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HLT40113 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

Are you interested in providing vital support to the nation’s Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander communities? If so, learn how to administer and manage primary health care services with CQUniversity’s Certificate IIV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Mixed Mode, RPL/RCC/Credit, Online

DURATION

Delivery will be over 18 months by mixed mode delivery. 

AVAILABILITY

Online

FULL COURSE COST

$8,376 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$2,163 (2020)

SUBSIDISED CONCESSION CO-CONTRIBUTION FEE

$621 (2020)

UNITS/CREDITS

21 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Aboriginal Health Workers form part of a team providing clinical and primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients, families and community groups. They work with patients, clients and visitors to hospitals and health clinics and assist in arranging, coordinating and providing health care in community health clinics. Roles could include Health Worker (Generalist), Outreach Worker, Mental Health Worker, Family Health Worker, Sexual Health Worker, Education Officer, Hospital Liaison Officer, Drug and Alcohol Worker, Environmental Health Worker, Community Worker, Healthy Living Worker, Vascular Health Worker, Pharmacy Health Worker, Maternal and Perinatal Health Worker, Otitis Media Health Worker, Nutrition Health Worker, Eye Care Coordinator or Primary Health Care Practice Manager.

This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who provide a range of non-clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs. These workers can be expected to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks either individually or as a member of a multidisciplinary team. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Standard Course Structure

Duration:

Delivery will be over 18 months by mixed mode delivery. 

Core
CHCLEG001Work legally and ethically
HLTINF001Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTAID003Provide first aid
HLTWHS001Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAHW022Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health
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
HLTAHW007Undertake basic health assessments
HLTAHW017Assess and support client’s social and emotional well being
HLTAHW018Plan, implement and monitor health care in a primary health care context
HLTAHW019Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
HLTAHW021Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care
HLTAHW037Support the safe use of medications
HLTAHW023Plan, develop and evaluate health promotion and community development programs
Elective
HLTAHW026Provide information and strategies in sexual health for men
HLTAHW028Provide information and strategies in chronic condition care
HLTAHW027Provide information and strategies in sexual health for women
CHCMHS001Work with people with mental health issues
HLTAHW024Work in alcohol, other drugs and mental health care with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
CHCDFV004Provide domestic and family violence support in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
HLTOHC001Recognise and respond to oral health issues
HLTWHS006Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Standard Course Structure

2020 MayNoosa, Rockhampton

Online

2020 MayOnline Available
500 hrs of Vocational Placement is required to develop skills and be assessed in competencies in the workplace environment.

Standard Course Structure

Residential School
CampusNoosa
RoomNo Room Provided
Start DateTo Be Advised
End DateTo Be Advised
Start TimeTo Be Advised
End TimeTo Be Advised
CompulsoryYes
Additional Information

The Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care is delivered through a blended delivery method. Students will need to undertake a one-week block training component as part of their qualification.

Dates are to be confirmed.

Residential School
CampusRockhampton North
RoomNo Room Provided
Start DateTo Be Advised
End DateTo Be Advised
Start TimeTo Be Advised
End TimeTo Be Advised
CompulsoryYes
Additional Information

The Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care is delivered through a blended delivery method. Students will need to undertake a one-week block training component as part of their qualification.

Dates are to be confirmed.

Residential School
CampusTownsville
RoomNo Room Provided
Start DateTo Be Advised
End DateTo Be Advised
Start TimeTo Be Advised
End TimeTo Be Advised
CompulsoryYes
Additional Information

The Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care is delivered through a blended delivery method. Students will need to undertake a one-week block training component as part of their qualification.

Dates are to be confirmed.

Students must be currently working in industry or have secured a Vocational Placement in an appropriate primary health care setting.

Proposed:

It is a requirement for entry into the course that students:

 are at a minimum age of 17

 must have evidence or confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity

are currently working in industry or have secured a Vocational Placement in an appropriate Primary health care setting.

Aboriginal Health Workers form part of a team providing clinical and primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients, families and community groups. They work with patients, clients and visitors to hospitals and health clinics and assist in arranging, coordinating and providing health care in community health clinics.

Roles could include Health Worker (Generalist), Outreach Worker, Mental Health Worker, Family Health Worker, Sexual Health Worker, Education Officer, Hospital Liaison Officer, Drug and Alcohol Worker, Environmental Health Worker, Community Worker, Healthy Living Worker, Vascular Health Worker, Pharmacy Health Worker, Maternal and Perinatal Health Worker, Otitis Media Health Worker, Nutrition Health Worker, Eye Care Coordinator or Primary Health Care Practice Manager.

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$8,376 (2020)
Subsidised full fee$2,163 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee$621 (2020)
Fee for service per unit$399 (2020)
Subsidised full fee per unit$103 (2020)
Subsidised concession fee per unit$30 (2020)

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