HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT33015 State ID: AWK5
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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.


The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • Persons born on or after 1 July 2003 who are aged 15 years or older, and have left school.
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

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: 

  • Diptheria
  • Pertussis 
  • Hepatitis B 
  • Influenza 
  • Varicella 
  • Measles, Mumps
  • Rubella
  • 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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Semester 1

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How Classroom

Semester 2

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Classroom

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