As a Government owned TAFE, The Gordon can provide exemptions to certain funding eligibility criteria. This gives you access to more courses at the Government funded rate.

HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

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To be advised Full-time: 1 year

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Course Description

Are you currently attending secondary school and looking to work in the community services or health field? Then this course is for you. You will learn about infection control, work health and safety, communication, medical terminology, and the human body. You will then have the skills you need to work in this sector, where you will be supervised by a qualified Allied Health professional. When you complete the course you may gain credit towards your VCE or VCAL.

This course is also offered as a traineeship to those who are working in the industry, with the unit HLTAHA001 delivered for students who meet the required work placement hours.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020 (Traineeship only). Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

  • Participants working in the allied health industry complete their training on-the-job along with support from Gordon trainers and assessors.
  • Secondary school students will have 40 hours of structured workplace learning at various times each year arranged with their school.
  • You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

Traineeship - as arranged with employer
VETDSS: PT - one afternoon per week | Wednesday | 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Patient Services Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology

Course Description

Course Description

Are you currently attending secondary school and looking to work in the community services or health field? Then this course is for you. You will learn about infection control, work health and safety, communication, medical terminology, and the human body. You will then have the skills you need to work in this sector, where you will be supervised by a qualified Allied Health professional. When you complete the course you may gain credit towards your VCE or VCAL.

This course is also offered as a traineeship to those who are working in the industry, with the unit HLTAHA001 delivered for students who meet the required work placement hours.

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020 (Traineeship only). Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

  • Participants working in the allied health industry complete their training on-the-job along with support from Gordon trainers and assessors.
  • Secondary school students will have 40 hours of structured workplace learning at various times each year arranged with their school.
  • You will be required to obtain both a current and approved Working with Children Check and Police Check to meet workplace regulatory requirements.

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

Traineeship - as arranged with employer
VETDSS: PT - one afternoon per week | Wednesday | 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Patient Services Assistant
  • Therapy Assistant: Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon will utilise Gordon Online, our digital learning management system. Classes will be delivered using audio-visual delivery methods to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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How do I Apply

  1. Apply online
  2. Satisfy selection process (if applicable)
  3. Accept offer
  4. Enrol and pay
  5. Commence Study

Apprenticeship and Traineeship applicants

To become an apprentice or trainee, you will first need to find an employer willing to employ you. An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider can assist you with this, and will also start your application and enrolment process. Find a local provider here

Find out what services The Gordon provides for our students see Student Services.

You may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning credit! Find out more about RPL here.

Date published: 3/04/2020 2:18:47 PM

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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