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  • 1. This is an internal document of Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council (CS&H ISC) for consideration by the Health Technicians stakeholders as part of the Health Training Package HLT02 Review. Please provide feedback on these materials using the relevant validation forms and handouts. Health Training Package HLT02 Review Project DRAFT 1 QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK Health Technicians Draft 1 Materials for validation by Health Technicians Industry stakeholders July 2005 Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 1 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians This is an internal document of Community Services and Health Industry Skills Council (CS&H ISC) for consideration by the Health Technicians stakeholders as part of the Health Training Package HLT02 Review. Please provide feedback on these materials using the relevant validation forms and handouts.
  • 2. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Draft 1 Materials – Introduction These materials have been developed as part of the Review of the Health Training Package (HLT02) in relation to the qualifications listed below. The materials are set up with hyperlinks to facilitate online viewing. These materials have been developed as part of the Review of the Health Training Package (HLT02) in relation to the qualifications listed below. The materials are set up with hyperlinks to facilitate online viewing. Qualifications covered in this document: ◊ Diploma of Anaesthetic Paramedical Science ◊ Diploma of Audiometry ◊ Certificate IV of Cardiac Technology ◊ Certificate IV in Cast Technology ◊ Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology ◊ Diploma of Hyperbaric Technology ◊ Certificate III in Mortuary Practice ◊ Certificate IV in Mortuary Practice ◊ Diploma of Mortuary Practice ◊ Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology ◊ Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology ◊ Certificate III in Pathology ◊ Certificate IV in Pathology ◊ Diploma of Health Technology (Prosthetic/Orthotic) ◊ Certificate IV in Sleep Technology ◊ Diploma of Sleep Technology ◊ Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing ◊ Certificate IV in Optical Technology ◊ Certificate IV in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology You are invited to provide feedback on the proposed qualifications and competency units included in these materials. Please read through the section headed Summary of drafting process to Draft 1 to identify specific changes that have been made and issues addressed at this stage of the drafting process. The feedback may be in any format that suits you. However, the Skills Council has developed two resources to support feedback: ◊ Validation Tool This zipped file includes this document (the Qualifications Framework) with hyperlinked competency units. It can be downloaded from the Review website at www.cshisc.com.au – follow the “Current Projects” link to Health Training Package HLT02 Review. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 2 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 3. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians The Validation Tool can be requested from the Skills Council (admin@cshisc.com.au or 02 9263 3589) on CD-ROM if stakeholders are unable to access the internet. ◊ Online Feedback (available on the Review website, www.cshisc.com.au.) Feedback from this validation process will be used to guide further development toward Draft 2 materials. Summary of drafting process to Draft 1 This draft contains recommendations for changes to all qualifications within the area of Health Technicians. These changes are summarised below Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Diploma of Anaesthetic Paramedical Science This qualification has been renamed from Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology to Diploma of Anaesthetic Paramedical Science. The following competency units have been replaced: • HLTHSE3 Establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting Three additional competency units have been made compulsory: • HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services • HLTCOM8A Use specific/medical terminology to communicate with client/patients, fellow workers and health professionals • CHCCS303A Provide physical assistance with medication • The elective unit of HLTSE1A Cleaning of reusable medical devices has been replaced with NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting Do you support the change of name for this qualification Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 3 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 4. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Diploma of Audiometry This qualification has been changed from a Certificate IV to a Diploma. A number of additional competency units have been incorporated to reflect the change in level of this qualification and a number of elective units have also been added. The unit HLTAU1A Conduct screening hearing tests for children has been moved from compulsory to elective. The following units have been replaced: • HLTHSE3 Establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS500A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting A new competency unit HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services is included to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge. Minor change have been made to HLTAU3B Conduct hearing assessments The name of competency unit HLTAU2A Conduct screening hearing tests for adults has been changed to HLTAU2B Conduct screening hearing tests for industrial hearing loss Do you support the change from a Certificate IV to a Diploma for this qualification? Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Certificate IV of Cardiac Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures or HLTIN2A Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 4 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 5. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Certificate IV in Cast Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status • The elective unit of HLTSE1A Cleaning of reusable medical devices has been replaced with NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting. Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures and HLTSE4A Follow safe manual handling procedures have been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status • The elective unit of HLTSE1A Cleaning of reusable medical devices has been replaced with NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 5 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 6. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Diploma of Hyperbaric Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHIR2A Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry and HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures have been removed as these are in the Certificate IV which is a pre-requisite to this qualification • HLTHSE3A Establish maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety system has been replaced with HLTOHS500A Manage OHS processes • BSZ401A Train small groups has been replaced with TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP3 Plan and delivery health care services. • The elective competency units BSZ401A, BSZ402A and BSZ403A have been replaced with: TAAASS301A Contribute to assessment TAAASS401A Plan and organise assessment TAAASS402A Assess competence Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Certificate III in Mortuary Practice Minor changes only including: • Change of title from Mortuary Practice to Mortuary Theatre Practice • HLTHIR1A Work effectively in the health industry has been replaced by HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in Health • HLTHSE1AFollow the organisation’s occupational health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS300A Participate in OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP1 Recognise health body systems in a health care context • Two new electives have been added for workers working within a Tissue Bank context. Do you support the changes to this qualification? Do you support the inclusion of electives for Tissue Bank roles Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 6 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 7. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Certificate IV in Mortuary Practice Minor changes only including: • Change of title from Mortuary Practice to Mortuary Theatre Practice • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status • A new competency unit PMLQUAL401A Apply quality systems and continuous improvement process (inc GMP) has been added • New electives to reflect Tissue Bank roles have been added Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? What other changes do you believe should be made to the qualification? Diploma of Mortuary Practice This has been proposed as a new qualification Do you support the inclusion of this qualification? What other skills/roles need to be included? Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE3AEstablish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety system has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 7 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 8. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE3AEstablish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety system has been replaced by HLTOHS500A Manage OHS processes • HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services • The elective competency unit BSZ401A Train small groups has been replaced with TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? What other changes do you believe should be made to the qualification? Certificate III in Pathology Major Changes have been made to this qualification including: • The title of the qualification has changed from Pathology Specimen Collection to Pathology • The structure of the qualification has changed to enable three streams of work including specimen collection, blood bank and pathology assistance • HLTHIR1A Work effectively in the health industry has been replaced by HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in Health • HLTHSE1AFollow the organisation’s occupational health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS300A Participate in OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP1 Recognise health body systems in a health care context Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 8 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 9. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Certificate IV in Pathology Major Changes have been made to this qualification including: • The title of the qualification has changed from Pathology Specimen Collection to Pathology • The structure of the qualification has changed to enable three streams of work including specimen collection, blood bank and pathology assistance • HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been removed as NEWIC1 is in the Certificate III which is a pre- requisite to this qualification • HLTHSE2AImplement and monitor occupational health and safety policies, procedures and programs has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? Do you believe that this qualification needs any other amendments? Certificate III in Prosthetic/Orthotic Technology This qualification has been removed from the Health Training Package as it is primarily a duplication of the Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication. Do you support the removal of the Certificate III qualification? If not why should it remain? Diploma of Health Technology (Prosthetic/Orthotic) It has been suggested that this qualification should be changed to a Certificate IV in Prosthetic/Orthotic Technology on the basis that the vocational outcomes are probably at an AQF level IV. At this stage minor changes only including: • HLTHSE2A Implement and monitor the organisation’s occupational health and safety system has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN2A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting Would you support the redevelopment of this qualification as a Certificate IV? Certificate IV in Sleep Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures or HLTIN2A Maintain infection control standards in office practice settings have been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • A new competency unit has been added to address the application of anatomy and phsyiology knowledge: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status • The elective competency unit of HLTSE1A Cleaning of reusable medical devices has been replaced with NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? What other changes do you believe should be made to the qualification? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 9 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 10. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Qualification Type of Change Feedback being sought Diploma of Sleep Technology Minor changes only including: • HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry and HLTIN3A Implement and monitor infection control policy and procedures have been removed as they exist in the Certificate IV which is pre-requisite to this qualification. • HLTHSE3A Establish, maintain and evaluate the organisation’s occupational health and safety system has been replaced by HLTOHS500A Manage OHS processes • HLTAP3 Plan and delivery health care services has been added Do you support the proposed changes to the qualification? What other changes do you believe should be made to the qualification? Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing This is a new qualification Do you support the inclusion of this qualification? Do you support the suggested mix of units? What changes would you make to this qualification? Certificate IV in Optical Technology This is a new qualification. Do you support the inclusion of this qualification? Do you support the suggested mix of competency units? What changes would you make to this qualification? Certificate IV in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology This is a new qualification Do you support the inclusion of this qualification? Do you support the suggested mix of competency units? What changes would you make to this qualification? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 10 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 11. