The Aboriginal Primary Health Care qualification is the preferred qualification for Aboriginal Health Workers in NSW Health. This is a nationally recognised qualification.

The Aboriginal Primary Health Care qualification supports students to work as Aboriginal Health Workers across NSW Health.

Students completing this qualification will:

  • have gained the appropriate level of education and skills to enter the workforce as an Aboriginal Health Worker
  • play a crucial role in the provision and promotion of health treatment, strategies and information
  • have the opportunity to explore further career pathways.

More information about the Aboriginal Primary Health Care qualification is available in the Aboriginal Health Worker Guidelines (pages 17-23).​

Page Updated: Monday 23 January 2017
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