Ambulance Officer – ANZSCO 411111

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Provides specialised transport services and emergency health care for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles



  • Patient Transport Officer

Skills Assessment Authority



No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 4111 Ambulance Officers and Paramedics


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

The occupation Ambulance Officer in this unit group has a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

Occupations in this Group