Diploma of Paramedical Science


The Paramedical Services “Diploma of Paramedical Science” (HLT51015) is a nationally accredited qualification. Paramedics are considered the highest level of emergency medical technicians and respond to emergency dispatches and provide intermediate and advanced life support to the injured and ill while enroute to primary care centres or hospitals. Unlike basic EMTs, paramedics can administer intravenous medications and manage other complex emergency care procedures.

About the Diploma of Paramedical Science (HLT51015) course

Our Diploma of Paramedical Science (HLT51015) is presented via a Part-Time/Hybrid course, which combines online and in-person instruction in an extended and blended format.

The Paramedical Services Diploma course is divided into three phases: didactic (classroom), practical and clinical (in-house) and field internship (assigned to a Paramedical Services active ambulance unit).

This blended model program, while academically demanding, will allow students to continue to work whilst achieving the Diploma of Paramedical Science (HLT51015). The clinical and field internship rotations will take place Sydney NSW Australia and introduce the student to the Paramedical Services Work Injury Response Service (WIRS), sporting and special events, non-emergency patient transport (NEPT) and a raft of other primary response opportunities.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the Certificate IV in Health Care (Ambulance) and a current Australian Driver’s License.

Course duration

The course is self-paced blended program, which allows students to be able to complete the course in their own time frame. There are 14 units of competency which are required for this qualification, including 7 core units and 7 elective units. Students must complete this course within 1 - 2 years of commencement. Face to face sessions running throughout the year.

Guaranteed on the Job Training program

Paramedical Services guarantees to provide students with a dedicated work experience placement program. This placement program consists of ride along with our Work Injury Response Service (WIRS), non-emergency transport and special events and sporting fixtures and access to ongoing mentoring and senior paramedic support. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding and experience related to the prehospital and intrahospital transport services and have the opportunity to apply their learned skills in real life situations.

Enrolment for the Diploma of Paramedical Science (HLT51015) can be made via our online enrolment form or contact Paramedical Services on +61 (2) 9608 0222


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