Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
HLTHSS007 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Handle medical gases safely
Issue Date: May 2019
||Unit of Competency||HLTHSS007 - Handle medical gases safely|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to handle medical gas equipment in a safe manner within the health care environment.This unit applies to a variety of health or community service roles involving handling medical gases. At this level workers perform under supervision and generally within a team environment within predetermined guidelines.The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
Skills must have been demonstrated in a workplace or a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:
use of suitable facilities equipment and resources, including:
medical gas equipment
emergency and personal protective equipment
modelling of industry operating conditions, including:
a supervisor to whom the candidate reports.
Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Elements define the essential outcomes.|
|Element: Follow workplace requirements and relevant legislation to prepare for handling and storage of medical gas and equipment|
|Element: Follow workplace procedures and legislative requirements to handle medical gas equipment|
|Element: Follow workplace procedures and legislative requirements for storing medical gas cylinders and equipment|