Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance



Certificate IV

The HLT43021 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance prepares you to provide assistance to allied health professionals in therapeutic and program-related activities. This qualification allows you to work under the supervision of allied health professionals.

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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance


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This qualification demonstrates the role of staff who provide beneficial and program related assistance to allied health care professionals. The staff member is needed to execute therapeutic and program-related activities within the assistance of allied health professional.

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Why Study the HLT43021 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance?

The HLT43021  Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance is focused on the real world and relevant contexts that make the student highly skilled and be ready by meeting industry benchmark. Going through the program will give the required skills you can use immediately and encourages you to think diversely. This HLT43021 has become developed by industry specialists and endorsed by sector bodies and can be sure you have the practical knowledge to ‘hit the ground running’ in modest, medium or big organisations across the industry. Experience alone is no longer efficient; potential employers are looking for evidence of professional proficiency via a current formal qualification.
This program is designed for folks seeking to gain a holistic overview of the health care system using a specialised knowledge unique to allied health. If you think the health care is the industry you want to build career then achieving this qualification will be a ideal path for you.
You should give a scope of proof to help your assessor to settle on a choice about your capability if you applying for RPL. The sorts of proof you might be approached to give can include: Proof of abroad capabilities.
  •  Transcripts or evaluations from related past capabilities.
  • Apprenticeship papers.
  • ID Resume Payslips/work contract/ABN if independently employed Letter of Employment Current business contracts Letters of reference.
  • Recordings or photographs of your work.
  • Statements/solicitations and stock requests Temperature sheets
  • Booking sheets/appointmemt setting sheets
  • Cleaning plans Kitchen station task list OHS necessities Approaches and methodology Nourishment administration wellbeing structures
  • Preparation sheets
  • Menus and plans etc asked or required by the RTO
If you want to STUDY then enrolment documentation checklist needs to be completed. Documents such as ID, Academic Documents, Resume or any other documents asked by the RTO/College must be submitted. You can submit directly or provide to STUDYIN to submit on your behalf to complete your enrolment if you decide to parsue.
For a student, it is crucial to know the occupation he/she will eligible once finish a qualification successfully. If you complete this qualification, you will able to work with this role.
  • Community Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant
18 units must be completed:
  • 10 core units
  • 8 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 6 units from the electives listed below, at least 4 of these units must be coded HLTAHA
  • up to 2 unit from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – this unit must be relevant to the work outcome
Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation. Packaging for each specialisation:
  • All units from group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Movement and Mobility Support)
  • All units from group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetic Support)
  • All units from group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Communication and Swallowing Support)
  • All units from group D electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Rehabilitation and Reablement Support)
  • All units from group E electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Medical Imaging Support)
  • All units from group F electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Psychosocial Support)
  • All units from group G electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry Support)
Where two or more specialisations are completed, this should be noted on the testamur or statement of attainment when awarding the qualification. All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.
Core units
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriate
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
Group A electives – MOVEMENT AND MOBILITY SUPPORT specialisation
CHCCCS002 Assist with movement
HLTAHA028 Deliver and monitor physical or manual therapy programs
HLTAHA032 Support maintenance of functional status
HLTAHA037 Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program
HLTAHA038 Support the use of orthoses or prostheses
Group B electives – NUTRITION AND DIETETIC SUPPORT specialisation
HLTAHA039 Assist in the development of meals and menus to meet dietary and cultural requirements
HLTAHA040 Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
HLTAHA041 Support food services and dietetics in menu and meal order processing
HLTAHA042 Assist with screening and management of nutritional risk
HLTAHA043 Support the provision of basic nutritional advice and education
Group C electives – COMMUNICATION AND SWALLOWING SUPPORT specialisation 
HLTAHA034 Support the development of speech and communication skills
HLTAHA035 Provide support in dysphagia management
HLTAHA036 Assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems
Group D electives – REHABILITATION AND REABLEMENT SUPPORT specialisation
HLTAHA029 Support independence and community participation
HLTAHA031 Assist in rehabilitation programs
HLTAHA033 Conduct group sessions for individual outcomes
HLTAHA038 Support the use of orthoses or prostheses
HLTAHA044 Work within a community rehabilitation environment
Group E electives – MEDICAL IMAGING SUPPORT Specialisation
HLTAHA045 Assist management of people in medical imaging
HLTAHA046 Support the medical imaging professional
HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment
Group F electives – PSYCHOSOCIAL SUPPORT Specialisation
CHCAGE011 Provide support to people living with dementia
CHCCCS040 Support independence and wellbeing
CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues
HLTAHA052 Assist with social work
Group G electives – PODIATRY SUPPORT Specialisation
HLTAHA030 Assist with basic foot care
HLTAHA050 Assist with podiatry exercise
HLTAHA051 Assist with podiatric procedures
HLTINF002 Process reusable medical devices and equipment
Other electives
BSBMED303 Maintain patient records
CHCAGE007 Recognise and report risk of falls
CHCAGE008 Implement falls prevention strategies
CHCCCS001 Address the needs of people with chronic disease
CHCCCS037 Visit client residence
CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
CHCPRT003 Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people
HLTADM008 Administer and coordinate Telehealth services
HLTAHA048 Provide allied health assistance in remote or isolated settings
HLTAHA053 Support and deliver individual hearing rehabilitation program
HLTAUD001 Assess hearing
HLTHSS011 Maintain stock inventory
HLTOTH001 Apply casts
HLTOTH003 Remove casts
HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
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