Qualification details

HLT41012 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance) (Release 1)

Summary

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

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT41007 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)Updated in V5. Updated core WHS units. 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT41115 - Certificate IV in Health CareThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012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. Minimum work requirment of 80 hours 07/Dec/2015

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
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationships N/A
CHCCS400C - Work within a relevant legal and ethical frameworkWork within a relevant legal and ethical framework N/A
HLTAMBAE403D - Follow procedures for routine safe removal of clientFollow procedures for routine safe removal of client N/A
HLTAMBAE501D - Implement safe access and egress in an emergencyImplement safe access and egress in an emergency N/A
HLTAMBAE504D - Follow procedures for safe extrication of clients in life threatening situationsFollow procedures for safe extrication of clients in life threatening situations N/A
HLTAMBAS501B - Conduct clinical assessmentConduct clinical assessment N/A
HLTAMBC401D - Receive request for serviceReceive request for service N/A
HLTAMBC403C - Coordinate resourcesCoordinate resources N/A
HLTAMBCR401C - Deliver basic clinical careDeliver basic clinical care N/A
HLTAMBCR502C - Deliver standard clinical careDeliver standard clinical care N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411111 Ambulance Officer 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3491-11 Ambulance Officer 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Ambulance Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Ambulance Attendant,Industrial Medic 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411111 Ambulance Officer 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3491-11 Ambulance Officer 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4

HLT07 Version 5

Comments

HLT41007 Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)

HLT41012 Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)

Updated in V5 - ISC upgrades and updated core unit HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

Description

This qualification covers work involving delivery of limited direct client care in an emergency response context.

The qualification focuses on work in the ambulance industry done by volunteers or workers who provide a basic emergency response and transport roles in areas where there is a relatively low workload. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Volunteer ambulance officer
  • Ambulance community officer
  • Ambulance attendant
  • Honorary ambulance officer
  • Casual ambulance officer
  • Emergency patient transport officer
  • Industrial medic

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways

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 

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

  • 11 core units
  • 8 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A electives which are recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice
  • Other 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 3 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 

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships

HLTAMBAE403D Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client

HLTAMBCR401C Deliver basic clinical care (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

HLTAMBFC301D Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health care

HLTAMBPD401C Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTAMBSC401B Manage routine scene and promote public safety

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTHIR402D Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS300A Contribute to 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.

Group A electives  - recommended for culturally aware and respectful practice 

Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended:

HLTHIR403C Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers

HLTHIR404D Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people

Other relevant electives 

Elective units of competency may be selected in line with the Packaging Rules outlined above. The following groups of electives may address the needs of specific work environments.

General ambulance work 

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

HLTAMBC403C Coordinate resources (Note pre-requ: HLTAMBC401D)

HLTAMBFC402C Communicate in complex or difficult situations

(Note pre-requ: HLTAMBFC301D)

HLTAMBT301B Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditions

Emergency work 

HLTAMBAE501D Implement safe access and egress in an emergency

HLTAMBAE504D Follow procedures for safe extrication of clients in life threatening situations (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

HLTAMBSC503B Contribute to managing the scene of an emergency

HLTAMBT402C Transport emergency clients (Note pre-requ: HLTAMBT301B)

PUASAR001B Participate in a rescue operation (Note pre-requ: PUAEME001B)

Assessment of competence 

TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B Assess competence

TAEASS403B Participate in assessment validation

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