Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

National code: HLT33015 | WA course code: AWK5 | CRICOS code: 088829E

TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS) provider, for the delivery of training to international students, enrolled in a TAFE course in Western Australia. This nationally recognised course is delivered by a Western Australian TAFE college on TIWA's behalf. TIWA retains responsibility for the quality of the training and assessment delivered by the TAFE colleges and for the issue of certification documentation to students.

Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

About this course

If you have an interested in the area of patient rehabilitation and maintenance therapies, then the Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance is a great starting point for this rewarding career.

This course provides you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to assist allied health staff such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists. During your studies, you will learn how to assist clients from a range of age groups with various health issues including physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental health conditions, ageing, developmental disabilities, communication difficulties and/or social disadvantage to achieve functional independence.

When you finish this course, you will be able to work in a variety of settings with children, adults and the elderly in a range of facilities such as community health and rehabilitation centres, public hospitals, aged care facilities, schools, mental health clinics and private practices.

As part of this course, you will be required to undertake a supervised work placement where you will apply all the skills and knowledge gained throughout your studies.

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Admission requirements

  • Students on a Diploma of Nursing pathway require an IELTS score (Academic) of 6.0 with no band score less than 6.0 or equivalent.

  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10 with passes in Maths.

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Tuition fees

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If tuition fees are increased you will be required to pay the new fees as they are introduced.

You will be provided with an indicative Schedule of Fees with your Letter of Offer.

Resource fees

Resource fees are for consumables used by a student in the course of their study e.g. paint, internet use etc. This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

If your course goes for two semesters or more, the resource fee may not need to be paid in one amount but may be spaced out over the duration of your courses. Your college will advise you of the payment amount each semester.

Material fees

​The Materials fee includes any item that remains the property of a student after the course has been completed e.g. personal protective equipment, tools, text books etc... This fee is paid to your college at enrolment.

Additional information

Career opportunities

  • Allied Health Assistant
  • Therapy Aide
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