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Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a HLT33015 – Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance via our RTO partners.
Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied-for units of competency.
The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance reflects the skills and experience of an individual working in the allied health field. This qualification is designed to meet the needs of allied health assistants who support healthcare professionals in various capacities. Responsibilities may include assisting with patient care, administrative tasks, and working closely with healthcare providers. Depending on the specific state or territory, additional requirements may apply to obtain this certification.
To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.
Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
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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.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
Total number of units = 11
All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Maintain a high standard of service
Communicate and work in health or community services
Work with diverse people
Recognise healthy body systems
Assist with an allied health program
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Participate in workplace health and safety
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Assist with movement
Facilitate the empowerment of older people
Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
Facilitate responsible behaviour
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability
Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
Work with people with mental health issues
Work with forced migrants
Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness
Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging
Support the medical imaging professional
Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Provide basic emergency life support
Provide first aid
Follow basic food safety practices
Process reusable medical devices and equipment
Use basic oral health screening tools
Contribute to team effectiveness
Promote innovation in a team environment
Prepare and process medical accounts
Maintain patient records
Use business technology