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HLT43021 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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HLT43021 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Introduction

As the human population grows in size and healthcare demands increase, we have to adapt our allied health practices to support the function of the healthcare industry.

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is a professional accreditation that focuses on the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals.

Because this work requires support and judgement, our approach to teaching will prepare you to confidently identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. Your learning will blend theoretical with relevant practical knowledge so that you’re ready to enter the healthcare industry.

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Course Details

HLT43021 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
Amount of Training :  720 Hours
AQF Level :4
Course Delivery : Blended
Campuses : Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane
Organisation delivering the program :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
Organisation issuing certification :Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (RTO ID: 21985)
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Accreditation
HLT33115 – Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (Assisting in nursing work in acute care)
Victorian Funding

“This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding”

  • 26 weeks (6 months) full-time
  • Amount of Training is 720 hours
  • Blended

18 units are required for award of this qualification including:

  • 10 core units
  • 8 elective units

CORE UNITS

BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCCCS036 Support relationships with carer and family
CHCCCS038 Facilitate the empowerment of people receiving support
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAHA027 Assist with an allied health program
HLTAHA047 Engage with clinical supervision and delegation
HLTAHA049 Recognise impact of health conditions
HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care

ELECTIVE UNITS

CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
HLTAHA029 Support independence and community participation
HLTAHA031 Assist in rehabilitation programs
HLTAHA033 Conduct group sessions for individual outcomes
HLTAHA044 Work within a community rehabilitation environment
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls
HLTADM008 Administer and coordinate Telehealth services

With the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Occupational Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Diversional Therapy Assistant
  • Speech pathology assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant

The total tuition cost for domestic students for the HLT43021 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is:

State Funding
Victoria Government subsidised: $0
Concession: $0 *
Western Australia Check with us for Domestic Scholarship
New South Wales Funding is available for eligible students please contact**

*This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government Funding

** To know more about your eligibility Click here

To know more about the IHNA Fees & Charges, click here.

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Blended Delivery

The course is delivered in a blended form, which means theory will be delivered online with on-campus simulation based training and assessment and workplace based professional experience placement.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course; however, applicants should demonstrate ability to perform tasks as required by the industry.

IHNA Admission Requirements
  • 18 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course*
  • Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 course or equivalent.

*Mature age students (22+) may also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the applicant to meet course requirements.

Additional Requirements

Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) requirement All students are required to undergo the LLN test proffered by IHNA for their suitability to be determined for undertaking the course successfully.

Digital Literacy
  1. Basic computer skills covering the most common usages of a computer, including managing computer files, word processing, using spreadsheets and databases; creating presentations; finding information and communicating using computers; and being aware of social and ethical implications of Internet use. 
  2. Having own computer (desktop or laptop) to facilitate the training and assessment. Recommended Laptop requirements: Core i3 Processor, 4 GB of RAM, Operating system; Windows 7 or later version, Screen; 10” or higher, Microsoft Office or Open Office Program, Adobe Reader and Antivirus Program.

Professional Experience Placement Requirements

  1. A satisfactory National Police Clearance (NCC) or Australian Federal Police (AFP) Clearance certificate
  2. Required immunisation
  3. Working with Children Check (WWCC)
  4. A valid NDIS Worker Screening Check
  5. Physical requirements that are necessary to pass the course objectives are:
    • Strength: To assist with lifting and transferring a client, and perform CPR
    • Mobility: To bend, stoop, and bend down to the floor; ability to move around rapidly; and to move in small, confined spaces
    • Hearing: To hear through the stethoscope to discriminate sounds; to hear cries for help; to hear alarms on equipment and emergency signals; and various overhead pages
    • Vision: To make physical assessments of client and equipment
    • Communication: To communicate in both verbal and written formats; and interact with clients, staff, and faculty supervisors

Note: Where a student breaches any of these requirements, they could be excluded from their practical placements which may result in unsuccessful completion of the course

Our approach is to collect evidence on whether the student can perform to the standards of the workplace. This is based on the relevant unit of competency, and you’ll find these tools being used:

  • Theory Assessments (TA)
  • Knowledge Based Assessments (KBA)
  • Simulation Based Assessments (SBA)
  • Professional Experience Placement (PEP)

With RPL we assess your competency based on formal, non-formal, informal learning or direct work experience based on the required skills of the course.

We use CT where you’ve completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation that meet the requirements of another course. We grant credit according to the Certification, Issuing, and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. Assessing a CT is free.

If you’re eligible for RPL or CT you may be able to complete the course in a shorter duration with reduction to total course fees. Check your eligibility with us.

What is a L – Portfolio?

L – Portfolio is a collection of work, skills and interests (evidence) in an electronic format that showcases learning and experience over time.

When you think about your L-Portfolio and the types of evidence that it contains, it is important to think carefully about its purpose and intended audience.

Your L-Portfolio may contain all or some of the following:

  • Files of various formats (text, pictures, video, etc.)
  • Evidence related to courses taken, programs of study, etc.
  • Writing samples (which might include several drafts to show development and improvement)
  • Projects prepared for class or extracurricular activities
  • Evidence of creativity and performance
  • Evidence of extracurricular or co-curricular activities, including examples of leadership
  • Evaluations, analysis and recommendations

Uses of L-Portfolio

Recognition of Prior Learning application:

Our RPL tool is in the form of an L-Portfolio, and allows students to put on record all their life experiences, interests and skills. Not only will their academic achievement be listed out, but also any life experiences that could potentially be taken into account for extra credit as Recognition of Prior Learning. For instance, an individual who has taken care of his or her bedridden parent has already gained valuable caregiver experience, which could be chalked up against practical expertise and added to their resume.

This L-Portfolio could be sent to employers when applying for work, to universities while applying for extra credits through RPL, or in any other ways to market their expertise.

Showcase/Professional L Portfolios

These L-Portfolios are used as a way to demonstrate (showcase) the highlights of a student’s academic and professional career.

Learning Portfolios

These portfolios are typically created by a student as part of a course as a way to demonstrate learning and the learning process. These portfolios are often shared with other students to elicit peer feedback. Learning portfolios support the idea of formative feedback as an essential part of the learning process.

  1. Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” on the top right corner of the course page.
  2. Interview: Once you’ve met IHNA’s eligibility criteria you will be contacted for an interview with an admissions consultant
  3. Offer Letter: If you’re successful with the interview you will be offered a place for the course as per the availability of each intake.
  4. Enrolment Fee: After signing the offer acceptance an invoice will be issued for the course. You may be eligible for government funding, so please call our team to know more.
  5. Confirmation of Admission: We will issue a conformation of admission once the enrolment fee has been received.

Call us on 1800 22 52 83 for any questions regarding your application.

IHNA is widely known for its innovative learning and teaching approach, used for vocational and higher education in health care fields. All courses of IHNA are closely aligned with health care industries/market requirements so that what you will learn from IHNA today it will prepare you to become a leader in the specific industries tomorrow. Also, IHNA reflects Australia’s multicultural diversity, with eight campuses in Australia and one campus in India.

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Acknowledgement

IHNA acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.