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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

National ID: HLT43015 | State ID: AB52

 

Do you want to make a difference in other people’s lives? Allied health assistants work with a range of clients to improve quality of life.

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, all done with the knowledge of safe work practices, legal and ethical considerations and current industry standards.

You will gain the required knowledge and skills through classroom discussions, simulation activities and workplace learning. Then you will undertake six weeks of full-time placement which North Metropolitan TAFE organises for you via our range of industry partners. Online learning makes up a small part of the course delivery but you will also have access to online resources to reinforce classroom learning.

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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

After completing this course you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), or with the growing need for specialised care you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) supporting rehabilitation and developmental therapy programs. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
North Metro Tafe
Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Six months
Y
Y

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Joondalup (McLarty Avenue)
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Further study opportunities:

After completing this course you could be employed as an allied health assistant (AHA), or with the growing need for specialised care you could find a role as a physiotherapy assistant (PTA) or occupational therapy assistant (OTA) supporting rehabilitation and developmental therapy programs. You may find employment in both public and private health settings such as hospitals and community rehabilitation, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics, private practices and not for profit organisations.

 

Further Study Option(s)

Some students have gone on to study allied health degrees at university

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III

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