Whilst it’s the Paramedics that are trained to provide life-saving care in emergency situations, the reality is that emergency care starts before a 000 call is even made.
This is why we encourage all of our readers, students, and graduates to share their knowledge of the ambulance system and encourage everyone to partake in a first aid or CPR course because you just never know when an emergency situation may present itself.
1. Call Triple Zero (000)
2. Ask for an ambulance
3. Answer the control/despatch centre officer’s questions
4. Keep calm and communicate clear instructions
5. Do not hang up. Stay on the line for more instructions
Answer a few simple questions about yourself and we’ll be able to compile an easy-to-follow career development plan for you as to how to get started. This takes the confusion out of deciding what to do next. Our Paramedic Pathways Program will also show you what courses you can do to enhance your qualifications and out you in a position to have a job for as long as you want it.
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Or take a look at each of the qualifications we offer and work it out for yourself