NSW Paramedical Students

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

Welcome to APC, Wetherill Park

Our Australian Paramedical College (APC) students based in NSW complete their in-person practical training less than an hour away from Sydney’s CBD.

30% of our graduates are based in NSW which speaks to the experience we have in supporting dedicated individuals looking to start a career in healthcare across the state.

We are proudly partnered with organisations such as Medical Edge Australia, which has enabled 200+ APC students to gain access to high-quality and real-life Clinical Placement as a result. This collaboration provides unique employment pathways for our graduates too, making their end-to-end journey seamless.


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 online into practice!

Career Pathways

There are various job pathways available to qualified APC graduates.

You could become an Event Medic, Patient Transport Officer (PTO) or even Emergency Services Officer (ESO) with the healthcare industry continuing to rapidly increase across the nation.

Nearly 90% of citizens engage with the NSW health system each year*

*NSW Health (May 2022)

Medic average salary in NSW ranges up to $150K*

*Jora (October, 2023)

High Job Satisfaction (4+ Stars)*

*APC Student Survey (2023)

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

As a NSW student, Charles Sturt University (CSU) accepts VET Entry and have RPL available so when the time comes to applying for university, 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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I’m doing distance study with CSU, and they said it would take off roughly a semester!” – APC Graduate

Our Industry Partners

We are proudly partnered with local organisations Medical Edge Australia, Wagga Wagga First Aid Training, DEVELOP, Get First Aid, Highlands First Aid and AirMed.

These important partnerships mean we can provide students with remarkable hands-on experience while they study, and real career outcomes as APC  graduates.

Clinical Placement is essentially one long job interview!” – Brodie White, Director, Medical Edge Australia

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Carissa Bellato | Awarding winning graduate

Meet Carissa, one of our HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care students who won NSW Vocational Student of the Year as a teenager!

With sights set on becoming a State Ambulance Paramedic, Carissa began studying with APC while still completing her secondary schooling. “If you’re interested in paramedicine, definitely APC is such a great place to study!” she shared.

Learn how to become a paramedic

Hear from a local student

Simon Webber | Newcastle

Meet Simon, one of our hardworking HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care students who was looking for a career change!

With a successful career in construction and working for the NRL already too, Simon decided to follow his passion and start studying paramedicine. 

“The end goal is what helps motivate me knowing that I can make a difference once I’ve got my qualifications, and the opportunities that present themselves once you’re fully qualified.”

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!