HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response qualification focuses on the delivery of limited direct patient care in an emergency response setting.
This course is guaranteed to satisfy both the veteran and rookie emergency medical student.
Duration: 5 day intensive workshop & 12 months to complete logbook
Components: There are 3 components of this course that must be completed within 12 months:
- 5 day intensive workshop including face-to-face intensive training and assessment in a classroom setting
- Work placement log book
Location: Perth WA
HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Services First Response Course Overview
By completing the requirements of HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Services First Response you will gain the skills required to provide initial care to patients as a first medical response worker or volunteer. With the Cert II Medical Services First Response qualification you are perfectly equipped to provide emergency response and basic first aid in the pre-hospital/out-of hospital environment.
Who is this First Aid Cert II course suitable for?
This First Aid Cert II course is aimed at individuals who may be required to provide emergency first aid as an emergency worker or volunteer. This course is guaranteed to satisfy both the veteran and rookie emergency medical student.
The HLT21015 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response is delivered as follows:
1. A 5 day intensive workshop comprised of face-to-face training and assessment in a classroom setting. Throughout the 5 day workshop participants will be exposed to simulated workplace practical’s, which will prepare them for an emergency.
2. Once the 5 day workshop has been successfully completed participants are expected to complete an Ambulance Logbook based on their Non-Emergency Patient Transfers.
It is recommended that this course should not take more than 12 months. Should participants require further training to meet the required competency, PTI will be happy to provide it. There may be an extra cost associated for this training.
Each person will be required to complete e-learning before they come in for the face-to-face workshop. It is expected that the e-learning will take up to 12 weeks to complete depending on if you have done a first aid course before or not.
Once you have completed the enrolment process, including payment being made and received, you will be emailed confirmation of your spot in the nominated course.
This email will contain the following information:
- Your e-learning login details
- A delivery and assessment plan
You are required to complete the e-learning before you attend the face-to-face training session. When selecting the date for your course please consider that you will need time to complete the self-directed learning.
The face-to-face training day:
As part of your course you will need to attend, actively participate in all activities and successfully complete assessment’s during your face-to-face training day. The face-to-face training will review e-learning topics and apply them to practical instructional learning.
Some of these topics include:
- Participating in workplace health and safety
- Working with diverse people
- Compliance with infection prevention along with control policies and procedures
- Working effectively with others
- Responding to an emergency situation
- Responding to a remote emergency situation
- Performing advanced resuscitation
- Applying appropriate first aid procedures
- Coordinating first aid activities until arrival of medical assistance
- Managing the incident
- Communicating details of the incident
- Evaluating the incident and own performance
- Transporting non-emergency patients under operational conditions
If you are unable to participate in the above requirements than you are required to speak to Perth Training Institute before you complete your registration.
Work Placement Logbook
Workplace learning is where you have the opportunity to transfer the skills and knowledge you have learnt into a real workplace setting. This can be done as part of your regular job or as a student (unpaid). It is essential that you complete a minimum of 120 hours of work placement in an appropriate workplace setting where you will have the opportunity to fulfill the requirement of your course.
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
HLTAID005 Provide first aid in remote situations
HLTAID006 Provide advanced first aid
HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation
HLTAMB014 Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
Participants are required to speak and write in English and must have good literacy and numeracy skills. In order to meet the competency of this course participants will be required to read and write detailed reports and communicate complex skills to other participants.
All participants requiring any further assistance in literacy and/or numeracy support may be referred to a third party provider at an additional cost. Once the participant is ready they can then commence the course.
Have a good level of fitness to be able to conduct good manual handling techniques, e.g. safely pick up 20kg and conduct 10 minutes of CPR
Have a valid Australian drivers licence or equivalent