Paramedic Assessment for Registration short course

The Paramedic Assessment for Registration course is delivered in conjunction with Te Kaunihera Manapou (Paramedic Council) New Zealand. You can do this assessment programme if you are eligible under pathway C for registration as a paramedic.

Who can do this course

This course is primarily aimed at the prehospital emergency services including extended or intensive care paramedics, paramedics and EMTs that have completed a recognised paramedic or equivalent qualification.

Why is this course recommended for me

You have been referred by Te Kaunihera Manapou (Paramedic Council) New Zealand under pathway C to complete this course which will enable your eligibility for registration as a paramedic in New Zealand.

This course has been co-designed and run with Whitireia Community Polytechnic. The course will assess your suitability against Te Kaunihera Manapou (Paramedic Council) New Zealand domains of practice.

How long is the course

The course should take approximately 32 hours of online learning and an 8 hours of in-person practical scenarios, OSCEs and assessment. Extensive pre-learning through the AUT Canvas learning management system will facilitate content required for successful completion.

You will have 2 months to complete the online learning, prior to attending your in-person session.

Course overview

There are five domains associated with the standards of clinical competence. Each domain comprises a list of statements that identify the scope of competencies a paramedic must demonstrate for that domain. There are five domains relating to the standards associated with the clinical competence for paramedics:

  • Domain 1: Professional and ethical practice
  • Domain 2: Communication and collaboration
  • Domain 3: Evidence-based practice
  • Domain 4: Safety and risk management
  • Domain 5: Paramedic clinical practice

Content includes

  • Online theory
  • Simulation
  • OSCEs
  • Viva Voce
  • Skills and clinical rationale assessments

Enrolment information

Dates: on application
Cost: $1200 + gst

Contact us

Department of Paramedicine
Phone: 09 921 9999 ext. 7811

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