HLT33021 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance

This qualification suits 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.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 80 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency. competency.

Axial’s qualified trainers will help students understand the theoretical and practical aspects of the course to support their success.

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Study ModeClassroom and Online Training
Total Units12 (7 Core units + 5 Elective units)
Duration of Course12 months
RecognitionNationally recognised training
Start DateEnrol anytime

Entry requirements


Computer requirements

In order to complete the online components of this course you will need regular access to the following:

  • Laptop or desktop computer with working speakers or headphone points;
  • Internet: High speed internet such as Broadband or ADSL

Career outcomes

  • Therapy assistant
  • Physiotherapy assistant
  • Podiatry assistant
  • Speech pathology assistant
  • Occupational therapy assistant
  • Allied health assistant

Course units

Certificate 3 Guarantee

The Certificate 3 Guarantee program, funded by the Queensland Government, supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification. You may be eligible to receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of subsidised courses. Visit the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training website to see which qualifications are subsidised under the Certificate 3 Guarantee program.

You can also download the Department of Youth Justice, Employment, Small Business and Training Certificate 3 Guarantee student fact sheet for more information.

Axial's Certificate 3 Guarantee Co-Contribution Fees:

The Concession fee noted above is for individuals who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Hold a valid Health Care Card or Pension Concession Card issued by either Centrelink or the Department of Veteran’s Affairs.
  • Be a partner or dependent of someone holding a valid Concession Card.
  • Be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Please ensure you review our Certificate 3 Guarantee Refund Policy available here.

Pathways to further study

If your goal is to progress to higher level skills or management, this certificate course will provide a solid foundation upon which to progress into the following;

  • Certificate III in Disability / Home & Community
  • Certificate IV Ageing
  • Certificate IV Disability
  • Certificate IV in Leisure and Health
  • Certificate IV in Allied Health
  • Diploma of Mental Health
  • Diploma of Nursing

and related higher education degrees.

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Acknowledgement to Country

The Axial Training community acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which we gather each day. We pay our respects to the Elders past and present, for they hold the memories, traditions, culture and hopes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the nation.