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Ambulance: Training Package Update Approved

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Ambulance and Paramedic Reference Committee, has completed an update of the Ambulance qualifications to ensure skills training is in line with workforce needs and expectations.
SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Ambulance and Paramedic Reference Committee, has completed an update of the Ambulance qualifications to ensure skills training is in line with workforce needs and expectations..

A Case for Change was submitted by SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Ambulance and Paramedic Industry Reference Committee (IRC), to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) in 2018, seeking to undertake an update of the nationally recognised Pre-hospital and Out-of-hospital Training Package Products included in the HLT Health Training Package.

The Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) on the 13th of October 2020 had approved the new release of the Ambulance and Paramedic qualifications and associated units of competency. Further detail can be found here.

This new release has now been endorsed by State and Territory Ministers and was released on 24th of December 2020 on www.training.gov.au. Copies of the following seven new qualifications and associated Units of Competency can be found on www.training.gov.au or by following the links listed: