IHNA’s CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health Course is here to help you make a difference.
With the escalating stress from work or studies or life in general, and with Covid-19 being around, all of us are going through a lot of pressure leading to various mental disorders. Even today, Mental health is still a Taboo in our society, and we don’t talk about it openly.
It’s time for you to change that!
Here’s a chance for you to step into a fulfilling career where you can help people overcome these obstacles and achieve greater well-being. IHNA’s CHC53315 Diploma of Mental Health course will equip you in all aspects to make a difference in this challenging world.
The CHC53315 Diploma in Mental Health is a professional certification that focuses on the skills needed to provide care to individuals suffering from mental illnesses. Because this work requires a person-centred approach, our teaching will prepare you to confidently provide counselling, referral, advocacy, and education/health promotion services. Your learning will include high-level specialist knowledge and skills regarding laws affecting people with mental health issues and the range of services available to them.
Enquire now, course starts this April 2021.
We strongly support the student community concerning the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the associated directives. Our priority, as always, is the safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and community.
Now that some of our students are back on campus, we have taken / will continue to take all measures necessary to keep them safe.
What better way to remind everyone on – campus to maintain social distancing than wearing the message itself!
Our T-shirts are a friendly reminder to:
Take Care and Stay Safe!
We are extremely pleased to announce that IHNA, was named a finalist in the ‘Small Training Provider’ category of the 2020 Victorian Training Awards.
As the Honorable Gayle Tierney, Minister for Training and Skills in the Victorian Government, announced, the annual awards represent an opportunity ‘to showcase the best of the best in vocational education and training.’
In HCI’s presentation to the awards’ judges, IHNA Joint-CEO Dr Jacob Thomas underscored our commitment to delivering innovative training that meets the needs of both students and the healthcare industry.
According to Chief Operations Officer Simon Schweigert, the importance of honours such as the Victorian Training Awards lies in the recognition of staff and management’s hard work and innovation, achievements which HCI hopes will inspire students to reach their own new heights of success.
Congratulations to the IHNA family!
This year we are running a Virtual Education Fair where you get to explore the opportunities waiting for you with Institute of Health & Management (IHM) , Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA) and MWT education consultancy.
On the day you can:
We are proud to announce that Health Careers International Pty Ltd (IHNA), has been awarded the prestigious McMillan Woods Global Awards “Nursing & Healthcare Training Excellence” Award 2018.
Our CEO Mr Kunnumpurath Bijo received the award at a glittering ceremony on Wednesday, 23rd May 2018. The event was held at the McMillan Woods Global Awards ceremony at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The award recognizes global leaders as “the leaders behind the industries”.
McMillan Woods Global Award Recipients embody sterling qualities of success, determination, assuredness and responsibility, and above all integrity which are the essence of good governance. As a McMillan recipient, IHNA joins a special collective group of people who are forever bound by the ideals of responsible, sustainable and successful enterprise.
We wholeheartedly thank all IHNA staff and students for their hard work, sincerity and support without which this recognition would not have been possible.
Interested in a career in Individual Support, Aged Care or Disability Care? IHNA is pleased to announce the launch of evening support classes in Certificate III in Individual Support and Certificate IV in Disability.
Classes will commence on 10th April 2018, and will be held at Noble Park. Government funding is available for eligible candidates. Please do contact us to know more!
IHNA has been awarded the Skills First funding contract for 2018-19 effective from 1st January 2018. Skills first help people who wish to gain a vocations education and training. Eligible students will be covered for a part of their tuition fees by the government.
IHNA offers Skills First Funding for eligible students in the following courses.
Call our admissions consultant today to know more! 1800 22 52 83
The Institute of Health and Nursing Australia (IHNA) is very pleased to announce the launch of four new certification courses for healthcare professionals.
These new study programs are in keeping with IHNA’s efforts to provide quality education to professionals pursuing a career in Australia’s healthcare sector. The Certificate IV in Disability and the Certificate III in Health Service Assistance offer value to those who wish to start their career in healthcare. The Health Administration and Practice Management courses are designed for professionals who wish to be engaged in the business and administrative side of healthcare practice.
