Part Time Day
Course Start Date
15 Oct 2020
17.2 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
ENROLLING IN FIRST AID UNITS OF COMPETENCY
If you are seeking to enrol in a First Aid unit of competency you are advised that to complete the unit you must be able to perform basic life support skills, for example control bleeding and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). If you have a disability that would prevent you from performing required basic life support skills you are advised that you will not be able to achieve the unit of competency.
Please note that some Face to Face sessions & Information sessions may need to be delivered online due to Covid-19 Social Distancing Requirements in place at the time of delivery.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part time day blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8.2 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 40 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 9 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including prescribed reading and pre and post class activities (including knowledge assignments) or attending optional tutorial / computer session with ESO support 6hrs per week, Fridays 9.00am-3.00pm.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Have current experience or qualifications in the Health & Community Services Industry & would like to gain employment as an Allied Health Assistant.
- Are able to participate in online learning & self directed learning activities.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Course Coordinator, TAFE NSW Workplace Supervisor / Assessor, Optional support from Educational Support Officer on Fridays 9am-3pm in a computer room at Gosford TAFE.
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on a Thursday from 9.00am to 3.00pm with Friday as an optional support session from 9.00am to 3.00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|HLTAHA009||Assist in the rehabilitation of clients|
|HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|CHCDIS001||Contribute to ongoing skills development using a strengths-based approach|
|CHCAGE001||Facilitate the empowerment of older people|
|CHCDIS007||Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAHA016||Support the fitting of assistive equipment|
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