The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is a nationally accredited health industry course which enables you to develop the skills and knowledge to work in a variety of health care environments as an Allied Health Assistant.

After completing this qualification, you will be able to 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.

Applicant must:

Be 18 years of age or over

Attend a course information session at Mayfield Education

Complete a pre-course assessment including a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN) robot on site at Mayfield Education and a pre-training interview

Have basic computer skills and access to a personal computer device including internet to enable connectivity with learning resources.

Have COVID 19 vaccination history

Be able to provide checks 8 weeks into the course:

To obtain the full HLT33015 – Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification, students must satisfactorily complete Eleven (11) units of competency and 80 hours of clinical placement in a therapeutic workplace. The course is made up of Eight (8) core units and three (3) elective units.

Core Units
  • CHCCCS010 – Maintain a high standard of service
  • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAHA001 – Assist with an allied health program
  • HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBPEF301 – Organise Personal work priorities
  • CHCCCS020 – Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCCCS002 – Assist with movement

The classes and workshops are run 1 day/week during the term (usually Wednesday afternoons).

The course takes 2 years.

On some days in the course you will also be attending excursions and undertaking SWL (structured workplace learning). This is practical experience in a real health care setting. This is organised by Mayfield Education and your school.

Intake 1 2023: 17 February (Friday)

Intake 2 2023: 1 June (Thursday)

Application Closing Date

2 weeks before Orientation Day.
Late applications will be considered for the next intake if received after the closing date.

Nationally Recognised Certificate and Transcript of Results showing completion of full Certificate HLT33015 – Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance qualification.

If the full course is not completed, a Statement of Attainment will be issued for any units where competency has been attained.

 Summary of Tuition FeesGovernment Funded*Fee-for Services
Total tuition fee$4,358N/A
minusGovernment Subsidised Fee-$4,358N/A
Student Tuition Fee$0$5,035
plusCourse Material Item – non refundable$150$150
plusCourse Retained Items$399$399
plusStudent Service Fee – non-refundable$75$75
plusCourse Education Levy – non-refundable$105$105
Total Student Course Fee Payable$729.00$5,764.00

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

Fees are indicative, may subject to change of government policy and this may occur during the course.

Fee instalment plan is available.

* Government funding eligibility criteria applied. Government funded position includes Skills First funded and Skills First funded Concessioner. Fee schedule also applies to Indigenous Completion Initiative and Job Trainer Initiative (2022 enrolment only).

This course can be run in three different configurations:

  • on site at your school
  • by attending another school that already runs this course
  • by attending classes and workshops at Mayfield Education in Hawthorn East
Mayfield Education

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123

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Start date(s)
Intake 1 2023: 17 February (Friday)
Intake 2 2023: 1 June (Thursday)

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Mayfield Education Hawthorn

Study mode

Blended study mode


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