3258-Ambulance Workers

Job Title: 

Ambulance Workers

Job Description: 

Ambulance workers provide emergency health care to patients who are injured, sick, infirm, or otherwise physically or mentally impaired prior to and during transport to medical facilities.


Assessing health status of persons involved in accidents, natural disasters and other emergency situations, and determining needs for immediate and specialised medical assistance

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

907 - Medical Clinical Sciences

Specific Occupations: 

325801 - Ambulance Officer
Description : Provides specialised transport services and emergency health care for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Ambulance Man / Woman, Patient Transport Officer

325802 - Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic / Ambulance Paramedic
Description : Provides specialised pre-hospital health care to injured, sick, infirm and aged persons and emergency transport to medical facilities.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Paramedic, Paramedic Aide

Additional Notes: 

NOTE: Occupations included in this unit group normally require formal training in emergency medical treatment, patient transport, ambulance principles and practice, or a related field. Ambulance drivers who do not provide health care are classified in Unit group 8322 Car, Taxi and Van Drivers.

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Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa