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Qualification details

HLT33015 - Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT32412 - Certificate III in Allied Health AssistanceThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Minimum work requirement of 80 hours. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 1) 06/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 423314 Therapy Aide 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Therapy Assistant,Physiotherapy assistant,Allied health assistant,Podiatry assistant,Speech pathology assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 423314 Therapy Aide 02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release  

Comments  

Release 2

Units of competency updated (see mapping at www.cshisc.com.au).

Equivalent outcome.

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Minimum work requirement of 80 hours.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect or remote supervision of an allied health professional.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 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.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 11

  • 8 core units
  • 3 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 1 unit from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – the unit must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core units 

CHCCCS010

Maintain a high standard of service

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAHA001

Assist with an allied health program

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective units 

CHCCCS002

Assist with movement

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS006

Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS009

Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

CHCSOH001

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

HLTAHA025

Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging

HLTAHA026

Support the medical imaging professional

HLTAID001

Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTFSE001

Follow basic food safety practices

HLTINF002

Process reusable medical devices and equipment

HLTOHC005

Use basic oral health screening tools

BSBFLM312

Contribute to team effectiveness

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBMED302

Prepare and process medical accounts

BSBMED303

Maintain patient records

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705