With APC, the majority of your course is completed online, in your own time. You’ll gain all the fundamental knowledge you need, and when you’re ready, you’ll put everything you’ve learnt into practice in clinical workshops and industry placements (depending on which course you’re studying).
It might seem strange to think about learning to be a emergency healthcare practitioner with online learning—but it works, and there are a whole heap of benefits to it.
Learn at your own pace, around your everyday commitments.
Read, listen or watch your course content in your easy-to-use online portal.
Learn from expert instructors with decades of experience as paramedics or industry medics.
Whether studying online, at one of our workshops or out on placement, our dedicated Student Success Team is here to help you, every step of the way. There is even a Mental Health First Officer on-hand if you need them.
You can reach out to them for help with:
With decades of frontline experience between them, as rescue medics, industry medics or state ambulance paramedics, our passionate Trainers and Assessors are experts in frontline healthcare.
They lead all clinical workshops and are who you can reach out to if you have questions about the course material when you are studying online. If you need them, one-on-one sessions are available with them via phone or video call.
An easy way to stay motivated and progress with your studies is by connecting with other students to share advice and ask questions. APC alumni are also a great source of knowledge when it comes to choosing a university or specialist career path.
Clinical workshops are your chance to learn the hands-on, practical skills you’ll need to use every day as a emergency healthcare practitioner. You’ll also have the opportunity to meet your Trainers and fellow students.
Here’s what you need to know:
Once you’ve learned the theory and built up your practical skills, it’s time to get out into the real world for some on-the-job experience with an industry work placement.
Work placement is your chance to:
Depending on the course you are taking, the hours of work placement that you need to complete will vary.
While it’s up to you to find your own placement, APC has partnerships with organisations across Australia, including St John VIC, and our Student Success Team can help you source the right placement for you.
Take a look inside our world-class training facility. Based in Burleigh Heads, Queensland, our facility is home to 3 fully equipped, used state Ambulances, all the latest paramedical equipment and medical emergency simulation facilities to give you the hands-on experience you need.
Our dedicated, passionate team of Trainers and Assessors have decades of emergency health experience and will give you the practical knowledge and confidence to succeed.Meet our trainers
Fill in a short application form and one of our Career Advisors will give you a call to discuss the course and your goals in more detail. They’ll also answer any questions you might have.