Community Services

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety.

Unit Code: CHCDIV002

Unit Overview

Australia’s healthcare system supports more than 3 million episodes of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people annually. This unit will assist your learners to establish solid foundations of skills and knowledge required to identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety.

This unit will support learners with skills to apply in working within a broad range of roles including direct client service, program planning, development, and evaluation of contexts. Integrating Dimensions of Competency, Foundation Skills, and Principles of Assessment ensures your learners will not only find this unit interesting, educational, and practical, but also highly applicable in their personal and work life as they encounter learning experiences within real or simulated workplace environments.

The eLearning modules and assessments will help learners gain skills and knowledge to be job-ready to:

  • Develop an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures
  • Identify cultural safety issues
  • Develop inclusive industry skills and strategies
  • Develop and evaluating strategies for personal and workplace improvement


Prerequisites and assessment

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. Where simulation is used, it must reflect real working conditions by modelling industry operating conditions and contingencies, as well as, using suitable facilities, equipment and resources.


Qualification and Training package mapping

This unit is delivered across two training packages including:

  • Health Services (HLT)
  • Community Services (CHC)