Diploma of Population Health (12)
Health Industry Training
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Hervey Bay||No||Flexible Delivery||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It provides an entry level for population health work or as an additional qualification to those with existing specialist/clinical health qualifications. The qualification covers workers who would contribute to the implementation of population health projects/programs by applying significant judgement in carrying out broad plans set out by population health professionals. These workers may be responsible for managing the work of others.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Provide systems advocacy services; Establish and maintain community, government and business partnerships; Coordinate the work environment; Contribute to WHS processes; Manage workplace WHS processes; Apply a population health framework; Work with the community to identify health needs; Plan a population health project. Electives: Develop and provide community education projects; Contribute to policy development; Manage research activities; Write content for a range of media; Write a grant application; Apply and manage use of basic oral health products; plus more.
About Health Industry TrainingHealth Industry Training is a Registered Training Organisation established by a community based organisation that has many years experience in the health sector and a broad understanding of the health needs of our communities. They provide a wide range of nationally accredited training services through the Health, Community Services and Business Training Packages to existing workers and new entrants to the health industry. Their growing scope of qualifications will ensure the growth of health training. Their close partnerships with health and community based organisations support their industry responsive training programs. RTO code: 32145
DiplomaCourse code: HLT51012
- Flexible Delivery = 1.5 years
22 units: 10 core; 12 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.
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
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.