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Qualification details

HLT21015 - Certificate II in Medical Service First Response (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by HLT21020 - Certificate II in Medical Service First ResponseThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 5.0 and meets the requirements of the 2015 Standards for Training Packages. 23/Dec/2020
Supersedes HLT21112 - Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First ResponseThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core. 07/Dec/2015

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 08/Dec/2015


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Ambulance Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A First responder in health care 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 441211 Emergency Service Worker 29/Apr/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 29/Apr/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 08/Dec/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes HLT21112 Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response. Change in packaging rules. Significant changes to core units.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of first medical response workers or volunteers who provide initial care to patients. These people provide basic first aid and emergency responses in the pre-hospital/out-of hospital environment.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

^ From 1 July 2022 the core unit HLTAID003 and elective units HLTAID005, HLTAID006, HLTAID007 must no longer be delivered and will be replaced in the Packaging Rules by the units HLTAID011, HLTAID013, HLTAID014, HLTAID015  - for more information see: https://asqa.gov.au/news-events/news/reminder-about-superseded-hlt-first-aid-units

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 9

  • 4 core units
  • 5 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 3 units from the electives listed below, any endorsed Training Package or accredited course – these units must be relevant to the work outcome

All electives chosen must contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome.

Core 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTAID003

^ HLTAID011 

Provide first aid

Provide First Aid (must be delivered from 1 July 2022) 

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

Electives 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

HLTAID005

^ HLTAID013 

Provide first aid in remote situations

Provide First Aid in remote or isolated site (must be delivered from 1 July 2022) 

HLTAID006

^ HLTAID014 

Provide advanced first aid

Provide Advanced First Aid (must be delivered from 1 July 2022) 

HLTAID007

^ HLTAID015 

Provide advanced resuscitation

Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy (must be delivered from 1 July 2022) 

HLTAMB014

Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=ced1390f-48d9-4ab0-bd50-b015e5485705