This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working at the entry level of primary health care for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients.

HLT30113 – Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Current Release 5 – 8th Dec 2015) complies with all requirements as per the qualification rules on training.gov –  https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/HLT30113

Students who complete Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care entry level employment opportunities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Aboriginal Health Workers
  • Aboriginal Health Worker- Admin Support
  • Aboriginal Health Worker-Aged and Disability
  • Aboriginal Health Worker-Health Promotion
  • Indigenous Healthy Housing Worker
  • Indigenous Tobacco Action Worker

Please see student guide for further information


Core units

HLTAHW005 Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context
HLTAHW006 Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members
HLTAHW007 Undertake basic health
HLTAHW008 Assist in planning and implementation of basic health care
HLTAHW009 Provide information about social and/or 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
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
HLTAID003 Provide first aid –

Elective units

CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions
CHCCCS019 Recognise and respond to crisis situations
CHCDFV001 Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence
HLTAHW021 Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care
BSBWOR204 Use business technology

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