If job satisfaction in a helping profession appeals, forging a successful career as allied health assistant in speech pathology might be for you. Speech pathology involves the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to speech, language and fluency.
Introduction to Speech Pathology Assistance is an online professional development program that will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to undertake support work under the supervision of a qualified speech pathologist.
In this online speech pathology course, you will learn how to help clients overcome speech impediments and swallowing difficulties caused by conditions such as stuttering, autism, cleft palate, Down syndrome and stroke.
You will also learn how to assist speech-language pathologists in the assessment and treatment of speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders, implement speech and language programs or activities and monitor the use of alternative communication devices and systems.
On completion of this course, you will feel confident to seek entry-level roles in speech pathology including, rehabilitation assistant, therapy assistant and support worker.
Unit 1 - Support the development of speech and communication skills
When you study with Australian Online Courses you will be assessed using a competency-based training method. Competency-based training focuses on a learner’s ability to receive, respond to and process information to achieve a competency result. As such, skills-based and knowledge assessments are geared towards attainment to meet industry-defined standards.
Assessment will be comprised of written assignments and exercises, including short answer questions, reports, essays, research projects and reflective tasks. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment. As a result, you can complete training in your own time and at your own pace with the assistance of unlimited tutor support.
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l.Hinds, Melbourne, VIC | Certificate of Speech Pathology Assistance
I loved studying with Australian Online Courses as it was online, allowing me to study at my own pace. The content was easy to understand and the tutors were always very helpful.
C. Panas, Balwyn North VIC | Introduction to Speech Pathology Assistance
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B.Whitton, Tarrawanna, NSW | Certificate of Speech Pathology Assistance
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How long will it take to complete this course?
The approximate study hours for this course is 20 hours. We offer twelve (12) months’ access, with extensions available upon application (fees apply).
Can I purchase optional printed materials?
Yes! The cost for printed materials for this course is $50 per unit.Total cost for optional printed materials is: $50.00. Printed materials are optional and not required to complete the course. Everything you need to complete the course is provided online via our e-learning system.
When can I start this course?
You can start within 60 minutes during business hours when you enrol and pay in full with a credit card!
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Will I receive a certificate upon completion of this course?
Yes! You will receive a Certificate of Attainment upon successful completion of your assessment.
Do I need to attend classes or undertake any work placements?
No. All courses are delivered online via our e-learning system and there are no work placement requirements in this course.
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I am an international student. Can I enrol into this course?
Yes! We accept enrolments from individuals both within Australia and internationally; location is no barrier to entry into our programs.