HLT41012 - Certificate IV Health Care (Ambulance)

The Certificate IV in Health Care is the principle nationally recognised qualification for those seeking employment in industry. Covering clinical and physical assessment skills, together with essential emergency care competencies, students acquire the experience and knowledge necessary to function effectively as an Industrial Medic. 

​​This three phase course includes external studies, together with an e-learning component, face-to-face learning, and clinical placement in busy metropolitan workplace where students are likely to experience real life emergencies such as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, medical and traumatic emergencies  

​Course Delivery Includes:




Work Placement
Nationally Recognised Training

Health Care Pathways

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


This cert IV qualification covers work involving delivery of limited direct client care in an emergency response context. The qualification focuses on work in the ambulance industry done by volunteers or workers who provide a basic emergency response and transport roles in areas where there is a relatively low workload. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Occupational titles may include:
  • Volunteer Ambulance Officer
  • Ambulance Community Officer
  • Casual Ambulance Officer
  • Ambulance Attendant
  • Emergency Patient Transport Officer
  • Industrial Medic​​

​Study Pathways

After successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification for HLT41012 Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance).​​


These units may provide credit towards a range of qualifications at Certificate IV and above with many students continuing with their pre-hospital care knowledge and training and moving into more advanced areas of study.

Wilson Medic One also offers courses in mental health awareness, first aid courses and emergency medical response , amongst a range of other options.

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Course Objectives

This qualification is clustered by Wilson Medic One to form a targeted and work ready programme. 

The course is delivered in 3 phases with 9 Core Units and 7 Elective Units which are delivered in a cluster format providing program that is holistic in its approach and has meaning and relevancy to the student’s work functions as the program is based on real work tasks.


Phase 1  –  External learning
Phase 2 –  Classroom sessions 
Phase 3 –  Clinical placements 


Core Units

​11 Compulsory Units

Follow Procedures for Routine Safe Removal of Client


Deliver Basic Clinical Care


Communicate with Clients and Colleagues to Support Health Care


Manage Personal Stressors in the Work Environment


Manage Routine Scene and Promote Public Safety


Confirm Physical Health Status


Communicate and Work Effectively in Health


Contribute to Organisational Effectiveness in the Health Industry


Comply with Infection Control Policies and Procedures in Health Work


Contribute to WHS Processes


Contribute to Effective Workplace Relationships

Elective Units

​9 “pre-set” Elective Units

Implement Safe Access and Egress in an Emergency


Communicate in Complex or Difficult Situations


Contribute to Managing the Scene of an Emergency


Work Effectively with Culturally Diverse Clients and Co-workers


Implement and Monitor Compliance with
Legal & Ethical Requirements


Coordinate Resources


Receive Request for Service


Apply First Aid


Interpret and Apply Medical Terminology Appropriately

Entry Requirements

Required entry requirements

  • First aid qualification.
  • Unrestricted Driving Licence
  • Police Clearance and Working with Children Check
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Strong Computer literacy skills to use Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office

Credit for skills and past study

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


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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