Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance - HLT33015

CQUniversity Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00219C

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.


  • 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

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