HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

National ID: HLT43015 State ID: AWN3
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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.

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 aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at 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
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

Students will be required to complete a minimum of 120 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 

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Semester 1

Duration 2 Semesters
When Semester 1
Where Albany
How External - Flexible

Semester 2

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 2
Where Albany
How Classroom

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