This qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with, and administration of, medication. These workers can be expected to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks either individually or as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
This qualification addresses the specific legislative responsibilities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and is required for national registration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia.
HLT40213 – Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice (Release 5) complies with all requirements as per the qualification rules on training.gov
No minimum education standard is set as a prerequisite to entry to this course.
- a general command of spoken and written English, the ability to write a simple report and basic maths is required for units of competency within this qualification.
- this course requires the satisfactory completion of oral and written tasks.
- students are required to participate in an LLN assessment as part of the enrolment process.
- student need to be 18 years or above to be eligible for AHPRA student registration.
The following employment pathways are available to students who complete this qualification:
Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice graduates will also be provided with advice on employment opportunities at the Certificate IV level and other health-related employment opportunities. These include, but are not limited to:
- Aboriginal Health Practitioners
- Child and Maternal Health Worker
- Chronic Disease Worker
- Regional Eye Health Worker
- Regional Ear Health Worker
Please see student guide for further information
|CHCLEG001||Work legally and ethically|
|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|
|HLTAHW016||Assess client’s physical wellbeing|
|HLTAHW017||Assess and support client’s social and emotional wellbeing|
|HLTAHW018||Plan, implement and monitor health care in a primary health care context|
|HLTAHW019||Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities|
|HLTAHW021||Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care|
|HLTAHW022||Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health|
|HLTAHW037||Support the safe use of medications|
|HLTINF001||Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures|
|HLTWHS001||Participate in workplace health and safety|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|CHCCCS014||Provide brief interventions|
|CHCCOM002||Use communication to build relationships|
|CHCCCS019||Recognise and respond to crisis situations|
|HLTPAT001||Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection|
|HLTPAT002||Perform venous blood collection|
|HLTPAT004||Collect pathology specimens other than blood|
|CHCDFV001||Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence|