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Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance

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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is delivered by Stirling Institute of Australia RTO ID 21132 

The Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance course is fully funded by the government for eligible students (see criteria below) and is a 6-week course, delivered by a range of experienced health professionals. Students will also undertake 120 hours of work placement which will be organised for you. 
 
The course is 3 weeks online, 3 weeks face to face and our next course commences on Monday 4th May
 
 
Upcoming course dates: MELBOURNE ONLY
 
Mon 4th - Fri 8th May 
Mon 11th - Fri 15th May 
Mon 18th - Fri 22nd May 
* These 3 weeks will be delivered online 
 
Your final 3 weeks will be delivered face to face in either July or November
 
Hours:
9am-5pm each day 
 
Course modules include first aid, anatomy, and physiology, delivering client-specific rehab programs, working in health or community services, assisting with allied health programs and much more. View the full course outline below.
 
Who is eligible?
 
To receive the government funding you must:
  • Not have completed a Cert IV, Diploma or degree
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be living in Victoria 

 

What does an Allied Health Assistant do?

Allied Health Assistants assist doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, social workers, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, and divisional therapists. Allied Health Assistants educate clients on healthy eating, assist with rehab and exercise programs, prepare written and verbal reports and much more.

Completing The Cert IV in Allied Health Assistance can lead to higher education qualification in allied health or related health careers, including a university degree as an Allied Health Professional

 

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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance will train you to assist patients with their rehabilitation exercises including physiotherapy.

 

Allied health workers assist patients carrying out routine physiotherapy exercises in groups or individually. Other roles include helping to implement general care and assisting with ongoing therapy, as well as working with patients in recreational and leisure activities. Allied health assistants also support the training of people with disabilities to care for themselves and develop independent living skills.

  1. Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)
  2. Confirm physical health status (HLTAAP002)
  3. Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program (HLTAHA003)
  4. Communicate and work in health or community services(CHCCOM005)
  5. Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming (SISFFIT019)
  6. Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)
  7. Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)
  8. Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)
  9. Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)
  10. Assist with an allied health program (HLTAHA001)
  11. Implement injury prevention strategies (SISFFIT031)
  12. Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with musculoskeletal conditions (SISFFIT526A)
  13. Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes (HLTAHA011)
  14. Instruct fitness programs (SISFFIT003)
  15. Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility (HLTAHA005)
  16. Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programming (SISFFIT004)

 

This training is delivered with Victorian & Commonwealth Government Funding  and the following eligibility Criteria applies:

  • Not have completed a Cert IV, Diploma or degree
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident

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