FAQ – I want to become a Paramedic but don’t know where to start?

“I want to become a paramedic but don’t know where to start!” This is a statement we hear so often. We can help get you started!

We hear this question so often, and the answer is not the same for everyone.

We get this question from high school graduates, those who didn’t get a good ATAR, people looking for a career change, or mature age students who are looking to go back to study, and the answer is different for everybody. We suggest you speak with a Course Advisor, who can help give advice specific to your stage in life. Either contact us here, or call 1300 377 741.

Becoming a paramedic in Australia requires a Bachelors Degree. If you want to read more on the process and career pathways to become a paramedic, click here.


About Australian Paramedical College

Australian Paramedical College is the largest pre-hospital health care training provider in Australia.

We offer three courses in the health scope:

Our nationally recognised paramedical pathway training programs provide a flexible and affordable pathway to employment in the private sector, or as a stepping stone to university. We offer everyone the opportunity to become an emergency healthcare practitioner, regardless of their educational background. We believe you should still pursue your goals even if your school or college grades are not where they should be.

We live in an era where anything is possible when you put your mind to it. With advances in technology and learning methodologies, there is no reason why you can not follow your dreams and become a person who can save lives and contribute to the well-being of the community.


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.