HLT41120 - Certificate IV in Health Care
Formerly known as HLT41115 - Certificate IV in Health Care
Blended Online, Clinical Placement and hands-on Clinical Intensive Workshops in most States.
12-18 Months. Flexibility in how and when you study.
Use this qualification to upgrade to HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care (formerly known as Diploma of Paramedical Science)
We offer flexible online study, making it easy to fit your learning time around your current lifestyle. No matter where you live in Australia, you can study to become an emergency response medic. We’ve also made attending clinical workshops even easier, with training locations in NSW, VIC, QLD and WA.
YES! You can study this qualification online.
Study online, attend 2x 7-day Clinical Intensive Workshops and placement. Select where you want to attend your workshops.
These are located in NSW, VIC, QLD, and WA.
HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care
(Formerly know as HLT41115 – Certificate IV in Health Care)
The HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care is an entry-level qualification offering pathways to careers in the pre-hospital emergency health care sector (private sector). Enjoy the convenience of working in your local community, as well as working interstate where your qualifications are recognised and accepted.
If you’ve ever wanted a career as an Emergency Medic/First Responder, this qualification will help get you started. Once completed, you will be qualified to provide basic pre-hospital and out-of-hospital emergency health care response, as well as assist patients who require urgent medical attention.
Upon completion of this qualification, you will possess the skills of a Basic Life Support (BLS) medic. Even though the reference is to basic life support, you will be trained to use specialised equipment and delivery high-level patient care in a limited scope of practice. Use this qualification as a stepping-stone into the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care.
REASONS TO STUDY THIS CERTIFICATE IV
NATIONALLY RECOGNISED TRAINING
The HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care is an nationally recognised, pre-hospital emergency health care qualification that provides a stepping stone pathway into the Diploma of Emergency Health Care.
PRE-HOSPITAL LIFE SUPPORT AND AMBULANCE DRIVING
Studying the Certificate IV in Health Care sets the foundation to work in the private-sector. Basic life support techniques are covered in this qualification.
TRANSITION TO ADVANCED HEALTH CARE
Advance your skills in pharmacology, airway management, ECG interpretation, leadership and management once you have completed the Certificate IV in Health Care.
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Your ATAR Doesn’t Matter
Upgrade to an Australian Paramedical College Diploma to provide a pathway into university
APC is an established private college providing nationally recognised emergency health care training and industry relevant qualifications.
These qualifications can be achieved without needing the best marks or highest ATAR, they are achieved by your effort and our support. They also can help you go straight into the workforce or as a pathway to university to gain a Bachelor of Paramedical Science.
What are the benefits to completing the Diploma then going to University?
- You will be qualified to start working in the industry faster as you can apply for medic work or the like whilst you study at University to complete your degree.
- Imagine graduating from University with real industry experience?
Know Your Facts
Before looking deeper into the course, make sure to do your research about which course or career pathway is right for you. Studying this course will allow you to work in the industry, and it will also provide you with a pathway into studying the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care which will open you up to more job opportunities.
Certificate IV in Health Care Careers
So you want to work in the pre-hospital emergency health care industry? The HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care is a great starting point. You will be able to use this qualification to start working in the industry as a Basic Life Support Medic. Some of the careers available to you are listed below:
*These do not include every Certificate IV career out there. These are just a handful of examples. Please do your own research to discover which job would suit you and your lifestyle.
Basic Life Support Medic (BLS)
Patient Transport Officer (PTO)
Provide non-emergency transport to patients that are not classed as an ’emergency’ case. This career is perfect for people who are great communicators and enjoy the freedom to be on road all day.
Provide emergency response, primary health care, disease management, injury prevention, and health promotion, at industrial or construction sites. Additional skills required*.
Onshore and Offshore, Oil and Gas Medic
Private Company Medic
Emergency Medical Dispatcher (Call Centre)
Want To Know More
Below are more details about what the HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care involves, admission requirements, study options, course units, timelines, training, support available and clinical skills learnt during the course.
The HLT41120 – Certificate IV Health Care has 16 units of study. These units are studied online, and each has a learner guide and learning materials to help complete questions/assessments. The learner guide will help explain the main study topics of the unit, and the document can be downloaded or printed for ease of use.
At APC, we give you plenty of options to learn in a way you find comfortable and engaging.
After completion of the first 11 units, it’s time to attend the Clinical Intensive Workshop 1, where you get to put what you have learnt into practice. Clinical Intensive Workshop 1 is held over 7 days at locations in QLD, NSW, VIC and WA.
After finishing Clinical Intensive Workshop 1, it’s time to complete 80 hours of clinical placement.
Units Of Study
This qualification contains
Maximum allowed completion time 18 months. Students are able to complete this in less time (if desired).
Additional Course Requirements
- 7-day Clinical Intensive Workshop
- 80 hours Clinical Placement
Low deposit payment plan options are available.
- Minimum 16 years of age
- Language Literacy Numeracy requirements will require a good level of English reading and writing ability
- Parent consent if under 18 years of age
- Computer literacy
- Australian resident/citizen or approved temporary visa
- Medical consent if a medical condition is applicable
BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION
It is easy and takes 4 simple steps
1. Complete the application study form
2. Your application will be reviewed by a selection panel
3. If successful, a formal offer will be made to study at the college
4. You accept and confirm enrolment
THEN YOU CAN START STUDYING
Blended Online, Clinical Placement and Hands-on Clinical Intensive Workshops
12-18 Months (Full Time Study)
Can use the Cert IV in Health Care to do the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care or work in industry