Diploma of Emergency Care


We all get faced with emergency situations throughout our lives. Our Diploma of Emergency Care is the perfect foundation to take you into the Paramedic industry and align your future with helping those who are in a medical crisis. 

This qualification will provide you with important clinical skills and knowledge to jump in and help those who are unable to help themselves. 


Units Included

HLT51020 - Diploma of Emergency Health Care


CHCDIV001    Work with diverse people
CHCLEG001    Work legally and ethically
HLTAAP002    Confirm physical health status
HLTINF001    Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures
HLTOUT001    Implement safe access and egress
HLTOUT005    Assess and deliver standard clinical care
HLTOUT010    Communicate in complex situations to support health
HLTWHS002    Follow safe work practices for direct client care
HLTWHS006    Manage personal stressors in the work environment


BSBMED301    Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
CHCCCS020    Respond effectively to behaviours of concern
CHCPRP003    Reflect on and improve own professional practice
HLTWHS005    Conduct manual tasks safely   
HLTHPS001     Take clinical measurements    
HLTAAP001     Recognise healthy body systems       
HLTAAP003    Analyse and respond to client health information  

HLTOUT008    Manage a scene


Minimum Requirements & Application Details

Students are provided content, videos, podcasts, activities, excursions, incursions as well as case studies and scenarios in our online environment, followed by time in the classroom to put their knowledge and skills into practice. You must have your own device (tablet or laptop etc) to access your course.


Study Options & Costs

This course is available in the following options:

  • Face to face 1 day/week during school term ($2250). This option is only available to school-aged students. 

  • OR completely online ($1900). This option is available to anyone.  

  • OR combined with our Cert IV in Preparation for Health & Nursing qualification (Face-to-face $4100 or Online $3800).


We love to link our qualifications into a pathway program to ensure that our students are moving in the right direction towards their future. If you complete the Cert III in Health Services Assistance and the Cert IV in Preparation for Health & Nursing Studies, You'll be able to complete the Diploma of Emergency Health Care in half the time and half the cost! 

If you plan on going into the Bachelor of Paramedical Science at University, some universities will provide 6-12 months credit off your Bachelor's degree!