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Other Changes to note Feedback being sought Replacement of Common Competency units A number of common competency units have been changed. These include: • HLTHSE1A Follow the organisation’s health and safety policies has been replaced by HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes • HLTSE2A Implement and monitor occupational health and safety has been replaced with HLTOHS500A Manage OHS processes • HLTIN1A Comply with infection control policy and procedures has been replaced with NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies & procedures in health setting • HLTHIR1A Work effectively in the health industry has been replaced by HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in health Do you support the new common competency units? Are there any specific competency units that you believe are should be common and are not included? Anatomy and Physiology A number of new common competency units have been developed. These include: HLTAP1 Recognise health body systems in a health care context HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services Do you support the inclusion of these common competency units? Will the inclusion of this area as separate competency units assist to reduce the size of other competency units within qualifications? Will the inclusion of this area as separate competency units allow for great transferability between qualifications? Should these competency units be a pre-requisite to any other competency units? If so which competency units? A recommendation has been made for the development of an Advanced Diploma competency unit. Do you support this? First Aid First Aid competency units including HLTFA1A are currently being reviewed. If the revised competency unit HLTFA1A is equivalent to Senior First Aid is there a need for any Health Technicians qualification to have a higher level competency unit? Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 11 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 12. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT50602 Diploma of Anaesthetic Paramedical Science For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who provide assistance to anaesthetists with the safe operation of equipment during induction, maintenance and completion of anaesthesia. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • anaesthetic or anaesthesia technician • anaesthetic assistant • • • • Pre-requisite Requirements: HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health care status PACKAGING RULES 17 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 13 compulsory units • 4 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Diploma (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTAN1A Prepare the anaesthetic environment HLTAN2A Prepare and assist with the preparation of the patient for anaesthesia Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 12 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 13. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTAN3A Provide assistance during the induction and maintenance of anaesthesia HLTAN4A Provide assistance during emergence phase of anaesthesia HLTAN5A Provide assistance during an emergency HLTAN6A Provide care and maintenance of anaesthetic and monitoring equipment HLTAN7A Provide assistance in anaesthetic related procedures HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services HLTCOM8A Use specific/medical terminology to communicate with client/patients, fellow workers and health professionals CHCCS303A Provide physical assistance with medication Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN402A Develop work priorities BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information BSBCMN409A Promote products and services BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change HLTTH3A Identify and move to maintain a sterile field NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments and equipment in health setting HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 13 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 14. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTAUD501 Diploma of Audiometry For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who perform hearing assessments to identify hearing impairment and to take appropriate action. This action may include undertaking assessments, making referrals for further audiological or medical assessment; prescribing and dispensing hearing aids; coordinating programs for the prevention of hearing loss; and/or care management and education programs. Audiometrists may operate as independent practitioners or work within larger Audiology services. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • audiometrist • hearing aid audiometrist • • • • PACKAGING RULES 15 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 9 compulsory units • 6 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Diploma (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry HLTOHS500A Manage occupational health and safety processes HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 14 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 15. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTAU2A Conduct screening hearing tests for industrial hearing loss HLTAU3B Conduct hearing assessments HLTAU4A Dispense hearing aids HLTFA1A Apply basic first aid HLTCOM4A Communicate effectively with clients NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and processes in health setting Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTAU1A Conduct screening hearing tests for children BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN312A Support innovation and change BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBCMN409A Promote products and services NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments and equipment in health setting HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations HLTCOM4A Communicate effectively with clients HLTNYCxx Undertake home visits (not yet developed) CHCORG27A Provide mentoring support to colleagues CHCCS6B Assess and delivery services to clients with complex needs HLTCOM3A Manage a practice TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery TAADEL402A Facilitate group-based learning TAADEL403A Facilitate individual learning TAADEL404A Facilitate work-based learning TAAASS301A Contribute to assessment TAAASS401A Plan and organise assessment TAAASS402A Assess competence Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 15 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 16. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT42102 Certificate IV in Cardiac Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of cardiac physiological measurements, including electrocardiography, holter monitoring, and exercise stress testing. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • cardiac technicians • • • PACKAGING RULES 14 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 8 compulsory units • 6 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate X level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate X (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTCA1A Perform electrocardiography (ECG) HLTCA2A Perform holter monitoring HLTCA3A Perform stress testing HLTCA4A Perform basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a cardiac testing environment HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 16 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 17. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN312A Support innovation and change BSBCMN402A Develop work priorities BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBCMN409A Promote products and services HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 17 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 18. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41402 Certificate IV in Cast Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of tasks related to the application, modification, and removal of various orthopaedic devices. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • cast technicians • plaster orderlies • • PACKAGING RULES 16 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 11 compulsory units • 5 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements HLTCT1A Apply casts HLTCT2A Modify casts HLTCT3A Remove casts HLTCT5A Apply orthopaedic devices HLTCT6A Modify orthopaedic devices Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 18 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 19. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTCT7A Remove orthopaedic devices HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships HLTCT4A Apply and remove traction NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN409A Promote products and services BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 19 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 20. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41502 Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who maintain the safe function and operation of the hyperbaric chamber and related equipment during patient treatments and testing procedures. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Hyperbaric Technician • Hyperbaric Technical Officer • Hyperbaric Technical Officer Grade One. • • • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENT • Certification by the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) as a Life Support Technician; or • Certification (Part 3) of Competency for Diving Supervisors by Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS); or • Attainment of rank of Petty Officer Clearance Diver PACKAGING RULES 13 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 8 compulsory units • 5 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 20 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 21. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policy and procedures HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTHY1A Prepare multi-place hyperbaric chamber HLTHY2A Operate multi-place hyperbaric chamber HLTHY3A Conduct post compression routines HLTHY4A Implement emergency procedures for hyperbaric chamber HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Elective units A minimum of 2 units must be selected from the following: BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBFLM402A Show leadership in the workplace BSBFLM403B Establish effective workplace relationships BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change BSBMED201A Use basic medical terminology HLTAMBPD1A Manage personal stressors in the work environment NEWIC2A Process reusable instruments and equipment in health setting PRMCL18A Clean a unit or location to achieve a low bacterial condition HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Additional electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 21 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 22. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT50702 Diploma of Hyperbaric Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who manage, supervise and operate a hyperbaric therapy system and assume responsibility for the safe operation of the compression chamber. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Technical Facility Manager • Senior Hyperbaric Technical Officer • Hyperbaric Technical Officer Grade Two • Hyperbaric System Maintenance Manager • • Desirable prerequisite courses are: • The American Society of Testing Materials Fire Hazards in Oxygen Systems and Oxygen Systems Course • The American Society of Testing Materials Operation and Maintenance (oxygen) Course. PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENT Certificate IV in Hyperbaric Technology is a prerequisite for this qualification PACKAGING RULES 11 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 5 compulsory units • 6 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Diploma (or higher). Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 22 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 23. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Compulsory units HLTOHS500A Manage occupational health and safety processes HLTHY5A Manage the maintenance of hyperbaric systems HLTHY6A Identify and respond to risks associated with hyperbaric therapy TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services Elective units A minimum of 3 elective units must be selected from the following: HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements BSBFLM501A Manage personal work priorities and professional development BSBFLM502A Provide leadership in the workplace BSBFLM503B Manage effective workplace relationships BSBFLM504A Facilitate work teams BSBFLM505B Manage operational plan BSBFLM506B Manage workplace information systems BSBFLM509B Facilitate continuous improvement BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations TAADEL401A Plan and organise group-based delivery TAADEL402A Facilitate group-based learning TAADEL403A Facilitate individual learning TAADEL404A Facilitate work-based learning TAAASS301A Contribute to assessment TAAASS401A Plan and organise assessment TAAASS402A Assess competence Other elective units 1 other elective unit can are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 23 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 24. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT32002 Certificate III in Mortuary Theatre Practice For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who maintain a mortuary service and assist in autopsies in a hospital or forensic mortuary. Some workers may also be involved in receiving and storing tissues as part of a Tissue Bank role. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Mortuary Technician • Mortuary Assistant • Pathology Technician • Post Mortem Assistant • Mortuary Attendant • PACKAGING RULES 15 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 13 compulsory units • 2 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate III level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate III (or higher). Compulsory units BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in health HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes NEWICI Comply with infection control policy and procedures in the health care setting HLTAMBPD1A Manage personal stressors in the work environment HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers OR Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 24 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 25. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations HLTAP1 Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context HLTMT3A Maintain a mortuary service HLTMT4A Assist with autopsy HLTMT10A Collect, preserve and store post mortem samples HLTMT6A Maintain, clean and store autopsy equipment PRMCL18A Clean a unit or location to achieve a low bacteria condition HLTMS8A Handle waste in a health care environment Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. Two (2) relevant elective units at Certificate III level from the Health Training Package, Laboratory Operations Training Package, Funeral Services Training Package, Business Services Training Package or the Public Service Training Package. HLTMT5A “Maintain and record tissue sample collection” is recommended for Mortuary Technicians who are required to undertake pathology museum duties. Unit WFSMWK205A “Sterilise mortuary items and equipment” from the Funeral Services Training Package is recommended for Mortuary Technicians who are required to operate sterilisers. Other Electives may include: HLTMT11A Screen tissue donors HLTMT12A Receive, store and track evidence Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 25 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 26. