1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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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.

Skill Level:
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.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              3491-11 Ambulance Officer
              3491-13 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic

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