IHNA’s accredited healthcare courses offer a methodical and structured approach to theory and clinical skills, and are in line with the latest trends and best practices in healthcare. Our courses are delivered by experienced nurses practicing in Australia who are recognized as experts in their respective fields, and are thoroughly conversant with the medical landscape in this country.
We’re honoured to announce that Health Careers International has won the prestigious Victorian International Education Provider Award 2016! This prestigious Award was announced on 21 November 2016 at the Government House Victoria. This initiative of the Victorian Government supports the international education sector, promotes best practice in the sector and raises awareness of its benefits to the broader community.
Health Careers accepts this award with utmost humility, and promises that we will continue to strive for global excellence in the healthcare education sector!
HCI acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and culture.
We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.
With a passion for education, entrepreneurship, and technology he’s been able to shape the vision of IHNA. Equipped with a Master’s in Business Administration and qualified in Mechanical Engineering, Bijo has had extensive project management and business management experience. He’s used this experience to enable new and innovative programs to push the envelope for career-focused healthcare training. Bijo has worked worldwide and has had the opportunity to be a well-respected and prominent community figure in Australia, Malaysia, and India. As the acting CEO of IHNA, he oversees and manages the operational activities, systems, and policy implementation of the organisation. He’s also a member of GAICD (Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors) and currently pursuing a PhD in Corporate Governance in the Educational Sector at Swinburne University.
With a dedication to teaching, research, and industry consultancy he’s published over 45 referred research and conference papers and. Dr Hewege holds a PhD in Management, a Master of Business Administration Degree, and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honours. He’s well-regarded on a wide spectrum of research areas including corporate social responsibility, management controls of transitional economies, marketing, logistics, international business, and research methodology. Dr Hewege has also accumulated over 20 years of teaching experience on undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Australia and internationally.
Led by a deep passion for nursing, Professor Chair has held a number of positions in both the private and public sectors of the healthcare industry in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Hong Kong. These positions include Hospital Manager, Director of Nursing, Deputy Director of Nursing, Senior Supervisor, Unit Manager, Principal Educator, Senior Lecturer, Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Director of Post-Graduate Studies. He’s also been a foundation member of two Schools of Nursing in Australia and is currently working at Central Queensland University as Assistant Dean Community Engagement, School of Nursing and Midwifery.
With over 20 years’ experience, Svetlana’s professional career has been extensive and varied in the fields of accounting, consulting, internal audit, and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) positions. She has a substantial amount of experience in all areas of business and in particular driving process improvement and business optimisation. Some of Svetlana’s industry experience is in legal practice, professional services, retail, and hospitality. Her Board and Committee experience includes the Australian Legal Practice Management Association as Victorian Treasurer for over 5 years.
With a passion for leadership and higher education, Dr Brown has international experience as CEO, Board Director, Company Secretary, Dean, Academic Director, Principal, Advisor, and Educator. He’s exceptionally qualified in tertiary education management, commerce, and risk management, including an earned doctoral degree in educational leadership. Dr Brown’s professional affiliations include: Governance Institute of Australia, Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Institute of Internal Auditors Australia (IIAA), and Risk Management Institution of Australasia (RMIA).
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of accounting and finance, Pankaj has experience across financial reporting, taxation, and auditing, with established skills in corporate finance, financial analysis, taxation, accounting, and auditing. He holds Bachelor of Commerce and is also a Certified Public Accountant (AUS) and Chartered Accountant (India). Pankaj has been working with the HCI Group for over eight years and is responsible for managing financial aspects of the entire group.
Dedication to innovation and technology, Dr Shisir is a senior researcher and academic specialising in ICT and innovation policy with a strong track record of serving the Australian tertiary education for over five years. He heads Heathovation, an HCI subsidiary dedicated to the latest technologies and collaborative tools in the design and delivery of healthcare education. Dr Shisir leads multi-disciplinary research on the design, development, delivery, execution, and evaluation of cutting-edge ICT technologies to improve tertiary education systems and healthcare service delivery. His professional affiliations include: Australian Computer Society (ACS), Centre for ICT for Development, Nepal (ICT4D) and Nepal Research and Education Network (NREN).