WORK PLACEMENT REQUIRED
To achieve this qualification, the candidate must complete at least 80 hours of work placement as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of the units of competency to be able to practice and give examples of what you have done and some of the assessments require you to be already working in an environment where you can access documentation.
Students should already be working within an environment where they can access records and administration processes. For example Medicare applications and Medical Imaging.
Work experience should be sufficient to ensure you obtain enough real clinical experience on the full range of assessments undertaken in most allied health practices – but particularly in Medical Imaging.
The vocational sector of education focuses on workplace specific skills and knowledge, with students / graduates having the underpinning knowledge to be competent at performing these skills at the industry expected standards. These specific skills and knowledge areas are designed around units of competency. A unit of competency ensures every aspect of a person’s theoretical knowledge and practical ability will be taught and assessed repeatedly to ensure a satisfactory level of competence has been achieved.
WHO IS IT FOR?
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.
HCCCS010 Maintain a high standard of service
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
HLTADM004 Manage health billing and accounting system
HLTAID003 Support First Aid (updated to HLTAID011 Provide First Aid in 2021)
HLTAHA025 Contribute to client flow and client information management in medical imaging