Diploma of Paramedical Science (Ambulance)

HLT50412

Course Overview

Description

Average Course Fee : Not available
Average Course Duration : Not available

This qualification covers workers employed by State Ambulance authorities and non-emergency transport companies to provide emergency and non-emergency client care and transport services.

Occupational titles for this role may include:

  • Ambulance officer
  • Ambulance paramedic
  • Ambulance transport attendant
  • Student Outcomes

    Students who graduate from VET courses are surveyed approximately 6 months after they have completed their training. For more information on the statistics provided in this section, including the different levels (course, field of education, all fields of education) of data available please select the Learn more button below.

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    Satisfied with Training

    Surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) who were satisfied with the training.

    Improved Employment Status

    Surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.

    Enrolled in Further Study

    Surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) who have enrolled in additional training or education.

    Median Salary

    Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.

    Top 3 Occupational Outcomes

    Following are the top 3 occupation groups that surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) are employed as:

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    63.8%

    Community and Personal Service Workers
    Professionals

    18.2%

    Professionals
    Managers

    4.4%

    Managers

    Top 3 Employing Industries

    Following are the top 3 industries that surveyed graduates of the Health field of education (at Diploma qualification levels) are employed in:

    Health Care and Social Assistance

    66.2%

    Health Care and Social Assistance
    Retail Trade

    7.1%

    Retail Trade
    Education and Training

    4.1%

    Education and Training

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

    Financial Assistance

    The federal, state and territory governments provide financial incentives and support for vocational education and training students to help them gain the skills required to secure and maintain rewarding and sustainable employment.

    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.


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    Subsidised Training

    The following highlighted state and territory governments dedicate funds to reduce or, in some cases, fully cover tuition fees for VET students who wish to study this course. Please check with your preferred training provider to see if you are eligible. Select a state or territory for more information.

    VET Student Loans

    Certain courses are eligible for a VET Student Loan from the Australian Government to assist students with paying tuition fees. The initial debt amount (including the loan fee, if applicable) plus indexation must be paid back once the loan recipient starts earning over a certain amount. The compulsory repayment threshold for the 2017-2018 income year is $55,874.

    Apprenticeships and Traineeships


    Australian Apprenticeships can provide a pathway to a career change for people looking to re-enter the workforce and for people who are currently working. Australian Apprenticeships combine work with training in a national recognised qualification.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


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