HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
|Duration||52 weeks (1.0 year) – full-time or part-time distance, online or blended mode|
|Location||Mervic campus, on-campus simulated environment/room, and actual workplace (placement)|
This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide therapeutic and program related support to allied health professionals. The worker is required to conduct therapeutic and program related activities under the guidance of an allied health professional. Supervision may be direct, indirect or remote and must occur within organisation requirements. The worker is required to identify client circumstances that need additional input from the allied health professional. The worker may be engaged to work in a specialty area or work generically across the organisation in delivery of allied health assistance services. The worker, in conjunction with the allied health professional, may have responsibility for supervising other allied health assistance workers.
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 120 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
On completing this qualification, learners are suited to undertake roles such as:
- Dietitian assistant
- Nutrition assistant
To attain HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance, students must complete 16 units of competency; 7 core and 9 electives. Units have been selected as below;
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately|
|HLTAHA020||Support food services in menu and meal order processing|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems|
|HLTAAP002||Confirm physical health status|
|CHCPRP003||Reflect on and improve own professional practice|
|HLTAHA019||Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans|
|HLTAHA021||Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets|
|HLTAHA023||Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education|
|HLTAHA018||Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services|
|HLTWHS002||Follow safe work practices for direct client care|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people|
|CHCLEG003||Manage legal and ethical compliance|
|CHCPRP001||Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships|
|CHCCCS001||Address the needs of people with chronic disease|
|CHCLAH001||Work effectively in the leisure and health industries|
*Elective units for this qualification are current at the time of publication and are subject to change.
Work-Based Training (WBT)
120 hours of work in an approved facility over the duration of the course.
All students must be at least 18 years of age or above at the time of the course commencement to study at Mervic College.
English Language Requirements
Mervic approved LLN (ACSF level 3) or an English Placement Test;
General English with Intermediate level achieved;
Mature-age candidates with relevant industry experience
Completion of Year 11 or higher.
All students are required to undertake a pre-training review that aims to identify their training needs through questions on previous education or training, the relevance of the courses to the learner, and relevant experience.
Qualifications offered by Mervic College are based on the principles, guidelines, and standards set by the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and VET Quality Framework (VQF) and are nationally recognised.
Course Tuition Fee
Subsidy: No government-funded places are available at the moment.
Special discounted fee: $6,500
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