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New sponsorships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

New sponsorships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members can apply for sponsorship to complete either a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, delivered by the ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre.

HESTA will provide funding to cover fees for two students for courses commencing in September 2021. This initiative is part of HESTA’s long-standing association with the ANMF (Vic Branch).

The sponsorships recognise the need to improve opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples working in the health and community sector.

Who can apply

You must be:

  • an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander nurse, midwife or personal care worker
  • wanting to complete a TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and offered through the ANMF (Vic Branch) Education Centre (RTO # 22609)
  • meet entry requirements for the relevant course.

Sponsorship selection process

Selection will be based on the information provided in the application as determined by a selection panel. In addition to the course application information, applicants are required to complete a statement (of approximately 250 words – see below) to demonstrate commitment to applying the skills gained to benefit the health and community sector and/or for the applicant’s community.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment enrolment statement

Provide a short statement (about 250 words) demonstrating your commitment to training in the vocational education field.  Please include any current roles, e.g. training and support within an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander community, or anything else that you feel may strengthen your application. Apply now.

The ANMF (Vic Branch)-delivered BSB41419 Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety starts on 8 June and TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training starts on Monday 6 September 2021.

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