Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health work is an emerging area of work and occupational titles for those working in this area vary according to jurisdictional and workplace requirements.
This qualification covers workers who provide a range of primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with medication. These workers can be expected to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks.
Completion of this qualification will lead to registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA).
All form fields are required.
|Information :||These programs are available through distance education which means no on-campus attendance is required. You will be provided with printed workbooks and resources to work through at your own pace with support from Sunshine Coast TAFE staff when required.
|Career Prospects :||Occupational titles for these workers may include, for example:
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This program has been designed for existing workers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care sector. As part of your studies you will need to complete 160 hours of vocational placement in a suitable health care practice setting.
If you have already completed a Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care you will be eligible for a credit transfer for part of this program.
|Assessment Information :||Assessment occurs throughout the course through both practical and theoretical exercises. Assessment is competency based and you must complete all projects and assignments, written and/or practical, as set out within the unit study guides and workbooks. Written, verbal and practical assessments make up the majority of assessments, but general attitude and your application to your studies are also taken into account.
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|Full Fee :||$TBA
The fee charged for programs where there is no Government Subsidy or the participant is not eligible under the Certificate 3 Guarantee and are regarded as Fee for Service. For approved Diploma and Advanced Diploma programs payment of fees may use the VET FEE HELP payment option.
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Contact Sunshine Coast TAFEYou must contact Sunshine Coast TAFE to determine your eligibility for this program before you are able to enrol. An interview with teaching staff may be required in person or over the phone. Please contact Sunshine Coast TAFE for more information about this process and to book an appointment.
(07) 5457 1000
Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm
|Austudy||Austudy provides financial help if you are aged 25 years or more and studying or undertaking an Australian study full-time, you will need contact Centre link Customer Service on 132490.|
|Student Support Services||We offer a range of support services for students who require extra help or for potential students who are looking for support in making course decisions. Visit our website to discover the full range of student support services.|
|Skills Recognition||Skills recognition benefits students by recognising skills and knowledge gained from previous studies, informal training or experiences gained at work and in everyday life. Skills Recognition may include one or more of the following processes:
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|Information Current :||6/03/2014
Core competencies are mandatory. Elective competencies are offered at the institute's discretion. This course may include some competencies in excess of qualification requirements, programs are designed to meet industry needs. All program information and approximate course costs are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change at any time without prior notification.
To be eligible to access Government funded training you must have a Queensland residential address. Advertised fee structures apply to QLD residents only. If a resident resides outside of QLD Commercial/Fee for Service Fees will apply. Please check at time of enrolment for current details.