Qualification details

HLT21012 - Certificate II in Indigenous Environmental Health (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/May/2012

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT21007 - Certificate II in Indigenous Environmental HealthUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
CHCCD401E - Support community participationSupport community participation N/A
CHCCH225A - Prepare to work in social housingPrepare to work in social housing N/A
CHCCOM201C - Communicate with people accessing the services of the organisationCommunicate with people accessing the services of the organisation N/A
CHCCOM302D - Communicate appropriately with clients and colleaguesCommunicate appropriately with clients and colleagues N/A
CHCGROUP201C - Support the activities of existing groupsSupport the activities of existing groups N/A
CHCLLN403A - Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectivelyIdentify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively N/A
CHCNET301D - Participate in networksParticipate in networks N/A
CHCORG201C - Follow policies, procedures and programs of the organisationFollow policies, procedures and programs of the organisation N/A
CHCORG525D - Recruit and coordinate volunteersRecruit and coordinate volunteers N/A
CHCPROM401B - Share health informationShare health information N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411511 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3493-11 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411511 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3493-11 Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Health Worker 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

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. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Indigenous environmental health worker
  • Healthy housing worker
  • Environmental health worker

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

12 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 5 core units
  • 7 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Group B electives - at least 3 units required from this group
  • Other relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the TGA or other public listing

Core units 

CHCORG201B Follow policies, procedures and programs of the organisation

HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes

HLTPOP301C Work effectively in the population health sector

HLTPOP306C Establish agent of disease transmission and mode of control

HLTPOP307C Provide information and support on environmental health issues

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co -workers 

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and /or Torres Strait Islander people 

Group B electives  - at least 3 units required 

At least 3 electives are to be selected from the following units.

HLTPOP213C Support community processes for ongoing repair and maintenance of health hardware

HLTPOP214D Provide basic repairs and maintenance to health hardware and fixtures

HLTPOP216D Monitor and maintain septic or on-site systems

HLTPOP217D Monitor and maintain sewerage or effluent systems

HLTPOP218D Monitor and maintain water supply

HLTPOP220C Monitor and maintain rubbish collection and disposal systems

Other relevant electives 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

Selection from the following list is recommended.

CHCCD401E Support community participation

CHCCH225A Prepare to work in social housing

CHCCOM201C Communicate with people accessing the services of the organisation

CHCCOM302C Communicate appropriately with clients and colleagues

CHCGROUP201C Support the activities of existing groups

CHCLLN403A Identify clients with language, literacy and numeracy needs and respond effectively

CHCNET301D Participate in networks

CHCORG525D Recruit and coordinate volunteers

CHCPROM401B Share health information

HLTPOP406C Utilise an interpreter

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