Certificate IV in Health Care

Australian Paramedical College

This qualification is part of the Health Training Package. It reflects the role of workers who provide initial pre-hospital and out-of-hospital basic health care response and assessment to patients requiring urgent medical services. The provision of urgent clinical care includes providing basic life support. It applies to people working in a variety of roles including ambulance officers, patient transport officers, industrial medics and basic life support medics.

Course Fee:

Australian: $3,950

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


16 units: 9 core; 7 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Manage a routine non-emergency scene; Assess and deliver basic clinical care; Manage personal stressors in the work environment; Confirm physical health status; Communicate in complex situations to support health care; Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures; Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient; Follow safe work practices for direct client care; Work with diverse people. Electives: Implement safe access and egress in an emergency; Transport emergency patients; Contribute to managing the scene of an emergency; Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions; Work legally and ethically; plus more.

Related Careers:

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Miami Training Facility No info Yes Online 0.5 year
The Australian Paramedical College is a Registered Training Organisation and the largest pre-hospital health care training provider in Australia. The College is dedicated to providing training at the highest standard for all students in their training programs. They offer Certificate III in Non Emergency Patient Transport, Certificate IV in Health Care and Diploma of Paramedical Science. Their training programs provide a flexible and affordable pathway for those who wish to work in the private sector or choose to progress to University.

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