Certificate IV in Health Care

St John Ambulance Australia Inc

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.

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.

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Campus Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Brisbane No 6 weeks
Mount Waverley
St John Ambulance Australia Inc is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO Code: 88041) which provides accredited training and related courses to students in Australia. St John Ambulance Australia Inc offers 11 courses across 9 study fields. St John Ambulance Australia Inc courses are offered in 6 locations. You can view their campus locations by clicking on the campus tab. If you would like to learn more about St John Ambulance Australia Inc you can use the contact form listed on our page or you can visit the St John Ambulance Australia Inc website directly at http://www.stjohn.org.au.

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