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41602 Certificate IV in Mortuary Theatre Practice For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a senior mortuary assistant or technician role in a hospital mortuary or who maintain a forensic mortuary. Some workers may also be involved in receiving, tracking and storing tissues as part of a Tissue Bank role. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Mortuary Technician • Mortuary Assistant • Pathology Technician • Mortuary Attendant • Post Mortem Assistant • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS Certificate III in Mortuary Practice is prerequisite for this qualification. PACKAGING RULES 10 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 8 compulsory units • 2 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements HLTHIR2A Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 26 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 27. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status HLTMT7A Assist with special autopsy techniques HLTMT8A Assist with forensic autopsy techniques HLTMT9A Assist in the development of processes for mortuary services PMLQUAL401A Apply quality systems and continuous improvement processes Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTPAT2A Assist with microbiology testing HLTPAT4A Collect pathology specimens other than blood HLTMT11A Screen tissue donors HLTMT14A Procure, process and store tissue (not yet developed) BSBFLM404A Lead work teams TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information Note: Mortuary Workers in a forensic setting must undertake HLTMT8A “Assist with forensic autopsy techniques”. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 27 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 28. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTMT501 Diploma of Mortuary Theatre Practice This is a proposed new qualification This qualification covers workers who have role in the maintenance of, or who undertake a supervisory or senior role in a hospital or forensic mortuary or are involved with a Tissue Banking service Occupational titles for these workers may include: • • • • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS Certificate IV in Mortuary Practice is prerequisite for this qualification PACKAGING RULES 10 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 7 compulsory units • 3 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant electives listed below - Competency units available at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Diploma (or higher). Compulsory Units HLTOHS546A Identify, assess and control OHS risk in own work BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information CHCORG19B Develop and maintain the quality of service outcomes HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services HLTMT15A Manage compliance Mortuary standards and regulations (not yet developed) HLTIN4A Manage the control of infection Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 28 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 29. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTMT13A Process and stain tissues (not yet developed) HLTMT12A Receive, store and track evidence HLTMT14A Procure, process and store tissue (not yet developed) BSBFLM504A Facilitate work teams BSBFLM502A Provide leadership in the workplace TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 29 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 30. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41702 Certificate IV in Neurophysiology Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of neurological diagnostic investigations and provide assistance to neurologists for specialized procedures. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • neurophysiology technician • neurophysiology technologist • • PACKAGING RULES 11 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 6 compulsory units • 5 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTNE1A Perform electroencephalography (EEG) HLTNE5A Provide care and maintenance of neurophysiology equipment HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 30 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 31. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBFLM402A Show leadership in the workplace BSBFLM403B Establish effective workplace relationships BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBFLM406B Implement workplace information system BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 31 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 32. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT60802 Advanced Diploma of Neurophysiology Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a range of neurological diagnostic investigations and provide assistance to neurologists for specialized procedures. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • neurophysiology technician • neurophysiology technologist • • PACKAGING RULES 13 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 9 compulsory units • 4 elective units (2 must come from the Clinical stream) A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Advanced Diploma level in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Advanced Diploma level. Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting HLTOHS500A Manage occupational health and safety processes HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements HLTNE2A Perform evoked potentials recording HLTNE4A Assist in performance of nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG) HLTNE1A Perform electroencephalography (EEG) Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 32 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 33. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTNE5A Provide care and maintenance of neurophysiology equipment HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services Elective units Mandatory units – Clinical Stream - At least 2 of these units must be selected: HLTNE6A Perform intra-operative neurophysiology testing HLTNE7A Perform long term electroencephalography (EEG) monitoring HLTNE8A Perform polysomnographic recording Other elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBFLM501A Manage personal work priorities and development BSBFLM502A Provide leadership in the workplace BSBFLM503B Manage effective workplace relationships BSBFLM504A Facilitate work teams BSBFLM505B Manage operational plan BSBFLM506B Manage workplace information systems BSBFLM509B Facilitate continuous improvement BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 33 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 34. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT30102 Certificate III in Pathology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake the collection of blood and other pathology specimens. It should be noted that this qualification does not cover collection of a range of specimens for specialised testing, collection of arterial blood gases or team leadership and training. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Specimen collection officers • Pathology assistant • Laboratory aide • Specimen reception assistant PACKAGING RULES 15 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 7 compulsory units • All the compulsory units in the relevant stream • The number of electives identified in each stream A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below or from other streams identified in this qualification - Competency units available at Certificate III level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate III (or higher). Compulsory units BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in the health HLTOHS300A Contribute to OHS processes NEWICI Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting BSBMED201A Use basic medical terminology HLTAP1 Recognise health body systems in a health care context Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 34 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 35. