Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)

HLT61307

Course Overview

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Description

The Advanced Diploma 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.

Occupational titles for these workers may include, for example:

  • Manager (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health)
  • Specialist health worker (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health work is an emerging area of work and occupational titles for those working in this area vary according to jurisdictional and workplace requirements.

    Recognition

    All workers are to be given the opportunity to have their competencies recognised prior to undertaking any training. Assessment should focus on demonstration of the critical aspects of evidence and underpinning knowledge and skills identified in the units of competency.

    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

    If you are leaving school or looking for work, you may be able to study a free or low-fee course through JobTrainer.

    For information on courses and occupations that may be available in your region, please select your state or territory.

    Subsidised Training

    State and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study certain courses.
    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.

    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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