How to become a Rescue Paramedic?

How to become a Rescue Paramedic

This article shows the qualifications, skills and experience needed to become a rescue Paramedic.

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Are you a registered  Paramedic with exceptional skills? Can you imagine yourself jumping out of a helicopter or working in confined spaces? Do you have advanced four-wheeled driving skills or want to work in extreme circumstances? If you answered yes to any one of these questions, you should look into becoming a Rescue Paramedic!

Becoming a search and rescue paramedic offers a pathway to one of the most rewarding and exciting careers within Australia. It is a career with unlimited growth opportunities, where your unique medical and survival skills are called upon to save the day at any given moment.

Sample job**

CPA Group Health and Medical are currently seeking expressions of interest for Rescue Paramedics to join their specialised, dynamic and highly professional organisation which works in maritime, mining & remote medicine industries.

CPA is looking for suitably qualified applicants who are interested in a DIDO (drive-in-drive-out) out role within the Bowen Basin Region or FIFO (fly-in-fly-out) out of Brisbane.

For further information on the Group, please visit

Desired qualifications

How to get these qualifications

If this is the direction you want to take once you become a registered Paramedic, we highly suggest up skilling yourself. Most of the above specialised courses, such as the Standard 11, only take 2 days or are short online courses that you can begin to add to your resume today. iMINCO Mining Information.- Standard 11 Mining Induction

What is your career journey?

To discover how you can become a fully qualified Ambulance Paramedic or Basic/Advanced Life Support Medic, complete a personalised paramedical career development plan.