HLT30121 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
Study for rewarding career in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care.
At this level, work involves the provision of generalist health services and the use of some discretion and judgment within the parameters of clearly defined plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a range of health care settings including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community organisations, and the public or private health sector.
VACCHO SPECIFIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
It is a VACCHO requirement for those wishing to undertake this course that they:
- must be prepared to complete a Learning, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) assessment and Pre-training Requirements (PTR) as part of the enrolment process.
- are over 18 years old at the time of enrolment.
- are either
- working or volunteering in roles providing support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people or
- working or volunteering for an Aboriginal Organisation or
- a carer for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person or
- employed or have the capacity to volunteer at an organisation relevant to this course to complete their work placement hours/workplace-based assessments.
- have wide-ranging skills and knowledge about Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander ways of living.
- have basic digital skills in using Microsoft Office programs such as Word and PowerPoint, such as creating and saving a new file and adding and editing text, tables, images, and fonts.
- have basic internet skills to undertake online research.
Develop foundation knowledge needed to undertake basic health assessments, identify community health issues, needs, and strategies, provide information and strategies in chronic condition care, and assist with basic health screening, promotion, and education.
AT A GLANCE
This course is typically offered over 18 months with classes held once a month, Tuesday – Thursday, 9.00 am- 5.00 pm.
Delivery and Locations
17-23 Sackville Street,
Written questions, portfolio, workplace project, case studies, role plays observation/demonstration
Cost (Fees & Charges)
Ask about our RPL fees if you have previous equivalent experiences
HLT30121 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care subject to satisfactory course completion and meeting all VACCHO terms & conditions
WHY LEARN WITH US?
This training program has been developed in consultation with other ACCHOs and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community sector to ensure its relevance.
Our staff have current on-the-job experience, bringing this into the training program to offer real industry training based on current industry trends.
EXPERIENCED SUPPORT TEAM
We offer in-house Mentors and support and have also teamed up with external experts to ensure that you are fully supported to succeed.
WHAT WILL I STUDY?
The units of competency listed below are an example of the units that would typically be included in this qualification.
A National Police Clearance and Working with Children Check (WWCC) is required before the placement component can be undertaken.
Evidence of some vaccinations is also a requirement including but not limited to influenza (flu) vaccination and COVID vaccination prior to the placement component.
RECOGNITION OF PRIOR STUDIES & EXPERIENCES
If you believe that you have previously completed one or more of the above units, ask about our Credit Transfer services.
If you believe that you have a range of work and life experiences that relate to one or more of these unit, ask about our Recognition of Prior Learning/Competency (RPL) services.
If eligible, you will not be required to undertake these units again with us as you will receive recognition of your prior studies and/or experiences.
Take a glimpse at the jobs you can take on—possible tasks, salary information, skill level required, and industry growth forecast: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/
FEES AND CHARGES
Refer to VACCHO Course Fee 2023
You may be eligible for a Fee Concession (VACCHO will check your entitlement for a Fee Concession as part of your enrolment and prior to the commencement of training). This includes for holders of a current Health Care Card, Pensioner Concession, Veterans Gold Card or self-identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
Travel and accommodation may be AbStudy subsidised for eligible students. Ask for further details.
WHAT I NEED TO BRING OR BUY
- Desktop computer/laptop.
- Stable internet connection with a minimum download speed of 3mbps.
- An email account such as through Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail.
- Microsoft Office (2010 version or later) – must include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Video conferencing software (Zoom) preferred.
AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A SKILLS FIRST SUBSIDISED PLACE
- Be an Australian citizen; OR b) a holder of a permanent visa; OR c) a New Zealand citizen.
- Not be enrolled in more than two Skills First subsidised qualifications at one time
OR you may meet some of the eligible criteria if you:
- Meet the Eligibility Exemptions Initiative requirements, eg. a retrenched worker or a JVEN client
FURTHER LEARNING PATHWAYS INCLUDE
- HLT40121 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
- HLT40221 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice
- HLT50221 Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
- HLT57715 Diploma of Practice Management
Training may be supported by Skills First Program, delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. The student’s tuition fees are as published and are subject to change given individual circumstances. This nationally recognised qualification is delivered by VACCHO (RTO No: 20739 and which is responsible for the quality of all services and the issuing of accredited certification. This qualification provides the skills and knowledge to the industry standard but does not guarantee a job. We actively tailor training for people from diverse backgrounds, including those with disabilities and encourage all to apply.
- Subsidised training and funding >>
- Student information including Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning >>
To apply for this course, submit an Expression of Interest via the link below.
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If you are currently enrolled with us and have an enquiry, or interested in studying at VACCHO please fill out and submit the form below or contact the Education and Training Unit at VACCHO by calling (03) 9411 9411.