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Qualification details

HLT51020 - Diploma of Emergency Health Care (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes HLT51015 - Diploma of Paramedical ScienceThis version was released in HLT Health Training Package release 5.0 and meets the requirements of the 2015 Standards for Training Packages. Updated superseded unit 23/Dec/2020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

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
HLTWHS006 - Manage personal stressors in the work environmentManage personal stressors in the work environmentCore
BSBMED301 - Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyInterpret and apply medical terminology appropriatelyElective
CHCCCS020 - Respond effectively to behaviours of concernRespond effectively to behaviours of concernElective
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
CHCDIV002 - Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyPromote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safetyElective
HLTAAP002 - Confirm physical health statusConfirm physical health statusCore
HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safelyConduct manual tasks safelyElective
HLTOUT008 - Manage a sceneManage a sceneElective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 411111 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 Health and Community Services 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Emergency Medical Technician (EMT),Paramedic Assistant 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 411111 Ambulance Officer 09/Feb/2021 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0699 Other Health 09/Feb/2021 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 24/Dec/2020 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

Release 2. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care supersedes and is equivalent to Release 1. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care

Minor changes. Mapping Table notes updated for the superseded qualification HLT51015 Diploma of Paramedical Science

Release 1

Release 1. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care supersedes and is not equivalent to HLT51015 Diploma of Paramedical Science.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects pre-hospital and out-of-hospital workers employed to provide patient assessment, healthcare and transport services. These workers possess clinical skills and theoretical knowledge and provide clinical assessment and pre-hospital and out-of-hospital interventions to patients in an emergency, including providing advanced skills in life support. This qualification applies to a variety of roles within the health care and patient transport system.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of Units of Competency.

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

Packaging Rules

17 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 8 elective units, consisting of:
  • at least 4 units from the electives listed below,
  • up to 4 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.

Core units 

CHCDIV001

Work with diverse people

CHCLEG001

Work legally and ethically

HLTAAP002

Confirm physical health status

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTOUT001

Implement safe access and egress

HLTOUT005

Assess and deliver standard clinical care

HLTOUT010

Communicate in complex situations to support health

HLTWHS002

Follow safe work practices for direct client care

HLTWHS006

Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective units 

BSBFLM303

Contribute to effective workplace relationships

BSBMED301

Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately

CHCCCS020

Respond effectively to behaviours of concern

CHCDIV002

Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

CHCPRP003

Reflect on and improve own professional practice

HLTHPS008

Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment

HLTOUT006

Transport emergency patients

HLTOUT007

Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions

HLTOUT008

Manage a scene

HLTOUT009

Manage the scene of a major incident

HLTWHS005

Conduct manual tasks safely

Qualification Mapping Information

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

Release 2. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care supersedes and is equivalent to Release 1. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care

Minor changes. Mapping Table notes updated for the superseded qualification HLT51015 Diploma of Paramedical Science

Release 1

Release 1. HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care supersedes and is not equivalent to HLT51015 Diploma of Paramedical Science.

Links

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