National ID: HLT33015 | State ID: AWK5
Working alongside allied health staff is a growing industry
Gain the skills to assist allied health professionals (physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists) with the implementation of maintenance therapy programs to improve a client's quality of life.
During this course, you will learn how to work with children, adults and older people with a range of physical disabilities, mental health conditions, developmental delays, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage. You will have access to a team of allied health professionals who are able to share their experiences and support your learning throughout the course.
Online learning makes up part of the course delivery and access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning is provided. You will be supported in learning the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions and simulation activities before undertaking a full-time work placement.
Gain these skills
- Therapeutic interventions
- Effective communication with clients and teams
- Support individual client needs
- Manage therapy groups using safe work practices and to current industry standards
- Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
- Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:
Therapy Aide | Therapist Assistant
Other job titles may include:
- Physiotherapy Assistant
- Allied Health Assistant
- Speech Pathology Assistant
Further Study Option(s)
Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
- Not competitive
- No selection criteria
|Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)||One semester||Yes||Academic achievement and work history|
|Mount Lawley||One semester||Yes||Academic achievement and work history|
- One semester
- This is a competitive course.
- Academic achievement and work history
|Albany||One semester||No||No selection criteria|
|Bunbury||One semester||Yes||Academic achievement and work history|
Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.