Australian Paramedical Students

Help make a difference across Australian communities by choosing a career in prehospital healthcare.

Welcome to APC

Australian Paramedical College’s (APC) offers nationally recognised courses via a flexible, blended learning model to students all across the country. 

While Clinical Workshops are held in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia, nearly 10% of our graduates are located in all other states and territories!

We are proud to help passionate individuals study paramedicine and put them on the pathway to successful careers, no matter where they’re based.

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Behind the scenes at APC

Curious about what to expect at APC’s Clinical Workshop?

Watch this video to get a sneak peek of our students getting hands-on training and putting what they’ve learnt into practice!

Career Pathways

There are various employment pathways available to qualified APC graduates.

You could become an Event Medic, Patient Transport Officer (PTO) or explore the pathway to becoming a Paramedic. The Australian healthcare industry is continuing to significantly grow which means increased job opportunities for these qualified positions too!

*Source: Labour Market Insight (2023).

1.3 million Australians changed jobs in the past year*

70K+ Job Vacancies in Healthcare*

Average AUD Salary between $85K – $100K+*

University Pathways

If you’re wishing to become a Paramedic, studying the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care first is a popular choice for many individuals.

This pathway allows you to build up your practical skills and medical knowledge, not to mention qualify you, so you’re able to get a job in healthcare before applying for university. The best part is your ATAR doesn’t matter!

There are various universities across Australia that accept VET Entry and have RPL available so when the time comes to apply, be sure to check if you’re eligible. You can learn more here or alternatively, feel free to check out some FAQs to help better understand your options.

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Our Industry Partners

We are proudly partnered with established organisations such as Event Medical Plus and ProMED Tasmania.

These important partnerships mean we can provide our students with remarkable learning and career opportunities while they study, and as graduates.

ProMED Tasmania Co-Owner and Registered Paramedic, Damien Almond, shared “As Tasmania’s leading provider of event medical & first aid services, ProMED Tasmania is able to offer APC students with clinical placement at some of Tasmania’s largest events as well as smaller events.”

Sam Bates | Pro Cricketer aiming for university

Meet Sam, one of our impressive students studying the Diploma in Tasmania.

I’ve just moved to Hobart to pursue a professional cricketing career, so it’s pretty full-on. That’s why this Diploma was perfect for me,” she shared.

Many of our students work while studying or have other demands they need to focus on at the same time. Sam is an inspiring example of how studying at APC is still possible, no matter other important commitments in life! 


What our students say

Ashleigh Giles | Adelaide student

Meet Ashleigh, one of our amazing students who studied the Diploma at APC.

As someone who is looking to change careers, Ashleigh is happy with her decision to study with APC due to the flexibility she’s able to have while working.

“I’m currently working full-time in aged care, so choosing the diploma as opposed to the bachelor for me was just the convenience of being able to study it at my own pace at the same time as continuing to do a job that I love”, she shared.


Learn how to become a paramedic

Ready to apply?

If you’re ready to take the next step towards a rewarding career in healthcare, speak to one of our friendly Course Advisors to help you get started.

Simply fill out the below form and we will be in touch soon!