Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Structure:

21 units: 14 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context; Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members; Assess client's physical wellbeing; Assess and support client's social and emotional wellbeing; plus more. Electives: Provide brief intervention; Co-ordinate business resources; Provide needle and syringe services; plus more.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Batchelor No info No
Batchelor No info No Full time
Batchelor No info No Part time
Central Australia No info Yes
Central Australia No info Yes Full time
Central Australia No info Yes Part time
Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people the chance to study a wide range of courses designed to help them gain the skills and qualifications to find work and to help with the development of their communities.

The Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). Both organisations share a commitment to Indigenous student outcomes and currently occupy unique positions in the Australian tertiary education sector, having a critical focus on regional, remote and Indigenous education in some of the most challenging environments in the country. ACIKE is the only higher education delivery portal for BIITE. Both organisations provide staff for four schools within the ACIKE structure.

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