Diploma in Allied Health Assistance - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Diploma in Allied Health Assistance

Work as an allied health assistant

The Diploma in Allied Health Assistance is a one-year qualification that gives you the foundational skills to work as an allied health assistant or in related fields.

Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013132
  • Fraser Coast 019703
USC program code
Semester 1
1 year full time or part time equivalent
Study mode
Blended Learning
Recommended prior study
Total courses
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Not available to international students on a Student visa.

Allied health assistants support allied health professionals such as occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, dietitians and podiatrists. Under the supervision of an allied health professional, they work to implement programs, groups and one-on-one supports for people with disabilities and health conditions. They also support the day-to-day running of the practice, managing aspects such as bookings and equipment.

In this diploma you will:

  • Study the role of allied health assistants in the context of the Australian health and social care system
  • Learn about the anatomical, physiological, psychological and sociological factors influencing human function
  • Develop their communication skills, develop skills in running groups and how to set up and maintain equipment

What will I study?

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The study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this study sequence to guide enrolment.

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