Kick-start a career in Physical Therapy!

Post by Open Colleges on July 26th, 2022

Physical therapists help to reduce a patient's pain by improving and restoring mobility. This rewarding career is in demand, and the annual wage for a Physical Therapist in Australia is $113, 591. Enrol with Open Colleges and learn how to work with clients to maintain and restore physical function.

Interested? Keep reading!

Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Occupational Therapy)

This popular course qualifies you to work as an Occupational Therapist’s assistant. You will learn how to monitor a patient’s progress and build relationships with health care professionals and patients. You will also learn how to use exercise, assistive equipment, and occupational therapies to help rehabilitate patients.

This certificate is online with Work Placement, and the course duration is a maximum of 24 months. The Certificate IV is ideal for busy people, as learning materials are divided into 15-20 minute chunks.

Plus, our occupational therapy assistance course features a simulated clinic, Caresure Health Centre. Our online clinic will get you used to working in a health centre by hosting tours, lessons, and quizzes.

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy)

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to work as an Allied Health Assistant, providing therapeutic and program-related support to clients who are under the care of an allied health professional. You will assist patients with their rehabilitation exercises and learn how to develop and manage therapeutic programs, which deliver holistic care to clients with rehabilitation needs.

You'll be working alongside health professionals such as physiotherapists and occupational therapists to facilitate rehabilitation and encourage optimal health.

To achieve this qualification, you will complete at least 120 hours of work placement. The workplace will need to be involved in the delivery of professional allied health services, including physiotherapy services to clients.

HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) 

Speech Pathology is the science of helping people speak more effectively. Speech pathologists often work with children, teaching them to overcome lisps, stutters, or other direct client care to help them communicate through speech.

Our nationally recognised certificate will equip you a versatile skill set, which you will use to help Speech Pathologists diagnose and treat patients with hearing problems and speaking difficulties.

During your study you will learn how to: Communicate effectively and build relationships with health professionals and clients.

Navigate and work in health and community services.

Test for hearing loss and analyse the results.

Provide counselling and advice to patients.

Recommend technical aids.

Deliver and monitor rehabilitation programs for individuals.

Designed with flexibility in mind, learning materials are divided into 15-20 minute chunks so you can learn whenever you have a spare few moments. This course is delivered entirely online, with a maximum course duration of 24 months.

What are you waiting for? Get clients back on their feet by improving their health and quality of life today. Check out our Physical therapy courses today.

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