Course Start Date
7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will help turn your passion for health into a rewarding career as an allied health assistant or therapy aide. This entry-level qualification enables you to build essential skills and to explore a range of specialisations.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Recognise healthy body systems
- Assist delivery of allied health programs
- Interpret and apply medical terminology
- Work with diverse groups of people
- Comply with infection prevention, control policies and procedures
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help get you ahead:
- Empathy and patience
- Friendliness and respect
- Strong communication
- Flexibility and collaboration
- Ability to follow directions
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A study pathway to pursue the allied health career of your choice
- Allied health assistant
- Support worker
- Therapy aide
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Nutrition and Dietetics)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community Rehabilitation)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy, Community Rehabilitation)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology)
- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry)
- Diploma of Practice Management
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a part time, on campus course. You must attend approximately 7 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 7 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 1 days a week for 36 weeks.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Friday with day classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
This is a fully government-subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|CHCCCS020||Respond effectively to behaviours of concern|
|HLTAID011||Provide First Aid|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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