Cert III in Allied Health Assistance

Course Code: HLT33015

Duration: 12 months

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.

The following Units of Competency are a typical example however may vary based on the Registered Training Organisation.

 Units of CompetencyNominal Hours
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately60
BSBMED303Maintain patient records20
BSBWOR204Use business technology20
CHCCCS006Facilitate individual service planning and delivery120
CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service30
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services30
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people40
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70
HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program65
HLTAID003Provide first aid18
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures25
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20