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Aboriginal environmental health officer training program

 

Overview

Target audience: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with an interest or background in environmental health

Course summary: This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to become certified Environmental health officers (EHO). The course has two components, a six year Bachelor of natural science (environmental and health) degree by distance learning via the University of Western Sydney, and a placement within an urban, rural or remote Public health unit or Local government council. At the completion of their study, trainees may be offered some employment with the Public health unit or Local council as a graduate EHO to consolidate their skills. Trainees will be paid a wage, allocated by the number of years currently completed in the traineeship.

Fee payable: No

Delivery mode: On site and online

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not applicable

Contacts

NSW Health
Aboriginal environmental health officer training program
Ph: (02) 9391 9790
Email: ENHWU@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

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Last updated: 8 November 2013
 
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