What High School Subjects Are Needed To Become A Paramedic?

By | January 7, 2020

The applicant with a national senior certificate with a higher certificate endorsement must have the following subjects and ratings: Either 1 or 2 or 3:

1.  The applicant with a Senior Certificate (Prior to 2009) must have at least a minimum of an E symbol  on Higher Grade or a D  symbol on Standard Grade for all of the following subjects:

·         English

·         Mathematics

·         Biology and/or Physical Science

2. National Senior Certificate and must have an achievement rating  of at  least a Rate Code 3 (40%-49%) for each of the following     subjects:

·         English

·         Mathematics

·         Life Sciences and/or Physical Sciences

3. National Certificate (Vocational), must have achieved a minimum pass of 60% for all of the following subjects:

·         English

·         Mathematics

·         Life Sciences and/or Physical Sciences

Please note these are provisional symbols and subjects and they may be changed by the relevant universities.

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