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units The elective units below are MANDATORY for areas of specialisation or specific work roles Mandatory units for Specimen Collection - 5 compulsory specialisation units HLTPAT4A Collect pathology specimens other than blood HLTPAT5A Operate efficiently within a pathology and specimen collection environment HLTPAT6A Perform blood collection HLTPAT8A Identify and respond to clinical risks associated with pathology specimen collection HLTPAT1A Receive and prepare pathology specimens Plus 3 elective units in line with packaging rules Mandatory units for Blood Bank – x compulsory specialisation units Units yet to be determined Plus x elective units in line with packaging rules Mandatory units for Pathology Assistance – 8 compulsory specialisation units HLTPAT2A Assist with microbiology testing HLTPAT3A Transport specimens and blood products PMLSAMP301A Receive and process a range of samples for pathology testing PMLTEST300A Perform basic tests PMLTEST301A Perform biological laboratory procedures PMLTEST303A Prepare working solutions PMLTEST304A Prepare culture media PMLTEST305A Perform aseptic techniques Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 35 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 36. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Other elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBCMN203A Communicate in the workplace BSBCMN204A Work effectively with others HLTFA1A Apply basic first aid AURS241608A Carry out cash and/or credit/fund transfer transactions HLTNYC Undertake home visits (yet to be developed) BSBCMN301A Exercise initiative in a business environment BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities and development BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN205A Use business technology BSBCMN208A Deliver a service to customers Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 36 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 37. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41802 Certificate IV in Pathology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake the collection of blood and other pathology specimens for routine and specialised testing. Workers at this level are expected to have an in depth knowledge and may work with clients with complex needs. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Experienced specimen collectors • Specialist specimen collectors • Advanced testing and collection officers • Team leaders and supervisors PACKAGING RULES 12 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 5 compulsory units • All the compulsory units in the relevant stream • The number of electives identified in each stream A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below or from other streams identified in this qualification - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units BSBFLM402A Show leadership in the workplace HLTHIR5A Provide leadership in promoting effective work practices within the health industry HLTHIR2A Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health care status Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 37 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 38. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units The elective units below are MANDATORY for areas of specialisation or specific work roles Mandatory units - Specimen Collection - 4 compulsory specialisation units HLTPAT9A Perform intravenous cannulation for sample collection HLTPAT10A Collect pathology specimens other than blood for specialised testing HLTPAT11A Perform blood collection for specialised testing HLTPAT12A Collect arterial blood samples Plus 3 elective units in line with packaging rules Mandatory units - Blood Bank – x compulsory specialisation units Units yet to be determined Plus x elective units in line with packaging rules Mandatory units - Pathology Assistance – 4 compulsory specialisation units HLTPAT13A Assist with pathology procedures HLTPAT14A Perform spirometry flow volume loop HLTPAT7A Perform electrocardiography HLTPATxxx Undertake additional screening and information provision (not yet developed) Plus 3 elective units in line with packaging units Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 38 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 39. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Other elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTCA2A Perform holter monitoring THHGLE05B Roster staff FNSRETA309A Balance cash holdings HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBFLM403B Establish effective workplace relationships BSBFLM409B Implement continuous improvement BSBFLM410A Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change BSBCMN410A Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies BSBFLM409B Implement continuous improvement PMLQUAL401A Apply quality systems and continuous improvement processes CHCCS6B Assess and deliver services to clients with complex needs Workplace Training and Assessment TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration TAADEL403A Facilitate individual learning TAADEL404A Facilitate work-based learning TAAASS401A Plan and organize assessment TAAASS402A Assess competence TAAASS403A Develop assessment tools TAAASS404A Participate in assessment validation Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 39 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 40. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT50802 Diploma of Health Technology (Prosthetics/Orthotics) For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers commonly called Prosthetic/Orthotic Technicians who make, repair and maintain a range of prostheses and orthoses Occupational titles for these workers may include: • • • • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS Certificate III or IV (to be determined) in Health Technology (Prosthetics/Orthotics) is a prerequisite for this qualification. PACKAGING RULES 11 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 9 compulsory units • 2 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Competency units available at Certificate X level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate X (or higher). NOTE: Some relevant elective units are listed below the following core (compulsory) units, but many more electives are available as outlined above. Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes BSBFLM507B Manage quality customer service Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 40 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 41. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians BSBFLM511B Develop a workplace learning environment BSBFLM503B Manage effective workplace relationships HLTPO3A Fabricate upper and lower extremity prostheses HLTPO4A Fabricate spinal, upper and lower extremity orthoses HLTPO5A Modify footwear Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTPO6A Participate in prosthetic and orthotic service provision Relevant units from the Health Training Package, Metals and Engineering Training Package (Core Units Band 2 or Specialisation Units), Plastics Rubber and Cablemaking Training Package, Business Services Training Package, or the Public Service Training Package. