Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (#4386)

This course provides entry level professional knowledge and skills for students intending to work as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers. As well as a theoretical component, the course provides practical experience in working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients in the form of a clinical / vocational placement.

Aboriginal Health Workers often receive ongoing supervision and guidance in their position and work as part of a team in a health care setting providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

This course is delivered in a block release format to allow access for students from across the Kimberley region to attend.

Certificate III consists of 12 Core units and 5 Elective units and the requirement to complete 225 Clinical Hours

Core Units

HLTAHW005 Work in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care context
HLTAHW006 Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
HLTAHW007 Undertake basic health assessments
HLTAHW008 Assist in planning and implementation of basic health care
HLTOHC001 Recognise and respond to oral health issues
HLTPOP009 Provide information and support on environmental health issues
HLTAHW010 Identify community health issues, needs and strategies
HLTAHW011 Assist with basic health screening, promotion and education services

Elective Units

HLTAHW009 Provide information about social and emotional support
HLTAHW015 Work under instruction s to support the safe use of medication
BSBWOR204 Use business technology
BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information
BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

If you are interested in the training please complete the Expression of Interest

Or contact the RTO team on phone: (08) 9194 3200 or Email: rtoadmin@kamsc.org.au

For information about fees, please see our Fee Policy

The Handbook for Cert III can be downloaded here.

Current students can access the learning portal