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Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care (practice)



Target audience: workers who provide a range of primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with medication

Course outline:
This Certificate IV qualification enables graduates to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks. The program has been designed for existing workers in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care sector. Students are required to complete 160 hours of vocational placement in a suitable health care practice setting. Students who have completed a Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care will be eligible for a credit transfer for part of the program. Topics covered in the Certificate IV include:

These programs are available through distance education which means no on-campus attendance is required.

Successful completion of this qualification will lead to registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (APHRA).

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: Online

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified


Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Ph: (07) 5457 1000 enrolment information


Last updated: 13 September 2013
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