New Zealand Diploma in Ambulance Practice

Whitireia Community Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Paramedical Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Health and Disability Commissioner Act 1994 (HDC Act) applies to the outcomes of this qualification and programmes must incorporate knowledge and application of the HDC Code of Health and Disability Services Consumers' Rights (the Code).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the New Zealand public with individuals who are competent at providing out-of-hospital clinical care using a patient-centric approach in the ambulance context.

This qualification is suitable for individuals seeking to develop their career within the ambulance sector, as an alternative entry point to degree study.

Graduates will be capable of practicing in a culturally safe manner with some clinical supervision, within a specified scope of practice relating to the role of Emergency Medical Technicians in the ambulance context.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Other Health at this level can earn:

$26,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

48%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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Lyttelton Port Company Director's UC Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

$10,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 237 3100
Fax: (04) 237 3101
Email: info@whitireia.ac.nz
Web: http://www.whitireia.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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