HLT41007 - Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance)
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
Honorary ambulance officer
Casual ambulance officer
Emergency patient transport officer
This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways
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 NTIS or other public listing
BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships
HLTAMBAE403C Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client
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
CHCCS400B Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework