Paramedics work in the healthcare field. As part of the emergency medical response personnel that is dispatched with an ambulance, paramedics work mostly in an outside setting.
They mainly deal with house crises, car accidents, and other mishaps that necessitate immediate medical assistance. When people are unable to go to a hospital owing to issues in an emergency situation, this is the most common scenario.
In South Africa, health industry companies offer paramedic learnerships, which are in high demand.
Since the 1970s, when the first emergency care staff were utilized, this profession has progressed significantly. Ambulances were originally used to transfer sick and injured people to hospitals, but they are now better trained and considered mobile nurses in certain ways.
Health Care Learnerships Available:
Emergency Care Worker
Companies that offer Paramedic Learnerships:
- Department of Health Polokwane
- Department of Health Kwa Zulu Natal
- Netcare 911
- SAPS? South African Paramedic Services
You must be a citizen of SA
Must have a valid ID book or document of South Africa
You must have completed your Grade 12 and hold a Matric certificate with a 50% average
Must have passed English, Mathematics & Physical Science with a 40% mark on level 4 (NGF)
Applicants must submit a CV, all academic results, copy of ID or citizenship with the application. All fields of the application must be completed and all detail provided on it must be current. S
Selected candidates who make the shortlist will be contacted and may be asked to attend an interview, health check or further assessments.