This qualification will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge to assist allied health staff (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) by helping implement the patients rehabilitation or maintenance therapy programmes, and in preparing written and verbal reports on their progress.
This course is Competitive at selected campuses and further Entrance Requirements may apply.
Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.
|School Leaver||Non-School Leaver||AQF|
|OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8||C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent||Certificate I or Certificate II|
Students will be required to complete a minimum of 80 hours work placement in a range of settings. (South Regional TAFE will arrange placements for students).
Students must be available for work placement as scheduled on the timetable.
Other costs in addition to course fees:
- Polo Shirt with TAFE logo: Approx $40. Order directly from Barefoot Clothing Company.
- National Police Clearance: form available at post office.
- Working with Children Check( WWC): prior to commencement of work placement and employment. Please bring a form with you to your first class and your lecturer will complete with you.
Students will be required to undergo immunisation and follow-up serology for the following:
- Hepatitis B
- Measles, Mumps
- Tuberculosis screening
- MRSA Screening
Successful completion of this qualification provides you with the opportunity to become an allied health assistant or therapy assistant.
Study options and next steps
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