Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

HLT43021

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide therapeutic and program related support to persons, in the health, aged care, disability and any other settings where Allied Health Professionals provide services. Allied Health Assistants work under the delegation and supervision of Allied Health Professionals and assist in identifying circumstances and risks and report issues.

Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisational requirements, according to the individual allied health assistant’s scope of practice and experience.

They may be engaged to work in single discipline or multidisciplinary roles not limited to health, aged care or disability services and other settings and may also have responsibility for other allied health assistance workers according to their scope of practice.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of clinical placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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NOTE: This course is more recent than the latest Student Outcomes Survey.

Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Health field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate IV).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Health field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate IV).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Health field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate IV).

Jobs

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate IV) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

30.5%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Technicians and Trades Workers

17.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

17.7%

Professionals

Industries

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate IV) are most often employed in:

Health Care and Social Assistance

36.8%

Health Care and Social Assistance
Construction

10.3%

Construction
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

9.1%

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 

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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. Compulsory repayment threshold information is available on the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) website.

Australian Apprenticeships


Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship in the states and territories highlighted in blue on the map. For more information go to the Australian Apprenticeships Pathways website.

 


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