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HLT50221

Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management

Further develop your operational management skills with this advanced course in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health care services.

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WAYS TO STUDY Online
LAST CHANCE TO APPLY Start date: 08 Jul 2024 Duration: up to 18 months View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Concession

Fee concessions may apply to this subsidised course for eligible students. Learn more

$1,045
Subsidised

There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

$2,955
Full Fee

This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

$10,615
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Course overview

Develop your operational management skills with this advanced course in the delivery of primary health care services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Designed for qualified, experienced health workers you'll be able to further positively impact on the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban, rural and remote areas. The health care sector is experiencing strong growth, with current research highlighting the merits of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.


Building on your existing skills and knowledge in primary health care, you will gain the specific skill set needed to work at a senior level within a culturally-diverse environment that provides client-centred care. As an advocate for the community you will learn to plan, develop and evaluate health promotion and community development programs, supervise a health care team, assess and support clients' social and emotional wellbeing, engage in community health research, and more.


TAFE Queensland's passionate and experienced teachers will provide you with support specific to your individual learning style, and the one-on-one guidance necessary to succeed in your studies.


 Successful completion of this course will qualify you to work in a range of primary health care management roles within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

What can I do?

  • Indigenous Liaison Officer
  • Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Program Manager
  • Indigenous Community Engagement or Promotions Manager
  • Indigenous Health Promotion Manager
  • Indigenous Health Team Manager

Course outcome:

HLT50221 Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 11 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CHCCOM002
    Use communication to build relationships
    UNIT CODE :
    CHCCOM002
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge to apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Use communication to build relationships

  • UNIT CODE
  • CHCLEG003
    Manage legal and ethical compliance
    UNIT CODE :
    CHCLEG003
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research information about compliance and ethical practice responsibilities, and then develop and monitor policies and procedures to meet those responsibilities.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Manage legal and ethical compliance

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTASEW005
    Provide supervision for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health workers
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTASEW005
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to support health worker and practitioner wellbeing through structured debriefings and ongoing processes of communication and feedback. It requires the ability to identify and use information from supervision activities for continuous improvement of organisational practice.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide supervision for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health workers

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAWOR003
    Use and promote reflective practice in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAWOR003
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to review current strategies and frameworks for the provision of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care, and to use and promote reflective practice to enhance work practices. Reflective practice refers to the critical thinking, collaboration and problem-solving skills that are essential for health practitioners in their ongoing work to improve service quality and outcomes.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use and promote reflective practice in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTINF007
    Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTINF007
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to provide information about infection prevention and control procedures, integrate those procedures into work practices and monitor workplace performance.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Implement and monitor infection prevention and control standards, policies and procedures

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTWHS003
    Maintain work health and safety
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTWHS003
    Unit description :

    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement and monitor work health and safety (WHS) policies, procedures and work practices as part of a small work team.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Maintain work health and safety

Ways to study
  • You will study online however your classes will be delivered in real time via a scheduled timetable. You will interact with your teachers and other students using programs like Zoom. Learn more

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STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Online virtual classroom
08 Jul 2024
up to 18 months
Part time 15 hours per week
  • Concession: $1,045

    Fee concessions may apply to this subsidised course for eligible students. Learn more

  • Subsidised: $2,955

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $10,615

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

08 Jul 2024
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 18 months
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 15 hours per week
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,045

    Fee concessions may apply to this subsidised course for eligible students. Learn more

  • Subsidised: $2,955

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $10,615

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom
Online virtual classroom
30 Sep 2024
up to 18 months
Part time 15 hours per week
  • Concession: $1,045

    Fee concessions may apply to this subsidised course for eligible students. Learn more

  • Subsidised: $2,955

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $10,615

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Online virtual classroom

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    100%
  • On Campus Time
    0%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

30 Sep 2024
DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

up to 18 months
Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time 15 hours per week
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Concession: $1,045

    Fee concessions may apply to this subsidised course for eligible students. Learn more

  • Subsidised: $2,955

    There are a range of government funded courses available for eligible students. Learn more

  • Full fee: $10,615

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

Yes
ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

Online and vocational placement
TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Zoom

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Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management (HLT50221)

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Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management

COURSE CODE: HLT50221
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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VET Student Loan - $18,097 cap

The VET Student Loans program assists eligible students enrolled in approved courses to pay their tuition fees.  The Australian Government charges full fee-paying (non-subsidised) students a 20 per cent loan fee in addition to their tuition fees.  A VET Student Loan is a debt that must be repaid.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria
  • You must be employed in the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Industry as a Health Care Worker or Practitioner
  • Completed a Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care or equivalent course
  • Adequate workplace supervision

It is recommended that you have sound literacy, numeracy and computing skills.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Access to workplace policies and processes in order to support your understanding of working in a management role.

Assessment methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Apply through QTAC

You can apply to study this course through the Queensland Tertiary Admission Centre (QTAC). You will need to submit your application on the QTAC website. It will be assessed, and if you are successful you will receive an offer directly through QTAC. You will need to accept your offer from QTAC before enrolling with TAFE Queensland.

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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