Australian Paramedical College (APC) students put their online learning into practice at WA’s largest emergency response training facility, shared with WHS and Fire & Safety Australia (FSA). The training site is located in North Lake, comprising of classrooms, practical areas, ample parking, and over 6,000 square meters of space.
We are partnered with FSA and St John WA, further deepening our reach across the state which ultimately provides increased learning and employment opportunities for not only students, but the wider regional community in WA as well.
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.
In WA, you’re in the perfect place to explore a career in the mines as a Medical Emergency Services Officer (MESO) or Industrial Medic with these roles in high demand with the resources industry continuing to boom across the state.*
*Source: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), 2023.
Work in healthcare, or are advancing their healthcare studies*
*APC Alumni Survey (2023)
*Jora (October, 2023)
*APC Student Survey (2023)
APC offers 2 courses in WA which are self-paced, allowing you to study online in your own time.
As an APC student, you’re eligible for discounts on selected FSA courses too! Chat to one of our friendly Course Advisors to learn more 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.
We are proudly partnered with local organisations Fire & Safety Australia (FSA) and St John WA.
These important partnerships mean we can provide students with remarkable hands-on experience while they study, and real career outcomes as APC graduates.
“FSA is excited to partner with APC and work together on being industry in the provision of medical and response training!” – Steve McLeod, CEO, Fire & Safety Australia
Feeling unfulfilled in her previous job, Michelle was excited by the prospect of rescue paramedicine. Studying at APC has given her a chance to get started on this career pathway, now working as an Emergency Services Officer (ESO) in WA and being closer to her dream career.
“APC stood out because it was self-paced and having that online ability with the phone consults with the trainers was just perfect.”
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 WA student, please note Edith Cowan University (ECU) 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 Jarrod, one of our impressive APC graduates who studied the HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care.
Since graduating, Jarrod has been working as a Rescue Paramedic all over Australia which involves rope rescue, RCR, and clinical treatment of the mine site workers. Prior to that, he was an Emergency Services Officer (ESO) and Ambulance Community Officer and has even travelled to Ghana and Egypt to help set up medical clinics.
“It was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had“, he shared about his APC experience.
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.
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