HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

Get job ready in Allied Health!

This nationally accredited qualification in HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will help you prepare to enter the health services industry. You will gain knowledge in a range of fields that implement and provide treatment plans and therapeutic solutions for clients in a variety of different fields such as child welfare, hospital or even disability support.

Course Structure

The structure of this course is as follows:


During your course, we expect that you will:

  • Contribute to learning in a harmonious and positive manner irrespective of gender, race, sexual preference, political affiliation, marital status, disability or religious belief
  • Comply with the rules and regulations of the IST
  • Be honest and respectful, this includes not falsifying work or information and not conducting yourself in any way that may cause injury or offence to others.
  • Be responsible for your own learning and development by participating actively and positively and by ensuring that you maintain progress with learning modules.
  • Monitor your own progress by ensuring that assessment deadlines are observed.
  • Utilise facilities and IST publications with respect and to honour our copyrights and prevent our publication from being distributed to unauthorised persons.

Course Subjects

Core units

  • CHCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAHA001 Assist with an allied health program
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

This qualification has a minimum work placement component of 80 hours

Elective units

  • CHCCCS006 Facilitate individual service planning and delivery
  • BSBINN301 Promote innovation in a team environment
  • BSBPEF201 Support personal wellbeing in the workplace

Career & Education Pathways

Once you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to kick-start your career as a:

  • Podiatrist Aide
  • Pharmacist Aide
  • Exercise Physiologist Aide
  • Medical Imaging Assistant
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • Physiotherapy Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant

Entry Requirements

There are no academic entry requirements for this qualification. Students are required to provide their Unique Student Identifier (USI) which we can assist with, photo identification and meet the language, literacy and numeracy requirements.


Please refer to this page for eligibility