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HLT33021 & HLT43021

Certificate III & IV in Allied Health Assistance

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Allied health assistant provides therapeutic and program related support to persons, in the health, aged care, disability and any other settings where Allied Health Professionals provide services.

A monthly payment plan is available for this course! 

Subject to availability.

Certificate in Health Services Assistance

Qualification

Certificate III &  IV in Allied Health Assistance (HLT33021 & HLT43021)

Start Date available intakes

28 May 2024 (Intake 2)

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Program Length

14 months

Campus

2-10 Camberwell Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
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Study Mode

Classes 1 day a fortnight. Some online learning. Work placement.

Contact

HLT33021 & HLT43021

Certificate III & IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Overview

This course reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under guidelines.

Allied Health Assistants work under the delegation and supervision (direct, indirect or remote in accordance with the allied health assistant’s scope of practice) of Allied Health Professionals and assist in identifying circumstances and risks and reporting issues.

HLT33021 & HLT43021

Certificate III & IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Details

Traineeship

Mayfield Education supports the traineeship program.  Please contact us to find out more about our traineeship option.

Entry Criteria

Students entering this course must meet the required entry criteria, educational standards and administrative requirements as per Mayfield Education’s Student Entry and Administration Policy and Procedure.

Applicants must:

  • Be 18 years of age or over.
  • Watch the course information online.
  • Complete a pre-course assessment including a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LNN) robot on site at Mayfield Education and a pre training interview.
  • People studying this program will need access to a personal computer device and basic computer skills, including the ability to:
    • Create, save and edit Microsoft Office documents such as Microsoft Word.
    • Access and search the Internet.
    • Download and save documents from a variety of websites.
    • Record, save and upload a video using a smart device such as a mobile, laptop, or iPad.
    • Upload files and images onto the Learning Management System
    • Access Dropbox links
  • Have a COVID-19 vaccination history
  • Be able to provide below checks 8 weeks into the course:
    • A current and clear National Police Check
    • A current and clear Working with Children Check
    • ‘Healthcare category A’ immunisation records including flu vaccination listed on the Department website
    Training Program

    As part of this program, a student will have to complete a total of 20 units with 12 Core units and 8 Electives as listed below:

    HLT33021 – Cert III in Allied Health Assistance

    Core units

    • BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriate.
    • CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
    • HLTAHA027 – Assist wtih an allied health program
    • HLTAHA049 – Recognise impact of health conditions
    • HLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infectin prevention and control
    • HLTWHS001 – Participate in workplace health and safety

    Electives

    • CHCCCS020 – Respond efficitvely to behaviours of concern
    • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid
    • CHCCCS002 – Assist with movement
    • HLTAHA030 – Assist with basic foot care
    • HLTHPS001 – Take clinical measurements

    HLT43021 – Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance

    Core units

    • BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriate.
    • CHCCCS020 – Respond effectively to behaviours of concern.
    • CHCCCS036 – Support relationships with career and family
    • CHCCCS038 – Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support.
    • CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people.
    • HLTAHA027 – Assist with an allied health program.
    • HLTAHA047 – Engage with clinical supervision and delegation.
    • HLTAHA049 – Recognise impact of health conditions.
    • HLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control.
    • HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care.

    Electives

    • CHCCCS002 – Assist with movement
    • HLTHPS001 – Take clinical measurements
    • HLTAHA030 – Assist with basic foot care.
    • HLTAHA040 – Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
    • HLTAHA041 – Support food services and dietetics in menu and meal order processing
    • HLTAHA032 – Support maintenance of functional status
    • HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

    Successful completion of common units completed under either HLT33021 – Cert III in Allied Health Assistance or HLT43021 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance course will be granted as a Credit Transfer towards another program.

    Delivery

    This course takes approximately fourteen (14) months to complete.

    Study load  20-25hrs per week.

    The course includes face-to-face learning, online learning and 120 hours of work placement.

    Classes run 1 day a fortnight from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm.

    This course is conducted at Mayfield Education, 2-10 Camberwell Road, Hawthorn East VIC 3123

    Intake Dates

    Intake 2 – 2024: Tuesday 28 May 2024

    Assessment
    Students are assessed against specific performance criteria for each unit of study. At Mayfield, we have engaging ways of learning and assessment which include journal writing, case studies, group presentations, assignments, role play, online learning, self-paced learning packages, short answer, and multi-choice questions.
    Award

    This course is a nationally recognised qualification. Upon successful completion of all course requirements, Mayfield Education will award you a separate nationally recognised qualification for

    HLT33021 – CERTIFICATE III IN ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE
    and
    HLT43021 – CERTIFICATE IV IN ALLIED HEALTH ASSISTANCE

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

    Pathways
    This course enables you to apply for work as an Allied Health Assistant. This course contains units that can be used as credits in a large range of health-related courses including technicians, aged care, community services nursing etc. This course provides you with credits towards other health care courses.
    Fees Statement

    Student Course Fee Payable

    Students enrolling for this Dual Qualification Program and if deemed eligible for Skills First Funding then their training for HLT33021 – Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will be covered under the Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding initiative.

    For Skills First Funded Students (Government Subsidised)*: Total student contribution $9,089
    View Eligibility or contact us for more information.

    For Eligible Concession Students**:$2,904

    For Full Fee Paying Students: Total student contribution $14,213

    A payment plan is available

    For detailed summary of Tuition Fee and for monthly Direct Debit Instalment Payment Plan payment plan refer to the Statement of Fees.

    •  Initial Course Deposit via electronic Transfer: $250
    • Direct debit options available
    • * Government funding eligibility criteria applied
    • ** Eligible concession card holders
    Disclaimer
    • 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.
    • ** Eligible concession card holders.
    • Please read refund, cancellation fees information in the student handbook prior application for your enrolment / making payment.

    Step 1 – View Course Information

    Step 2 - Apply Now

    To successfully complete the application process, please ensure you have the below requirements:

    • You must have a student unique number identifier. If you do not have one, please create one here. This will only take a few minutes.
    • You must complete a credit transfer form. Please upload this at the Application documents section and include details of qualification.
    • You must complete the LLN Test.
    • You must upload copies of your driver’s license (front and back)/ Passport/ Medicare details to verify your identification.

    If you have any questions during the enrolment process, please get in contact with us.

     
    Course Name and Start Date Applications Open Applications Close
    Dual Qualification Cert III and Cert IV Allied Health/ Intake 2/ Commencement Date 28 May 2024 23/02/2024 23/05/2024