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 41 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 42. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT41902 Certificate IV in Sleep Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake a range studies related to sleep disturbances Occupational titles for these workers may include: • sleep technicians • PACKAGING RULES 13 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 9 compulsory units • 4 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIR2A Contribute to organizational effectiveness in the health industry HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTSL1A Prepare environment to perform sleep studies HLTSL2A Prepare patient for sleep study procedure HLTSL3A Perform diagnostic sleep study HLTSL4A Perform treatment sleep study HLTSL8A Perform home based assessments for sleep studies HLTAP2 Gather information about physical health status NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in health setting Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 42 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 43. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities BSBCMN305A Organise workplace information BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor a service to customers BSBCMN312A Support innovation and change BSBCMN409A Promote products and services BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships NEWIC2 Process reusable instruments & equipment in health setting HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 43 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 44. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLT50902 Diploma of Sleep Technology For suggested changes to this qualification please refer to the Summary of Changes listed on pages 4 to 10 of this document. This qualification covers workers who undertake specialized procedures related to sleep disturbances, and analyse and interpret sleep study recordings to provide a report for diagnostic purposes. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • sleep technician • PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENT Certificate IV in Sleep Technology is prerequisite to this qualification PACKAGING RULES 13 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 6 compulsory units • 7 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Diploma level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Diploma (or higher). Compulsory units HLTOHS500A Manage occupational health and safety processes HLTHIR6A Implement and monitor compliance with legal and ethical requirements HLTSL5A Analyse and interpret recording of sleep study HLTSL6A Perform specialized procedures eg multiple sleep latency test (MSLT), multiple wakefulness test (MWT) HLTSL7A Provide care and maintenance of sleep study equipment HLTAP3 Plan and deliver health care services Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 44 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 45. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBCMN405A Analyse and present research information BSBFLM406A Implement workplace information system BSBCMN409A Promote products and services BSBCMN412A Promote innovation and change BSBFLM501A Manage personal work priorities and development BSBFLM503B Establish effective workplace relationships BSBFLM506B Manage workplace information systems HLTHIR3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, colleagues, clients and organisations Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 45 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 46. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTOPD401 Certificate IV in Optical Dispensing This is a proposed new qualification This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required by optical dispensers, to dispense and supply optical appliances as prescribed by optometrists and/or ophthalmologists in accordance with Australian Standards. The units of competency included in this qualification contribute to the gaining of an optical dispenser’s licence where this is required. Optical dispensers practice in a range of environments including optical dispensaries, optometric practices and laboratories. They may be self-employed or employed by another optical dispenser, an optometrist, a major optical dispensing company or other retailers. PREREQUISITE REQUIREMENTS: Nil In some States/Territories participants must have a licence to practice prior to placement in the workplace Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Optical Dispenser • Dispensing Optician (NZ) • • PACKAGING RULES 14 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 12 compulsory units • 2 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units are listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in health Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 46 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 47. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians BSBFLM403B Establish effective workplace relationships HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTCOM1A Provide specific information to clients/patients BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities and development WRRS1B Sell products and services HLTOPD1A Orientation to the ophthalmic industry HLTOPD2A Perform workshop skills HLTOPD3A Dispense optical products and services HLTOPD4A Dispense atypical prescriptions HLTCOM5A Administer a practice HLTOPD6A Dispense contact lenses (not yet developed) Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTCOM3A Manage a practice HLTOPD5A Market and promote optical products and services HLTHIR5A Provide leadership in promoting effective work practices in the health industry BSBCMN310A Deliver and monitor services to customers or CHCCS1B Deliver and monitor services to clients BSBFM404A Lead work teams CHCORG7B Manage workplace issues HLTCSD6A Respond effectively to difficult or challenging behaviours NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policies and procedures in the health care setting Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 47 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 48. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTOPT401 Certificate IV in Optical Technology This is a proposed new qualification This qualification covers the skills and knowledge for the manufacture of ophthalmic appliances which comply with Australian Standards. Duties may be performed in a range of work environments including manufacturing laboratories, wholesale and retail environments. Workers may be employed within a manufacturing organisation or may be an owner/operator. Workers are expected to work independently and may be responsible for the work of others. This qualification is suited to New Apprenticeships pathways. Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Optical mechanic • Optical technician • Shift manager • Team Leader/Supervisor • • PACKAGING RULES 14 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 11 compulsory units • 3 elective units A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Relevant elective units listed below - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). Compulsory units HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in health BSBCMN204A Work effectively with others BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities and development Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 48 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 49. