Certificate IV in Health Science Foundations

cert IV health science foundations
Course Code
Course Type
Accredited Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Course Location
Chadstone; Traralgon; Bairnsdale
Course Duration
Part Time: 8 months
Course Cost
For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
2014 Application Form (pdf)
Study Modes
Online; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • March 2015
Brooke Donaldson
Phone: (03) 5622 8532
Fax: 1300 094 661
Email: b.donaldson@federationtraining.edu.au
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841

Course Overview

Gain a solid foundation for your nursing career by enrolling in this course at Federation Training.

You'll learn about human biology, chemistry and physics as they apply to nursing, as well as the research, note taking and communication skills required to successfully undertake advanced study.

This course uses a combination of online and in class study methods.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

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Entry Requirements

  • Step 1 Written application
  • Step 2  Book and sit a Federation Training Literacy and Numeracy Entrance Test (Bookings through Brooke Donaldson 56228532)

How To Apply

Direct to Institute


Assessment is competency based and includes tests, written papers, case studies, classroom activities, group activities and verbal presentations.

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?


Course Structure

Unit Code Unit Name
Develop and demonstrate advanced communication skills 
Develop and apply knowledge of human biology 
Perform calculations in health mathematics 
Apply concepts from chemist and physics to health 
Apply basic microbiological and infection control concepts 
Identify and document sociological processes that influence health