This qualification has been designed to offer a clear pathway from a Certificate II in Medical Service First Response to a Diploma of Paramedical Science. This qualification reflects the role of first medical response workers or volunteers who provide initial care to patients. These people provide first aid and emergency responses in the pre-hospital/out-of hospital environment.

Developed in conjunction with national and international industry experts and delivered by trainers who are exceptional in their depth of knowledge and real life experience.

This qualification provides a strong medical response skill-set to a mine rescue team member and has long been considered an industry standard.
Occupational titles may include:
  • Community based first responder
  • Emergency medical responder
  • Workplace first responder
  • Emergency Response Team Member

Total number of units of competency = 9

Core – 5 units
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  • HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
Electives – 4 units*
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  • HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid
  • CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services

* Electives are subject to change due to industry requirements or delivery type.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
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