Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care

Subjects

7 readings
Reading: Vehicle Extrication
Reading: High Angle 1
Reading: Hazmat Awareness
Reading: Fire Search & Rescue
Reading: Basic 4×4 Driving Skills
Reading: Incident Command System 100 (ICS 100)
Reading: Basic Research Methodology

Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care

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About this course

The Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care is a one-year, full time programme, which includes professional, vocational, and industry-specific knowledge that provides a sound understanding of general theoretical principles as well as a combination of general and specific procedures and their application.

Career Opportunities

Paramedicine is a rapidly developing profession with career opportunities both nationally and internationally. Successful completion of the course could secure a graduate employment in the Provincial Emergency Medical Services, Local Municipal Emergency Medical Services, Private Emergency Medical Services, and the South African Fire and Rescue Services.

Minimum requirements

  • English – 3
  • Mathematics – 3 / or Mathematical literacy – 5
  • Life Sciences – 3 or Physical Sciences – 3
  • One additional subject – 3
  • One additional Language – 3

Syllabus

The Higher Certificate in Emergency Medical Care is a one-year, full time programme, which includes professional, vocational, and industry-specific knowledge that provides a sound understanding of general theoretical principles as well as a combination of general and specific procedures and their application.

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7 readings
Reading: Vehicle Extrication
Reading: High Angle 1
Reading: Hazmat Awareness
Reading: Fire Search & Rescue
Reading: Basic 4×4 Driving Skills
Reading: Incident Command System 100 (ICS 100)
Reading: Basic Research Methodology