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HLT30113 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode

DURATION

12 - 18 months full-time

AVAILABILITY

Noosa

FULL COURSE COST

$6,069 (2019), $5,712 (2018)

SUBSIDISED COURSE COST

$1,530 (2019), $1,428 (2018)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION COST

$391 (2019), $357 (2018)

UNITS/CREDITS

17 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Aboriginal health worker or Torres Strait islander health worker. 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.

The role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker (ATSIHW) is fundamental in improving health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers provide clinical and primary health care for individuals, families and community groups. 

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers work in a variety of environments from health services in the Government Health Sector or Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers also work within mainstream services such as general practices and community organisations. 

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.

Standard Course Structure

Study Mode: Mixed Mode
Duration:

12 - 18 months full-time

Core
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTAHW006Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members
HLTAHW005Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context
HLTAHW009Provide information about social and emotional support
HLTAHW010Identify community health issues, needs and strategies
HLTAHW015Work under instructions to support the safe use of medication
HLTAHW008Assist in planning and implementation of basic health care
HLTAHW007Undertake basic health assessments
HLTAHW011Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services
Elective
HLTAHW022Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment
HLTOHC001Recognise and respond to oral health issues
CHCDFV004Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
HLTAHW024Work in alcohol, other drugs and mental health care with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities

Standard Course Structure

2019 FebruaryStandard Course Structure Available
2019 AugustStandard Course Structure Available
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There are no entry requirements for this course however, there are mandatory clinical placement requirements which need to be met.

Mandatory Clinical Placement Requirements
As per the CQU Immunisation Policy and for patient and student safety, the previously recommended checks are now mandatory for any placement commencing 1 January 2018 and onwards, Refer to the Clinical Placement Guidelines and Mandatory Checks Requirements for Clinical Placement for more details.

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.
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Subsidised full fee$1,530 (2019)
Subsidised concession fee$391 (2019)
Fee for service$6,069 (2019)
Fee for service per unit$357 (2019)
Fee for service (International)N/A
Subsidised concession fee per unit$23 (2019)
Fee for service per unit (International)N/A
Subsidised full fee per unit$90 (2019)
No information available at this time.

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