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

Course Details

This course offers Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Community Care Workers a qualification to provide a range of primary health care services for their clients and communities.

After completing this course participants will have developed a breadth, depth and complexity of knowledge and competencies that cover a broad range of varied activities in their chosen field, such as:

  • Conducting client health and well being assessments
  • Case work for clients with complex needs,

Specifically, the course will give participants:

  • The confidence and the ability to work in various roles with individuals, groups and communities in their chosen area.
  • The knowledge and skills to provide a service that is sensitive to the needs of people.
  • The ability to coordinate Community Care health care delivery and to effectively refer clients.
  • A clearer awareness of themselves as health professionals, and the skills required in responding to the expectations of communities in which they work.
  • An accredited Certificate IV qualification that is recognised nationally

Qualification Pathways

The completion of this qualification will enable some of the following qualification pathways:

Diploma level and higher qualifications in:

  • Narrative Approaches,
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care,
  • Individual client support qualifications (Aged Care, Community Care and Disability, Mental Health, AOD),
  • Community Services and Community Development,
  • Social Housing, Advocacy and Pastoral Care,
  • Children’s and Youth Services,
  • And other social health qualifications.

Only open to Aboriginal people working in the SEWB field.

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