HLT43015 Certificate IV in Health Assistance

This qualification suits 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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Axial’s qualified trainers will help students understand the theoretical and practical aspects of the course to support their success.

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Entry requirements

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Minimum age

You will need to be at least 16 years old. If you are under 18 your enrolment form will need to be signed by a parent or guardian.

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Computer requirements

In order to complete the online components of this course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points;
  • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL
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Career outcomes

  • Therapy assistant
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Podiatry assistant
  • Speech pathology assistant
  • Occupational therapy assistant
  • Allied health assistant

Course units

Elective units: Physiotherapy stream

Elective units: Occupational therapy stream

Elective units: Speech pathology stream

Elective units: Generic stream (no specialisation)

Pathways to further study

If your goal is to progress to higher level skills or management, this certificate course will provide a solid foundation upon which to progress into the following;

  • Certificate III in Disability / Home & Community
  • Certificate IV Ageing
  • Certificate IV Disability
  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health
  • Diploma of Mental Health
  • Diploma of Nursing

and related higher education degrees.

University pathways

If you wish to pursue further study at a University, Axial Training has credit articulation agreements in place to help you achieve this study goal. Contact us for assistance in calculating the University credits available to you upon completion of your Axial studies.