Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Care

HLT60113

Course Overview

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Description

This qualification reflects the role of senior Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health workers working in primary health care positions to provide advanced primary health care skills or management of a health clinic or service, and who have extensive experience in primary health care work and relevant qualifications.

The Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care qualification covers workers who integrate knowledge of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care into broader aspects of management and community development, contributing to policy-making and decision-making across the spectrum of service delivery.

Candidates who will benefit the most from undertaking this Advanced Diploma will have either the:

  • the Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice
  • the Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • a relevant tertiary qualification
  • and

  • at least two years full time work experience in the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities.
  • No licensing, legislative 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 (Advanced Diploma).

    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 (Advanced Diploma).

    Salary

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

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Health field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    46.6%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    27.4%

    Professionals
    Managers

    14.2%

    Managers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Health field (Advanced Diploma) are most often employed in:

    Public Administration and Safety

    10.2%

    Public Administration and Safety
    Construction

    8.8%

    Construction

    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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    JobTrainer

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    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

    Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Care is in the Health Field of Education. For more information about this kind of career, you can explore Health.


    Stream

    Allied Health Assistance
    Dental
    Enrolled Nursing
    Health & Ancillary Services Assistance
    Pathology
    General Business Operations
    Public Health
    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".



    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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