How to become an Expedition Medic

What is an expedition medic?

Have you always wondered what an expedition medic is, and how to become one? Well, look no further! We tackle both of those questions in this post!

If you are a health care professional and hold a HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care or HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care (scroll to the end of this article for links) and love travelling to remote locations, then you could become an Expedition Medic.

Expedition Medicine is a rapidly evolving field in the health care sector that see’s medics provide vital pre-hospital emergency care in remote or inhospitable environments.

How to become an expedition medic?

If you’re the type of person that enjoys travel, helping out those less fortunate and working in unpredictable environments then you should look into becoming an Expedition Medic. People in this field possess a very high skill level as well as the ability to deal with any situation thrown their way.

To start a career in expedition medicine we recommend completing either the HLT41120 – Certificate IV in Health Care or  HLT51020 – Diploma of Emergency Health Care.

Both of these qualifications provide a flexible and affordable pathway to becoming a Medic/Paramedic.

For more information on how to get a start in the industry or to enquire about paramedical pathway training please call 1300 377 741. Or book an appointment online to talk one-on-one with a course specialist.

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.