Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance – (HLT43015) (Physiotherapy)

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance – (HLT43015) (Physiotherapy)

The allied health assistance program will train you to assist clients with their rehabilitation exercises including physiotherapy. 

Allied health workers assist clients 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 clients in recreational and leisure activities.

Allied health assistants also support people with disabilities to care for themselves and develop independent living skills.

We actively tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities and encourage all to apply.

Course Highlights

  • Learn from passionate, experienced educators

  • Practice with reputable innovative health professionals

  • Organised practical work experience

Entry Requirements

To ensure an appropriate learning opportunity, prospective students need to demonstrate a capacity to undertake study at Certificate IV level, this can be demonstrated via the following:

  • Pre-training review to ensure student has the appropriate level of Language Literacy and Numeracy to achieve the competencies. Where a test result is supplied, it must be within the last 12 months.

  • Basic computer skills.

Additional Requirements

  • A satisfactory National Police Check (NPC) will be required for all work placements.

+ Eligibility & Funding

This qualification is delivered with the assistance of Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

For eligibility criteria and information please contact us on 1300 790 265.

+ Course Fees

View our current fees & charges here

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

+ Delivery

This course is delivered face to face in a classroom environment with a combination of interactive workshops in the classroom with opportunities to participate in practical application of skills and knowledge through, practical industry based simulated training activities and workplace participation.

  • Estimated duration of 35 tuition weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit.

  • 120 hours work placement in a suitable workplace e.g. aged care, home and community or community service organisation.

+ Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

All prospective students enrolling in the course are entitled to apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL) or credit transfer.

+ Locations

This qualification is available in the following regions:

  • South Melbourne
  • Dandenong
  • St Albans
  • Shepparton
  • Fawkner

Please contact us on 1300 790 265 or email us at info@sia.edu.au for intake dates.

Units of Competency

  • Recognise healthy body systems (HLTAAP001)

  • Confirm physical health status (HLTAAP002)

  • Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program (HLTAHA003)

  • Communicate and work in health or community services(CHCCOM005)

  • Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming (SISFFIT019)

  • Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (BSBMED301)

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care (HLTWHS002)

  • Work with diverse people (CHCDIV001)

  • Manage legal and ethical compliance (CHCLEG003)

  • Assist with an allied health program (HLTAHA001)

  • Implement injury prevention strategies (SISFFIT031)

  • Deliver prescribed exercise to clients with musculoskeletal conditions (SISFFIT526A)

  • Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes (HLTAHA011)

  • Instruct fitness programs (SISFFIT003)

  • Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility (HLTAHA005)

  • Incorporate anatomy and physiology principles into fitness programing (SISFFIT004)

  • Provide first aid HLTAID003 (additional Unit)


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