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