Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker - Draft 2

HLT3XX21 Certificate III in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care_Draft 2

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Qualification description & entry requirements

QUALIFICATION CODE

HLT3XX21

QUALIFICATION TITLE

Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care

QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

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 general supervision as part of a multidisciplinary health care team providing primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities. At this level, work involves the provision of generalist health services and the use of some discretion and judgment within the parameters of clearly defined plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

 

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.

 

No regulatory requirement for certification, occupational or business licensing is linked to this qualification at the time of publication.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

PACKAGING RULES

15 units must be completed:

 

  • 9 core units
  • 6 elective units, consisting of:
    • 3 units from the list below
    • 3 additional units from the list below, from elsewhere in the HLT Training Package or from any other current training package or accredited course.

 

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

 

Core

 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

HLTAADV001

Support clients to access health services

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAHCS002

Assist with health assessments

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

HLTAMED001

Work under instructions to support the safe use of medication

HLTAWOR001

Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health support role

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

 

Electives

 

BSBDAT201

Collect and record data

BSBMED303

Maintain patient records

BSBMED305

Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical environment

CHCAGE005

Provide support to people living with dementia

CHCAOD002

Work with clients who are intoxicated

CHCAOD003

Provide needle and syringe services

CHCCCS009

Facilitate responsible behaviour

CHCCCS014

Provide brief interventions

CHCCCS019

Recognise and respond to crisis situations

CHCCCS026

Transport individuals

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCDFV001

Recognise and respond appropriately to domestic and family violence

CHCPRT001

Identify and respond to children and young people at risk

CHCPRT002

Support the rights and safety of children and young people

HLTAEDR001

Respond to community disasters

HLTAHCS001

Provide basic health service information to clients

HLTAHCS012

Provide support to older clients

HLTAHCS015

Facilitate access to tertiary health services

HLTAHPR006

Provide healthy lifestyle information

HLTAID013

Provide first aid in a remote or isolated site

 

 

HLTASEW003

Provide support to clients affected by loss, grief or trauma

HLTOHC001

Recognise and respond to oral health issues

HLTOHC002

Inform and support patients and groups about oral health

HLTOHC003

Apply and manage use of basic oral health products

HLTOHC004

Provide or assist with oral hygiene

HLTOHC005

Use basic oral health screening tools

HLTPOP015

Provide information on smoking and smoking cessation

PUAOPE013

Operate communications systems and equipment

SIRCIND002

Support the supply of Pharmacy Medicines and Pharmacist Only Medicines

SIRCDIS001

Assist customers with prescriptions

(SIRCDIS001: prerequisite unit is SIRCIND002)

SIRCDIS002

Deliver medicines to customers outside the pharmacy

 

 

QUALIFICATION MAPPING INFORMATION

No equivalent qualification. For details, refer to the full mapping table in the Draft 2 Validation Guide.

LINKS

Companion Volume Implementation Guide

2 Comments

Elective units

"The following units should be considered as elective units as often a Cert III qualified worker will be supporting clients with these conditions • HLTAHCS007 Provide support to men with cancer • HLTAHCS008 Provide support to women with cancer • HLTAHCS009 Provide support to clients with diabetes • HLTAHCS010 Provide support to clients with chronic disease • HLTAHCS011 Provide support to clients experiencing alcohol and other drugs problems • HLTASEW005 Contribute to the care of clients living with mental illness "

Sue Edwards 06.05.2021 12.12PM

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CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community services (Release 2)

"Recommend keeping as core as can explore advance care planning and difficult conversations"

Kylie Ash 05.05.2021 01.33PM

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