patient transport officer australia ambulance transporting patients
patient transport officer australia ambulance transporting patients
patient transport officer australia ambulance transporting patients

Course Overview

HLT31115 – Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport

Course Structure

In your role as a transport officer, you will be work alongside a variety of health and government agencies. Being skilled at how to communicate and work effectively within a health and community services environment is essential. You will become masterful at this.

Lastly and most importantly, you have a responsibility to work within a legal and ethical framework as well as having the confidence to communicate in complex situations to support positive health care outcomes.

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Course Design

The following units of competency make up the entire qualification, which is Nationally Recognised. This means, no matter where you live in Australia, employers recognise you have the competence and skill to carry out the tasks of a Patient Transport Officer.

The training package consists of core and elective units, although every unit must be completed.

Number of units to complete: 13

8 core and 5 elective.

Core Units

Unit Code Unit Name Module
CHCCOM005 Communicate and work in health or community services Prof Practice
CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people Prof Practice
HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems Clinical Practice 1
HLTAID003 Provide first aid Clinical Practice 1
HLTAMB001 Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient Para Practice 1
HLTAMB014 Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions Para Practice 1
HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures Safe Work
HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care Safe Work

Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name Module
CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically Prof Practice
HLTAMB011 Manage a routine non-emergency scene Para Practice 1
HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment Safe Work
BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately Clinical Practice 1
HLTAMB012 Communicate in complex situations to support health care Prof Practice

 

Training Outcomes

The HLT31115 – Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport qualification will teach you:

  • How to safely transport non-emergency patients to and from medical facilities
  • How to work within a professional organisation and respond effectively to instructions
  • How to interpret medical information correctly
  • How to respond to demands from a range of people across many cultural backgrounds
  • How to develop trust and confidence with your patient
  • How to deal with the public openly and fairly
  • How to communicate in a compassionate yet firm manner
  • How to gain the trust and confidence of work colleagues
  • Handling conflict in the workplace in a safe and equitable manner
  • Understanding the importance of workplace health and safety

This is the perfect entry-level qualification to get you started in a health care career, opening up many opportunities for employment in your local community.

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Click here to apply to study the Certificate III
  1. Self-book a phone interview with our selection team.
  2. Application to study and interview records reviewed by selection panel.
  3. If successful, a formal offer will be made to study at the College
  4. Student acceptance
  5. Confirmation of enrolment

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