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  • Learning MethodOnline + Work Placement
  • IntakesNow Open
  • LocationsAustralia Wide
  • DurationMax 24 Months
    120 HR WP

Course Overview

This online course is a Nationally Recognised Qualification in Allied Health Assistance

If you are passionate about a healthy diet and living, the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this online course include: Communication, Planning and evaluating meals and more. Please find a full collection of subjects for this Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance further below.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) by Integrated Care & Management Training Pty Ltd (Provider number: 90197).

Please Note: There is a 120 hour work placement requirement for this course.

Please Note: This qualification does not make you a Nutritionist or a Dietition.

Enquire Now to begin your journey in Nutrition.

Job Outcomes

  • Nutrition Assistant
  • Dietetic Assistant

Please note that this course does not make you a Nutritionist or a Dietitian.

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • Year 12 Completionm
  • 18 years of age
  • Year 12 level of English
  • HLTAID003 to be completed at own cost as it’s not provided by Open Colleges


Work Placement: 120 hours

HLTAHA001 – Assist with an allied health program
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCCOM002 – Use communication to build relationships
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAAP002 – Confirm physical health status
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
CHCLEG003 – Manage legal and ethical compliance
HLTAHA018 – Assist with planning and evaluating meals and menus to meet recommended dietary guidelines
HLTAHA019 – Assist with the monitoring and modification of meals and menus according to individualised plans
HLTAHA020 – Support food services in menu and meal order processing
HLTAHA021 – Assist with screening and implementation of therapeutic diets
HLTAID001 – Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation
HLTAID002 – Provide basic emergency life support
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid – Please note that this subject is not provided by Open Colleges. It will need to be completed at your own cost with a separate provider. 


Enquire now to find out more about this Health Services course.

Fees for Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Nutrition and Dietetics) depend on the payment method and any existing promotions available with Open Colleges.

Always remember to enquire about any:

Government funding
Payment Plans

which may be available.

About the Institution

Open Colleges (RTO 90796) is an Australian education market leader with over 100 years of experience. Now an online learning market leader, Open Colleges has the tools and techniques to suit each individual.