Allied Health

National ID Course Title Study Mode
HLT33015 Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance
Full time
Part time
HLT43015 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance
Full time
Part time

Allied Health Assistants work in a variety of settings to promote participation and functional independence in everyday activities for people affected by illness, injury or social disadvantage. Employment as an Allied Health Assistant offers diversity, challenge and opportunity to work in interesting fields such as private or public hospitals, community rehabilitation including in the client’s home, aged care facilities, schools, prisons, mental health clinics, private practice clinics and community health centres.

Allied Health Assistants work under the supervision of qualified allied health practitioners such as Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists and Physiotherapists. Allied Health Assistants frequently enjoy the flexibility of part-time or full time work arrangements with high employment demand for Assistants across industry.

Why Study Allied Health at West Coast?

  • Solid industry partnerships mean a variety of interesting student placements and job placements are offered in major public and private hospitals, aged care facilities,  mental health clinics, schools and community health facilities.
  • Lecturing staff are highly qualified and have relevant, current industry experience in backgrounds such as occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy and nursing.
  • Course pathways from Cert III to Cert IV and beyond offer you opportunity to optimise knowledge and skills towards increased employment potential in the future.

Career opportunities

Allied Health Assistant
Physiotherapy Assistant
Speech Pathology Therapy Assistant
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Therapy Assistant
Nutrition Assistant
Podiatry Assistant
Dietetic Assistant