This 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. 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.
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|AQF Level||Level 3: Certificate III|
There are no entry requirements for this course however, there are mandatory clinical placement requirements which need to be met. Mandatory Clinical Placement Requirements As per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety, the previously recommended checks are now mandatory for any placement commencing 1 January 2018 and onwards.
1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
On completion of this course employment options may include a Physiotherapist Assistant, Podiatry and Speech Pathology Assistant or Care worker.
12 - 18 months full-time
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||More Information|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||More Information|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||More Information|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||More Information|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately||More Information|
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service||More Information|
|HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program||More Information|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||More Information|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid||More Information|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement||More Information|
|CHCDIV002||Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety||More Information|
|1||HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|1||CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services|
|2||HLTWHS001 - Participate in workplace health and safety|
|2||HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systems|
|3||BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|3||CHCCCS002 - Assist with movement|
|4||CHCCCS010 - Maintain a high standard of service|
|4||HLTAHA001 - Assist with an allied health program|
|5||CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people|
|6||CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
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Please refer to the online Timetable for the most up to date details for mixed mode residentials. Please note that dates and locations are subject to change.
Residential School Information
Students studying this course will need to attend one, compulsory four day practical skills workshop. Students will be required to have completed this workshop prior to attending a practical work placement. Students must have completed all written assessment in the first eight units prior to attending the skills workshop.
Residential schools are offered across several CQUniversity campuses including:
Residential school details will be provided by your teacher and students must confirm workshop dates and attendance prior to booking travel and accommodation.
Resource and Computing Requirements
It is a requirement of enrolment in this course that you have access to the CQUniversity website. You will be required to undertake various components of study in the course using email and the internet.
It is strongly recommended that you have access to a broadband connection or higher to access online resources that would include but are not limited to, email, internet, video streaming, electronic assessment submission.
All submissions of assessment must be uploaded electronically to the VET Moodle platform.
Clinical Placement Requirements
Students are required to complete:
IMPORTANT: Changes to Mandatory Check Requirements
Depending upon the capacity of the health care providers/facilities in the student’s geographical area, students will be expected to travel to an alternative location in order to complete their prescribed clinical placement. Students will only be offered one placement per student, per course, per term.
Any enquiries should be directed to the WIL (Work Integrated Learning) Team via email to email@example.com or call (07) 4930 9124.