Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under pre-determined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans therapeutic interventions and / or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

11 units: 8 core; 3 electives

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Maintain a high standard of service; Communicate and work in health or community services; Work with diverse people; Recognise healthy body systems; Assist with an allied health program; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Participate in workplace health and safety; Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately. Electives: Work in an alcohol and other drugs context; Work with forced migrants; Process reusable medical devices and equipment; Promote innovation in a team environment; Maintain patient records.

Related Careers:

Therapy Aide,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane (McAuley at Banyo)
Ballarat (Aquinas)
Strathfield (Mount Saint Mary)
Adelaide (St Francis)
North Sydney (MacKillop)
Canberra (Signadou)
Ballarat (Aquinas) No
Melbourne (St Patrick's) No
Australian Catholic University (ACU) commenced operation on 1 January 1991. The University has seven campuses in Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, and Sydney (2 campuses) and teaches courses throughout Australia and overseas. The University was formed by the amalgamation of four Catholic institutions of higher education in eastern Australia, and is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee (Australian Catholic University Ltd).

ACU is a public university open to all, a Table A listed higher education provider under the Higher Education Support Act 2003, and a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the International Federation of Catholic Universities. The University is a member of Universities Australia (formerly the Australian Vice-Chancellors' Committee).

The three foundation Faculties are Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health Sciences. The Faculty of Theology and Philosophy commenced operation on 1 January 2009 and the Faculty of Business commenced operation on 1 January 2010.

ACU graduates are high achievers and enjoy one of the best rates of employment in Australia. ACU students undertake work experience throughout their studies, with many students finding jobs using their professional skills even before they have graduated.

ACU's small friendly campuses, small class sizes (student to teacher ratio of 18.5:1), easy access to teaching staff and outstanding student support services allows students to achieve their full potential.

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