Category Archives: Courses

Action Training Academy

Action Training Academy (ATA) has experienced tremendous growth and now operates nationally, with branches in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western and Eastern Cape. The growth of the business can be attributed to the dedicated management team, professional facilitators, fair pricing and quality-focused customer care. Action Paramedic Training Courses Basic Ambulance Assistant Course Entry Requirements Matric Certificate (Grade 12)Certified… Read More »

What Are The Paramedic Courses In South Africa?

There are currently numerous options on how to become a paramedic. In order to work on an ambulance, you have to have at least BAA (Basic Ambulance Assistant) qualification and be registered with the HPCSA. Over and above the BAA you can later enrol for AEA and CAA/Btech EMC. There are two ways to become an Advanced Life… Read More »

How Much Will Paramedic School in South Africa Cost?

The cost of your courses will vary a lot based on what you’re trying to achieve. For those seeking to enroll in a Basic Ambulance Assistant course, you can expect to pay anything from R8500.00 if you’re a full-time student to R9000.00 if you can only go part-time. In U.S. dollars, this equates to about $800 for full-time… Read More »

How Long Will It Take to Become a Paramedic In South Africa?

The question of ‘How Long Will It Take to Become a Paramedic In South Africa?’ can only be answered based on the course one want to study because certificate, diploma, degree, and masters course in paramedics do not take the same duration to complete. Each school or training academy will have a slightly different length of time it… Read More »

What Are The Paramedic Levels In South Africa?

Before you can even think of becoming an”EMT” or paramedic, it’s important to understand the different levels of EMS in South Africa.  They are as follows: BAA (Basic Ambulance Assistant) AEA or ILS (Ambulance Emergency Assistant, which is an ILS or Intermediate Life Support certification) ECT (Emergency Care Technician) CCA/ND (Critical Care Assistant and “National Diploma”) ECP (Emergency… Read More »