Diploma of Emergency Health Care

This course is not available to international students.
National code: HLT51020 Diploma (TAFE) Wantirna Send me a link to this course
This program will qualify you to work for some state ambulance authorities and non-emergency patient transport companies to deliver patient care and transport services. You will gain the clinical skills and theoretical knowledge to treat and transport clients across pre-hospital and out-of-hospital care. You’ll be qualified to work in the private and non-emergency patient transport sector as an Ambulance Transport Attendant (ATA).

This program has been designed for people who hold the HLT31120 Certificate in Non-Emergency Patient transport (NEPT) and have either recently completed, or are currently working, in the NEPT industry, and are looking to advance their skills to work as an Ambulance Transport Attendant, Patient Transport Officer or as an Ambulance Community Officer in rural Victorian setting. In doing so, you will be able to provide clinical assessment and pre-hospital and out-of hospital interventions to patients in an emergency, including advanced skills in life support.

The completion of 160 hours of clinical placement with our industry partner Health Select, or an organisation you currently work for where you must be under the supervision of an ATA, will ensure you are able to apply the skills and knowledge learnt throughout the program and prepare you for work in industry. Placement with Health Select will include a mix of morning, afternoon and evening shifts across weekdays and weekends.

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6 months


Wantirna (February, July) - View application and start dates

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