HLT30113 - Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
12 - 18 months full-time
$6,069 (2019), $5,712 (2018)
$1,530 (2019), $1,428 (2018)
$391 (2019), $357 (2018)
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 StructureStudy Mode: Mixed ModeDuration:
12 - 18 months full-time
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|HLTAHW006||Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members|
|HLTAHW005||Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context|
|HLTAHW009||Provide information about social and emotional support|
|HLTAHW010||Identify community health issues, needs and strategies|
|HLTAHW015||Work under instructions to support the safe use of medication|
|HLTAHW008||Assist in planning and implementation of basic health care|
|HLTAHW007||Undertake basic health assessments|
|HLTAHW011||Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services|
|HLTAHW022||Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health|
|HLTWHS006||Manage personal stressors in the work environment|
|HLTOHC001||Recognise and respond to oral health issues|
|CHCDFV004||Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities|
|HLTAHW024||Work in alcohol, other drugs and mental health care with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities|
Standard Course Structure
|2019 February||Standard Course Structure Available|
|2019 August||Standard Course Structure Available|
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.
- 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.
- Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
- 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.
|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)|
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