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.
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!
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.
*NSW Health (May 2022)
*Jora (October, 2023)
*APC Student Survey (2023)
APC offers 3 courses in NSW which are all self-paced, allowing you to study online in your own time.
Check out our courses to help begin your paramedicine journey today!
An entry-level qualification that is the first step on your pathway to becoming a first responder or paramedic
Gain the skills to deliver pre-hospital care in a range of roles, or put you on the pathway to becoming a paramedic.
Qualifies you to become a patient transport officer (PTO) and is the ideal first step into a career in healthcare.
We are proudly partnered with local organisations Medical Edge Australia, Wagga Wagga First Aid Training and DEVELOP.
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
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.
With a Diploma already under her belt at 17 and plans to study at Charles Sturt University in the future, Carissa’s drive to follow her passion is truly inspiring.
If you’re wishing to become a Paramedic, studying the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care is an excellent place to start.
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! You will also benefit by gaining quality industry experience so you’re well prepared for your paramedic training, and even earn an income while furthering your studies.
As a NSW student, please note Charles Sturt University (CSU) accepts VET Entry and have RPL available. You can learn more here or alternatively, feel free to check out some FAQs to help better understand your options.
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.”
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!