Diploma in Emergency Medical Care

University of Johannesburg

Program Description

Diploma in Emergency Medical Care

University of Johannesburg

Applicants will be required to undergo a structured personal interview, a phobia evaluation, a medical examination, a physical fitness- and a swimming proficiency evaluation.

Career

Emergency Medical Care Diploma Graduates are eligible to register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as Emergency Care Technicians (ECTs). ECTs are responsible for the treatment of ill and injured persons in the pre-hospital emergency care environment. Career opportunities exist in public and private emergency medical services both locally and abroad.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum APS: 26
  • Language of teaching and learning- English: 5 (60%+)
  • Mathematics : 4 (50%+)
  • Mathematical Literacy: Not accepted
  • Physical Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Life Sciences: 4 (50%+)
  • Additional Subject 1: 4 (50%+)
  • Additional Subject 2: 4 (50%+)

Admission for international applicants is subject to meeting the compliance requirements as stipulated by the Immigration Act No 13 of 2002, the regulations made there under the University’s policy.


Meeting the Faculty’s minimum requirements for a particular programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that programme due to space constraints. All applicants have to complete the NBT (National Benchmark Test) prior to admission. The result of the NBT will inform decisions taken on placement of the applicant. Life Orientation is not included when calculating APS.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 16, 2017
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This course is Campus based
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Feb. 2018
Duration
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2 years
Full time
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South Africa - Johannesburg
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