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Statement of Attainment training in Health Starter


This introductory course will provide you with entry level skills in the health and community sector. During this training you will gain a basic understanding of the human body systems, communicating in health and community contexts and working with a variety of people. You will also participate in practical sessions, demonstrations, and presentations from industry guests in the fields of Physio and Occupational Therapy and other Allied Health Workforce areas.


Statement of Attainment - training in Health Starter

Course No:



CIT Bruce 


4 weeks, approx. 20 hours per week
Delivery will include practical applications within the CIT health and community simulated environments across a range of different settings including practical experience in CIT Fit and Well.
You will have some additional hours of independent study, including online activities and assessment.

Cost Info:

The 2023 Semester 1 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total course cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once. Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

A pathway for work in basic health and community roles. Work in this field may include basic administrative duties, reception, and contact with clients. Successful completion of this course can provide some units towards a variety of healthcare and community work qualifications:
- Early childhood education and care
- Massage
- Community services
- Population health
- Individual support

Application Type:


Additional Information

Blended: face-to-face attendance required with some online activities

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Open entry

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Complete 3 subjects

Core: Complete 3

  • CHCDIV001   Work with diverse people
    • CIT Code: CLTS145
      Cost: Standard $88.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This unit applies to all workers.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAAP001   Recognise healthy body systems
    • CIT Code: HESC501
      Cost: Standard $154.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body. This unit applies to any worker who needs to use and interpret information that includes references to client anatomy and physiology.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CHCCOM005   Communicate and work in health or community services
    • CIT Code: COMM500
      Cost: Standard $66.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues, management and other industry providers. This unit applies to a range of health and community service contexts where workers may communicate face-to-face, in writing or using digital media and work with limited responsibility under direct or indirect supervision.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Certificate III Individual Support (Home and Community) CHC33015

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email