As a Medic in the Australian Defense Force (also known as Medical Technician) perform a vital paramedic service on exercises and deployments, while enjoying:
All that plus exciting opportunities supporting Army domestic activities, including exercises and operations, with potential deployments overseas in support of Australian and coalition personnel.
NOTE: This is an example of the types of jobs you can do when you have attained pre-hospital health care qualifications or are looking to find a pathway into Australian Defense Force jobs as a combat medic. We encourage you to conduct your own research on the online jobs boards such as SEEK, Indeed and Jora.
As a Medic (Medical Technician) in the Australian Army you’ll enjoy the job satisfaction of making a real difference to people’s lives. Plus, you’ll get to travel, work with some inspirational people and take part in rewarding activities while deployed on operations.
You can join the Army without medical experience as the training we provide is world-class.
During your training you will be taught to cope calmly and objectively when providing this care in what can sometimes be challenging circumstances with minimal support.
Initially, the main focus will be on developing your ability to provide fast and effective medical support in both operational and non-operational situations. But in time you may be given the opportunity to move into areas such as practice management, health logistics, training and team leadership.
This is an example of the types of jobs you can gain once you are qualified with our courses from the Australian Paramedical College.
The Australian Paramedical College is the largest pre-hospital health care training provider in Australia.
Our nationally recognised paramedical training programs provide a flexible and affordable pathway to employment in the private sector, or as a stepping stone to university. We offer everyone the opportunity to become a Paramedic/Medic, regardless of their educational background. We believe you should still pursue your goals even if your school or college grades are not where they should be.
We live in an era where anything is possible when you put your mind to it. With advances in technology and learning methodologies, there is no reason why you can not follow your dreams and become a person who can save lives and contribute to the well-being of the community.