Qualification details

HLT21112 - Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 07/May/2012

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Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT21107 - Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First ResponseUpdated in V5 Updated core unit HLTFA412A Apply advanced first aid Updated core unit HLTFA311A Apply first aid 07/May/2012

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Code' columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the 'Title' columnEssential
BSBMED301B - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriately N/A
BSBWOR203B - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with others N/A
CHCAC318B - Work effectively with older peopleWork effectively with older people N/A
CHCCS400C - Work within a relevant legal and ethical frameworkWork within a relevant legal and ethical framework N/A
CHCDIS301C - Work effectively with people with a disabilityWork effectively with people with a disability N/A
HLTAMBFC301D - Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health careCommunicate with clients and colleagues to support health care N/A
HLTAMBT301B - Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditionsTransport non-emergency clients under operational conditions N/A
HLTAP301B - Recognise healthy body systems in a health care contextRecognise healthy body systems in a health care context N/A
HLTFA302C - Provide first aid in remote situationProvide first aid in remote situation N/A
HLTFA311A - Apply first aidApply first aid N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451899 Personal Service Workers Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-79 Intermediate Service Workers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451899 Personal Service Workers Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 6399-79 Intermediate Service Workers Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4 

HLT07 Version 5 

Comments 

HLT21107 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

HLT21112 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response

Updated in V5 - Updated core units HLTFA311A Apply first aid and HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes

Description

This qualification covers workers who provide first response care in line with Australian Resuscitation Council Guidelines. This involves provision of first aid care.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Community based first responder
  • Volunteer first aider
  • Emergency medical responder
  • EMS first responder
  • Workplace first responder

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

Not Applicable

Employability Skills Summary

Refer to the Topic: Introduction to the Employability Skills Qualification Summaries

Packaging Rules

PACKAGING RULES 

9 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:

  • 6 core units
  • 3 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Relevant electives listed below
  • Units of competency to address workplace requirements and packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in Health and/or Community Services Training Packages
  • Where appropriate, to address workplace requirements, up to 2 units of competency packaged at the level of this qualification or higher in other relevant Training Packages or accredited courses where the details of those courses are available on the TGA or other public listing

Core units 

BSBWOR203B Work effectively with others

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTFA412A Apply advanced first aid (Note pre-requ: HLTFA301C)

HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS200A Participate in WHS processes

The importance of culturally aware and respectful practice 

All workers undertaking work in health need foundation knowledge to inform their work with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients and co-workers and with clients and co-workers from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This foundation must be provided and assessed as part of a holistic approach to delivery and assessment of this qualification. Specific guidelines for assessment of this aspect of competency are provided in the Assessment Guidelines for the Health Training Package.

Relevant electives 

Elective units of competency may be selected in line with the Packaging Rules outlined above. The following sample selection of electives may facilitate a pathway towards higher-level qualifications involving direct client care.

BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

CHCAC318B Work effectively with older people

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

CHCDIS301C Work effectively with people with a disability

HLTAMBFC301D Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health care

HLTAMBT301B Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditions

HLTAP301B Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context

HLTFA302C Provide first aid in remote situation

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