Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices, and names of people who have passed away.

About RTO/Education

AHCSA delivers nationally accredited training and has been registered with the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) since 2004 (RTO 40142).

AHCSA prides itself on providing a comfortable learning environment reflective of the organisation’s cultural values and connections. To ensure the best learning outcomes for students, class sizes are capped at 12 students and all training programs incorporate a balance of theory and hands-on learning activities.

At the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia we are committed to ensuring students achieve outstanding success in their relevant field in the Health Sector.

We aspire to provide excellence as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) by providing:

  • Career-relevant, nationally recognised training
  • Outstanding student support

We engage with the community, industry and partnering organisations to ensure we continually deliver relevant and industry-focused programs. Training and Assessment is undertaken by qualified Educators, who work with students throughout their study journey to assist with the achievement of learning outcomes.

About Education

The AHCSA RTO Team have a proven track record of facilitating quality training and development needs for its Aboriginal Primary Health stakeholders throughout South Australia. The team has facilitated nationally recognised Primary Health Care and Research qualifications since 2004 to its constituents, and its broader National Aboriginal Health Service network.

AHCSA designed a Simulated Learning Environment (SLE) that reflects a real clinic environment for the practice and assessment of primary health care and clinical skills. AHCSA educators are able to create realistic clinical settings which ensure authenticity when completing scenarios to increase clinical training capacity and efficiency.

Please contact [email protected] for more information.

2020/21 Excellence in Education Winner

AHCSA’s Clinical Educator, Christine Fraser was the 2020/2021 winner of the Excellence in Education – Registered Nurse/Midwife award at the South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

Christine has been an integral part of the AHCSA Registered Training Organisation for eight years and her commitment and passion to education has been unwavering.

During her acceptance speech on the night, Christine reflected on the incredible work that Aboriginal Health Workers, Aboriginal Health Practitioners and Aboriginal Maternal Infant Care Workers do for their community and in her words, “this award is very much for you”.

Congratulations Christine, AHCSA are very proud to have you as part of the team!

Have a look at this video on Youtube to learn more about Christine and her achievements