Certificate IV in Primary Health & Community Care

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The Certificate IV in Primary Health and Community Care (Multicultural) prepares participants for practice in a range of roles including working with individuals, families, groups and communities and in education, advocacy, research, monitoring and evaluation, planning and development.

The aim of the course is to develop and recognise the range of generalist skills required by health workers in multicultural communities and organisations. These skills include the delivery, maintenance and promotion of health care as well as the provision of quality preventative health care in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.

The course delivery method will be a highly flexible mix of face to face and online learning units. Course participants have the opportunity to study online in their own time and also engage with industry leaders and professionals in face to face units delivered in Brisbane.

Expressions of interest

The second cohort began on September 2012 and participants are currently working towards the completion of 14 units for successful completion. The course takes approximately 12 months in length. View Expression of Interest and Course Fact Sheet.

Certificate IV launch

30 April was the launch of the Certificate IV in Primary Health and Community Care (Multicultural). It is the first ever nationally accredited course for health workers in the multicultural sector. The course aims to build health workforce capacity for culturally competent health service delivery and increase employment opportunities for individuals from culturally and diverse backgrounds. Participants in the first pilot cohort included bicultural workers from Mackay, Townsville and Rockhampton and those seeking employment in multicultural sector. View media release.
















Expression of Interest
Course Fact Sheet


For more information, please contact Hong Do, Workforce Development Manager and Course Coordinator at hongd@eccq.com.au.