Minimum Requirements for Paramedics

Ambulance Tasmania

Minimum Requirements for Paramedics

The minimum requirements for employment as a paramedic in Tasmania are prescribed in the Ambulance Services Act 1982 (the Act).

The Act states that a person must hold a prescribed paramedic qualification or qualification and experience that the Commissioner of Ambulance Services is satisfied demonstrates a satisfactory level or understanding and competence in the areas of knowledge contained within a prescribed paramedic qualification.

The qualification prescribed for the purposes of the Act is a Bachelor of Paramedic Science.  This qualification is prescribed in the Ambulance Service (Paramedic) Regulations 2014.

For more information, please call 1300 303 196 or email

Related: Graduate Paramedics Program