HLT51015-Diploma of Paramedical Science Course Outline

The HLT51015-Diploma of Paramedical Science has been developed by the Australian government training departments to provide students with this nationally recognised qualification to ;

  1. Seek employment in the rapidly developing private sector as a Medic/ESO Paramedic etc
  2. A pathway into university to study a Bachelor in Paramedic Science then apply for a position as a State Ambulance Paramedic (registration required in 2018)

This qualification is made up of 17 units of competency.

Unit Overview


1 BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology in the workplace
2 HLTINF001 – Comply with Infection Prevention and Control Policies and Procedures
3 HLTAAP002 – Confirm Physical Health Status
4 HLTAMB001 – Follow Procedures for Routine Safe Removal of Patients
5 HLTAMB012 – Communicate in Complex Situations to support Health Care
6 HLTAMB014 – Transport Non-Emergency Patients/Operational Conditions
7 HLTAMB007 – Assess and Deliver Basic Clinical Care
8 HLTWHS002 – Follow Safe Work Practices for Direct Client Care
9 HLTAMB011 – Manage a Routine Non-Emergency
10 HLTAMB013 – Contribute to Managing the Scene of an Emergency
Workshop (1) = 7 Days + Clinical Placement (1) = 80 hours
11 HLTAMB008 – Assess and Deliver Standard Clinical Care
Workshop (2) = 7 Days  + Clinical Placement (2) = 80 hours
11 CHCPRP003 – Reflect on and improve own professional practice
14 BSBMGT401 – Show Leadership in the Workplace
15 CHCLEG001 – Work Legally and Ethically
16 CHCDIV001 – Work with Diverse People
17 HLTWHS006 – Manage Personal Stressors in the Work Environment

Apply now to study the HLT51015-Diploma of Paramedical Science

  1. Complete the application to study form.
  2. Self-book a phone interview with our selection team.
  3. Application to study and interview results reviewed by a selection panel.
  4. If successful, a formal offer will be made to study at the Australian Paramedical College
  5. Student acceptance
  6. Confirmation of enrolment

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