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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 looking for a rewarding career where you will be helping people with hearing and speech difficulties, the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) by Open Colleges is the course for you.

Topics covered in this online health assistance course include: Understanding medical terminology, recognising healthy body systems, supporting the development of speech and much more.

At the completion of this course, you will be provided a Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) 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 Speech Pathologist.

Enquire now to start your career in assisting speech pathology programs.

Job Outcomes

  • Speech Pathology Assistant (Please note this qualification does not make you a Speech Pathologist)
  • Allied Health Assistant

Prerequisite & Entry Criteria

  • Year 12 Completion
  • 18 years of age
  • Year 12 level of English
  • Physical Requirements
  • 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
HLTAHA012 – Support the development of speech and communication skills
HLTAHA013 – Provide support in dysphagia management
HLTAHA014 – Assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems
BSBINM301 – Organise workplace information
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. 


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Fees for Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Speech Pathology) 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.