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Qualification details

HLT42112 - Certificate IV in Cardiac Technology (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to HLT42107 - Certificate IV in Cardiac TechnologyUpdated in V5 Updated core unit HLTFA311A Apply first aid Updated core WHS units 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT47615 - Certificate IV in Cardiac TechnologyThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Significant changes to core units. 05/Aug/2015

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 07/May/2012

Units of competency

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HLTWHS300A - Contribute to WHS processesContribute to WHS processesN/A
BSBCUS301B - Deliver and monitor a service to customersDeliver and monitor a service to customersN/A
HLTHIR404D - Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleWork effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peopleN/A
BSBMKG413A - Promote products and servicesPromote products and servicesN/A
BSBINN301A - Promote innovation in a team environmentPromote innovation in a team environmentN/A
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectivenessN/A
BSBFLM303C - Contribute to effective workplace relationshipsContribute to effective workplace relationshipsN/A
HLTWHS401A - Maintain workplace WHS processesMaintain workplace WHS processesN/A
HLTHIR301C - Communicate and work effectively in healthCommunicate and work effectively in healthN/A
HLTCA404D - Perform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a cardiac testing environmentPerform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a cardiac testing environmentN/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3111-79 Medical Technical Officers Nec 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0601 Medical Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Health Technical Support 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Cardiac Technician 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 311299 Medical Technicians Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3111-79 Medical Technical Officers Nec 02/Oct/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0601 Medical Studies 02/Oct/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4

GLT07 Version 5

Comments

HLT42107 Certificate IV in Cardiac Technology

HLT42112 Certificate IV in Cardiac Technology

Updated first aid core unit in V5

Qualification outcome equivalent

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes changed from OHS to WHS in the Core units

Description

This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of cardiac physiological measurements, including electrocardiography, holter monitoring, and exercise stress testing.

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles for these workers may include:

  • Cardiac technician
  • Cardiac technologist

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 

14 units of competency are required for award of this qualification, including:

  • 9 core units
  • 5 elective units

A wide range of elective units is available, including:

  • Group A elective which is required for work in cardiac technology
  • Group B 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 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 

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTCA401D Perform electrocardiography (ECG)

HLTCA402D Perform holter monitoring (Note pre-requ: HLTCA401D)

HLTCA403D Perform stress testing (Note pre-requ: HLTCA401D)

HLTCA404D Perform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a cardiac testing environment

HLTFA311A Apply first aid

HLTHIR301C Communicate and work effectively in health

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

Group A electives  - required for work in cardiac technology 

The following unit or a unit with equivalent competency outcomes is required to work in cardiac technology.

HLTCOM408C Use specific health terminology to communicate effectively

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 B 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 

Electives are to be selected in line with the specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate selection. Electives may be selected from one or more groups and employers may specify that certain electives are required to address identified workplace needs.

BSBCUS301B Deliver and monitor a service to customers

BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment

BSBMKG413A Promote products and services

BSBWOR301B Organise personal work priorities and development

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

BSBWOR404B Develop work priorities

HLTWHS401A Maintain workplace WHS processes