This qualification has been designed to offer a clear pathway from a Certificate II in Medical Service First Response to a Diploma of Paramedical Science and is best suited for individuals who will be providing pre-hospital emergency medical care on ambulance, industrial or offshore environments or where urgent professional care is required.

Developed in conjunction with national and international industry experts and delivered by trainers who are exceptional in their depth of knowledge and real life experience.

This qualification reflects the role of workers who provide initial pre-hospital and out-of-hospital health care response and assessment to patients requiring urgent medical services. The provision of urgent clinical care includes providing basic life support. The qualification applies to people working in a variety of roles including ambulance officers, patient transport officers, industrial medics and basic life support medics.

Blended delivery format includes;
  • Module 1 – Online learning
  • Module 2 – Classroom session
  • Module 3 – Workplace/clinical placement (80 hours)
Funding is available for eligible applicants.

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Occupational titles may include:
  • Medic
  • Industrial medic
  • Ambulance officer
  • Patient transport officer
Core Units
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAMB001 Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient
  • HLTAMB007 Assess and deliver basic clinical care
  • HLTAMB011 Manage a routine non-emergency scene
  • HLTAMB012 Communicate in complex situations to support health care
  • HLTINF001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
  • HLTWHS002 Follow safe work practices for direct client care
  • HLTWHS006 Manage personal stressors in the work environment
Relevant electives
  • HLTAMB002 Implement safe access and egress in an emergency
  • HLTAMB013 Contribute to managing the scene of an emergency
  • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
  • HLTPAT001 Identify and respond to clinical risks in pathology collection
  • HLTPAT004 Collect pathology specimens other than blood
Local Student
Tuition Fee: $3,150
Resource Fee: $385
Total Fees: $3,535



For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.
Module 1: External Learning
Enrolments are OPEN
Module 2: Classroom Session
This module will be available at various times throughout the year.
Onsite Training
By special arrangement, Module 2 is available for onsite delivery.
CRICOS Course Code 094067C
English requirements
International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.
DNA Kingston Training assist students with packaging English training if required.
Course Fee
Tuition Fee: $6,575.00
Resource Fee: $385.00
Enrolment Fee: $200.00
Total Fees: $7,160
Course Duration
One (1) year.
Please contact our office for further information on courses and duration for international students.