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ANZSCO 411111 - Registered Migration Australia

Ambulance officers provide specialised transport services and emergency health care for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons. Registration or licensing is required in Australia as an ambulance officer; it is a Skill Level 2 occupation.



Ambulance Officer Alternative Titles


  • Paramedic (Aus)
  • Specialisations
  • Patient Transport Officer (Aus)


Ambulance Officers and Paramedics Occupation Lists
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Group: 4111 Ambulance Officers and Paramedics



Job Description - Registered Migration Australia

Ambulance officers in Australia provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.


  • attending accidents, emergencies and requests for medical assistance
  • assessing health of patients, determining need for assistance, and assessing specialised needs and factors affecting patients' conditions
  • performing therapies and administering drugs according to protocol
  • resuscitating and defibrillating patients and operating life-support equipment
  • transporting accident victims to medical facilities
  • transporting sick and disabled persons to and from medical facilities for specialised treatment and rehabilitation
  • instructing community groups and essential service workers in first aid
  • attending public gatherings and sporting events where accidents and other health emergencies may occur
  • ensuring that ambulances are adequately maintained and stocked with medical supplies, and that equipment is in good working order
  • preparing written reports on the state of patients' injuries and treatment provided

Skill Level

Most occupations in the ambulance officers and paramedics unit group (Group 4111) have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.


In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.


Registration or licensing is required in Australia as an ambulance officer.


Occupations within the Ambulance Officer Group



Note: Whilst a similar occupation may appear in the same ambulance officer group if not listed in either the STSOL or MLTSSL the ANZSCO description should be used for reference purposes only.


English Requirement

  • IELTS result with a minimum score of 6 (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  • OET result with a minimum grade B in all sections;
  • TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12 R:13 W:21 S:23 overall L93);
  • PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking and 65 overall


  • Australian graduate exceptions apply in some states/territories
  • Priority Skilled Lists may apply a specific requirement in some states/territories
  • Countries exempt from submitting IELTS or OET include the UK; Canada; New Zealand; US; and Ireland


Where mandatory licensing or registration is required you must demonstrate a level of English either sufficient to meet licensing / registration or a minimum IELTS, or equivalent, whichever is higher.



Assessment Authority


  • Ambulance Officer is currently assessed with VETASSESS - (Vocational Education and Training Assessment Services), more information re: assessment bodies



Average Income Ambulance Officer

The average salary for an Ambulance Officer in Australia is $ 102,972 for male employees and $ 83,672 for female employees per year. Average Age: Males: 43.6 Females: 35.7 Persons: 40.2


Source: (Group 4111) Ambulance officers and paramedics - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016



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