Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

TAFE Gippsland

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 ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Traralgon No info
Online No info
Yallourn No info
Lakes Entrance (SEAMEC) No info
Forestec No info
Sale No info
Leongatha No info
Morwell No info
Bairnsdale No info
Chadstone No info
Warragul No info
Established in 2014, Federation Training is a partnership between GippsTAFE and Advance TAFE. Building on over 85 years' experience in training and education, Federation Training strives to provide improved opportunities and outcomes for vocational education students across Gippsland and South Eastern Victoria.

With ten campuses from Chadstone across the state to Lakes Entrance, Federation Training offer a diverse range of programs and specially designed learning environments, providing students with the opportunity to get hands on and develop skills and experience in the industry of their choice.

Federation Training aims to create one united education model for Gippsland that will provide opportunities for local students and an exciting learning environment for those seeking a regional educational experience.

Federation Training has a variety of courses from pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, to certificates, diplomas and advanced diplomas. Students can choose to study courses in business, health, general education or trades. Students can also study a Federation University degree at Federation Training, with flexible pathway options that take them from diploma to bachelor degree in just 2-3 years.

Flexible study options mean students can complete their course in a way that best suits their lifestyle. They can study full time, part time or online with confidence that they will be equipped with the skills they need to get ahead in the workforce.

With great relationships with local industry, Federation Training courses are developed to meet the requirements of the workplace. This ensures students have access to employment opportunities once they graduate.

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