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This qualification covers workers who provide basic support in Population Health work specifically relating to Indigenous Environmental Health. Workers at this qualification level apply competencies within a limited scope of operation and highly defined range of contexts, where the choice of actions required is clear. These workers implement directives of superiors and work under routine guidance with intermittent checking.
Occupational titles for these workers may include:
- Indigenous environmental health worker
- Healthy housing worker
- Environmental health worker
Admission RequirementsThere are no admission requirements for this course.
Course StructureTo achieve a Certificate II in Indigenous Enviromental Health Care a total of TWELVE (12) units of competency must be completed. This comprises of FIVE (5) core units of competency and SEVEN (7) elective units of competency as outlined in the packaging rules and listed below.
Statement of AttainmentsA Statement of Attainment is issued by a Registered Training Organisation when an individual has successfully completed one or more units of competency from nationally recognised qualification(s)/course(s).
An individual can be issued with this if they have not completed and do not intend to complete the entire qualification(s)/ course(s), as per the completion rules for the specified qualification(s).
Registered Training Organisation Identifier0383
Senior Lecturer - FHBSFaculty of Health, Business and Science
P: 08 8939 7254
ElectivesThe offering of electives in this qualification will be subject to the decision of the Faculty. Different employers, communities, and work groups may opt for specialised elective units and should consult the senior lecturer before enrolment.
Individual Unit's Descriptors
Code - HLTWHS200A Contact Hours - 20
This unit specifies the workplace performance required for an entry level worker to participate in work health and safety (WHS) processes in the workplace in order to ensure their own health and safety at work as well as that of others in the workplace who may be affected by their actions.
Code - CHCORG201B Contact Hours - 15
This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to work according to organisation policies, procedures and programs.
Code - HLTPOP301C Contact Hours - 30
This unit assists workers to understand and apply basic principles of population health to their work
It also locates the population health worker within the larger context of regional and national initiatives and organisations promoting health.
Code - HLTPOP306C Contact Hours - 60
This unit's intent is for an environmental health worker to make a basic determination of the relevant diseases they might confront in their work, the mode of disease transmission, and the possible means of transmission control.
Code - HLTPOP307C Contact Hours - 40
This unit describes the competencies needed to provide information and support to householders/ community members with environmental health issues or hazards that may be of concern.
Code - HLTPOP213C Contact Hours - 70
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to identify reporting processes, procedures and responsibilities for the provision of ongoing repairs and maintenance to health hardware items in the household and community.
Code - HLTPOP214D Contact Hours - 40
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to perform basic repairs and maintenance to health hardware and fixtures in the home and community.
Code - HLTPOP216D Contact Hours - 30
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to identify the basic way in which septic tanks function, and the strategies needed to maintain on-site systems in the community.
Code - HLTPOP217D Contact Hours - 30
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to identify the basic way in which sewage lagoons function, and the strategies needed to maintain sewerage/effluent systems in the community.
Code - HLTPOP218D Contact Hours - 50
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to identify the basic way in which water supply systems function, and the strategies needed to maintain water supply systems in the community.
Code - HLTPOP220C Contact Hours - 50
This unit aims to describe the competencies needed to identify community processes for rubbish collection and disposal, and the strategies needed to monitor and maintain rubbish collection and disposal systems in the community.
Code - CHCNET301D Contact Hours - 20
This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to participate in a network in order to gather information, forge links with other workers and services and to promote activities.
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|Last update||Friday, 22 November 2013 10:23 am |
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|Review Date||Wednesday, 04 December 2013 09:50 pm |