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Have your say on Indigenous Health Worker training this November

Date posted: 31 October 2012

The Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council is reviewing the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker qualifications and competency standards to ensure they are current and relevant to existing and emerging job roles.

The review has been funded by Health Workforce Australia (HWA) in response to industry changes identified by the HWA's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker project interim report (2011).

A round of national consultations will be held in November 2012 to allow stakeholders the opportunity to contribute feedback on the first draft of the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care qualifications and units of competency in the HLT07 training package. The consultation sessions will also cover suggested topics for inclusion in the companion volume for these qualifications.

You can provide feedback on any aspect of the training package including:

To register for a national consultation, or to review the draft qualifications and units of competency, visit CS&HISC's website.

Consultation dates are:


For queries about the schedule for national consultations:
(02) 8226 6619

For general queries about the Indigenous health worker training sector:
Anne Ndaba
Industry Partner - Training Packages
Ph: (02) 8226 6648
Fax: (02) 8226 6601


Last updated: 31 October 2012
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