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HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

Is it your dream to work towards a career in Occupational Therapy OR Physiotherapy?
An occupational therapist’s job role is to help people of all ages overcome the effects of disability caused by illness, ageing or accident so that they can carry out everyday tasks or occupations. An occupational therapist will consider all the patient’s needs – physical, psychological, social and environmental.
Physiotherapy is the treatment of injury, disease and disorders through physical methods — such as exercise, massage, manipulation and other treatments — over medication and surgery.
Studying this course will give you the qualifications required to work as an Allied Health Assistant, working alongside allied health professionals. This course is also your pathway to many diplomas that can give you credits towards a University degree and your dream career.


Units of Competency (Core Units):

• CHCDIV001: Work with diverse people
• CHCCOM005: Communicate and work in health or community services
• CHCLEG003: Manage legal and ethical compliance
• HLTAAP001: Recognise healthy body systems
• HLTAAP002: Confirm physical health status
• HLTWHS002: Follow safe work practices for direct client care
• BSBMED301: Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


• HLTAHA003: Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program
• HLTAHA005: Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility
• HLTAHA010: Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
• HLTAHA016: Support the fitting of assistive equipment
• HLTAHA004: Support client independence and community participation
• CHCCCS002: Assist with movement
• HLTAHA001: Assist with an allied health program
• CHCGRP002: Plan and conduct group activities
• BSBTWK502: Manage team effectiveness

Entry Requirements:

• Year 10 High School certificate or equivalent OR
• Mature aged student with relevant workplace experience
• English level: IELTS 5.5 or equivalent
• Basic computer skills and access to a desktop or laptop with sufficient internet speed to undertake any supporting online studies
• 120 hours of work placement is mandatory for this course and is undertaken upon 75% completion of course. Placement will be organised for the student. The following is required for work placement:

– maintenance of full COVID-19 vaccinations
– NDIS Worker Screening Check
– Completion of a Criminal History Check (yellow card) and application for a Blue Card (working with children check). Your current AFP documentation (police check) must be no older than 3 months prior to the start of study.

Course Duration:

9 – 12 months

Course Fees

Enrolment Fee: AUD $200
Material/LMS Fee: AUD $200
First Tuition Payment: AUD $400
6 x Monthly Payments: AUD $500
Total Cost: AUD $3,800

Start Dates:

Monthly intakes commencing 11th July 2022

SPECIAL PRICE & ENTRY REQUIREMENTS for High School based students. Download Flyer for more information.

Possible Career Outcomes:

Physiotherapy Assistant

Speech Pathology Assistant

Diversional Therapy Assistant

Occupational Therapy Assistant

Your pathway to further advanced study

This course is a great pathway opportunity for any student wishing to academically prepare for a higher-level qualification such as a Diploma while gaining the practical skills to gain employment.

GeSS Education in affiliation with our key RTO partner:

This qualification will be delivered by GeSS Education on behalf of our partner RTO, Fraser Coast TESS (provider code 1826), under a third-party arrangement. Fraser Coast TESS will issue your qualification upon successful completion of your course. Please see Terms & Conditions within Student Handbook for further details.


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