Category Archives: Schools

Paramedic Levels In South Africa

It is not so many years ago that the function of an ambulance was solely to race to the scene of an incident, pick up the patient and speed off to the hospital, when the sole qualification of the attendant was a drivers license. Simply putting a critically injured patient into the back of a poorly equipped or… Read More »

Paramedic Bursaries In South Africa

An Emergency Medical Technician (also known as an “EMT”) responds to emergency calls to provide immediate care to critically injured or ill patients, and thereafter to transport them to a medical facility. During transportation, EMT’s are responsible for monitoring the patients vital signs, while the other EMT drives the emergency vehicle.Emergency Medical Technicians/ Paramedics earn an average annual… Read More »

Paramedic Learnerships In South Africa

In the Healthcare industry, paramedics only do a little part in saving lives, yet, these are sometimes the difference between life and death. Paramedics usually perform their work in outside environments, they are a group of medical professionals that are called out when there is an emergency. They mainly deal with accidents, events that need medical attention, road… Read More »

Flight Paramedic Training In South Africa

This course is designed for paramedics, nursing sisters and doctors who transport (or wish to transport) patients in the air. Air medical transport is an essential component of a well-developed Emergency medical Services (EMS) system. Air medical transport requires well trained medical personnel, proper transportation and patient care equipment, as well as an efficient means of communicating with… Read More »

Paramedic Schools In South Africa And Their Courses

A paramedic is a specialist healthcare professional who responds to emergency calls for medical help outside of a hospital. Paramedic training colleges in South Africa are accredited by Health Professions Council of South Africa HPCSA. Below are the paramedic training avenues in South Africa grouped base on their locations; GUATENG Action Training Academy: Basic Ambulance Assistant Course Ambusave: Basic Ambulance Assistant Course,… Read More »

Provincial Government of the Western Cape College of Emergency Care

Western Cape College of Emergency Care is one of the best paramedic training schools in South Africa. It is registered with the Health Professions Council Of South Africa and the Professional Board for Emergency Care. Western Cape College of Emergency Care Courses Basic Ambulance AssistantAmbulance Emergency AssistantCritical Care Assistant Western Cape College of Emergency Care Requirements Below is… Read More »

Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT)

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology is at the heart of technology education and innovation in Africa. An internationally acclaimed institution, it is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 students. The university has six faculties offering a wide range… Read More »

Ambutek Paramedic Training

The Basic Ambulance Assistant (BAA)/ Basic Life Support Practitioner is the entry level qualification to the pre-hospital emergency care profession, and enables the candidate to register with the Health professions Council Of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Basic Ambulance Assistant, in the category ‘Supervised Practice’. Admission Requirements South African Identity Document National Senior Certificate Course Duration The BAA course is… Read More »

Nelson Mandela University (NMU)

Prospective students should be aware that the B(EMC) programme is taxing in many ways.  Each student will be stretched to their limits in terms of mental capability, emotional pressure and physical challenges.  Training A high degree of fitness is required throughout the programme to encourage a healthy lifestyle that enables the student to do what is required of a paramedic.… Read More »

Queensland Ambulance College

Queensland Ambulance College South Africa is one of the best paramedic training academies in South Africa. The college has been fully accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), which is the Education and Training Quality Assurer (ETQA) for all training in pre-hospital emergency care in the country. Queensland Ambulance College Courses Offered Basic Ambulance Assistant… Read More »