Courses

Location:
AHC
Duration:
12 months
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This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working at the entry level of primary health care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. Certificate III may be regarded by many jurisdictions as the minimum level for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health work

Workers seeking enrolment in or credit for this qualification must be able to demonstrate current competence in the compulsory competency units required for Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health and in any competency units identified as individual pre-requisites for specific elective units

The Certificate III qualification is regarded as the minimum vocational entry level requirement for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health work

Workers at this qualification level provide health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. They usually work as part of a team, with ongoing supervision and guidance. Workers at this qualification level are generally given the Title of Aboriginal health worker.

Target Group

Enrolment within this course will focus on recruiting students from the following:

  1. New and existing Aboriginal Health Workers needing to gain a starting qualification for further study or Recognition or to meet current vocational requirements
  2. Aboriginal workers seeking a career transition without a readily transferrable qualification pathway
  3. Community members seeking entry into Aboriginal Health work

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Job Roles

Aboriginal Health Workers

Delivery Structure

Face to face – cluster release (5 x 5 days); site visits; e-learning support; study groups; tutorials;

Nominal Hours

140+ Hours

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Course Dates

13 Mar 2017 4 days
Certificate III ATSI Primary Health Care BLOCK 1 [Infection Control and Safety]
15 May 2017 4 days
Certificate III ATSI Primary Health Care BLOCK 2 [Client Health and Support Part 1]
26 Jun 2017 4 days
Certificate III ATSI Primary Health Care BLOCK 3 [Providing Support and Advocacy]
04 Sep 2017 4 days
Certificate III ATSI Primary Health Care BLOCK 4 [Client Health and Support Part 2]
06 Nov 2017 4 days
Certificate III ATSI Primary Health Care BLOCK 5 [Legal and Workplace Context]

Study Pathway

HLT30113 Certificate III Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
HLT40113 Certificate IV Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
HLT50113 Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care