Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance - HLT33015

Box Hill Institute, TAFE VIC

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 02411J

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional. To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 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.


  • 11 units: 8 core
  • 3 electives


  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging
  • Facilitate the empowerment of older people
  • Communicate and work in health or community services
  • Assist with movement
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Assist with an allied health program
  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • Recognise healthy body systems
  • Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • Work with diverse people
  • Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • Maintain patient records
  • Contribute to team effectiveness
  • Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
  • Use basic oral health screening tools
  • Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • Provide basic emergency life support
  • Follow basic food safety practices
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Work with forced migrants
  • Prepare and process medical accounts
  • Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
  • Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • Maintain a high standard of service
  • Provide first aid
  • Support the medical imaging professional
  • Use business technology
  • Process reusable medical devices and equipment

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Elgar Domestic: $782
  • Part-time : 2 years
Lilydale Lakeside Campus Domestic: $782
  • Part-time : 2 years

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