AWARD COURSE

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance


National Code: HLT33015
TAFE SA Code: TP00870


Description

This course trains workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals. Workers at this level operate under direct supervision and do not conduct programs or therapeutic interventions.

Duration
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Up to 6 months 

Full Time

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
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Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Total Fees for the 6 month course
Subsidised
$1,499 - $1,665
Concession
$952 - $1,058

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$2,369 - $2,633

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $30.00 for Vocational Placement T-Shirt..

    • Applications are processed through Mount Barker Campus, however, study is a blend of online learning and attendance at workshop delivery for some units. Workshops are held at various campus locations in both metropolitan and regional areas. To complete this course you must have access to an internet enabled computer (e.g. at home or local library). You'll be supported & guided in your learning through interaction with skilled lecturers who will be in regular contact.
    • Students will be responsible for costs associated with obtaining appropriate criminal history / employment screening.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015)
    Skills covered include communication, working with diverse people, healthy body systems, infection prevention, medical terminology and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 8 core units and 3 elective units plus you must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Assist with allied health program 65
    Communicate and work in health or community services 30
    Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 25
    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 60
    Maintain a high standard of service 30
    Participate in workplace health and safety 20
    Recognise healthy body systems 70
    Work with diverse people 40

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Assist with movement 25
    Manage personal stressors in the work environment 25
    Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25
    Provide first aid 18
    Provide individualised support 30
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