Course Details - Health Services Year 2 (Plympton International College)




Course TitleHealth Services Year 2
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationPlympton International College
Course Length4 semesters (2 years)
DescriptionThis course trains workers who provide assistance to allied health professionals. Workers at this level operate under direct supervision and do not conduct programs or therapeutic interventions. You can gain employment as an Allied Health Assistant, Occupational Therapy Aide, Physiotherapy Assistant, Speech Pathology Aide, Podiatry Assistant, Nutrition Assistant or Diversional Therapy Assistant. Allied Health Assistants work with social workers, physiotherapists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation therapists, medical imaging staff and nurses.
PathwaysCareer Pathway: There are many different health pathways that you can gain employment in as an Allied Health Assistance worker. The following are allied health professions that can employ an assistant to support delivery of care: Athletic training Audiology Cardiovascular perfusion technology Cytotechnology Dental hygiene Diagnostic medical sonography Nutrition and Dietetics Emergency medical sciences Health administration Health information management Medical technology Nuclear medicine technology Occupational therapy Physical therapy Physician assistant Radiation therapy technology Radiography Rehabilitation therapy Rehabilitation counselling Respiratory therapy Respiratory therapy technology Speech-language pathology Pharmacist – pharmacy support
Delivery Location(s)Plympton International College, 21A Errington Street, Plympton, SA, 5038
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Plympton International College on Wednesdays from 09:00 until 15:05
Commencement date 13/02/19
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 25 SACE credits
30 Stage 2 Credits in Year 1 of the course and 25 Stage 2 Credits in Year 2 (55 Stage 2 Credits in total).
QualificationCertificate III in Allied Health Assistance (National code HLT33015)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Competencies
CompulsoryHLTAAP001Recognise healthy body systems   (70 nominal hours)
 HLTAHA001Assist with an allied health program   (65 nominal hours)
 BSBMED301Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately   (60 nominal hours)
Student Cost$158.30
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee plus $58.30 (including GST) for a DCSI relevant history screening, payable to your Home School. DCSI screenings are to be arranged by the Home School.
Home School Cost$670.00
TGSS gap fee of $670 (GST free).
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   15
Public Transport167/168 (Glenelg to City), Stop 12 or 13 on Mooringe Avenue. 100 (Arndale Shopping Centre to Glen Osmond), Stop 184 on Marion Road. 262/265 (Marion Shopping Centre to City), Stop 12 on Anzac Highway. See www.adelaidemetro.com.au for bus routes and timetables.
Contact PersonMr Lee Copeland
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