Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport - Paramedicine Online
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Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport

Get the skills you need to save lives.

The certificate III in Non-Emergency patient transport is your entry level position in to the healthcare industry.


The health care industry is the fastest growing industry for employment in Australia. Privatisation of many industry sectors has meant a steady increase in employment with more to come over the coming years.

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Course Description

Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient provides students with entry-level qualifications to start their career in the health care industry. The course is delivered online over a period of 4-6 months and includes a single one week of intensive face to face workshops in either Melbourne, Sydney or the Gold Coast. This entry level course allows you to immerse yourself in study without the pressure of giving up your day job. Upon the completion of the Certificate III, you will have the qualifications required to work as a patient transport officer.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course but you may qualify for an RPL based on previous tertiary study.

Career Opportunities

On completion of the Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport you will be qualified in:
*Private Hospital Transport officer
*Ambulance Officer
*Ambulance Volunteer.


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Work Experience

We recommend that you undertake voluntary work experience in the field during your studies. There are many organisations who are accountable for providing staff for various events from basic First Aid to Intensive Care Paramedics. If you have a current First Aid and CPR certificate you can find voluntary work as a medic at festivals, concerts, sporting events and other events.

Practical Workshop

The Certificate III course includes a one week face to face practical workshop held in either Melbourne, Sydney or the Gold Coast. This is a great time for students to build relationships, find study buddies and start thinking bout where they want to take their career in health care.

Before attending the practical, you must complete the first 9 units from the Communications, Scene Management and Clinical modules.

Course Curriculum

Professional Practice:
CHCCOM005 – Communicate and work in health or community services
CHCDIV001 – Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001 – Work legally and ethically (Elective)
HLTAMB012 – Communicate in complex situations to support health care (Elective)

Clinical Practice 1:
HLTAAP001 – Recognise healthy body systems
HLTAID003 – Provide first aid
BSBMED301 – Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately (Elective)

Paramedical Practice 1:
HLTAMB001 – Follow procedures for routine safe removal of patient
HLTAMB014 – Transport non-emergency patients under operational conditions
HLTAMB011 – Manage a routine non-emergency scene (Elective)

Safe Work:
HLTINF001 – Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTWHS002 – Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006 – Manage personal stressors in the work environment (Elective)