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.</p>
<p>You will have access to <strong>a team of allied health professionals</strong> who are able to <strong>share their experiences and support your learning</strong> throughout the course.</p>
<p>Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university after this course has ignited their passion.</p>

Course description

<h3>A<strong>llied health assistants</strong> work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.</h3>
<p>With the growing need for specialised care, after completing this course which has a <strong>physiotherapy specialisation</strong>, you could find a role as a <strong>physiotherapy assistant</strong> (PTA) or you could be employed as an <strong>allied health assistant</strong> (AHA), supporting rehabilitation and therapy programs under the guidance of a qualified physiotherapist. You may find employment in <strong>both public and private health settings</strong> such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, private practices and not for profit organisations.</p>
<p>You will learn how to <strong>work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities</strong>, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.</p>
<p>You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake <strong>six weeks of full-time placement</strong> which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.</p>
<p>You will have access to <strong>a team of allied health professionals</strong> who are able to <strong>share their experiences and support your learning</strong> throughout the course.</p>
<p>Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university after this course has ignited their passion.</p>

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