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Becoming a paramedic

Graduate Paramedic campaign will open in May 2018.

If you have completed a Council of Ambulance Authorities accredited tertiary qualification in paramedical science or are in your final years of studying this qualification, you are welcome to apply here.

For a copy of the Role Description, please click here.

For more information on the recruitment and selection process please click here.


There are three training pathways to becoming a paramedic with NSW Ambulance; 

Trainee Paramedic (Vocational ) pathway

Paramedic Intern (Graduate) pathway 

Qualified Paramedic pathway.

Trainee Paramedic (Vocational entry)

Applicants who have no prior medical experience can apply for the Trainee Paramedic (vocational entry) role. Through the Trainee Paramedic vocational entry training pathway, you will undertake the nationally-accredited Diploma of Paramedical Science over three years, delivered by the NSW Ambulance Education Centre, Rozelle, Sydney. A minimum of 8 weeks training is undertaken at NSW Ambulance before going out on road.

For a copy of the Role Description please click here.

For more information on the recruitment and selection process, please click here.


Trainee Paramedic (Graduate entry)

Applicants who have completed an Council of Ambulance Authorities accredited tertiary qualification in paramedical science or are in their final year of studying this qualification are welcomed to apply for the Graduate Paramedic entry  pathway. A minimum of 5 weeks training is undertaken at NSW Ambulance before going out on road.

Accredited courses can be found through the Council of Ambulance Authorities.

For more information regarding paramedic courses - including content, entry requirements and the universities that offer them in NSW - visit UTAS - Paramedic PracticeCSU - Clinical Practice (Paramedic)UWS - Paramedicine. 
 

Qualified paramedic

Qualified applicants who have an accredited paramedical science qualification and can demonstrate satisfactory knowledge and understanding of ambulance practice can apply to NSW Ambulance as a qualified paramedic. Qualified paramedics may apply at any time. For more information please visit the Qualified Paramedics recruitment page.


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