Health Services (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health) – Certificate II

This qualification covers a range of tasks under direct supervision to support the provision of health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. Graduates may be trainee Health Workers, working as assistants in a rural or urban environment, or they may deliver limited health care services to clients living in communities that are isolated from mainstream health services.

HSC credit ATAR pathway
4 No

This qualification covers workers in a range of roles who provide assistance to support the provision of health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. Trainees will learn to undertake a range of tasks under direct supervision to support the provision of health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients.

They may learn the job roles of: trainee health worker assistant in a rural or urban environment delivering limited health care services to clients living in communities that are isolated from mainstream health services.

Outcome

  • Qualification in Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care HLT20113 (NRT). Health Services Training Package HLTv3.1.

  • Work as an Assistant in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care and a career path into the Health Services sector.

Course delivery

  • Both on the job (clinical placement) and off the job and will be delivered face-to-face.

Commitment required

  • Undertake a minimum of 100 days in paid employment and training.
  • Complete Certificate II in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care HLT20113 (NRT).
  • The employment and training can be undertaken during school time, after school and during school holidays.

How will you be assessed?

  • Both on the job and off the job through written tests, project work & practical exercises.
Eligibility For ATAR HSC unit credit:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care course

No

6 units over two years towards your HSC for the structured training component (VET course) undertaken as part of the school based traineeship.

Industry-based Learning course

(optional)

No

This optional course is offered as recognition of the significant work component involved in the school based traineeship.

If undertaken this course offers an additional 4 units credit towards your HSC.


For further information about how to sign up to this School Based Traineeship please speak with your Careers Advisor.

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