This is a Free TAFE for Priority Course. Find out about your eligibility

Set yourself up for a career in the health industry, providing support to professionals such as physiotherapists and occupational therapists

This course may be the ideal choice if you have worked in health in the past and are looking for a return to the health sector.

As the demand for therapy programs in hospital and community settings rise, allied health assistants will play an increasingly important role in the rehabilitation of clients and patients, and promotion of optimal health outcomes.

During the course you’ll gain industry specific training in basic medical terminology; client movement; infection control; client services; and assisting with an allied health program. You will also build numeracy, literacy, personal development and work related skills.

A minimum of 80 hours of work placement is required to complete this course which will be arranged by Chisholm Institute.

Three days per week

This course is covered by the Free TAFE initiative

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in this course, if you’re eligible, from 1 January 2019. Note that you will still need to pay other fees such as student services or materials fees.

Find out about your eligibility.

Course code
On campus
Frankston, Berwick
Not available Online
Not available for International students
Full Time, 6 months.
Start dates
29 Jan and 29 Apr