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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationUp to 12 Months
    120 Hours WP
Nationally Recognised Training

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Opportunities:

  • Allied Health Assistant


If you are looking for a rewarding career as a general Allied Health Assistant, the  Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance by Foundation Education is the perfect course for you.

Units covered in this course include: recognising health body systems, assisting with an allied health program, and much more! Please find a complete list of units in this online Allied Health Assistance course further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance by Foundation Education (RTO: 22557).

There is a work placement requirement for this course.

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Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months. Rest assured, completion of this course version with us before 30 October 2024 will still provide you with a valid and quality outcome. If you have any questions, please enquire now to find out more.

Job Outcomes

  • Allied Health Assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • Parent or Guardian approval for students under the age of 18
  • Permanent Australian Resident or equivalent
  • Mandatory work placement
  • Computer: Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points
  • Internet: High-speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL, T1/T2, fibre optic (Dial-up access is not recommended)
  • Windows: Operating system – Windows 8 or above
  • Internet Browser: Google Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • MAC: Operating system – OS X 10.14 Mojave or later
  • Software: Flash, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Word (or Open Office which is free to download)


Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) may be available.

HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTAHA001 – Assist with an allied health program
HLTAHA011 – Conduct group sessions for individual client outcomes
HLTAHA010 – Assist with the development and maintenance of client functional status
BSBWOR204 – Use business technology
BSBINM301 – Organise workplace information
HLTINF007 – Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
HLTINF006 – Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
HLTAID011 – Provide first aid*
HLTAID009 – Perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation

*This course contains the units, HLTAID011 Provide first aid and HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which must be completed through an external RTO. Foundation Education has an agreement in place with Red Cross Australia (RTOID 3605) which allows students to receive training for this unit at a reduced price. Please note that the cost of this external training is not included in any of your course fees.


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Fees for this course depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Foundation Education.

Always remember to enquire about any:

  • Discounts
  • Payment Plans

which may be available.

Please note: This is a fee-for-service program.

*Payment plan total is $100 deposit + 78 weekly payments. Foundation Education uses the direct debiting services of Debitsuccess on payment plans. Payment plans will incur a $12 establishment fee, charged with the first instalment, plus a 3.63% transaction fee on each transaction. Weekly payment amount provided is already inclusive of the transaction fee.

About the Institution

Foundation Education is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO) that offers over 40 Certificate and Diploma-level courses across a wide range of industries, including Childcare and Education, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, and Medical Administration.