UNIT GROUP 3491 AMBULANCE OFFICERS AND PARAMEDICS
AMBULANCE OFFICERS AND PARAMEDICS provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
- attending accidents and emergencies to provide pre-hospital care and transporting casualties to medical facilities
- transporting sick and disabled persons to and from centres of specialised treatment or rehabilitation
- instructing community groups and essential service workers in first aid
- attending public gatherings and sporting events where accidents and other health emergencies may occur