We bet that when you started researching potential job opportunities, you never thought about the possibility of getting work overseas as a paramedic?
When you become a paramedic you will have a unique set of skills that can be easily transferred to any corner of the world. In fact, the Australian qualification standard is sought after all over the world. So what’s stopping you from studying with us so you can enjoy the freedom of getting work overseas as a paramedic?
One country in particular is always on the look out for Australian Paramedics to help meet their emergency health care demands is the United Kingdom. Over the last couple of years there has been a steady stream of paramedics plucked from our country and positioned over there, which shows that the UK Ambulance service look favourably on Aussie applicants.
Newly-qualified Aussie Paramedics already working in the UK say they’re having a ball in such a busy environment and are learning so much. Some of the biggest benefits of working abroad as a paramedic include:
You get to see more of the world
Working overseas gives you the best of both worlds: a steady income and the opportunity to travel. If you manage to snag a job in the UK for an example you will be a short flight from some of the most amazing destinations in Europe.
You get paid while you’re travelling
Working overseas will be similar to being on a working holiday. You get paid to explore and make a lifetime of priceless memories. What more could you want??!
Overseas experience looks great on your resume
Aside from adventure, travel and pay your career itself will most definitely benefit from working overseas. By adding your overseas stint to your resume, you will show future employers that you know how to deal with different cultures and people. In today’s job market, those qualities are priceless.
Which countries can I work in?
Australian paramedics are considered to be some of the best in the world. That’s why so many countries look favourably on Aussie applicants. Some of the best and most popular countries for Australian paramedics to work in are the United Kingdom, Singapore, Germany,the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand.
How do I get work overseas as a paramedic?
In each country there will be a different company or organisation that you will need to contact. If there is a particular country you want to work, we suggest researching their job market and phoning or emailing them to express your interest and to ask about their recruitment process for international applicants.
All you need to get started is your qualification, a passport and sense of adventure…Apply now to become a paramedic
About the Australian Paramedical College
The Australian Paramedical College is the largest private pre-hospital health care training provider in Australia, we can help you to achieve your paramedical training and career goals.
We offer three courses in the emergency healthcare sector:
- HLT31120 – Certificate III in Non-emergency Patient Transport
- HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care
- HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care
Our nationally recognised paramedical training programs provide a flexible and affordable training pathway to employment in the private sector, or as a stepping stone to university to study a Bachelor of Paramedic Science. APC offers you the opportunity to become a Paramedic/Medic, regardless of your educational background. We believe you should still pursue your goals even if your school or college grades have previously prevented you from following a career path you know you’d be good at.
today, more than ever, anything is possible when you put your mind to it. With advances in online learning and teaching methodologies, it’s now easier than ever to fit study around your current lifestyle. A few of hours here and there each week is often all it takes to begin your studies. There’s no reason why you can not follow your dreams and become the person who saves lives and contributes to the well-being of their community. Apply to study at the college.