Emergency and Medical Care (Paramedic)

3 years
Minimum requirements
Maths, English, Life Science or Physical Science and LO

Paramedics respond to accident scenes, whether on the road or elsewhere, to lend medical assistance to accident victims. Their primary role is to provide pre-hospital advanced medical and trauma care. They resuscitate and stabilize critically ill or injured patients prior to transporting them to the hospital.

Where you can study
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Central University of Technology
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • University of Johannesburg
Job opportunities
  • Districts (public institutions)
  • Industries
  • Universities (lecturing)
  • Private (own practice)