FAQs

How can I study?

Health Industry Training offers a range of delivery methods including face-to-face classes (minimum numbers required), online through our Learning Management System (LMS) and distance delivery. We are also pleased to offer closed Facebook Groups that allow students who are completing the same qualification to interact with each other, discuss ideas and upload reference links. Their trainer is also involved with these groups to assist students as needed.


How long do I have to complete the course?

The length of time depends on the individual enrolment status of each student. Health Industry Training would like to see students completed from twelve months to two years however we are flexible in the time allowed to complete your chosen course.


Is this course recognised elsewhere?

Health Industry Training is a Registered Training Organisation. Any units of competency or qualifications undertaken through Health Industry Training are nationally recognised and must be recognised by all Australian Registered Training Organisations.


Do I have to have other qualifications to do this course?

Depending on the level of qualifications you are enrolling in, you may need to have a previous level qualification or be able to demonstrate competencies from another qualification to be able to enrol. For example, students wishing to enrol in the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance must have seven of the core units of competency from the level III qualification in Allied Health Assistance prior to enrolling in the level IV qualification.  In this instance the units can be completed prior to enrolment or as part of the Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance.


What is Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)?

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a formal recognition of your current skills and knowledge you have achieved outside the education and training system. RPL takes into account any previous formal study, work and life experience and then assesses this against the elements of competency to determine if you can receive competency toward a qualification. There is a fee associated with RPL however it is considerably less than formal training.


What is credit transfer? (students must provide certified copies of current qualifications)

Credit transfer means relevant units of competency you have completed previously, which are the same as the units of competency offered through Health Industry Training.


How much will the course cost?

Course costs vary depending on the level of the qualification you wish to undertake and the availability of funding at the time of enrolment.


Is there any funding available?

Health Industry Training has several funding contracts that assist students to complete full qualifications at heavily funded prices. To find out if you are eligible to receive funding please contact our staff or click on the ‘Funding Opportunities’ tab at the front of this website.


Is there any financial support?

Health Industry Training offers the following financial support

  • Pay for a qualification in full and receive a 10% discount on the full cost of the course; or
  • Pay using our ‘payment plan’ option, weekly, fortnightly or monthly installments.

Do I need a computer?

Yes. To be marked competent in a nationally recognised qualification, students are required to demonstrate particular employability skills including IT skills. To demonstrate your skills in the use of IT, all students are required to have access to a computer to research the Internet for additional resources and to word process their assessments. Hand written assessments are not accepted.