HLT41107 - Certificate IV in Ambulance Communications
Certificate IV in Ambulance Communications
This qualification covers the role of call taking and dispatch in an ambulance communication/coordination environment. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways.
Occupational titles may include:
Ambulance support officer
13 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:
9 core units
4 elective units
A wide range of elective units is available, including:
Group A OHS electives of which one must be selected for this qualification
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 NTIS or other public listing
BSBMED301B Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
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
Elective units of competency may be selected from a wide range of units of competency in line with the Packaging Rules outlined above. The following sample units of competency are suggested as appropriate for this qualification.