Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT43015
State ID: AWN3
Qualification level: Certificate IV

Course is available at the following locations

Public
North Metropolitan TAFE

<h3>Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives? A<strong>llied health assistants</strong> work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.</h3>
<p>Our Mt Lawley campus will be offering the generic range of units to provide you with the skills necessary to seek employment as as an <strong>allied health assistant</strong> (AHA).<br />
If you are seeking a specialised <strong>focus on physiotherapy</strong>, this will be offered at our <strong>McLarty campus</strong>.</p>
<p>You may find employment in <strong>both public and private health settings</strong> such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, 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, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage</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>Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives? A<strong>llied health assistants</strong> work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.</h3>
<p>Our Mt Lawley campus will be offering the generic range of units to provide you with the skills necessary to seek employment as as an <strong>allied health assistant</strong> (AHA).<br />
If you are seeking a specialised <strong>focus on physiotherapy</strong>, this will be offered at our <strong>McLarty campus</strong>.</p>
<p>You may find employment in <strong>both public and private health settings</strong> such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, 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, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage</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>

Campus locations

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Public
South Regional TAFE

<p>This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Course description

<p>This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.</p>
<p><strong>Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.</strong></p>

Campus locations

Course page link