Studying at VU will prepare you for the real world of emergency health.

We offer first aid and CPR training, TAFE qualifications, and a Bachelor of Paramedicine held in high regard by the health industry.

Bachelor of Paramedicine
This pre-service training degree prepares you for a career in paramedics. Clinical placements are included as part of this course. You will be progressively introduced to the responsibilities and experiences of the ambulance paramedic.
Duration 3 years Campus St Albans Delivery mode In person

Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport HLT31120

Start your career in non-emergency patient transportation with low-risk patients in Australia’s largest and fastest growing industry.

Campus Industry, Sunshine, Werribee
Diploma of Paramedical Science HLT51015
Gain clinical skills and theoretical knowledge to treat and transport patients with a Diploma of Paramedical Science HLT51015.
Duration 1 year Campus Sunshine Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Online, Workplace

CPR (Refresher) TNABG

The CPR Refresher TNABG course content is based on Australian Resuscitation guidelines. CPR Statement of Attainment is valid for one year.

Duration 3 hours Campus City Flinders, Footscray Nicholson, Industry, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee
Level II First Aid TNABJ

Learn practical first aid skills and knowledge such as CPR, bandaging and splinting, and applying the principles of first aid safety. The course contains a blend of online and face to face learning.

Duration 2 day Campus City Flinders, Footscray Nicholson, Industry, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee

Studying paramedicine at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.


Use your skills to respond to emergencies, or help manage patients needs out of the hospital environment.

If you qualify with our Bachelor of Paramedicine, potential employers include:

  • ambulance services worldwide
  • rural and remote paramedic practice
  • non-emergency patient transport.

Example job titles include:

  • paramedic
  • air ambulance paramedic
  • ambulance community officer
  • clinical instructor
  • MICA paramedic.

Dilan is in the army reserves and is studying paramedicine with VU's Block Model.

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