Allied Health Assistance - Draft 1

HLTSS00075 Allied Health Assistance Speech Pathology Skill Set Draft 1.0

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Skill sets


Allied Health Assistance – Speech Pathology 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 speech pathology, 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


Support the development of speech and communication skills


Provide support in dysphagia management


Assist and support the use of augmentative and alternative communication system

Target group

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

Suggested words for statement of attainment

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


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