HLT40213Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for enrolment you are required to

  1. Be 18 years of age and provide photo ID with proof of age
  2. Provide proof of Aboriginality
  3. Provide COVID-19 Full Vaccination certificate

This course is subsidised by the Department of Training and Workforce Development for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who are job seekers and equity groups.

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21 units must be completed:
  • 14 core units
  • 7 elective units

Student will be required to attend 320 hours work placement during their training.

Work legally and ethically
Facilitate and advocate for the rights and needs of clients and community members
Address social determinants of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health
Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
Participate in workplace health and safety
Assess client's physical well-being
Plan, implement and monitor health care in a primary health care context
Assess and support client's social and emotional well-being
Administer medications
Support the safe use of medications
Provide first aid
Work in an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander primary health care content
Deliver primary health care programs for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander communities
Provide nutrition guidance for specific health care
Provide healthy lifestyle programs and advice
Monitor early childhood growth and development
Provide information and strategies in maternal and infant health
Provide information and strategies in chronic condition care
Address the needs of people with chronic disease
Perform electrocardiography (ECG)
Identify community health issues, needs and strategies

The full qualification will be delivered over 12 months and consists of 8 blocks at Marr Mooditj Training, Monday to Friday, 9am – 4pm.

Career Opportunities
  • Aboriginal health worker
  • Senior Aboriginal health worker
  • Torres Strait Islander health worker
  • Senior Torres Strait Islander health worker

This course is Fee Free for 2024 – $0.00

No fees are paid in advance to Marr Mooditj Training. Our payment options include:

  • Pay by cash or direct deposit as you progress with your studies
  • Centrepay deduction using Centrelink direct debit (this is a payment option to be deducted from your Centrelink payment with your written consent).

Marr Mooditj Training has a refund policy detailed in the Student Handbook. For more information on how and when to apply for a refund you may contact Reception on (08) 9351 9344.

If you have a Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card, receive ABSTUDY or Youth Allowance or Workforce Australia/Parents Next you will be eligible for concession rates. You will need to provide Marr Mooditj Training with a certified copy or the original of your card on application for enrolment. If you are not able to provide a Health Care Card at commencement of the course you will be liable for the Non Concession Course fees.

Marr Mooditj Training charges and fees in accordance with the fees set by the WA Department of Training and Workforce Development

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as resource fees and other fees. This may mean that you will be charged the full qualification fee, but if the course you are doing is split over more than one year the final full fee may change. Any changes will only be applied to units of the qualification delivered in the second and subsequent years.


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