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‚ÄčIn Australia, there are over 90,000 allied health professionals working in areas such as physiotherapy, rehabilitation and speech pathology. This means that 20% of our healthcare workforce are allied professionals and with an ageing and growing population, graduates in this field will continue to be in demand.

Our industry connections mean you learn from experts in the field through a range of placement opportunities including medical, sub-acute, acute, community and rehabilitation.

With access to a range of purpose built facilities, including our dedicated allied health lab and treatment area, you get practical experience in simulated work situations, so you are well prepared for your work placements.

Holmesglen teachers are all experienced professionals and include staff from Cabrini Health, so as a Holmesglen graduate you can be confident you are trained to the standards industry expect. Allied health is also an excellent pathway course, satisfying prerequisites or skills for further study and advancing your qualifications.

Courses available (4)

Certificate III

  • Health Services Assistance
    Part Time
    Moorabbin
    Certificate III in Health Services Assistance Holmesglen TAFE
    HLT33115
    • Start February

    Study the Certificate III in Health Services assistance at Holmesglen and become an important part of the healthcare sector.Health services assistants often work across health disciplines to assist health professionals working with patients under supervision. This course is delivered at Holmesglen's Moorabbin campus and will provide you with comprehensive training to perform essential services such as: patient transport and movement, food service, maintaining beds, infection control and clinical cleaning.All our clinical specialist units are taught [...]

Certificate IV

  • Allied Health Assistance
    Moorabbin
    Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance Holmesglen TAFE
    HLT43015
    • Start February / July

    Study this course at Holmesglen and become an important part of the healthcare sector. Work directly with allied health professionals such as physiotherapists, occupational therapists, dietitians and other clinicians, to provide clients with therapy and support to improve their quality of life.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 [...]

Programs for Secondary School Students

  • Allied Health Assistance
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin
    Certificate III in Allied Health Assistance Holmesglen TAFE
    HLT33015
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.This course is suitable if you are interested in working in the healthcare sector and becoming an allied health assistant or an assistant in nursing. The two years of delivery will give you an opportunity to commence your studies in one of these fields. The first year of delivery is a generic [...]

  • Health Services Assistance
    VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
    Moorabbin
    Certificate III in Health Services Assistance Holmesglen TAFE
    HLT33115
    • Start February

    This is a VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.This course is suitable if you are interested in working in the healthcare sector and becoming an allied health assistant or an assistant in nursing. The two years of delivery will give you an opportunity to commence your studies in one of these fields. The first year of delivery is a generic [...]

  • News Support, Opportunity And A Positive Future

    Holmesglen Outstanding Certificate Student, Jillian Hardy believes the greatest reward comes from helping others.

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  • News For The Love Of Helping Others

    Allied Health Assistance Course Coordinator Peter Prskalo explains his passion for the role.

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  • News Developing work-ready assistants

    Holmesglen and Cabrini Health join forces to cut job shortages in Allied Health assistants.

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