Course Description

Potential career outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
Course number E1001
Qualification name Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
Course duration Max 24 months
Qualification Level Certificate IV
Delivery Method Online with Work Placement
Recognition Nationally Recognised Nationally Recognised Training
Assessments Activities, Case Studies, Interviews, Logbook, Portfolio, Quizzes, Research Projects, Short-Answer Questions
Fee for service option awarded by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197)
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Fee For Service Schedule

  • HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health
  • HLTAH301C Assist with an allied health program
  • HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context
  • BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTFA311A Apply first aid
  • HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • HLTCSD305D Assist with client movement
  • HLTCSD201D Maintain high standard of client service
  • HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes
  • HLTIN302C Process reusable instruments and equipment in health work
  • HLTAH404C Assist with basic foot hygiene
  • HLTAH406C Assist with podiatric assessment and exercise
  • HLTAH414C Support the fitting of assistive devices
  • CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
  • HLTAH405C Assist with podiatric procedures
  • HLTHIR402D Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry
  • HLTIN403C Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures
  • HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements
  • HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

Select 3 of the following 7 electives:

  • CHCCM401D Undertake case management
  • CHCICS302B Participate in the implementation of individualised plans
  • CHCCS401C Facilitate responsible behaviour
  • HLTCSD306D Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviour
  • HLTCOM301C Provide specific information to clients
  • HLTRAH301C Undertake visits to remote communities
  • CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability

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Open Colleges offers this qualification in association with Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197). 

Tracey Johnson

Tracey qualified as a podiatrist in 1998. Her career has spanned many areas of interest including lecturing podiatry students, holding executive positions with podiatry and foot related associations, and working in the public and private sector. Whilst Tracey covers all areas of podiatry practice, her particular focus is the foot in diabetes cases. Tracey recently completed an online Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes and has had several articles published in journals.

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