RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) assesses your competency(s) that may have been acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning or direct work experience to determine if you meet the required skills and knowledge specified in a training package or VET accredited courses.
You can apply for RPL
Credit transfer applies where students have completed units of study at another TAFE College or Registered Training Organisation, including IHNA, that meet the requirements of another qualification or the applicable training package. Credit will be granted in accordance with the Certification, Issuing and Recognition of Qualifications and Statements of Attainment. There is no fee to assess a Credit Transfer.
You can apply for CT
If your RPL application is successful:
If your CT is successful:
The CHC43015 - Certificate IV in Ageing Support reflects the role of support workers who complete specialised tasks and functions in aged services. They work either in residential, hospital or community-based environments and are required to take responsibility for their own work within defined organisation guidelines. They will also be required to maintain quality service delivery through the development, facilitation and review of individualised service planning and delivery. Workers will be required to demonstrate leadership and take responsibility for other team members. The course modules are structured to provide a balanced program of theory and practice relevant to the career opportunities across the aged care industry.
The CHC43115 - Certificate IV in Disability reflects the role of workers in a range of community settings and clients' homes, who provide support to empower people with disabilities. Through this support, they can achieve more independence, self-reliance, and wellbeing and can participate to the fullest extent in the community. These workers promote a person-centred approach, work without direct supervision and may be required to supervise or coordinate a small team. There is a practical component with work placement that provides real-world exposure to students. The course modules are structured to provide a balanced program of theory and practice relevant to the career opportunities across the healthcare industry.
The HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing course is nationally accredited and covers the role of an enrolled nurse working under supervision of a registered nurse. This qualification covers the application of skills and knowledge required to provide nursing care for people across the health sector. A lifespan approach underpins this qualification with relevant competencies that relate to the different stages of life identified within the units. Upon successful completion of the HLT54115 – Diploma of Nursing, you will meet one of the requirements to apply for your registration as an enrolled nurse with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA).
This qualification is designed for workers in the community or residential setting who provide individualised support to the aged or people with disabilities. They must use discretion and judgement and take responsibility for their own outputs. They are taught factual, technical and procedural knowledge of the concepts and practices required. Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the aged care or disability care industry. Our course is directed towards developing multi-skilled workers for the broad range of services supporting aged people and the disabled in residential and community settings.
The HLT47315 - Certificate IV in Health Administration reflects the role of individuals who work in a senior operational or team leading role in the health industry. Health Administration Workers complete a wide range of administrative and operational tasks under direct or indirect supervision. The aim of the course is to produce competent, confident, critically thinking Health Administrators with a nationally accredited qualification in order to practice at senior operational or team leading level in health administration under direct or indirect supervision. This course may also provide a pathway into other higher education courses in health care.
The Diploma of Community Services (Case Management) is ideal for gaining the necessary skill sets for a profession in the Community Services sector. Students can become an advocate in areas such as family welfare, community health, employment services and disability services. The responsibilities of Case Managers are diverse in nature but generally include duties such as the implementation of service programs, the evaluation and assessment of client needs, and coordinating referral processes. Students may undertake this course as an entry pathway into the care/ support industry. Our course is directed towards developing multiskilled workers who can communicate effectively and advocate on behalf of clients, employ counselling techniques, work one-on-one and in groups, apply all aspects of case management, including complex assessment and referral, implement community development strategies, understand the impacts of sociological factors on clients and case management techniques.
* Free course only for eligible Victorian government funding students | ** Government funding available for eligible students in eligible courses.