Certificate IV In Health Care


HLT41120 Certificate IV Health Care program reflects workers who provide initial pre-hospital and out-of-hospital basic health care response and assessment to patients requiring urgent medical services. The provision of urgent clinical care includes providing basic life support. The qualification applies to people working in a variety of roles within the health care system 

  • Industrial Medics – mining / oil & gas / construction
  • Basic Life Support Medics
  • Patient Transport Officers
  • Ambulance 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

HLT41120 Certificate IV in Health Care is the principle nationally recognised qualification for those seeking employment in industry. Covering clinical and physical assessment skills, together with essential emergency care competencies, students acquire the experience and knowledge necessary to function effectively as an Industrial Medic.
​​This three phase course includes external studies, together with an e-learning component, face-to-face learning, and clinical placement in busy metropolitan workplace where students are likely to experience real life emergencies such as Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, medical and traumatic emergencies

Course Dates for 2024

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Course Information

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

This HLT41120 – Certificate IV Healthcare covers work involving delivery of limited direct client care in an emergency response context. The qualification focuses on work in the ambulance industry done by volunteers or workers who provide a basic emergency response and transport roles in areas where there is a relatively low workload. This qualification is suited to Australian Apprenticeship pathways.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Volunteer Ambulance Officer
  • Ambulance Community Officer
  • Casual Ambulance Officer
  • Ambulance Attendant
  • Emergency Patient Transport Officer
  • Industrial Medic​​

Study Pathways
After successful completion of the programme students will be awarded a Nationally Recognised Qualification for HLT41120 –  Certificate IV in Health Care.

These units may provide credit towards a range of other health and related qualifications at Certificate IV 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 course is delivered in 3 module phases which includes

  • e-Learning (self-paced online units)
  • 4 weeks classroom time and
  • 80 of clinical placement.

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

The course can be flexible and can be completed over multiple intakes. To discuss this please contact us on 9350 9111.

This qualification is clustered by Wilson Medic One to form a targeted and work ready programme.

The course includes 9 Core Units and 7 Elective Units which are delivered in a cluster format providing program 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
​9 Core Units

  1. CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  2. HLTAAP002  Confirm physical health status
  3. HLTINF006 Apply basic principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  4. HLTOUT001 Implement safe access and egress
  5. HLTOUT004 Assess and deliver basic clinical care
  6. HLTOUT008 Manage a scene
  7. HLTOUT010 Communicate in complex situations to support health care
  8. HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  9. HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment

Elective Units
​7 Elective Units

  1. BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  2. HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
  3. CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  4. HLTOUT007 Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions
  5. HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems
  6. HLTAID015 Provide advanced resuscitation and oxygen therapy
  7. HLTOUT006 Transport emergency patients

Entry Requirements

  • Unrestricted Driving Licence
  • Cert II/III or IV or Australian Year 12 certificate
  • Before placements – a Working with Children’s Check & National Police Clearance.

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

Course fees: $5990

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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