Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Gordon Institute of TAFE

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It covers workers who provide therapeutic and program-related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program-related activities, identify client circumstances that need additional input, engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation and supervising other allied health assistance workers.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

16 units: 7 core; 9 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Communicate and work in health or community services; Work with diverse people; Manage legal and ethical compliance; Recognise healthy body systems; Confirm physical health status; Follow safe work practices for direct client care; Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately. Elective streams: Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program; Assist with basic foot hygiene; Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status; Support the development of speech and communication skills; plus more.

Further information:

Applicants must possess Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication, and numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills.

Related Careers:

Dietary Aide, Therapy Aide,
Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Colac
Werribee Campus
Geelong City No 2 years
Geelong City 2 years
Geelong City No Online
Geelong City Online
East Geelong
Geelong City Part time 12 months
Geelong City No Part time 12 months
Hoppers Crossing Trades Campus
Werribee Princes Campus
Werribee Learning Centre
Operating across four campuses, The Gordon Institute of TAFE offers programs in four teaching enterprises: Constructing Futures; Smart Technologies; Living Well and Creative Business.

With more than 18,500 enrolments and 540 staff, The Gordon Institute offers over 220 practical courses at Advanced Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Certificate, Certificate and Apprenticeship level. Flexible modes of study - full or part time, evening or weekend, on campus or off campus - make access to further education easier for all students.

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