Diploma of Emergency Health Care

This course is not available to international students.
National code: HLT51020 Diploma (TAFE) Wantirna Send me a link to this course

Get qualified to work in the private and non-emergency patient transport sector as an Ambulance Transport Attendant (ATA) with a Diploma of Emergency Health Care.

You’ll gain the clinical skills and theoretical knowledge to treat and transport patients in an emergency across pre-hospital and out-of-hospital care, including advanced skills in life support. 

You’ll complete 160 clinical placement hours with our industry partner Health Select including a mix of morning, afternoon and evening shifts across weekdays and weekends. Or choose to complete your placement with the organisation you currently work with under the supervision of an ATA.  

Upon graduation you’ll be qualified to work as an Ambulance Transport Attendant, a Patient Transport Officer or as an Ambulance Community Officer.


This course can take up to 12 months to complete, including placement, however this may be decreased to 6 months with prior qualifications


Wantirna (February, July) - View application and start dates

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