Course Details - HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance - Norwood International High School

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EASVA TitleCertificate III Allied Health Assistance
QualificationHLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
RTOEQUALS International (National Code 3492)
Host OrganisationNorwood International High School
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThis qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who aid allied health professionals under predetermined guidelines. Depending on the setting, work may include following treatment plans for therapeutic interventions and/or conducting programs under the regular direct, indirect, or remote supervision of an allied health professional.
PathwaysThis qualification enables you to work in entry-level positions across a wide range of positions in the health sector such as Patient Care Assistance, Occupation Therapy assistance and Physiotherapy Assistance. Allied Health graduates are required in a range of different health industry setting including hospitals, medical practices, schools, and community health centres. Students who successfully complete this course may be eligible to continue further study in any health-related course.
Entry RequirementsOne of the following forms of VETRO evidence: • Attendance at Term 3 Industry Immersion Day on Tuesday 5th September 2023. • Introduction to Human and Social Sector Care Online course completion (available through Equals International) • Virtual work experience ( • First Aid Course Certificate Home school to apply for DCSI clearance prior to course commencement.
Other RequirementsBasic computing skills ¦ Basic word processing skills ¦ Access to a computer, tablet with up-to-date data software including Microsoft Office as well as access to a reliable Internet connection. ¦ Microsoft Word and Excel 2010 or newer or equivalent.
Delivery Location(s)EQUALS International, 54 Currie Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000
Norwood International High School, 505 The Parade, Magill, SA, 5072
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at EQUALS International on Wednesdays from 08:00 until 16:00.
Commencement date 31/01/24.
At least the first three classes will be at Norwood International High School. Following that some will be at Norwood International High School, and some EQUALS in Adelaide.
Work Placement10 days
80 hours Students are required to complete a mandatory minimum of 80 hours of Work Integrated Learning within an approved Host Facility/Organisation (specialising in the delivery of Allied Health services, treatment plans, interventions and/or programs). Students will be required to hold evidence of: • Hand Hygiene Australia certificate of completion • Safe Handling Practices certificate (Hand hygiene and safe work practices are included in the course). • HLTAID011 Provide First Aid • Immunisation evidence • DCSI clearance. Equals support with finding placements, if requred.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 70 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreHLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety20 nominal hours
 CHCCC2010Maintain a high standard of service30 nominal hours
 CHCC0M005Communicate and work in health or community services30 nominal hours
 CHCD1V001Work with diverse people40 nominal hours
 HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems70 nominal hours
 HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program65 nominal hours
 HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures.25 nominal hours
 BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately60 nominal hours
 CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behaviour40 nominal hours
 CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues80 nominal hours
 HLTA10011Provide first aid40 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Total Nominal Hours = 500
Training Cost$495.00
This is a ‘gap’ fee for eligible students, as the course is supported by the Government of South Australia, VET for School Students Policy.
Other Costs$55.95
Uniform shirt = $55.95
Cost NotesIn addition to the course cost, an administration fee will apply as follows. Non-EASVA member government school $100 per enrolment, Non-EASVA member Non-government school $200 per enrolment. (refer to member school tab for list of EASVA schools)
Number Of StudentsMinimum    16
Maximum   26
Selection ProcessThis course is appropriate for students in Year 11 and 12 with a strong interest in the allied health industry. Successful applications will have completed an LLN test and participated in an informal interview. This will take place on Monday 11th September, 2023.
Orientation DetailsStudents will be provided with induction information and materials at the first session.
Public TransportEQUALS International is located in Currie St in the CBD with several public transport options available nearby. Buses to NIHS are H22, H20, 639, 638, H24, 619, N22
Contact PersonMs Vanessa Guerin, Phone 83642299, Email
Other Resources
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