Qualification details

HLT42412 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental Health (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT42407 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental HealthUpdated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT46115 - Certificate IV in Indigenous Environmental HealthThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. 07/Dec/2015

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
AHCCCF411A - Develop approaches to include cultural and human diversityDevelop approaches to include cultural and human diversity N/A
CHCAD603B - Provide systems advocacy servicesProvide systems advocacy services N/A
CHCCD402B - Develop and provide community education projectsDevelop and provide community education projects N/A
CHCCD412B - Work within a community development frameworkWork within a community development framework N/A
CHCCD413E - Work within specific communitiesWork within specific communities N/A
CHCCD505D - Develop community resourcesDevelop community resources N/A
CHCCD508C - Support community actionSupport community action N/A
CHCCD509C - Support community leadershipSupport community leadership N/A
CHCCD514A - Implement community development strategiesImplement community development strategies N/A
CHCCD619B - Establish and maintain community, government and business partnershipsEstablish and maintain community, government and business partnerships 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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Indigenous Environmental Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Indigenous Environmental Health Officer 

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 511 Certificate IV 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

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Description

This qualification covers workers who are operational in a range of Population Health projects/programs particularly in relation to Indigenous Environmental Health. Workers at this qualification level apply competencies within routines, methods and procedures where discretion and judgement would be required under very broad guidance in the fulfilment of work likely to be allocated by a Population Health professional. These workers may be responsible for limited organisation of the work of others.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Indigenous environmental health worker
  • Environmental health worker
  • Indigenous public health officer
  • Environmental field support officer Aboriginal community
  • Environmental health officer

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

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

  • 7 core units
  • 11 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 3 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

CHCCD619B Establish and maintain community, government and business partnerships

CHCORG405D Maintain an effective work environment

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes

HLTPOP501C Apply a population health framework

HLTPOP502C Work with the community to identify health needs

HLTPOP503C Plan a population health project

HLTPOP504C Evaluate a population health project

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.

HLTPOP322C Implement a disaster plan

HLTPOP409C Identify pest control strategies

HLTPOP412C Develop a plan of action to address land care issues in the community (Note pre-requ: HLTPOP311C)

LGAEHRW505B Implement strategies to minimise the impact of waste on the environment

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.

CHCAD603B Provide systems advocacy services

CHCCD402A Develop and provide community education projects

CHCCD412B Work within a community development framework

CHCCD413D Work within specific communities

CHCCD505D Develop community resources

CHCCD508C Support community action

CHCCD509C Support community leadership

CHCCD514A Implement community development strategies

CHCCH301B Work effectively in social housing

CHCCOM403A Use targeted communication skills to build relationships

CHCCOM504A Develop, implement and promote effective workplace communication

CHCCS403B Provide brief intervention

CHCGROUP403D Plan and conduct group activities

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

CHCNET402A Establish and maintain effective networks

CHCORG423B Maintain quality service delivery

CHCORG529B Provide coaching and motivation

CHCORG620C Promote and represent the service

CHCORG621C Act as a resource to other services

CHCORG627B Provide mentoring support to colleagues

CHCPOL301B Participate in policy development

CHCPOL403B Undertake research activities

CHCPROM401B Share health information

CHCTC302A Provide client-centred telephone counselling

CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media

CUFWRT403A Write narration and current affairs material

HLTPOP401C Maintain a population health database

HLTPOP402C Assess readiness for and effect behaviour change

HLTPOP405C Use media to disseminate information

HLTPOP406C Utilise an interpreter

HLTPOP407C Develop population health competencies in other people

HLTPOP505C Build capacity to promote health

LGACOM407B Manage finances within a budget

LGACOM503B Prepare a budget

PSPPM402B Manage simple projects

AHCCCF411A Develop approaches to include cultural and human diversity

Oral health electives

CHCOHC303A Use basic oral health screening tools

CHCOHC401A Inform and encourage clients and groups to understand and achieve good oral health

CHCOHC402A Support clients and groups to learn practical aspects of oral health care

CHCOHC404A Recognise and respond to signs and symptoms that may indicate oral health issues

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