Course Start Date
31.7 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is fully government-subsidised under JobTrainer
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy) prepares you with the necessary skills for a career in allied health. Make a real difference in peoples' lives by offering specialist assistance in this diverse and rewarding industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:
- Communicate and work in health and community services
- Recognise healthy body systems
- Interpret and apply medical terminology
- Deliver and monitor physiotherapy programs including those for mobility
- Support the fitting of assistive equipment
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Empathy and patience
- A desire to help people
- A positive and friendly disposition
- Effective communication skills
- A hardworking attitude
- The ability to apply good judgement
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- The option to pursue a generalist or specialist allied health career of your choice
- Physiotherapist assistant
- Occupational therapist assistant
- Allied health assistant
- Therapy aid
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Practice Management
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Thursday, 3 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Level G, Room FG.33|
|Thursday, 3 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Level G, Room FG.33|
|Thursday, 17 June 2021||10.00 am to 11.00 am||Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Level G, Room FG.33|
|Thursday, 17 June 2021||4.00 pm to 5.00 pm||Castle Hill Campus, Building F, Level G, Room FG.33|
This is a Full Time, blended delivery course. You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 21.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study and research.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- This qualification reflects the role of a variety of workers who use a range of factual, technical and procedural knowlede to provide assistance to health professional staff for the care of clients. Allied Health Assistance involves the worker in direct client contact under supervision.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. 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?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- 2x Work Placement Polo Shirts with TAFE embroidered logo and First Aid Textbook package: $150.00
- Black trousers or pants suitable for a professional work place
- Black waterproof enclosed shoes
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 RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Course Related Materials Charge - $150.00
|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|
|HLTAHA010||Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status|
|HLTAHA011||Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes|
|HLTAHA003||Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAHA005||Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility|
|HLTAHA016||Support the fitting of assistive equipment|
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.
The Hills, Castle Hill
Cnr Showground & Green Roads, Castle Hill
Phone 131 601
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