Course Title: Assist with an allied health program

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4215 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Course Title: Assist with an allied health program

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2012

Course Contact: Veemita Kaul

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4662

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to provide basic assistance to an allied health professional in different settings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites and co-requisites for this course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTAH301B Assist with an allied health program


Apply a primary health care approach

Assist in the design and construction of simple therapy materials/equipment

Complete required administrative duties

Feedback appropriate therapy information to supervising allied health professional

Prepare for therapy session

Provide assistance with therapy session

Provide relevant information to clients

Use therapy equipment correctly and safely

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be based on class presentation, case studies and an assignment to address appropriate application of knowledge.