Certificate III in Laboratory Skills
Raelene Collins couples her knowledge of traditional medicine, used in Australia for thousands of years, with contemporary practices in her pursuit of becoming a paediatrician.
Completing her traineeship has given Raelene the knowledge and experience in clinical sciences and research, which is invaluable to realising her dream.
After completing her certificate, Raelene is now in her first year of nursing and takes with her an impressive catalogue of experience meeting with doctors and being an advocate to protect the health of Indigenous children.
She has helped secure government funding for HealthLAB and has contributed to Menzies School of Health Research’s Traditional Australian Medicinal Plants Agribusiness project.