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HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

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IntakeCampusAttendanceDurationApprenticeshipTraineeship
2020 MayEast Geelong CampusWorkplaceFull-time: 2 yrs | Part-time: 4 yrs

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Course Description

Would you like to enter the allied health industry in a support role, working with professionals in a variety of workplace settings such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech therapy or podiatry? The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning. If you are employed in the allied health industry you can also undertake this course as a traineeship where you will learn to provide therapeutic and program-related support under the guidance of allied health professionals.

The course is offered in two study modes.

  • The full-time course covers the Physiotherapy specialisation, with classes delivered at the Geelong City Campus and East Geelong Campus. Work placement is completed as part of your study, in the workplace.
  • The traineeship format includes the Physiotherapy specialisation. If you are not currently employed an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider may be able to assist you in finding an employer in the allied health industry, and can also start your application and enrolment process. 

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

120 hours of work placement is required in this course, organised by the Gordon. Placement hours will vary. You will be required to obtain both a current police check and approved Working with Children’s Check. You may be required to obtain a flu vaccination prior to commencing placement. Uniform is suitable neat attire (black pants and flat non-slip shoes) and will be purchased by the student. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week | Monday, Wednesday and Friday | 9.00am - 3.30pm
Blended attendance is a timetabled combination of remote and face to face class delivery.
Traineeship - as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant

Course Description

Course Description

Would you like to enter the allied health industry in a support role, working with professionals in a variety of workplace settings such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietetics, speech therapy or podiatry? The course has been designed in consultation with industry and includes both theory and hands-on learning. If you are employed in the allied health industry you can also undertake this course as a traineeship where you will learn to provide therapeutic and program-related support under the guidance of allied health professionals.

The course is offered in two study modes.

  • The full-time course covers the Physiotherapy specialisation, with classes delivered at the Geelong City Campus and East Geelong Campus. Work placement is completed as part of your study, in the workplace.
  • The traineeship format includes the Physiotherapy specialisation. If you are not currently employed an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network Provider may be able to assist you in finding an employer in the allied health industry, and can also start your application and enrolment process. 

This is a FREE TAFE COURSE in 2020. Click here for eligibility criteria.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement/industry experience

120 hours of work placement is required in this course, organised by the Gordon. Placement hours will vary. You will be required to obtain both a current police check and approved Working with Children’s Check. You may be required to obtain a flu vaccination prior to commencing placement. Uniform is suitable neat attire (black pants and flat non-slip shoes) and will be purchased by the student. *Please note that you may be required to travel outside of your usual training location to attend placement. This may include other regional areas or suburbs of Melbourne.

How often do I attend?

How often do I attend?

Full time - 3 days per week | Monday, Wednesday and Friday | 9.00am - 3.30pm
Blended attendance is a timetabled combination of remote and face to face class delivery.
Traineeship - as arranged with employer

Possible Career Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant

Changes to delivery due to COVID-19

The Gordon is utilising Gordon Online, our digital learning management system to ensure students continue to learn and reach their study goals during isolation. Classes are being delivered live (in real-time) using audio-visual delivery methods. Where on-campus attendance is required to complete practical learning and assessments, student numbers are being managed to ensure social distancing can be observed. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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Important Dates
Units & Assessment
Further Study Options
Fees
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: 8/07/2020 4:00:45 PM

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