Calendar 2019

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Training Packages

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

Course applications

Applications for this course are open only to people who identify as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

How is the course delivered

The Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care may be delivered in a flexible work-based mode combining on and off-the-job activities for delivery and assessment. Off-the-job delivery and on-the-job delivery is negotiated with the participant and their workplace. Clinical skills are developed and practiced in a simulated environment as well as in the workplace clinic. Participants need to be employed in a role utilising clinical skills or with direct client interaction and care, practical placements or job rotations will be required.

Course structure

Students must complete 12 core and 5 electives to achieve the qualification HLT30113 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care.

Core units

HLTAHW005 Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context

HLTAHW006 Facilitate and advocate for the right and needs of clients and community members

HLTAHW007 Undertake basic health assessments

HLTAHW008 Assist in planning and implementation of basic health care

HLTAHW009 Provide information about social and emotional support

HLTAHW010 Identify community health issues, needs and strategies

HLTAHW011 Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services

HLTAHW015 Work under instructions to support the safe use of medication

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

Elective units

HLTAHW021 Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care

HLTAHW034 Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice

HLTCSD208D Transport clients

HLTPOP403C Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation

HLTPOP404C Provide interventions to clients who are nicotine dependent

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the formal acknowledgment of skills, knowledge and competency or informal study, experience in the workplace, life experience including voluntary work, domestic or social activities.

Credit transfers will apply where participants provide original versions of Statements of Attainment for the same unit of competency achieved at another RTO.

All students receive a Statement of Attainment for completed units.

Sealed certificates (Testamurs & Results sheets) are issued to those participants who complete all requirements of the qualification.