HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

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Duration Part-time: Delivered in VETDSS area only

Course description

This course is only offered as a VETDSS program. See HLT33015 VETDSS - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (Partial Qualification) for more details.

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.

Work placement/industry experience

Work placement is required in this course. *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?

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
While The Gordon is permitted to deliver face-to-face teaching in compliance with current Government guidelines and COVIDSafe restrictions, many courses will utilise a blend of remote and on-campus learning. Find out more about delivery changes here.

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

Applications & attendance

Intake
Please contact Customer Service on 5225 0800 to discuss upcoming intakes.

 

Students may need to complete some self-paced learning and assessment activities outside class time. This will be different for each course and will depend on a student’s level of skill and experience.

Class days and times in the above table are indicative. Prior to course commencement, changes may be necessary. Follow the link for more information on Attendance mode definitions. When you submit your application, please make sure you answer all the questions. Only successful applicants with complete applications will receive an offer. We issue offers as soon as possible. Follow the link for more information on Offer timing.

Many courses have limited places and high demand. We may close an intake before the date above. We recommend you apply early. If student numbers are insufficient we may cancel an intake or a course.

  • Student participants must be currently attending secondary college
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.
  • You must reside in Victoria to access Victorian Government Subsidised Fees and any incentive such as Job Trainer. Full fees apply to all non-Victorian residents.

Each student must complete a pre-training review as part of their application. The outcome of your pre-training review assists our teachers and trainers to better understand your capabilities prior to training and enables you to be matched to the right program. Your literacy and numeracy skills will be evaluated and you may be required to undertake a separate assessment. Follow this link for more information about literacy and numeracy skills .

Practice tests

In order to prepare for your LLN, you may wish to attempt some practise tests in which you will find similar questions (with solutions too). These practice tests are not VSL approved but may be similar in question type and level of difficulty to what may be asked in the VSL approved LLN. Click here for practice tests. Please note, the VSL approved LLN cannot be resat within 3 months of undertaking it.

  • Student participants must be currently attending secondary college
  • Apprenticeship and traineeship applicants must be currently employed under a training contract and referred by their employer.

Personal Learning Requirements

There are personal learning requirements for each qualification at The Gordon. These are essential personal capabilities and skills required to successfully complete the course and be ready to work in the industry.

Please review the requirements here and consider any challenges you may have in meeting them. When applying for your course, please let us know what support you may need.

Selection mode

  • Secondary school referral
  • Employer referral

Core Code Hours
Communicate and work in health or community services CHCCOM005 30
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures HLTINF001 25
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately BSBMED301 60
Maintain a high standard of service CHCCCS010 30
Participate in workplace health and safety HLTWHS001 20
Recognise healthy body systems HLTAAP001 70
Electives Code Hours
Assist with movement CHCCCS002 25
Organise personal work priorities and development BSBWOR301 30
Respond effectively to behaviours of concern CHCCCS020 20
Take clinical measurements HLTHPS001 50

 

Please note that the electives listed are those delivered by The Gordon but you may not be required to complete all of these to successfully complete this qualification. In order to clarify what is required to complete this qualification, please check https://training.gov.au/Home/Tga. If you have completed any units previously, you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning. Find out more about RPL here.

Assessment is based on:

  • Hands-on work    
  • Workplace tasks    
  • Written assignments    
  • Industry placement    
  • Team projects
FeesRateUnitIndicative Course HoursIndicative Tuition Payable by StudentMax. Indicative Government Subsidy Total
Concession Tuition AUD $0.22 per hour 360 AUD $79.00 AUD $5,300.00
Standard Tuition AUD $1.08 per hour 360 AUD $389.00 AUD $5,300.00
Full Fee Tuition AUD $13.97 per hour 360 AUD $5,029.00

Add the costs below to your relevant tuition fee

Education Levy AUD $54.00
Materials for first year AUD $130.00 once
Materials for second year AUD $175.00 once

 

All fees and charges are correct at time of publication but may change without notice. The student tuition fees are indicative only. Additional fees may apply. Where GST is applicable to any courses or materials, the fee displayed is inclusive of the GST.

Which fee will I pay?

Your fees will be charged according to your eligibility for government funding. For more information, visit our Fees & Payments pages.

Fee help and student loans

VET Student Loans are available for eligible students for tuition fees only. The current years maximum loan cap is $

Payment plans may be available for eligible students who need assistance to manage their fee payments.

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Many Gordon courses offer pathways to higher qualifications within The Gordon and in some cases, to university degrees. Your Gordon course may provide credit points which could reduce further study time. Follow the link to find more information about pathways, or contact Customer Service.

Date published: 6/10/2021 2:01:31 PM
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