Qualification details

HLT50412 - Diploma of Paramedical Science (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Superseded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 HLT50407 - Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)Updated in V5. Updated core WHS units. Clarification in wording of entry requirements 06/May/2012
Is superseded by HLT51015 - Diploma of Paramedical ScienceThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages. Change to packaging rules. Removal of entry requirements. Minimum work requirements of 160 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
BSBINM301A - Organise workplace informationOrganise workplace information N/A
BSBITU306A - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents N/A
BSBLED401A - Develop teams and individualsDevelop teams and individuals N/A
BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability N/A
CHCCS400C - Work within a relevant legal and ethical frameworkWork within a relevant legal and ethical framework N/A
CHCCS427A - Facilitate adult learning and developmentFacilitate adult learning and development 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
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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 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Ambulance Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Ambulance Officer 

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 421 Diploma 07/May/2012 
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Modification History

HLT07 Version 4

HLT07 Version 5

Comments

HLT50407 Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

HLT50412 Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

Updated in V5 - Changes in entry requirements and updated core unit HLTWHS456A Identify, assess and control WHS risk in own work

Description

This qualification covers workers employed by State Ambulance authorities and non-emergency transport companies to provide emergency and non-emergency client care and transport services.

Occupational titles for this role may include:

  • Ambulance officer
  • Ambulance paramedic
  • Ambulance transport attendant

Pathways Information

Not Applicable

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

To gain entry into this HLT50407 Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) a candidate must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following units of competency:

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

HLTAMBSC401B Manage routine scene and promote public safety

HLTAMBT301B Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditions

HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

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 this qualification, including:

  • 7 core units
  • 7 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 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 

HLTAMBAE501D Implement safe access and egress in an emergency

HLTAMBAS501B Conduct clinical assessment

(Note pre-requs: HLTAP401B, HLTAMBCR401C)

HLTAMBCR502C Deliver standard clinical care

(Note pre-requs: HLTAP401B, HLTAMBCR401C)

HLTAMBFC402C Communicate in complex or difficult situations

(Note pre-requs: HLTAMBFC301D)

HLTAMBPD401C Manage personal stressors in the work environment

HLTHIR402D Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry

HLTWHS456A Identify, assess and control WHS risk in own work

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.

Emergency work 

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)

Rescue work 

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

PUASAR002B Undertake road accident rescue (Note pre-requ: PUEME002C)

PUASAR003B Undertake technical rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR002B)

PUASAR004B Undertake vertical rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

PUASAR005B Undertake confined space rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

PUASAR006B Undertake trench rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

PUASAR007B Undertake structural collapse rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

PUASAR008B Search as a member of a land search team (Note pre-requ: PUAFIR201B)

PUASAR009B Participate in an aquatic rescue operation (Note pre-requ: PUAEME001B)

Management and administration 

BSBINM301A Organise workplace information

BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

HLTAMBC403C Coordinate resources (Note pre-requ: HLTAMBC401D)

HLTAMBSC502C Manage the scene of a special event

(Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

Training and mentoring 

BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals

CHCCS427A Facilitate adult learning and development

HLTAMBCR504C Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment

(Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment

TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes

TAEASS402B Assess competence

TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

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