Certificate III in Population Health

HLT36015

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of entry-level population health worker. At this level, work takes place under the direction of others and supervision may be direct or indirect. These workers contribute to the work of others through teamwork and coordination.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Student Outcomes

Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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Satisfied with Training

Percentage of graduates in the Health field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate III).

Improved Work Status

Percentage of graduates in the Health field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate III).

Salary

The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Health field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate III).

Jobs

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate III) are most often employed as:

Community and Personal Service Workers

49.8%

Community and Personal Service Workers
Technicians and Trades Workers

12.9%

Technicians and Trades Workers
Professionals

8.2%

Professionals

Industries

Graduates of the Health field (Certificate III) are most often employed in:

Health care and social assistance

58%

Health care and social assistance
Retail trade

6%

Retail trade
Accommodation and food services

5.7%

Accommodation and food services

All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

Financial Assistance

The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

 


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Subsidised Training

The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible.
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VET Student Loans

Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2019-20 income year is $45,881.


Career Information

Career development is the ongoing process of managing your life, learning and work. It involves developing the skills and knowledge that enable you to plan and make informed decisions about your education, training and career choices.


Health Career Pathway

Certificate III in Population Health is in the Health Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Health.


Stream

Public Health

Diploma

Advanced Diploma

Stream

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Work
Allied Health Assistance
Dental
Enrolled Nursing
Health & Ancillary Services Assistance
Pathology
General Business Operations
Alternative Health Assistance
Ambulance
Technical Support

Note: Information provided as a guide only. Chart developed by the Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au). Information in this chart may be reproduced with acknowledgement of its source: "The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au/jpc) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training".



Apprenticeships and Traineeships


Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

This qualification is available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship in the state and territories coloured in blue on the map.

 


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