Elihle College of Emergency Care

By | January 7, 2020

The college has been fully accredited by the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), which is the Education and Training Quality Assurer (ETQA) for all training in pre-hospital emergency care in the country. Basic Ambulance Assistant training is currently registrable with the HPCSA.

The college is not exclusively for the training of Emergency Care Practitioners but we intend to train all categories of health workers in aspects of emergency care.

Basic Ambulance Assistant Course

  • Course duration is 120 hours
  • 5 weeks
  • Consist of a theory and classroom practical component


  • Matric Certificate (Grade 12)
  • Certified copy of ID

Basic Ambulance Assistant Skills

  • Basic CPR
  • Basic Airway Management
  • Uncomplicated obstetric delivery
  • Full spinal immobilization and extrication
  • Various medication
  • Responding to the scene for assistance and transportation

Basic Ambulance Assistant Cost

  • Course cost is R11,000.00
  • The deposit required is R7,000.00
  • Proof of payment to be produced upon registering

AEA Entrance Exam Dates 8 March & 4 July – R500.00

Requirements for the entrance exam:

  • Proof of 1000 hours
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Current BAA registration
  • Proof of payment

Fees Structure for Elihle College of Emergency Care

  • Course Fee – R50,000.00
  • Deposit – R30,000.00

You also get:

  • BLS Healthcare Provider (free)
  • Nancy Caroline Volume 1 & 2 (free)


R4,960.00 for 4 months

For more information do not hesitate to contact our offices on (011) 410 5412

Contact Details


We are located in Krugersdorp, South Africa (behind Leratong Hospital)

28 Fountain Street (opposite Home Affairs)

Accommodation available (book prior – space is limited)

Tel: (011) 410 5412
Fax: (086) 263 2957

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