Certificate III in Indigenous Environmental Health (12)
TAFE Queensland North
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It covers workers who are operational in a range of Population Health projects/programs particularly relating to Indigenous Environmental Health. Workers at this qualification level apply competencies normally used within established routines, methods and procedures in the fulfilment of work likely to be allocated by a Population Health professional. These workers contribute to the work of others through teamwork and coordination. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Participate effectively in the work environment; Contribute to WHS processes; Work effectively in the population health sector; Contribute to working with the community to identify health needs; Establish agent of disease transmission and mode of control; Provide information and support on environmental health issues. Elective: Provide information and support on environmental health issues; Monitor and maintain dog health in the community; Identify land care issues as they relate to health; Conduct testing and interpretation of results of community water supply; Write narration and current affairs material; Maintain a population health database; plus more
About TAFE Queensland NorthTAFE Queensland North is part of the TAFE Queensland network; they promote the vision of Queenslanders excelling in learning, skilling and work for personal, community and economic prosperity.
For more than 130 years they have been delivering education and training across the state. They are now the single largest provider in the state of Queensland.
With 17 campuses located across northern Queensland, TAFE Queensland North extends from the Whitsundays on the east coast of Queensland, west to the Mount Isa region and far north to Bamaga and Thursday Island at the tip of the Cape York Peninsula. The largest of all the regions in Queensland they cover an area of over 520,000 square kilometres.
TAFE Queensland North is the result of an amalgamation between Cairns, Mount Isa and Townsville TAFE organisations. By harnessing the strong reputation each of these organisations have had in their communities, they are able to improve education and training to the great western and northern region of Queensland as a collaborative force.
Provider CRICOS: 02012B RTO code: 0542
Certificate IIICourse code: HLT32312
- Part-time internal = 0.5 year
15 units: 6 core; 9 elective
No minimum education
Life after Study
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health workers provide clinical and primary health care for individuals, families and community groups. They deal with patients, clients and visitors to hospitals and health clinics, and assist with arranging, coordinating and providing health care in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community health clinics. Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health workers may choose to specialise in particular health areas such as optical, hearing, women's health or infant care.
Environmental health officers assess risk and develop, regulate, enforce and monitor laws and regulations governing public health for both the built and natural environment, in order to promote good human health and environmental practices.