HLT51020 - DIPLOMA OF EMERGENCY HEALTH CARE
Formerly known as HLT51015 - Diploma of Paramedical Science
Blended online, clinical placement and hands-on Clinical Intensive Workshops.
18-24 Months. Study when it suits you and your lifestyle.
Use this diploma to gain entry into university or work in the private emergency response sector.
We offer flexible online study, making it easy to fit your learning time around your current lifestyle. No matter where you live in Australia, you can study to become an emergency response medic. We’ve also made attending clinical workshops even easier, with training locations in NSW, VIC, QLD and WA.
YES! You can study this qualification online.
Study online, attend 2 x 7-day Clinical Intensive Workshops and placement. Select where you want to attend your workshops.
Choose from NSW, VIC, QLD and WA.
HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care
(Formerly known as HLT51015 – Diploma of Paramedical Science)
The HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care qualification allows you to work in the pre-hospital emergency health care industry. This diploma will offer you the skills required to effectively manage life-threatening patient situations and help you gain the skills and knowledge of paramedical equipment, drug administration and procedures used to save lives.
The course is a blended online and hands-on program which allows students to manage their other commitments around their studies. These could be work, family or personal obligations that need a flexible learning environment to study.
The Diploma of Emergency Health Care is Nationally Recognised qualification. It authorises the use of life-saving procedures, drug administration and clinical decision-making on a patient.
Graduates of the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care can use their qualification to gain work in a variety of areas in the private sector. Past students who have studied with Australian Paramedical College have used our courses to take them overseas to work or pathway to university to become a registered paramedic.
The HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care is a nationally recognised pre-hospital emergency health care qualification.
PATHWAYS TO UNIVERSITY
If you missed out on a place at university, use this diploma as a pathway to get into university. Study to become an Ambulance Paramedic.
WORK LOCALLY AND OVERSEAS
Australian Paramedical College graduates have used this qualification to secure employment overseas; working as frontline emergency health care responders.
Your ATAR Doesn’t Matter
This Australian Paramedical College Diploma of Emergency Health Care could get you into university even if you have a low ATAR.
APC is an established private college, providing nationally recognised emergency health care training and industry-relevant qualifications.
Qualifications can be achieved by the effort you’re required to put in combined with APC support.
What are the benefits of completing the diploma then going to university?
- Completing the diploma first means you will be qualified to begin working in the industry faster, because you can apply for medic work or the like whilst you complete your degree at university.
- Imagine the advantages you’ll have by graduating from university with real industry experience?
Know Your Facts
Do your research and discover which course or career pathway is right for you at this time.
Studying the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care will allow you to work in the industry, create a pathway into university.
Note: Universities are very different from one another. It’s best to contact our admissions team before deciding to use this diploma as an entry pathway to university.
Careers you can do with this diploma.
The HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care can help you to get a job in the industry. Begin working in the industry sooner than you think. Studying at your own pace, means you control how fast you get yourself into the workforce.
The following careers are just a handful of examples. Do your own research an discover which job suits you the best.
Provide remote emergency response at remote and isolated sites where timely emergency response it limited. Requires additional skills such as wilderness survival etc.
Emergency Services Officer (ESO)
Work on mine sites, remote drilling rigs and quarries. This is a multi-skilled role requiring additional qualifications and knowledge of training, WHS, high-risk operations, breathing apparatus etc.
Oil and Gas Medic On/Offshore
Adventure and Expedition
Want to learn more?
Below are more details about what the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care course involves. Find out about admission requirements, study options, course units, timelines, training, support and clinical skills learnt during the training.
The HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care has 17 units of study. Most units can be studied online; each has an accompanying learner guide and materials to help complete questions and assessments. The learner guide will help explain the main study areas of the unit. Download the entire course and print it out for ease of use.
After completion of the first 10 units, it’s time to attend Clinical Intensive Workshop #1, where you get to put the theory into practice. This workshop is held over 7 days at locations in QLD, NSW, VIC and WA. After completing Clinical Intensive Workshop #1, it’s time to carry out the clinical placement.
Units Of Study
This qualification contains 17 units of competency.
Maximum allowed completion time 24 months. Students are able to complete this in less time (if desired).
Additional Course Requirements
- 2x 7-day Clinical Intensive Workshops
- 160 hours of Clinical Placement
Low deposit payment plan options are available.
- Minimum 16 years of age
- Language Literacy Numeracy requirements will require a good level of English reading and writing ability
- Parent consent if under 18 years of age
- Computer literacy
- Australian resident/citizen or approved temporary visa
- Medical consent if a medical condition is applicable
BEGIN YOUR APPLICATION
It is easy- only 4 simple steps
1. Complete the application study form
2. Your application will be reviewed by a selection panel
3. If successful, a formal offer will be made to study at the college
4. You accept and confirm enrolment
THEN YOU CAN START STUDYING