HLT Health Training Package

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Fiona Wilson 20.05.2022

"Include conditions for assessing all standard precautions - hand hygiene, PPE, safe use and disposal of sharps, routine environmental cleaning, reprocessing of reusable medical equipment, respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette, aseptic technique, waste management, and linen management - that are relevant to the individuals workplace"

Infection Prevention and Control - Draft 1

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Fiona Wilson 20.05.2022

"Suggest including all standard precautions - hand hygiene, PPE, safe use and disposal of sharps, routine environmental cleaning, reprocessing of reusable medical equipment, respiratory hygiene and cough etiquette, aseptic technique, waste management, and linen management - that are relevant to the individuals workplace."

Infection Prevention and Control - Draft 1

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Fiona Wilson 20.05.2022

"Suggest include or change as follows: Infectious agent - add in bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa - include microbial characteristics such as virulence, antimicrobial resistance, dose Reservoir (or source) - people - symptomatic, asymptomatic (incubating disease or chronically infected or a carrier) - endogenous (self infection from normal flora) - animals - insects - environment - dust, soil - food - water Route of transmission - Contact - direct or indirect - Droplet - Airborne - Food borne -Water borne -Percutaneous -Vector "

Infection Prevention and Control - Draft 1

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The HLT Health Training Package contains qualifications relating to a range of job roles in the health services sector.

Qualifications within this package include those providing skills for people working in health support services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care, dental assisting, allied health assistance, ambulance dispatch, paramedical science, anaesthetic technology, massage therapy, first aid, reflexology, enrolled nursing, clinical aromatherapy, pathology, optical dispensing and cardiac technology, to name a few. 

There is a range of qualifications in this package from Certificate II through to Advanced Diploma, as well as Skill Sets covering a variety of specific skill areas. These may be completed independently, or supplementary to a qualification to provide a definitive set of skills in a particular area or job role. Skill sets cover areas including speech pathology, nutrition & dietetics, audiometry, oral health care, venous blood collection, specialised areas of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care and more. 

Components of the HLT Health Training Package will be reviewed from time to time, generally according to the schedule outlined in the Industry Skills Forecasts relevant to the sectors covered by this training package. You can view and download the various Industry Skills Forecasts that relate to the HLT Health Training Package by visiting our Industry Engagement pages and selecting the Industry Reference Committee that covers the area you are interested in.

Projects that are currently open for feedback are listed below. We look forward to your involvement and receiving your input. For detailed instructions on how to submit your feedback, CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE to view and access a full list of the HLT Health Training Package qualifications. 

Projects Open for Feedback

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Practice - Draft 1

Open for feedback 16.05.2022 to 10.06.2022

On 12 November 2021, the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC) approved the following qualifications along with 55 Units of Competency:

  • HLT20121Certificate II in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT30121 Certificate III in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT40121 Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care
  • HLT50221 Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management
  • HLT60121 Advanced Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Management.
  • The AISC has asked the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Industry Reference Committee (IRC) to reconsider the Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice using the updated and approved Units of Competency. Therefore, SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker IRC, is consulting on two proposed Practice qualifications: the Certificate IV of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice and the Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Practice.

1 Comments | Last Comment 19.05.2022
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Infection Prevention and Control - Draft 1

Open for feedback 28.04.2022 to 26.05.2022

Detailed information about the background to this project including the Case for Change is set out on the project page.

SkillsIQ under the direction of the Direct Client Care and Support Industry Reference Committee, coordinated the development of a Case for Change which was approved by the AISC at the February 2022 meeting.

The following Units of Competency, which are housed in the HLT Health Training Package, are included in this Training Package update:

HLT INF 001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures

HLT INF 003 Implement and monitor infection prevention and control policies and procedures.

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