College Australia

Domestic Students


Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Build your career supporting an Allied Health professional and create job certainty in a high growth industry that helps people with essential care across various professions.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Study online

Qld Government


Pay per unit

Workplace practical requirements

What can I expect?

This qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to work alongside an Allied Health professional in an assistant role helping patients with rehabilitation. This will include learning how to prepare programs and reports and supporting better health outcomes for patients.
Your career in an Allied Health Assistant role can profoundly affect the lives of the people you support. This qualification will teach you key strategies to effectively help patients with quality care and empower them to reach and exceed their goals.

Your career in an Allied Health Assistant role can profoundly affect the lives of the people you support. This qualification will teach you key strategies to effectively help patients with quality care and empower them to reach and exceed their goals.

Career opportunities – where
will my studies lead me?


Occupational Therapy Assistant

Diversional Therapy Assistant

Allied Health Assistant

The Certificate IV
in Allied Health Assistance is for you if:


You want to create job certainty within the fast-growing Allied Health industry


You desire to make an impact in a role supporting an Allied Health professional and develop opportunities to further your career in healthcare


You want to gain the essential skills and knowledge to build your career in an industry that is diverse and offers you many pathways to success


You wish to learn how to facilitate empowerment, independence, and wellbeing of patients in an allied health environment

Entry requirements

Not applicable.

Eligibility requirements

Students are required to provide us with the following security clearances when they enrol:

National Police Check or Blue Card/Yellow Card, dependent on organisational requirements

Workplace practical

Students who are not currently working within an allied health support role are required to undertake a minimum of 120 hours of unpaid vocational placement in an approved workplace to complete their qualification. For more information, click here or call one of our friendly crew on 

07 3255 0506

Course Duration


months full time


months part time

Nationally Accredited Qualification

Recognised by the Australian Government as meeting a set of standards that provide vocational outcomes and lead to employment

Pathways to University


Rolling Enrolment

Enrol anytime

Learning Method

Study online at your own pace on any device

Live Webinars

Coming soon!

Fees and Payment Options:

Course fees:



Pay $1500 upfront
and Pay $1277 at completion

Pay Per Unit

Administration Fee of


upfront (non-refundable)

Total units: 16
Fee per unit: $175



Pay 50% upfront ($738.50)
and 50% upon completion ($738.50)

Administration fees are non-refundable. Each unit will require payment before the release of your next unit.

For more information, please refer to our Fees, Charges & Refund Policy.

You will be required to follow your training plan. This will be discussed and agreed upon at induction. If you do not meet the obligation of the agreed timeframe, other charges may be applicable. Maximum time frames are subject to volumes of learning and qualifications being superseded.

Further charges may be applied if student obligations are not met in accordance with the agreed timeframes stated in the student training plan, discussed and determined at induction. Maximum time frames are subject to recommended study load and potential nationally authorised changes to qualification criteria.

Subsidised fee


Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost



Co-contribution Fee


per unit
Total Units


Total Cost


Higher Level Skills Funding via the Queensland Government’s Skills Assure Program supports ELIGIBLE* students to obtain certification in Certificate IV or higher qualifications. The aim is to assist individuals in gaining the higher-level skills required to secure employment or career advancement in priority industries or transition to university to continue their studies. Students will be required to make a co-contribution fee (listed above) before the commencement of their course. For further information – see 

*Eligibility criteria apply to receive subsidised course fees and concessional status. See our funding brochure and complete the funding eligibility form below to find out more.

Qualification Structure:

A total of 15 units must be completed:


Core Units

Communicate and work in health or community services

Work with diverse people

Manage legal and ethical compliance

Recognise healthy body systems

Confirm physical health status

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately


Elective Units

Assist with an allied health program

Support client independence and community participation

Facilitate the empowerment of older people

Lead effective workplace relationship

Facilitate the empowerment of people with disability

Provide home and community support services

Provide support to people living with dementia

Support independence and wellbeing

Use business technology

It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

We aim to help our students as much as possible. That’s why you can apply for and start your study journey in three easy steps.



Apply for the course you want with College Australia by completing the quick and easy online Enrolment Form. Click on the link below and choose the relevant qualification. When we receive your application, we will send you an email regarding the pre-enrolment eligibility requirements, including a Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment, Recognition of Prior Learning application and an outline of documentation required for your enrolment to proceed.


Meet your mentor

We will call you to confirm details, discuss eligibility, workplace and assessment requirements and ensure everything is correct.

This interview forms part of your orientation into your course and will allow you to ask further questions.

You will then be required to make payment.

Once payment is received, we will then send you the Confirmation of Enrolment (COE). This Includes details of your Educator and your Training Plan outlining the units you are undertaking and due dates


Commence your studies

You will receive an email with your login details. Remember these details and bookmark the login URL in your browser. Logging in will give you access to your first unit in the online portal.

Start on your first unit.

RPL students
Your Educator will contact you to progress the RPL process if you are undertaking this pathway.

Congratulations. You’re on your way to completing your new qualification!

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