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Qualification details

HLT21020 - Certificate II in Medical Service First Response (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT21015 - 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

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 18/Mar/2021
(View details for release 1) 24/Dec/2020


Units of competency

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HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environmentManage personal stressors in the work environmentCore
CHCCOM005 - Communicate and work in health or community servicesCommunicate and work in health or community servicesElective
BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyElective
HLTAAP001 - Recognise healthy body systemsRecognise healthy body systemsElective
HLTOUT007 - Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditionsTransport non-emergency patients under operational conditionsElective
HLTINF001 - Comply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresComply with infection prevention and control policies and proceduresCore
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse peopleWork with diverse peopleCore
HLTAID013 - Provide First Aid in remote or isolated siteProvide First Aid in remote or isolated siteElective
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyPromote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyElective
BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with othersWork effectively with othersElective
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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 09/Feb/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0613 Public Health 09/Feb/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

Release 2. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response supersedes and is equivalent to Release 1. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

Minor changes. Mapping Table notes updated for the superseded qualification HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

Release 1

Release 1. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response supersedes and is not equivalent to HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response

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 or out-of-hospital environment.

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

Packaging Rules

9 units must be completed:

  • 5 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 2 units from the electives listed below
  • up to 2 units from the electives listed below or from any other current endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be relevant to the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Note: Unit marked with * has a prerequisite HLTAID011 Provide First Aid.

Core 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTAID011

Provide first aid

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Electives 

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

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

HLTAID013

Provide first aid in remote or isolated site

HLTAID014

Provide advanced first aid

HLTAID015*

Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

HLTOUT007

Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions

HLTWHS005

Conduct manual tasks safely

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

Release 2. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response supersedes and is equivalent to Release 1. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

Minor changes. Mapping Table notes updated for the superseded qualification HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

Release 1

Release 1. HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response supersedes and is not equivalent to HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

Links

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