This qualification reflects the role of individuals working in health care support roles in a diversity of locations including urban, rural and remote settings. It is specific to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who work under direct supervision as part of a multidisciplinary health care team providing primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities. Work may involve transporting clients, providing information to clients, helping clients to access health services and completing other routine administrative or operational tasks.
This qualification provides foundational skills for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care work. It could be used to encourage a primary health care career path, and to prepare individuals for further training.
This qualification provides a pathway to work in a range of health care settings including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community organisations, and the public or private health sector.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.