Associate Degree in Primary Health and Wellbeing

Duration Up to 2 years Full Time or Part Time equivalent
National CodeCRS1400419
TAFE SA CodeAC00083
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Primary Health encompasses an understanding of the social, economic, cultural and political causes of health. It is embraced by the World Health Organisation as it is the first level of contact individuals, families and communities have with the healthcare system.



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Course Admission Requirements

any one of:

  • Certificate III or higher in Health, Youth, Community or Lifestyle related area
  • or
  • Completion of at least 1 year full time equivalent of a University Degree
  • or
  • SACE Completion or equivalent with a minimum ATAR of 60
  • or
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) with a minimum score of 140
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Employment Outcomes

As a primary health care worker, graduates might work with specific population groups or people with particular health and lifestyle conditions.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Associate Degree in Primary Health and Wellbeing (CRS1400419)
This is a unique course offered at this level in Australia. People in health or community services-related professions or considering study in these fields will benefit from the course, which will help them introduce primary health and wellbeing principles into their everyday work and life experiences. The course offers excellent support in students’ transition from high school, VET qualifications or existing professional qualifications. Students will learn in a university like environment in small class sizes, with one-on-one support from academic staff.

Credit Transfer

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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 Fee Range (approx)
Total TAFE SA course cost$23,501
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