Medic/Paramedic Career Pathways
A Quick Start Guide

Choose which career suits you best

Learn how to become a Medic in the private sector in around 12-18 months

Confused where to start? – > Create your Career Development Plan here

Let us help you decide which pre-hospital emergency health care career is right for you.

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Australian Paramedical College

As a prehospital emergency health care specialisyy, you’ll join the most respected professions in the world. Saving people’s lives is all about clinical knowledge and decisive action.

Australian Paramedical College

Learn how to become an Event Medic/Emergency First Responder. Work in your local community at large sporting events, open-air concerts, school sporting events festivals and entertainment venues.

Australian Paramedical College certificate III non-emergency patient transport

Transport non-critical patients to and from their home, medical facilities and hospitals. This is a rapidly-developing area of employment with many jobs being advertised on SEEK, Indeed, Jora etc.

Australian Paramedical College Bachelor Paramedic Science

Discover the options available to getting the degree which is now a requirement to become a registered Ambulance Paramedic.

Australian Paramedical College

Earn big money in the mining, offshore and industrial/remote sector, where travel and high salaries are an attractive component of the job.

Australian Paramedical College become a paramedic

Download the FREE getting started guide which clearly explains how to become a Paramedic in Australia.

Prehospital Emergency Health Care Jobs

Learn about the different types of careers you can develop in the private and State Ambulance sectors. Start off by becoming a Basic Life Support Medic, Event Medic, Patient Transport Officer, Emergency Response First Responder or Pre-hospital Emergency Health Care Specialist.

The Diploma of Paramedical Science delivered by APC is the highest level qualification (AQF level 5) achievable at the vocational education and training level.

To gain the degree required to become an Ambulance Paramedic/Officer, the APC Diploma of Paramedical Science can set the foundation to step into university and study the Bachelor of Paramedic Science.

The following career choices are perfect if you are;

  • Curious about how to get a start in the health care sector and need more information
  • Currently working and wish to study in your own time and work towards a nationally recognised health care qualification
  • Looking for a rewarding and satisfying career in emergency health care but can’t commit to university just yet
  • Thinking if university studies is the best option
  • Thinking of using a Diploma qualification to work overseas as a Paramedic (London Ambulance Service)
  • Looking for an easier entry into the pre-hospital emergency health care sector to discover if this is something you really want to do
  • Ready to take on the responsibility of self-education to help you live a better life in the future

Are you ready to unlock your full potential?

If you’re just starting out and thinking about a career as a Medic or Paramedic.
Let us show you how to get started.

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