St John Ambulance Victoria

Providing valuable first aid services to Victorians for over 140 years.

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Industry Leaders in Partnership

With a shared passion for providing healthcare training and medical services that change lives, Australian Paramedical College (APC) and St John Ambulance Victoria (St John) have been in partnership since 2021.

As a trusted presence in the Victorian community, St John provides APC students with the opportunity to complete their Clinical Placement hours under the direct supervision of their experienced healthcare professionals in the patient transport sector.

This can lead to exciting employment opportunities for APC graduates who demonstrate excellence during their training too!

Making a real difference

St John have trained 150,000+ Victorians in First Aid*

St John treated 7,500+ patients at events in 2022*

Source: St John Ambulance Australia (2023)

More than 20,000 volunteers & staff Australia-wide*

About St John Ambulance Victoria

St John Ambulance Victoria is a charity and an independent branch of St John Ambulance Australia, with a well-known reputation for helping communities across the state in times of crisis and natural disaster.

Not only does St John train thousands of Victorians each year in lifesaving first aid, they also provide patient transport and medical care to people in need every day.

Dr Simon Sawyer, APC’s Director of Education shared, “We are thrilled to partner with St John Ambulance Victoria. This partnership will give our students the chance to immerse themselves in a hands-on experience with one of Australia’s most esteemed and well-established patient transport and first aid providers”.

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Gain real experience

Our Industry Partnership with St John means you can complete your Clinical Placement with them via a flexible rostering system, giving you the chance to get hands-on patient transport experience as a student.

Get satisfaction from serving your community while learning from skilled healthcare workers to find out what it means to help save lives.

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Build your network

With more than 20,000 dedicated volunteers and staff across Australia, St John has a widespread community of like-minded individuals who share our passion for helping their communities in times of need.

As an APC student, you could have the chance to connect with and learn from this group before you even graduate.

We are proud to be able to offer our students such incredible opportunities with organisations such as St John throughout their study journey and beyond.

Ready to learn more?

Take a closer look at our courses and have a chat to one of our friendly Course Advisors to find out how APC can help you create that amazing career you’ve always dreamed of.