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Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry)

HLT43015 – Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry)

  • AQF Level

    4
  • Amount of Training

    990 hours
  • Course Fee

  • Payment Option

    Easy Payment Options
  • Mode Of Delivery

    Online

You can complete this course on intensive mode in three to six months

 
IHNA Online Policies, Procedures & Forms Check this course currency on the National Register of VET

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

Why IHNA Online ?

  • Competency based training underpinned by adult learning principles
  • Scholarships are available
  • Access to 24*7 Online Library
  • Experienced educators with industry
  • Easy Payment Options
  • Finalist and Winner of national and international training award
  • Networking Opportunities with peak bodies and industries
  • IHNA Online Alumnus Status
  • Dedicated Student Support Team
  • Work Integrated Learning (WIL) – learn as you practise

Course Overview

The Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry) course will teach you the fundamental knowledge and skills you’ll need to work as a qualified podiatry assistant. Podiatry assistants assist podiatrists with clinical and surgical duties to improve the health and well-being of patients’ feet.

In this course, you will learn about common foot disorders and injuries, as well as treatments, dressing procedures, and other responsibilities that podiatric assistants must carry out. The podiatry assistant may be hired to work in a speciality area of podiatry or to work generically across the organisation in the delivery of allied health assistance services.

Amount of Training

The amount of training required for this course is 990 hours, however depending on the amount of time invested by you – it can be completed in a lesser timeframe.

Duration Statistic
Timeframe Statistic

*Fully online IHNA Online curriculum * Can be completed in as little as 3 months

Intensive Mode: Students are encouraged to complete the course in an intense mode by learning for 40 hours per week or more, with ‘recognition of prior learning’ if available, allowing them to complete the course in as little as 3 months.

Career Opportunity

With the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance (Podiatry) in hand, you’ll be able to work professionally as a:

  • Therapy Assistant
  • Podiatry Assistant
  • Community Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Allied Health Assistant

We offer pathways into higher level qualifications so that on completion of this certificate you can further your education with:

  • Diploma of Practice Management
  • Bachelor of Podiatry
  • Diploma of Nursing

An affordable way to learn from IHNA Online training experts

What will I study?

  • CHCDIV001

    Work with Diverse people

  • CHCLEG003

    Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • HLTWHS002

    Follow safe work practices for direct client care

  • CHCCOM005

    Community and work in Health or community services

  • HLTAAP001

    Recognise healthy body systems

  • HLTAAP002

    Confirm physical health status

  • BSBMED301

    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

  • BSBLDR402

    Lead effective workplace relationships

  • CHCCCS020

    Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

  • CHCCCS002

    Assist with movement

  • HLTAHA006

    Assist with basic foot hygiene

  • HLTINF001

    Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

  • HLTAHA001

    Assist with allied health program

  • HLTAHA007

    Assist with podiatric procedures

  • HLTAHA008

    Assist with podiatry assessment and exercise

  • HLTAHA009

    Assist in the rehabilitation of clients

Course Module

Total number of units for this course = 16

7 Core units

9 Elective units

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IHNA Online Admission Requirements

However, there are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, but applicants should demonstrate the ability to perform tasks as required by the health industry.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

16 years of age and above at the time of commencement of the course.

Satisfactory completion of studies in applicant’s home country equivalent to an Australian Year 10 course is required for entry into this course.

Students may undergo language, literacy, and numeracy (LLN) to identify Language, Literacy and Numeracy capabilities at the time of Orientation (prior to commencing the courses).

Students over the age of 22 will also be considered without the minimum education requirements. Each case will be reviewed individually to ascertain the capacity of the student to meet course requirements.

Digital literacy

Student must possess basic computer skills which includes covering the most common usages of a computer, including managing computer files, word processing, using spreadsheets and databases; creating presentations; finding information and communicating using computers; and being aware of social and ethical implications of Internet use.

IHNA Online Pathways

Pathways from this Qualification

Graduates may progress to higher level qualifications within and/or across the health care sector

Pathways to this Qualification

  • There are no pre-requisites or any other training package entry requirements for this course

How to Apply

Step 1
Application: Submit your online application by clicking “Enrol Now” and pay your tuition fees.
Step 2
Access: Explore the learning resources and start learning on your learning platform. Credentials, user guide and a conditional offer letter will be sent to your email
Step 3
LLN:You are required to complete an LLN test, within the first 3 days of enrolling
Step 4
Confirmation:Upon completion of your LLN and any other prerequisites, you will be issued a Confirmation of Admission
Step 5
Cooling off period:Once enrolled students have a 5 working days cooling off period (from course commencement date) to withdraw from the course and avail a full refund of the fees paid

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders’ students are encouraged to apply.

RPL and Credit Transfer

Students must submit a portfolio of past evidence, which may include third-party assessments, and partaking in an interview procedure. They can further have their prior learning and work experiences acknowledged in this certification. A practical demonstration of the portfolio presented by the students may also be used to evaluate student’s competencies and expertise, which will give the educators a clear idea. In addition to this mutual recognition and credit transfer allow students to have their previous formal training recognized.

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer is only available for Australian qualifications when a student has completed the units considered necessary for a qualification at another Registered Training Organization.

FAQ’s

Any other questions in your mind – let us give you some more clarity with the following FAQs – check below:

After you are qualified with the essential Course and degree as a Diploma in Practice Management you are eligible to work in multiple roles in the health sector such as-
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Senior Medical Receptionist
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Practice Manager
  • Business Manager in health industry

There are a host of duties for a Practice manager to perform in the health industry-
  • Need to manage facility’s office staff
  • Human resources duties
  • Hiring members
  • Training new and old staff
  • Handle medical records
  • Billing
  • Ordering equipment and supplies
  • Administrative tasks
  • Ordering equipment and supplies

To excel in Practice manager role the person needs a variety of skills and qualities such as:
  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership and motivational skills
  • Must have financial skills.
  • Able to manage a changing environment
  • Imbibe organisational skills
  • Always willing to work with peers and respect the views of your subordinates.

In recent years, the average practice manager’s salary in Australia can be seen around $70,000-$90,000 per year.

(Source : https://au.talent.com/salary)

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