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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice



Target audience: People wanting to train as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Worker/Health Practitioner

Course summary: The qualification reflects the role of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people working to provide a range of clinical primary health care services to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and communities, including specific health care programs, advice and assistance with, and administration of medication.

Workers can be expected to flexibly assume a variety of job roles and undertake a broad range of tasks either individually or as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 

This qualification addresses the specific legislative responsibilities of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and is required for national registration with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia.

This course comprises 800 hours of work placement, 500 of which is clinical placement.

This course is delivered at the Port Macquarie Campus.

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: On site

Financial assistance for Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander students: Yes


TAFE Port Macquarie Institute
70 Widderson Street
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Ph: (02) 1300 628 333
Email: Online form


Last updated: 22 June 2017
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