A career in Allied Health Assistance
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.
Please note that students are strongly encouraged to contact a host organisation and arrange their work placement as early as possible.
In the event that students are not able to secure their own work placement, please contact breakthru College so that we can assist you to secure work placement.
Students will also be required to obtain a number of clearances as listed below. Please note it is the student’s responsibility to check with their work placement host organisation regarding what screening is required, as some organisations have different policies and procedures.
• National Police Certificate
• Working with children check
• Vaccination record check
• Code of Conduct check
Total Number of Units
Please select your enrolment type:
NSW Government funded enrolment
QLD Government funded enrolment
Units of competency
There are eleven (11) units of competency to complete for the whole qualification, comprising of eight (8) core units and three (3) elective units. A work placement of 80 hours is also required.
|Code||Title||Core or Elective|
|CHCCCS010||Maintain a high standard of service||Core|
|CHCCOM005||Communicate and work in health or community services||Core|
|CHCDIV001||Work with diverse people||Core|
|HLTAAP001||Recognise healthy body systems||Core|
|HLTAHA001||Assist with an allied health program||Core|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures||Core|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety||Core|
|BSBMED301||Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately||Core|
|CHCCCS009||Facilitate responsible behaviour||Elective|
|CHCCCS002||Assist with movement||Elective|
|CHCCCS006||Facilitate individual service planning and delivery||Elective|
Code | Title | Core or Elective
Maintain a high standard of service
Communicate and work in health or community services
Work with diverse people
Recognise healthy body systems
Assist with an allied health program
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Participate in workplace health and safety
Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatel
Facilitate responsible behaviour
Assist with movement
Facilitate individual service planning and delivery