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.

The electives DNA Kingston Training has selected for HLT51020 Diploma of Emergency Health Care 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.

Suggested occupational titles may include:
  • Paramedic
  • Ambulance Paramedic
Core Units (9 units)
  • CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people
  • CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically
  • HLTAAP002 Confirm physical health status
  • HLTOUT001 Implement safe access and egress
  • HLTOUT005 Assess and deliver basic clinical care
  • HLTOUT010 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
Selected electives (8 units)
  • BSBFLM303 Contribute to effective workplace relationships
  • BSBMED301 Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
  • HLTOUT008 Manage a scene
  • CHCCCS020 Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
  • CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
  • CHCPRP003 Reflect on and improve own professional practice
  • HLTOUT009 Manage the scene of a major incident
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.
For International Student Fee’s, please refer to the International tab on this page
Local Student Fees

Please contact our college.

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.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

For International Student Fees, please refer to the International tab on this page.

CRICOS Course Code – coming

English requirements

International students are required to have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent.

DNA Kingston Training assists students with packaging English training if required.

International Student Fees

Tuition Fee: $12,550

Resource Fee: $850

Application Fee: $230 (non-refundable)

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.

The Student tuition fees are indicative only and are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services.

Course Duration

52 weeks.

Please contact the college for further information on all our courses for international students, or visit our International page.