HLT Health Training Package

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Neil Minto 01.08.2021

"I'm going to suggest that it should be removed completely. No other new unit specifies PE relating to gender."

Massage Therapy - Draft 2

HLTMSG013 Perform remedial massage musculoskeletal assessments_Draft 2

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Neil Minto 01.08.2021

"What knowledge evidence underpins the students' ability to provide information that supports their treatment outcomes? Is this to perpetuate the 'make sure you drink plenty of water to flush out the toxins' type of advice or is there a scope of practice that should be established here as to what informs post-treatment advice?"

Massage Therapy - Draft 2

HLTMSG011 Provide massage treatments_Draft 2

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Neil Minto 01.08.2021

"I'm conscious of the assessment skills of palpation and observation which has the notable removal of ROM testing and posture from the current HLTMSG002 unit. I'm hoping this was industry supported and doesn't devalue the current physical assessment skillset available to CIV therapists"

Massage Therapy - Draft 2

HLTMSG010 Assess client massage needs_Draft 2

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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

Massage Therapy - Draft 2

Open for feedback 21.07.2021 to 04.08.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Complementary Health Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the Massage Therapy Training Package Qualifications and related Units of Competency to align to the changing duties of existing and future job roles for all Massage Therapists.

63 Comments | Last Comment 01.08.2021
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Allied Health Assistance - Draft 2

Open for feedback 26.07.2021 to 06.08.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Direct Client Care and Support Industry Reference Committee (IRC), is undertaking a comprehensive update of the Allied Health Assistance Qualifications and associated Units of Competency within the HLT Training Package.

63 Comments | Last Comment 30.07.2021
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Projects Closed for Feedback

Health Administration - Draft 2

Feedback closed 21.07.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Technicians Support Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the existing Certificate IV in Health Administration Qualification and four existing Health Administration Units of Competency to ensure that individuals who work in senior operational or team-leading roles in the health industry have access to the appropriate skills and knowledge to meet the current and future needs of the Australian health care system, especially in regional and remote areas where there is limited access to doctors or nurses.

3 Comments | Last Comment 16.07.2021
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Advanced Diploma of Remedial Massage - Draft 1

Feedback closed 25.06.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Complementary Health Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the Massage Therapy Training Package Qualifications and related Units of Competency to align to the changing duties of existing and future job roles for all Massage Therapists.

396 Comments | Last Comment 25.06.2021
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Allied Health Assistance - Draft 1

Feedback closed 02.07.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Direct Client Care and Support Industry Reference Committee (IRC), is undertaking a comprehensive update of the Allied Health Assistance Qualifications and associated Units of Competency within the HLT Training Package.

337 Comments | Last Comment 02.07.2021
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Health Administration - Draft 1

Feedback closed 19.05.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Technicians Support Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the existing Certificate IV in Health Administration Qualification and four existing Administration Units of Competency to ensure that individuals who work in senior operational or team-leading roles in the health industry have access to the appropriate skills and knowledge to meet the current and future needs of the Australian health care system, especially in regional and remote areas where there is limited access to doctors or nurses.

6 Comments | Last Comment 16.05.2021
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Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology and Practice - Draft 2

Feedback closed 12.05.2021

SkillsIQ, under the direction of the Technicians Support Services Industry Reference Committee (IRC), has undertaken a project to update the existing Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology, now to be known as the Diploma of Anaesthetic Technology and Practice Qualification and seven existing Anaesthetic Technology Units of Competency to ensure that Anaesthesia Technician Allied Health Practitioners have access to current skills and knowledge, in order to meet the current and future needs of the Australian health care system.

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