HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. 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.


A variety of Allied Health specialties or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services.


HLT54115 Diploma of Nursing

Course Delivery

12 months for Flexible delivery students and Traineeship students. 120 hours of Practical Placement working in an allied health specific organisation must be completed during the time of study for Flexible delivery.

Entry Requirements

Flexible students only: Obtain a satisfactory Police Clearance Certificate and Working with Children Check (must be supplied prior to enrolment). Each student will undertake a Pre-Training Review before enrolling to help confirm the proposed course is suitable. It will provide valuable information about an individual's existing skills and knowledge, language, literacy and numeracy skills and whether the course will help in achieving learning and/or employment goals.

Expected Time to Complete

1 Years

Units & Assessment
Core Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately 60 $40.00
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services 30 $40.00
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people 40 $40.00
CHCLEG003 Manage legal and ethical compliance 80 $40.00
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems 70 $40.00
HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status 90 $40.00
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care 25 $40.00
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
CHCAGE001 Facilitate the empowerment of older people 50 $40.00
CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia 65 $40.00
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement 25 $40.00
CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs 80 $40.00
CHCCCS009 Facilitate responsible behaviour 40 $40.00
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern 20 $40.00
CHCCCS023 Support independence and wellbeing 80 $40.00
CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships 55 $40.00
CHCDIS007 Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability 100 $40.00
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety 25 $40.00
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues 80 $40.00
CHCSOH001 Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness 85 $40.00
HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program 65 $40.00
HLTAHA003 Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program 85 $40.00
HLTAHA004 Support client independence and community participation 70 $40.00
HLTAHA005 Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility 70 $40.00
HLTAHA010 Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status 90 $40.00
HLTAHA015 Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program 50 $40.00
HLTAHA016 Support the fitting of assistive equipment 70 $40.00
HLTAHA024 Work within a community rehabilitation environment 55 $40.00
HLTAID003 Provide first aid 18 $25.00
HLTHPS006 Assist clients with medication 80 $40.00
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures 25 $40.00

Course Assessment

  • Observation and oral questioning
  • Practical task
  • Role play/Simulation
  • Knowledge based test
  • Written task
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Government Subsidised $3,911 $3,911
Concession $1,286 $1,286
RPL Government Subsidised $1,982 $1,982
RPL Concession $396 $396
RPL Self-funded $2,974 $2,974
Self-Funded $4,902 $4,902

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Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

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Intake Campus Course Details
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Full Time, Part Time, Full Year, Trainee
2020 Ongoing Enrolment Mildura Campus Part Time, Flexible/Online, Full Year