Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance


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.

After completing this course, you could consider roles such as a medical imaging assistant, occupational therapist assistant, physiotherapist's assistant or a podiatrist assistant.

Employment Industries could include:

Upon completion of the course, some of the possible industries for employment can include:

Health Care and Social Assistance

Retail and

Accommodation and Food Services


The Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance will consist of the following 8 core units and all 3 of the elective units.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance- HLT33015.

Core Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS010Maintain a high standard of service
CHCCOM005Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program (VP)
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures (VP)
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety (VP)
BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective Units

Unit CodeUnit Description
CHCCCS002Assist with movement
CHCCCS009Facilitate responsible behavior
SITXFSA001Use hygiene procedures for food safety


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Non Funded Fees

Student Fees
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Cert 3 Guarantee Fees

Funding TypeNumber of UnitsStudent Co-Contribution FeeCost per Unit
Funding TypeStudent Fees


We currently provide our Allied Health training courses out of our fully equipped college in Maryborough:

385 Kent St, Maryborough, Queensland, 4650


We also provide our Allied Health training courses at the following location:

40 Charles St, Townsville, Queensland, 4814


We have the ability to deliver our courses on an ad-hoc basis from our Ingham campus. Please contact us to find out when the next courses are scheduled:

Ingham Disability Support Services,
5 Palm Terrance, Ingham, Queensland, 4850

We currently don't have any entry requirements for this course. 
Please get in touch with us if you would like to know more . 

Am I eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee Funding?

We are able to offer our courses under the Certificate 3 Guarantee which is a government-subsidised training program for eligible students living in Queensland.

The Certificate 3 Guarantee supports eligible individuals to complete their first post-school certificate III qualification. It also supports school students to access training and Year 12 graduates to transition to employment by providing free training in high priority qualifications.

Visit the government website to learn more and to find out if you are eligible or get in touch with us and we can offer you advice and support on any information regarding this.


Click here to use our online application form and start your journey with TESS.