Paramedic Registration - Tasmania

Description

You need to be registered to practise as a paramedic. Registered paramedics provide emergency care to sick or injured people outside a hospital or care facility and can use the protected title of paramedic or paramedicine.

You must be registered if you work in a non-clinical paramedic role but you will not need this registration if you are a:

  • student
  • medic
  • volunteer ambulance officer
  • emergency medical technician (EMT).

There are three different types of registration offered to practitioners:

  • general
  • limited
  • non-practising.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • hold an approved qualification
  • meet the requirements stated in the registration standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

One year

Expiry

30 November

Act(s) name

Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (Tasmania) Act 2010 Tasmania

Approval time

It usually takes up to 10 days to assess a completed application. Complex, graduate or applications from overseas may take 4 - 6 weeks or longer to assess.

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency