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Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

HLT50412
Average Price: Not available
Average Duration: 1 Year

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.

Occupational titles for this role may include:

  • Ambulance officer
  • Ambulance paramedic
  • Ambulance transport attendant
  • These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

    83.8%

    Satisfied with the training
    82.3%

    Received job-related
    benefits from training
    Ambulance Officer ( ANZSCO code 411111)
    Expected job openings
    Expected job openings are: low Low Below average Average Above average High
    Low
    16,800 persons were employed as Ambulance Officers and Paramedics in 2015. Job openings over the next 5 years are expected to be equal to or less than 5,000.
    Average weekly full time earnings
    Average weekly full time earnings are: above average Low Below average Average Above average High
    Above average
    Average weekly full time earnings before tax for Ambulance Officers and Paramedics in 2014 are: $1,379. Average earnings for all occupations are: $1,200
    Source: Department of Employment. For full details on Ambulance Officers and Paramedics visit Job Outlook

    To gain entry into this HLT50407 Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance) a candidate must demonstrate competence through a recognised training program or recognition process, in the following units of competency:

    BSBFLM303C Contribute to effective workplace relationships

    HLTAMBAE403D Follow procedures for routine safe removal of client

    HLTAMBCR401C Deliver basic clinical care (Note pre-requ: HLTAP401B)

    HLTAMBFC301D Communicate with clients and colleagues to support health care

    HLTAMBSC401B Manage routine scene and promote public safety

    HLTAMBT301B Transport non-emergency clients under operational conditions

    HLTAP401B Confirm physical health status

    HLTIN301C Comply with infection control policies and procedures

    HLTWHS300A Contribute to WHS processes

    This course may be subsidised in the following state and territories

    1. ACT
    2. NSW
    3. NT
    4. QLD
    5. SA
    6. TAS
    7. VIC

    For more information about financial support and subsidies for training, please refer to the Financial assistance page

    PACKAGING RULES

    14 units of competency are required for this qualification, including:

  • 7 core units
  • 7 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 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 TGA or other public listing
  • Core units

    HLTAMBAE501D Implement safe access and egress in an emergency

    HLTAMBAS501B Conduct clinical assessment

    (Note pre-requs: HLTAP401B, HLTAMBCR401C)

    HLTAMBCR502C Deliver standard clinical care

    (Note pre-requs: HLTAP401B, HLTAMBCR401C)

    HLTAMBFC402C Communicate in complex or difficult situations

    (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBFC301D)

    HLTAMBPD401C Manage personal stressors in the work environment

    HLTHIR402D Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry

    HLTWHS456A Identify, assess and control WHS risk in own work

    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.

    Emergency work

    HLTAMBAE504D Follow procedures for safe extrication of clients in life threatening situations (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

    HLTAMBSC503B Contribute to managing the scene of an emergency

    HLTAMBT402C Transport emergency clients (Note pre-requ: HLTAMBT301B)

    Rescue work

    PUASAR001B Participate in a rescue operation (Note pre-requ: PUAEME001B)

    PUASAR002B Undertake road accident rescue (Note pre-requ: PUEME002C)

    PUASAR003B Undertake technical rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR002B)

    PUASAR004B Undertake vertical rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

    PUASAR005B Undertake confined space rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

    PUASAR006B Undertake trench rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

    PUASAR007B Undertake structural collapse rescue (Note pre-requ: PUASAR001B)

    PUASAR008B Search as a member of a land search team (Note pre-requ: PUAFIR201B)

    PUASAR009B Participate in an aquatic rescue operation (Note pre-requ: PUAEME001B)

    Management and administration

    BSBINM301A Organise workplace information

    BSBITU306A Design and produce business documents

    BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

    CHCCS400C Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework

    HLTAMBC403C Coordinate resources (Note pre-requ: HLTAMBC401D)

    HLTAMBSC502C Manage the scene of a special event

    (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

    HLTHIR501C Maintain an effective health work environment

    HLTHIR506C Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements

    Training and mentoring

    BSBLED401A Develop teams and individuals

    CHCCS427A Facilitate adult learning and development

    HLTAMBCR504C Provide clinical mentoring in the work environment

    (Note pre-requs: HLTAMBAS501B, HLTAMBCR502C)

    TAEASS301B Contribute to assessment

    TAEASS401B Plan assessment activities and processes

    TAEASS402B Assess competence

    TAEDEL301A Provide work skill instruction

    TAEDEL401A Plan, organise and deliver group-based learning

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    The following occupations relate to this qualification.

    Ambulance Officer
    The following industry sectors relate to this qualification.

    Ambulance Services
    Health
    Health and Community Services



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    Student outcomes for Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

    These are the outcomes of graduates surveyed six months after completing their training for Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

    85.7%

    Of people who were not employed before starting their course were employed after completing it.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    71.9 %

    Health and Welfare Support Workers

    Of those employed after training, were in the same occupation as their course.
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    88.5%
    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Median salary of those employed in their first full-time job
    (includes those employed prior to training)

    $47,200

    $44,300


    Destination
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    This
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    Employed or in further study after training (%) 99.1 92.2 88.1
    Employment outcomes:
    Employed (%)
    Full-time (%)
    Part-time (%)
     
    97.4
    82.1
    15.4
     
    86.6
    40.8
    45.5
     
    78.4
    46.3
    31.9
    Further study outcomes:
    Enrolled at University (%)
    Enrolled at TAFE (%)
    Enrolled at Other provider (%)
     
    24.8
    0
    5.1*
     
    17.6
    4.5
    13.5
     
    15.2
    6.6
    13.2
    Satisfied with the training (%) 83.8 81.5 84.3
    Received job-related benefits from training (%) 82.3 77 63.7
    Received personal benefits from training (%) 95.7 97.5 94.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) 94.1 88.6 82
    Recommend the training to other (%) 94.9 91.3 90.1

    Employment
    status
    This
    course
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    Median salary (Full-time) ($) - 47 200 44 300
    Top Occupations (%):
    Community and Personal Service Workers
     
    88.5
     
    56.5
     
    30.7
    Top Industries (%):
    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Public Administration and Safety
     
    72.3
    16.1
     
    60.7
    9.3
     
    28.6
    10.3

    Employment
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    This
    course
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    Employed after training (%) - 91.7 89.3
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 47 600 46 800
    Enrolled in further study (%) - 36.1 33.3
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 81.3 84.6
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 89.8 84.9

    Employment
    status
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    Employed after training (%) 85.7 57.9 43.4
    Median salary (Employed full-time) ($) - 32 800 39 000
    Enrolled in further study ($) 29.9 32.3 40.1
    Satisfied with the training (%) - 83.6 83.8
    Achieved main reason for undertaking training (%) - 82.2 73.3

    Please Note:
    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.
    * The estimate has a relative standard error greater than 25% and therefore should be used with caution.
    ** NCVER does not report on estimates based on less than 5 respondents because the estimates are unreliable.
    For more information, please refer to the Statistics Explained page.

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