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.
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|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:
- Hepatitis B
- Measles, Mumps
- Tuberculosis screening
- MRSA Screening
- Allied Health Assistant
- Physiotherapy Assistant
- Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant
- Occupational Therapy Assistant
- Therapy Assistant
- Nutrition Assistant
- Podiatry Assistant
- Dietetic Assistant
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