Overseas Qualified Health Workers Pathways Program

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  • Location: Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE, Nambour 4560 Queensland

Career opportunities

This health industry pathways course is designed to attract health workers trained overseas yet not working in the health environment.

These health areas include: nursing, dental, allied health, pharmacy, sterilisation services, nutrition and dietetics, aged care, health support services and pathology.

The course will provide Australian work experience, Australian referees and valuable networks within the health industry.

Course length
One semester part-time including work placement

* English language skills at a minimum of ISLPR 2 + or IELTS 5+ (assessed on entry by application and interview)
* An overseas health qualification assessed by Skills Recognition
* Hold a permanent resident visa

The course will involve:
* Australian workplace culture
* Job seeking skills
* Communication -- professional and conversational English in a health context
* Writing skills
* Occupational health and safety (OHS) Australian standards
* Practical work placement

Your pathway to a health career in Australia
downloadable: "Overseas Qualified Health Workers Pathways Program" pdf
Course location
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Sunshine Coast, Queensland
Commences: March 2010
The program starts on Tuesday 9th March and still have a few places left.

Enquiries and contacts:
Phone: 0457 607 158
Email: merrilyn.nagorcka@deta.qld.gov.au

Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE :
PO Box 5252 SCMC, Nambour
07 5459 3000
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE

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