Therapy Assistant/Activities Coordinator Course

This 7-day course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the role of the Therapy Assistant / Activities Coordinator and the skills and knowledge required to assist the therapist.

This course can open up new career opportunities for care workers. Class participation and written assignments are essential requirements for successful completion of this course.


Nil but a CHC33015 Certificate III in Individual Support is recommended but not essential.

Course Code: AMA010

Duration: 7 days

Day: Friday (1 day per week)

Location: Nedlands WA 6009

Contact Time Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm

2019 Course Dates:

  • 08 Nov – 20 Dec


Course Code: AMA010_B

Duration: 3 weeks

Day: Monday and Tuesday each week

Location: Bunbury RSL – 19 Spencer Street

Contact Time Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm

2019 Course Dates:

  • TBA
  • The Therapy Assistant / Activities Coordinator role
  • Working with Health Practitioners to develop plans
  • Communication
  • Communication aids
  • Mobility/exercise
  • Aids and equipment
  • Resources
  • Activities of daily living
  • Prepare an activity program
  • Plan and conduct group activities
  • Manage group processes

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the possibilities and limitations of the Therapy Assistant’s / Activities Coordinator’s role
  • Contribute information to the care planning process
  • Work according to the care plan
  • Document work activities and observations
  • Use effective communication techniques to establish rapport with aged and disabled people
  • Aid aged and disabled people to adapt to the effects of illness, injury and disability
  • Assist with the use of aids and equipment
  • Organise, resource and deliver a broad range of group activities


The learning outcomes achieved provide participants with Units of Competency towards a Certificate IV in Ageing Support / Leisure and Health.


Units of Competency issued on successful completion of the course

  • CHCGRP001:    Support group activities
  • CHCGRP002:    Plan and conduct group activities


Class participation and written assignments are essential requirements for successful completion of this course. ​

Course Fee: $795

Can enrol with a 20% deposit when booked more than a week in advance.

Deposits paid are non-refundable

Final payment of course fees are due 7 working days prior to commencement of the course.

A seat in the classroom is not guaranteed until full course fees are paid.

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