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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Coordinator skill set

 

Overview

Target audience: Regional Eye Health Coordinators (REHC) and current and aspiring Aboriginal Eye Health Workers (AEHWs)

Course summary: The aim of this course is to provide REHCs and AEHWs with the skills and knowledge to facilitate comprehensive eye care services for their communities, and enable accessible eye and vision care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

Units include:

Fee payable: There are no enrolment costs for this training.

Delivery mode: The training is delivered via a two day face-to-face block release, followed by distance learning and work based assessments.

Pre-requisites: Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, or equivalent established via Recognition of Prior Learning.

Financial support for Indigenous students: There is some financial support for transport and accommodation.

Non-Indigenous participants working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities are welcome to do the course.

Contacts

Aboriginal Health College
35 Harvey Street
Little Bay NSW 2036
PO Box 193
Matraville NSW 2036
Ph: (02) 9019 0730
Fax: (02) 9019 0736
Email: ahc@ahc.edu.au

Terry Smith
Manager Education and Training
Email: tsmith@ahc.edu.au

Paul Benedek
Senior Project Officer
Email: PBenedek@ahc.edu.au

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Last updated: 17 October 2014
 
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