Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and dietetics)

Duration Up to 12 months Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeHLT43015
TAFE SA CodeTP00876
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This course is suitable for workers who provide therapeutic and program-related support to allied health professionals - with a focus on nutrition and dietetics. The allied health assistant conducts 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.


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Mount Barker Workplace Opening 13 Aug 2018

Course Admission Requirements

you must have:

    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.
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    Employment Outcomes

    Therapy Assistant, Allied Health Assistant.

    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 IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and dietetics) (HLT43015)
    Skills covered include communication, working with diverse people, legal and ethical compliance, healthy body systems, medical terminology and workplace safety. 7 core units and 9 elective units, and the candidate must complete at least 120 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.


    The TAFE SA qualification is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.