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes PMLMAIN300B Maintain the laboratory fit for purpose BSBATSIW417A Select and utilise technology HLTOPT4A Implementation of Good Manufacturing Practice processes (yet to be developed) HLTOPD1A Orientation to the ophthalmic industry HLTOPT1A Perform basic technical procedures for the production of ophthalmic appliances (not yet developed) HLTOPT2A Perform advanced technical procedures for the production of ophthalmic appliances (not yet developed) HLTOPT3A Conform to prescribed production procedures (not yet developed) Elective units Electives are to be selected in line with specified Packaging Rules. The following grouping of electives is intended to facilitate the selection of electives. Electives may be selected from one or more groups. Employers may specify that certain electives are required to address specific workplace needs. HLTFA1A Apply basic first aid TAADEL301A Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills HLTCOM3A Manage a practice BSBFLM404A Lead work teams BSBFLM504A Facilitate work teams BSBFLM402A Show leadership in the workplace CHCORG5B Maintain an effective work environment CHCORG7B Manage workplace issues CHCCS1B Deliver and monitor a service to clients BSBCMN410A Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies BSBCMN312A Support innovation and change CHCINF1B Process and provide information CHCINF6B Manage information strategically OPTICAL PROCESS WORKER CLUSTER Due to the employment profile of the Health industry there are some areas where offering a full qualification would not match industry requirements. The following cluster of competency units are recommended for individuals working as a process worker within the optical industry wishing to gain a set of recognised skills: BSBCMN204A Work effectively with others HLTOHS400A Maintain OHS processes Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 49 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 50. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTOPT4A Implementation of Good Manufacturing Practice processes (yet to be developed) HLTOPT1A Perform basic technical procedures for the production of ophthalmic appliances Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 50 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 51. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians HLTRAT401 Certificate IV in Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology This is a proposed new qualification This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required by workers who undertake the design, construction and modification of specialised seating and associated equipment for people with disabilities based on multi-disciplinary assessment. Rehabilitative and Assistive Technologists may work in hospitals, health centres or non-government organisations. Their role includes:  Assessment of client needs  Specification, design and construction or modification of assistive equipment to meet client postural, mobility and seating needs;  Development of designs for original equipment if not commercially available;  Maintenance of the workshop  Inventory management Occupational titles for these workers may include: • Rehabilitation Technician • Assistive Technology Technicians • • PACKAGING RULES 22 competency units are required for award of this qualification, including: • 13 compulsory units • 9 specialist or mandatory units and elective units from one of the three specialist streams listed A wide range of elective units is available and may include: - Mandatory units identified below as required for specified work functions - Competency units available at Certificate IV level or higher in the Community Services and/or Health Training Packages. - A maximum of 2 competency units may be selected from other relevant Training Package units available at Certificate IV (or higher). NOTE: Some relevant elective units are listed below the following core (compulsory) units, but many more electives are available as outlined above. Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 51 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 52. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Compulsory units HLTHIRnew1 Communicate and work effectively in health NEWIC1 Comply with infection control policy and procedures in health setting BSBFLM303A Contribute to effective workplace relationships HLTOHS400A Maintain occupational health and safety processes HLTCOM4A Communicate effectively with clients/patients HLTFA1A Apply basic First Aid HLTART1A Orientation to the rehabilitation environment HLTART2A Identify and address specific needs within the Rehabilitation Environment CHCDIS1C Orientation to Disability Work MEM7.5AA Perform general machining MEM9.1AA Draw and interpret sketch or MEM9.2AA Interpret technical drawings MEM12.1B Use comparison and basic measuring devices MEM12.2B Perform electrical-electronic measurement Elective units The elective units below are MANDATORY for areas of specialisation or specific work roles Mandatory units for Augmentative and Alternative Communication - 5 compulsory specialisation units HLTART3A Assess for and apply AAC units (yet to be developed) HLTART4A Install and maintain AAC devices HLTART5A Assess for and apply of environmental control systems MEM10.2B Terminate and connect electrical wiring MEM18.30B Diagnose and rectify low voltage electrical systems Plus 4 elective units as specified in the packaging rules Mandatory units for Wheel Mobility – 8 compulsory specialisation units HLTART6A Modify and maintain wheelchairs HLTART7A Evaluate equipment (yet to be developed) MEM5.26B Apply welding principles MEM18.4B Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment MEM18.6B Repair and fit engineering components MEM10.2B Terminate and connect electrical wiring Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 52 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians
  • 53. DRAFT ONLY HLT02 REVIEW – DRAFT 1 Qualifications Framework – Health Technicians Plus one of the following: MEM5.12C Perform routine manual metal arc welding MEM5.17C Weld using gas metal arc welding process MEM5.19C Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process MEM5.20C Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process MEM5.4AA Perform routine oxy acetylene welding  Plus 1 elective unit as specified in the packaging rules Mandatory units for Seating – 4 compulsory specialisation units HLTART8A Adapt, install and construct postural seating HLTART9A Construct, adapt and install pressure management systems MEM4.15B Develop and manufacture vacuum forming moulds and associated equipment MEM4.11AA Produce polymer patterns Plus 5 elective units as specified in the packaging rules Other suggested electives HLTART10A Assess and evaluate building access CHCDIS2C Maintain an environment designed to empower people with disabilities CHCDIS4B Design procedures for support CHCDIS6C Plan and implement community integration CHCDIS7B Design and adapt surroundings to group requirements HLTHIR4A Work effectively in a cross cultural context with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations HLTHIT3A Work effectively with culturally diverse patients, clients, customers and co-workers BSBCMN302A Organise personal work priorities and development MEM2.9C10A Perform computer operations MEM2.15C5A Operate in an autonomous team environment MEM5.5AA Carry out mechanical cutting MEM5.6AA Perform brazing and/or silver soldering MEM5.10B Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques MEM15.3B Use improvement processes in team activities MEM16.3B Provide advanced customer service Community Services & Health Industry Skills Council age 53 Draft 1 materials for HLT02 Review – Health Technicians