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Becoming a paramedic

Trainee Paramedic (Vocational Entry) campaign will be open on November 16th 2016.

From 16 November 2016:

If you are interested in applying and can identify as Aboriginal please click here

For those that are not of an Aboriginal background and are interested in applying, please click here

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

Trainee Paramedic (Vocational Entry pathway).

Trainee Paramedic (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.

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 Trainee Paramedic Graduate training pathway.

For more information, download the Graduate Trainee Paramedic Guide.

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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