Certificate II in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care - HLT20113

Central Australian Remote Health Development Services Limited

Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)

This qualification reflects the role of workers who undertake a range of tasks under direct supervision to support the provision of primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities. Such work will be performed as part of a health clinic, centre or service. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways and is appropriate for delivery within VET in Schools programs.No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication


  • 10 units: 7 core
  • 3 elective


  • Provide first aid in remote situations
  • Participate in workplace health and safety
  • Transport clients
  • Use business equipment and resources
  • Undertake basic health assessments
  • Provide basic health information to clients
  • Undertake visits to remote communities
  • Process and maintain workplace information
  • Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care
  • Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation
  • Provide information about social and emotional support
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Support clients to obtain access to health services
  • Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment
  • Prepare for alcohol and other drugs work
  • Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice
  • Perform work role in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care context
  • Organise and complete daily work activities
  • Provide interventions to clients who are nicotine dependent
  • Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change
  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures
  • Accept prescriptions and return dispensed medicines to customers
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Provide first aid
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Provide brief intervention
  • Work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities

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