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Certificate III in Basic Health Care

​​The Certificate III in Basic Health Care program is suitable for people wishing to pursue a career in health with the qualification providing a good base of knowledge for many health care industries including ambulance, nursing, security and Defence Force medical assistant.

This qualification covers workers who provide basic health care services to clients and who work under supervision. This qualification has been structured to include coverage of specific requirements for ambulance work and for medical assisting work in the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

​Course Delivery Includes:

External

Online

Face-to-face

Nationally Recognised Training

Pathways

​Wilson Medic One is dedicated to assisting students in achieving their study and career goals

​Careers

This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways. Occupational titles for these roles performed by persons holding this qualification may include:

  • Emergency Response Teams
  • First Aid Officers
  • Security Officers
  • Ambulance Transport Officer
  • Patient Transport Attendant
  • Patient Transport Officer

​Study Pathways

This is competency based training.  After successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification for HLT31215 - Certificate III in Basic Health Care.   These units may provide credit towards a range of other health and related qualifications at Certificate III level and above with many students continuing with their pre-hospital care knowledge and training and moving into more advanced areas of study as a natural progression.

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Course Objectives

​The objectives of the Certificate III in Basic Health Care program is suitable for people wishing to pursue a career in health with the qualification providing a good base of knowledge for many health care industries including ambulance, nursing, security and Defence Force medical assistant.

  • ​​​6 core units
  • 7 elective units

Core Units

​5 Core Units
CHCCCOM005

Communicate and work in health or community services

CHCDIV001

Work with Diverse People

HLTAID006

Provide Advanced First Aid

HLTINF001

Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLTWHS002

Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care

Elective Units

7 Elective Units
HLTAAP002

Confirm Physical Health Status

HLTAID007

Provide Advanced Resuscitation

HLTAMB001

Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient

HLTAMB007

Assess and deliver basic clinical care

HLTAMB011

Manage a Routine Non-Emergency Scene

BSBMED301

Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately 

HLTWHS006

Manage Personal Stressors in the Work Environment

Entry Requirements

While there are no formal entry requirements, Wilson Medic One prefers potential students to hold a first aid qualification.

Credit for skills and past study

Wilson Medic One mutually recognises Statement(s) of Attainment and qualifications issued by other RTO's.

Certification

Following the successful completion of the program, Qualification Testamur and Record of Achievement will be issued in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

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​If you have questions about this course or would like any additional information, get in touch with us by calling 1300 262 000 or fill out the contact form here.​

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If you are submitting a booking outside of 0800 - 1800 please also contact the Wilson Medic One Duty Team Leader on 1300 262 000