This qualification reflects the role of allied health assistants who provide assistance to 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.
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Students who successfully complete the qualification may be eligible to continue in higher level certificate courses, with any registered training organisation who holds the higher-level qualification on its scope of registration.
Job prospects from this qualification vary and can include Podiatrist’s Assistant, Physiotherapist’s Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Medical Imaging Assistant and Allied Health Assistant.
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is a process that assesses your competency—acquired through formal and informal learning—to determine if you meet the requirements for a unit of study. Students with previous skills, knowledge or experience are entitled to apply for RPL for a full qualification or individual units of competency. Students will be required to produce evidence and undertake assessment as part of the RPL process.
If you have previously completed a unit/s of competency and can provide valid evidence of AQF certification (issued by an RTO), you are eligible to apply for a credit transfer and would not be required to undertake further study for the unit.
You can learn more about RPL and Credit Transfer processes at: www.maxsolutions.com.au/training