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

Please note that Foundation Education is a private institution and it is unlikely any government funding will be available for this course. This course will not qualify for Free TAFE. 

Course Overview

Accreditation: Nationally Recognised Qualification

Career Opportunities:

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant


If you are looking for a rewarding career assisting Physiotherapists, look no further than this course by Foundation Education.

Units covered in this course include: confirming physical health status, recognising healthy body systems, and much more. You can find a full list of units further below.

Upon completion of this course, you will be issued with a HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Physiotherapy) 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Please note: this course is currently in a transition period (superseded due to Government-mandated updates), with our updated course due for release in the next few months.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

  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

There are no entry requirements for this qualifation.


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
HLTAHA003 – Deliver and monitor a client-specific physiotherapy program
HLTAHA005 – Support the delivery and monitoring of physiotherapy programs for mobility
HLTAHA001 – Assist with an allied health program
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 a wide range of Certificate and Diploma-level courses across Early Childhood Education and Care, Education Support, Allied Health, Dental Assisting, Health Services and more.