Certificate III In Non-Emergency Patient Transport


Non-emergency patient transport program reflects the role of workers who provide non-emergency transport and care for patients who have non-acute or chronic illness or disability and require transport. Workers in this role provide appropriate patient assessment and follow procedures for safe removal of a patient for transport for pre-arranged or booked transport service. Time of response is not given high priority in comparison to emergency transport. 

Workers in this patient transport role provide appropriate patient assessment and follow procedures for safe movement of a patient for pre-arranged or pre-booked transport.

  • Patient Transport Officer
  • Patient Transport Attendant
  • Ambulance Transport Officer
  • Custodial Officer

Placements included – we organise for you.

Please call 08 9350 9111 or email [email protected] for more information.

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Course Outline

HLT31120 Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport program provides a sound base of knowledge and skills, is nationally recognised, designed and delivered by professionals with extensive industry knowledge.
We have the experience and passion to ensure that you graduate our programs capable of providing best practice health care, exceeding current industry standards.
As one of the fastest growing industries in Australia, working in the health sector as a Patient Transport Officer may be the ideal career choice for you.

Course Dates for 2024

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Course Information


​Wilson Medic One is dedicated to assisting students in achieving their study and career goals


This qualification reflects employees providing non-emergency transport and care for patients with illnesses or disabilities.

  • Ambulance Transport Officer
  • Patient Transport Attendant
  • Patient Transport Officer

Study Pathways

After successful completion of the program, students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification for HLT311210 Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport.

The Units of Competency achieved in this qualification may provide credit towards a range of other health and related qualifications at Certificate III level and above with many students continuing with their pre-hospital care knowledge and training and moving into more advanced areas of study as a natural progression.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this qualification are to provide students with solid knowledge and skills to provide non-emergency transport services and care of patients with illnesses or disabilities.

These transport services are usually pre-arranged/booked and time of response is not a high priority in comparison to emergency transport, with workers providing appropriate patient assessment and handover, along with following procedures for patient movement and handling.

The course consists of 3 module phases

  • e-Learning (self-paced online units)
  • 9 days classroom
  • Clinical placement that needs to include 6 patient transfers.

100% attendance to the classroom time is required due to the course content level.


Core Units
8 Core Units

  1. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  2. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  3. BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  4. HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  5. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  6. HLTAID011 Provide first aid
  7. HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
  8. HLTOUT001 Implement safe access and egress
  9. HLTOUT007 Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions
  10. HLTOUT010 Communicate in complex situations to support health care
  11. HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely

Elective Units (Chosen)
2 Elective Units

  1. HLTAID014 Provide advanced first aid
  2. HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy

Entry Requirements
While the Qualification Framework does not stipulate entry requirements, Wilson Medic One prefers potential students to hold a valid driver’s licence.  Students should be able to read and write at approximately year 12 levels.

Credit for skills and past study
Wilson Medic One mutually recognises Statement(s) of Attainment and qualifications issued by other RTO’s.

Course fees: $3995

Payment Terms: deposit of $1000 is required to secure your enrolment. The remaining balance will be invoiced during your classroom session and full payment is required on completion of your classroom component.

We also offer a payment plan of $500 or $1000 a month payable on the 1st or the 15th of the month, whilst Wilson Medic One do not charge additional fees for this service, EZYPAY the subscription payment service used, does.  Please see link to EZYPAY website for more information www.ezypay.com

The course fee balance needs to be paid by the end of the classroom time or if utilising a payment plan, within 12 months.  This will be discussed on an individual level. Full payment is required before the certificate can the released.

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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