• Professional Skills Development: Introduction to Australian Health Care

SELF PACED STUDY

Up to 6 months access to TAFE digital self paced study - a selection of two TAFE digital health care courses.

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES

Face-to-face classroom and relevant practical experiences such as First Aid and CPR short courses.

ENGLISH AND EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT

English language and employability support sessions to help career and personal development.

INDUSTRY EXPOSURE

Site visits, presentations from Health Care professionals, work experience

COMMUNICATION EXCURSION PROGRAM

Students are toured around some of Sydney's most famous landmarks by a local Sydney university student.

Throughout this program, our students will participate in several practical experiences that will encourage them to practise their language and health care skills in the classroom and out in the "real" world.

Introduction to the Australian Health Care Industry
Issuance of a BCI Certificate of completion
Issuance of a TAFE digital Certificate of completion
Issuance of First Aid and CPR certificates

The theoretical components of this course cover basic Australian Health Care knowledge.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

At the end of the workshop, you will have learnt how to:

  • Work safely.
  • Implement work safety requirements.
  • Participate in WHS consultative processes.

 

Communicate and work effectively in health

At the end of the workshop, you will have learnt how to:

  • Work ethically.
  • Communicate effectively in a health setting.
  • Practise high standards of personal hygiene.
  • Promote a positive approach to health.
  • Maintain professional work standards.
  • Work effectively within the health care system.
  • Take responsibilities for personal skill development

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

At the end of the workshop, you will have learnt about:

  • Follow safe work practices for direct client care.
  • Follow safe work practices for manual handling.
  • Follow safe work practices for infection control.
  • Contribute to safe work practices in the workplace.
  • Reflect on own safe work practices.

Comply with infection control policies and procedures

At the end of the workshop, you will have learnt:

  • Follow infection control guidelines
  • Identify and respond to infection risks
  • Maintain personal hygiene
  • Use protective equipment
  • Limit contamination
  • Handle, package, label, store, transport and dispose of clinical and other waste
  • Clean environmental surfaces