Qualification details

HLT43015 - Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 08/Dec/2015
(View details for release 1) Replaced06/Aug/2015

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Mapping:
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Supersedes HLT31512 - Certificate III in Nutrition and Dietetic AssistanceThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Merged HLT31512/HLT42512. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Entry requirements removed. Minimum work requirement of 120 hours. 05/Aug/2015
Supersedes HLT42512 - Certificate IV 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. Merged HLT31512/HLT42512. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Entry requirements removed. Minimum work requirement of 120 hours. 05/Aug/2015


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBAUD402 - Participate in a quality auditParticipate in a quality audit Elective
BSBFIM501 - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans Elective
BSBFLM306 - Provide workplace information and resourcing plansProvide workplace information and resourcing plans Elective
BSBINM301 - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information Elective
BSBINN301 - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environment Elective
BSBLDR402 - Lead effective workplace relationshipsLead effective workplace relationships Elective
BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Core
BSBMED401 - Manage patient recordkeeping systemManage patient recordkeeping system Elective
BSBMGT401 - Show leadership in the workplaceShow leadership in the workplace Elective
BSBMGT406 - Plan and monitor continuous improvementPlan and monitor continuous improvement Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 423314 Therapy Aide 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Physiotherapy assistant,Speech pathology assistant,Diversional Therapy Assistant,Nutrition Assistant,Occupational assistant,Therapy 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 511 Certificate IV 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.

Merged HLT31512/HLT42512. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. Entry requirements removed. Minimum work requirement of 120 hours.

Qualification Description

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.

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 16

  • 7 core units
  • 9 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 6 units from the electives listed below, at least 2 of these units must be coded HLTAHA
  • up to 3 units from any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

Any combination of electives that meets the rules above can be selected for the award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance. Where appropriate, electives may be packaged to provide a qualification with a specialisation.

Packaging for each specialisation :

  • All Group A electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)
  • All Group B electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry)
  • All Group C electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational therapy)
  • All Group D electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech pathology)
  • All Group E electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Community rehabilitation)
  • All Group F electives must be selected for award of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and dietetics)

Where 2 (or more) specialisations are completed, award of the qualification would read, for example, Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy)

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

Core units 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG003

Manage legal and ethical compliance

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective units 

Group A electives – PHYSIOTHERAPY specialisation 

HLTAHA003

Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program

HLTAHA005

Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility

Group B electives – PODIATRY specialisation 

HLTAHA006

Assist with basic foot hygiene

HLTAHA007

Assist with podiatric procedures

HLTAHA008

Assist with podiatry assessment and exercise

Group C electives – OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY specialisation 

HLTAHA010

Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status

HLTAHA016

Support the fitting of assistive equipment

Group D electives – SPEECH PATHOLOGY specialisation 

HLTAHA012

Support the development of speech and communication skills

HLTAHA013

Provide support in dysphagia management

HLTAHA014

Assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems

Group E electives – COMMUNITY REHABILITATION specialisation 

HLTAHA004

Support client independence and community participation

HLTAHA024

Work within a community rehabilitation environment

Group F electives – NUTRITION and DIETETICS specialisation 

HLTAHA018

Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines

HLTAHA019

Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans

HLTAHA020

Support food services in menu and meal order processing

HLTAHA021

Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets

Other electives 

CHCAGE001

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAOD001

Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

CHCCCS001

Address the needs of people with chronic disease

CHCCCS002

Assist with movement

CHCCCS004

Assess co-existing needs

CHCCCS006

Facilitate individual service planning and delivery

CHCCCS009

Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCCCS023

Support independence and wellbeing

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

CHCCOM002

Use communication to build relationships

CHCDIS007

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCHCS001

Provide home and community support services

CHCLAH001

Work effectively in the leisure and health industries

CHCLAH002

Contribute to leisure and health programming

CHCLAH003

Participate in the planning, implementation and monitoring of individual leisure and health programs

CHCMGT001

Develop, implement and review quality framework

CHCMGT002

Manage partnership agreements with service providers

CHCMHS001

Work with people with mental health issues

CHCPOL003

Research and apply evidence to practice

CHCPRT002

Support the rights and safety of children and young people

CHCPRT003

Work collaboratively to maintain an environment safe for children and young people

CHCSET001

Work with forced migrants

CHCSOH001

Work with people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

CHCYTH001

Engage respectfully with young people

HLTAHA001

Assist with an allied health program

HLTAHA002

Assist with the application and removal of casts

HLTAHA009

Assist in the rehabilitation of clients

HLTAHA011

Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes

HLTAHA015

Deliver and monitor a hydrotherapy program

HLTAHA017

Assist with social work

HLTAHA022

Prepare infant formulas

HLTAHA023

Support the provision of basic nutrition advice and education

HLTAHA025

Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging

HLTAHA026

Support the medical imaging professional

HLTAID001

Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

HLTAID002

Provide basic emergency life support

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID006

Provide advanced first aid

HLTAUD001

Assess hearing

HLTAUD002

Conduct play audiometry

HLTAUD003

Assess and respond to occupational noise risk

HLTFSE001

Follow basic food safety practices

HLTFSE005

Apply and monitor food safety requirements

HLTFSE008

Conduct internal food safety audits

HLTINF002

Process reusable medical devices and equipment

HLTOHC001

Recognise and respond to oral health issues

HLTOHC002

Inform and support patients and groups about oral health

HLTOHC003

Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC004

Provide or assist with oral hygiene

HLTOHC005

Use basic oral health screening tools

HLTOHC006

Apply fluoride varnish

BSBAUD402

Participate in a quality audit

BSBFIM501

Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBFLM306

Provide workplace information and resourcing plans

BSBINM301

Organise workplace information

BSBINN301

Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBLDR402

Lead effective workplace relationships

BSBMED401

Manage patient recordkeeping system

BSBMGT401

Show leadership in the workplace

BSBMGT406

Plan and monitor continuous improvement

BSBWOR204

Use business technology

BSBWOR502

Lead and manage team effectiveness

SISCAQU008

Instruct water familiarisation, buoyancy and mobility skills

SISFFIT003

Instruct fitness programs

SISFFIT019

Incorporate exercise science principles into fitness programming

SITXFSA401

Develop and implement a food safety program

TAEDEL301A

Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL402A

Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

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

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