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HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

Cert III in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33015) will give you a great start in the health industry. According to the Australian Institute of Health and welfare, Allied Health is one of fastest growing and largest employers in Australia.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

Entry Criteria

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Unit Selection (Core & Electives)

CORE UNITS

Participants are required to complete the 8 core units listed below:

CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

ELECTIVE UNITS

Participants are required to complete minimum of 3 of the elective units listed below that apply to their job role:

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people
CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
CHCSET001 Work with forced migrants
CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
HLTAHA025 Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging
HLTAHA026 Support the medical imaging professional
HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTFSE001 Follow basic food safety practices
HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment
HLTOHC005 Use basic oral health screening tools
BSBFLM312 Contribute to team effectiveness
BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
BSBMED302 Prepare and process medical accounts
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
BSBWOR204 Use business technology

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer(CT)

Tubal offers all participants the opportunity to have existing skills and knowledge recognised through Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer options. Participants may be eligible to receive RPL for units based on their work background, working in the community, volunteering and life experiences (such as hobbies, sport and recreation), or Credit Transfer based on their prior qualifications, where applicable.

Pathways

Certificate III provides a pathway to further studies, such as Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.

Assessment

Tubal’s Assessors will determine a participant’s competency against:

  • Answers to established underpinning knowledge questions
  • Performance feedback from Employer/Manager/Supervisor confirming participant is meeting all requirements of each unit of competency
  • Demonstrated performance of designated tasks by the participant
  • Participant self-assessment against designated tasks
  • Work placement evidence and observation
  • Historical information pertaining to past experience and work history eg. Resume/CV and/or verbal details.

Cost

Contact Tubal to enquire on the cost of enrolling in this qualification as a Workplace Traineeship, or via work-based training and assessment.