Allied Health Assistance - Draft 1

HLTSS00074 Allied Health Assistance Social Work Skill Set Draft 1.0

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Skill sets


Allied Health Assistance – Social Work Skill Set


This skill set reflects the skills and knowledge required for health assistants working under direction and supervision of an allied health professional in social work, and is suitable for individuals who:

  • hold a qualification at Certificate III level or higher in Health or related field.


  • have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process.

Pathways information

Achievement of these units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the HLT Health Training Package, including HLT43021 Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

Licensing / regulatory information

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this skill set at the time of publication.

Skill set requirements

Unit code

Unit title


Assist with an allied health program


Provide allied health assistance in remote or isolated setting

Target group

This skill set is for individuals working in the health industry who wish to develop skills to provide assistance in social work.

Suggested words for statement of attainment

These competencies from HLT Health Training Package meet industry requirements for work in allied health assistance in social work.


Is this really about Social work?

"These appear to be two rather generic units. There needs to be a Psycho-social skill set which is more broadly applicable to social and mental health settings. Needs a complete rewrite"

Claire Hewat 30.06.2021 01.51PM

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HLTAHA027 is listed as a core subject.

"Looks like only one UoC associated with Social work as the other is listed as a core subject. There whould be more core competencies for social work I would think."

Kylie Saccotelli 06.06.2021 03.30PM

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"I agreed Kylie, more units are needed within this specialisation."

Raffaele Quattrocchi 10.06.2021 07.33PM

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