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HLT46015 Certificate IV in Population Health

National ID: HLT46015 | State ID: AYZ8

Public health matters - now more than ever.  

Are you passionate about the health and well being of your community?  Are you Interested in public health, community well being, lifestyle, nutrition and health prevention measures?
The Australian health care sector is changing. In the future the focus on health will be moving from the hospital setting to the community. Preventative health, health screening and health education are key factors toward building a healthy society and keeping people well and out of hospital.

Population health work aims to improve the health of communities or groups of people. You will learn about the underpinning principles of population health work, factors that contribute to health outcomes, national health priorities, research and data collection, consulting with the community, designing population health projects to build community capacity and advocating for improved health outcomes.

Gain these skills
  • Assist in identifying positive health related behaviours
  • Develop health education and promotional material for individuals and communities
  • Have an impact on the health and well being of individuals
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Initiative, judgment and discretion in dealing with sensitive issues
  • Conceptual, research and analytical skills
  • Positive, effective communication style
  • Able to work independently in high pressure environments
  • Able to set priorities with the capacity to complete projects within timelines

Entrance Requirements

Important information

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
C Grades in Year 11 WACE General English, and OLNA; or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 11 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate II or Certificate III
Important information

This course will be run predominantly online with some face to face training.

Job opportunities
  • Community Health Promotion Officer
  • Indigenous Support Worker
  • Assistant Community Worker | Community Health Worker
  • Health Promotion Officer

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

How to apply

On campus (full-time)

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Other study types

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International students

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Delivery location, important dates and study options

During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

Semester 2, 2020

Mount Lawley - On Campus


Fees and charges


Duration 1 semester/s
When Semester 2, 2020
Where Mount Lawley
How On campus
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Page last updated November 26, 2020