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Training Services | HLT50407 Diploma of Paramedical Sciences

Supplier: Sand Goanna Institute

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.

Price Guide: POA

The following competency units are pre-requisites for entry to this qualification:

  • BSBFLM303B - Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • HLTOHS300A - Contribute to OHS processes
  • HLTIN301A - Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health work
  • HLTAP401A - Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAMBAE403B - Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client
  • HLTAMBSC401A - Manage routine scene and promote public safety
  • HLTAMBFC301B - Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health care
  • HLTAMBCR401A - Deliver basic clinical care
  • HLTAMBT301A - Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditions

Career opportunities/vocational outcomes:

  • Ambulance officer
  • Ambulance transport officer
  • Ambulance transport attendant

Program articulation: Students who successfully complete the core units of this qualification may gain articulation into the Advanced Diploma of Paramedical Sciences. You may also gain advanced standing in other Cert IV and Diploma qualifications.

Program duration:

  • Full time: 8 months
  • Part time: 16 months

Course commencement: Courses commence in February, April, July and September each year for full time and part time applicants

Delivery methods: This course is delivered through blended face to face classroom learning, online learning at students' self-pace or by correspondence

Assessment methods: Students may be required to sit written and oral exams, participate in practical activities, complete assignments, presentations, vocational projects and role plays

Students undertaking a course as part of a work based traineeship will be assessed in the workplace.

Recognition of prior learning: Participants with previous training and/or experience may apply for RPL. Participants, who have completed courses with equivalent/matching learning outcomes, will be granted credit transfer

Accreditation: Qualifications are issued by Sand Goanna RTO: 32143 and are nationally recognised throughout Australia under the (AQTF) Australian Quality Training Framework HLT50407

Course structure:

  • To achieve a Diploma of Paramedical Sciences, the qualification packaging rules requires completion of 14 units:
    • All 7 compulsory units
    • 7 elective units