An Allied Health Assistant has a hands-on role, assisting Allied Health professionals (Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapist) with the health care plans of their clients.
A treatment plan is set out by the Allied Health professional to support the diagnosis of the client/patient. Then the primary role of the Allied Health Assistant is to follow up the treatment plan with the client/patient to assist with their recovery and to support the patient/client with their health care to increase mobility, independence and their ability to care for themelves.
Work is not limited to hospitals. Allied health assistants can also find employment in community health, rehabilitation centres or via home and special needs school visits.
This course is industry and nationally recognised and is delivered by Stirling Institute of Australia (TOID 21132, CRICOS 03797M)
Students can access a range of employment options with this qualification.
Occupations may include:
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Allied Health Assistant
Community Rehabilitation Assistant
Further training pathways from this qualification include,but are not limited to,University level study,including Bachelor and Post Graduate Programs. Areas include Nursing ,Occupational therapy, Physiotherapy and Fitness.
Prospective students are required to complete a language Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) assessment and Pre-Training Interviews,administered by and to the satisfaction of Stirling Institute of Australia. (TOID 21132,CRICOS 03797M)
To achieve this qualification,the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of vocational placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
Estimated duration of 37 tution weeks allowing sufficient time to develop the necessary skills and knowledge in each unit.
Student must have a valid Police check.
A working with Children Check (WWCC).May be requested by the host center/Facility.
On campus Face-to-face(Full time)
if eligible for Skills First Funding: $100 Enrollment fee(non-concession) $20 Enrollment fee (Concession)
in not eligible for Skills First Funding: $100 Enrollment fee + $12,600 Course fee .
Please visit http://www.skills.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Students/Pages/vtg-eligibility-indicator.aspx to determine whether you are eligible.
*Prices are dependent on the RTO delivering the course at the time.
Payment plan options available for all accredited courses through the relevant RTO.