This qualification has been designed to offer a clear pathway from the Certificate II in Medical Service First Response to a university bachelor program. It reflects the role of pre-hospital and out-of-hospital workers employed by State/Territory ambulance authorities, the Australian Defence Force and the private sector to provide patient assessment, health care and transport services. These workers possess clinical skills and theoretical knowledge and provide clinical assessment and pre-hospital and out-of-hospital interventions to patients in an emergency, including providing advanced skills in life support.

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must have completed at least 160 hours of work as detailed in the Assessment Requirements of units of competency.

This qualification is eligible for government funding. Conditions apply
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Suggested occupational titles may include:
  • Paramedic
  • Ambulance Paramedic
Core Units
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTAMB001 Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient
  • HLTAMB008 Assess and deliver standard clinical care
  • HLTAMB012 Communicate in complex situations to support health
  • 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
Selected electives
  • HLTAMB011 Manage a routine non-emergency scene
  • 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 $5,300
Resource Fee: $385
Total Fees: $5,685


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Resource fees are charges for materials that are considered essential to a course or unit of study and which do not form part of the course fee. The resource fee covers materials purchased by DNA Kingston Training to be consumed or transformed by students in the course of instruction, such as materials, workbooks and course specific uniforms.
Additional Items are items that are required to complete the course of study, but are retained by the student. This can include protective clothing, textbooks, and tools. Details of the additional items required for each course can be obtained from the College.
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
We request successful completion of the HLT41115 Certificate IV in Health Care, and;
  • Unrestricted Drivers Licence for an Australian State or Territory
  • Working with Children Check
  • National Police clearance
  • Fit to carry out task required for this qualification
For International student entry requirements, please refer to the ‘International Students’ tab.
Currently accepting expressions of interest.
This qualification is eligible for government funding. Conditions apply.

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For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
CRICOS Course Code 094068B
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: $7,735
Resource Fee: $385
Enrolment Fee; $200
Total Fees: $8,320
Course Duration
One (1) year.
Please contact our office for further information on courses and duration for international students.

The electives DNA Kingston Training has selected for HLT51015 Diploma of Paramedical Science are approved for advanced standing to the ECU Bachelor of Science (Paramedical Science) and are selected to enable a clear career pathway from the Certificate II in Medical Service First Response and Certificate IV in Health Care.