Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

TAFE SA

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory demonstration of reading, writing and numeracy skills by undertaking the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA)

Structure:

16 units must be completed, 7 core units and 9 elective units, and the candidate must complete at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

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 areas: Physiotherapy; Podiatry; Occupational therapy; Speech pathology; Community rehabilitation; Nutrition and dietetics.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Dietary Aide, Therapy Aide,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Mount Barker No info No Full time 1 year
Mount Barker No info No Part time 2 years
TAFE SA is South Australia's largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider. More than one million students have studied with us since we were established in 1971. Each year, we accept more than 70,000 student enrolments and deliver training at over 300 locations right across South Australia. Our courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of our students. The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) Student Outcomes Survey findings in 2017 showed that 87% of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying, and 89% of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training. These results are fantastic for students, and they also demonstrate our significant contribution to building a skilled, sustainable workforce for the state of South Australia. TAFE SA is responsive to the needs of employers, working with industry groups to deliver relevant, high quality training that aligns with contemporary career opportunities. International students from more than 70 countries choose to study at TAFE SA for the quality of education and support they receive, as well as the enviable South Australian lifestyle.

Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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