Support health professional in the delivery of care

This unit is an accredited training resource consistent with the Nationally Recognised Training requirements for Vocational Education and Training (VET) and is ideal for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) in Australia. It consists of Learning Resource Material (instructional theory), an Assessment Workbook, and information about assessment mapping to the Performance Criteria, Knowledge Evidence, and Performance Evidence requirements of this accredited unit.

Our HLTHPS002 training product is available for purchase as a hardcopy (printed) book in both Learner Guide and Trainer/Assessor Guide variants. This unit is available for enrolment and online training/assessment via Catapult LMS (Learning Management System). NOTE: If you are a training provider, please do your own validation, in accordance with your Training and Assessment Strategy (TAS).

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Unit information about the HLTHPS002 training material in this resource

HLTHPS002 information from training.gov.au.


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to complete preparation, general assistance and follow up tasks that support health professionals in the delivery of care to clients.

This unit applies to health care workers who work under the direct or indirect supervision of a health professional in medical practices and other care facilities.

Unit mapping information

This version was released in HLT Health Training Package Release 2.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

Supersedes HLTMAMP402C. Significant changes to the elements and performance criteria. New evidence requirements for assessment, including volume and frequency requirements. Significant change to knowledge evidence. Removed prerequisite.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice.

Foundation skills

Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency

Unit sector or competency field

None specified.

Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units

None specified.

Assessment conditions

Skills must have been demonstrated in the workplace or in a simulated environment that reflects workplace conditions. The following conditions must be met for this unit:

  • use of suitable facilities, equipment and resources, including:

    • client information and medical records

    • disposable gloves

    • hand hygiene facilities

      • equipment and consumables needed for specific procedures, including:

      • bandage scissors

      • cleaning agents

      • dressing packs – basic, for skin lesion

      • dressings, swabs and bandages

      • examination couch with sheets or disposable covers

      • flow meter for oxygen cylinder

      • moisture proof sheets (blueys)

      • nebulisation mask and bowl (adult and child sizes)

      • oxygen tubing

      • equipment for pap tests or cervical screening tests

      • patient gown

      • plaster of paris and padding

      • plaster saw

      • sharps container

      • simulated wound with removable sutures and staples

      • skin cleansing solution

      • splinting material

      • stainless steel dressing trolley

      • staple remover, stitch cutting blade, stitch removal scissors

      • suture material

    • modelling of industry operating conditions, including:

      • interaction with clients

      • integration of situations requiring problem solving

Assessors must satisfy the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015/AQTF mandatory competency requirements for assessors.

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