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HLT33015 - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

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.

Qualification Overview

Qualification Name:

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Qualification Code and Units of Competency:



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.

Required documents
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
Job Cards

Anywhere in Australia, you can obtain a certification with a nationally acknowledged credential.
Get certified within four weeks of receiving the evidence
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Free Skills Assessment

Speak to ITEC Australia about your goals, and allow us to guide you towards the qualification that will help you reach them.

Portfolio of Experience

Your dedicated consultant will guide you through the process of putting together a portfolio of evidence. This can contain overseas qualifications, transcripts, certificates, photos and videos, samples or work examples, letters of reference, your current resume, etc.

Evidence Review

Once one of our partner registered training organisations (RTOs) has assessed your portfolio, the assessor assigned to your case may be in touch if any additional evidence is required. If you have any weak areas, the RTO may assign a trainer to upskill you at no cost to you.

You’re Qualified

ITEC Australia is partnered with Registered Training Organisations whose qualifications are nationally recognised in Australia, and are the same as the qualification you would receive from full time study. Qualifications can also be useful for licensing or immigration purposes.

Qualification Description

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.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 11

  • 8 core units
  • 3 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 1 unit from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – the unit must be relevant to the work outcome


All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.



Core units 


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


Elective units 


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

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