Certificate II In Medical Service First Response


The HLT21020 Certificate II Medical Service First Response qualification reflects the role of first medical response workers or volunteers who provide initial care to patients. These people provide basic first aid and emergency responses in the pre-hospital/out-of-hospital environment. 

This qualification is utilised in conjunction with other qualifications for roles such as:

  • Emergency Response team – mining / oil & gas / construction
  • Industrial Medics – mining / oil & gas / construction
  • Security Officers

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Course Outline

HLT21020 Certificate II in Medical Service First Response offered by Wilson Medic One means your Emergency Response Team members can obtain pre-hospital skills and knowledge within a qualification. The qualification offers entry level certification for all Emergency Response Team members.

Our experienced educators are equipped with the educational aids to ensure each student has the best possible opportunity to learn and retain critical skills and knowledge, and our training is based in the belief that if we ‘Simulate to Educate’ we will expand the essential skills and knowledge of students to above the entry level.  One of the most important benefits of the skills training and scenarios is its ability to present emergency workers with patients with a variety of medical and trauma conditions. Dealing with these cases allows Wilson Medic One students the opportunity to hone their skills enabling them to be confident in their ability to respond appropriately.

Course Dates for 2024

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Course Information

Pathways and Mine Site Safety Training
We are dedicated to assisting students in achieving their study and career goals, offering a range of health service industry courses, in patient transport, emergency pre-hospital care, mine site training and refresher courses.

A career in response services​
This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeships pathways. Occupational titles for this role may include:

  • Community based First Responder / Workplace First Responder
  • Emergency Medical Responder / EMS First Responder
  • Volunteer First Aider

Study Pathways
This is competency based training.  After successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification for HLT21020 – Certificate II in Medical Service First Response.

These units may provide credit towards a range of other health and related qualifications at Certificate II level and above; allowing students continue with their first aid knowledge and training and move into advanced first aid/response training as a natural progression.

Course Objectives
​Wilson Medic One’s aim is to produce and deliver a program of competency based training that is holistic in its approach and has meaning and relevancy to the student’s work functions as the program is based on real work tasks.

Core Units
5 core units

  1. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  2. HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  3. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  4. HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  5. HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective Units
4 elective units 1 additional elective unit

  1. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  2. HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid
  3. HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
  4. PUAEME008 Provide Pain Management
  5. HLTAID009 Provide Cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Course fees: $2,200

Payment Terms: We require a $1000 deposit to secure your place with the balance to be paid by the end of the 5 days classroom time. Full payment is required before the certificate can be issued.

Cancellations and refunds:  Please refer to the Wilson Medic One Student Handbook and the Wilson Medic One Policies and Procedures regarding cancellations and refunds.

Following the successful completion of the program, Qualification Testamur and Record of Achievement will be issued in accordance with the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

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