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HLT37215 - Certificate III in Pathology Collection (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 06/Aug/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT32612 - Certificate III in PathologyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Split of HLT32612. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units minimum work requirements of 35 hours. 05/Aug/2015


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311216 Pathology Collector  
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0199 Other Natural And Physical Sciences 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Specimen collection officer,Pathology Collector,Specialist Specimen Collectors (Pathology) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311216 Pathology Collector  02/Nov/2015 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0199 Other Natural And Physical Sciences 02/Nov/2015 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 06/Aug/2015 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Split of HLT32612. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units minimum work requirements of 35 hours.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of pathology collectors. Workers in this role follow known routines and procedures, taking responsibility for their own work under general supervision. They combine communication, customer service and technical skills, and use discretion and judgment to adapt and transfer their skills to different situations.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 35 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

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

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 14

  • 9 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 units 

CHCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTPAT001

Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection

HLTPAT002

Perform venous blood collections

HLTPAT004

Collect pathology specimens other than blood

HLTWHS001

Participate in workplace health and safety

BSBCUS201

Deliver a service to customers

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

Elective units 

CHCCCS027

Visit client residence

HLTAAP001

Recognise healthy body systems

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTCAR001

Perform electrocardiography (ECG)

HLTCAR002

Perform holter monitoring

HLTHPS001

Take clinical measurements

HLTHPS002

Support health professional in the delivery of care

HLTHPS004

Measure spirometry

HLTPAT003

Perform capillary blood collections

HLTPAT005

Collect specimens for drugs of abuse testing

HLTPAT006

Receive, prepare and dispatch pathology specimens

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

Links

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

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