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Certificate IV Allied Health Assistance


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. 
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.

Next intake:

Mon 28th June - Fri 9th July 2021 (2-week block)
Mon 3rd Jan - Fri 28th Jan 2022 (4-week block)
Course hours: 9-5 pm each day
Location: Melbourne CBD
9 am-5 pm each day 
Who is eligible?
To receive the government funding you must:
  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Must be living in Victoria 

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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 in 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.


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

  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:


  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident