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Health Care Students

Health Care Students

St John offers a diverse range of experiences to health care students training to become registered nurses, paramedics, doctors and emergency services professionals.

Health care students can gain invaluable clinical experience by working alongside qualified health care professionals, treating real casualties and dealing with real emergencies.


St John Ambulance (Qld) offers many benefits and challenges for student Health Care Professionals. Through dealing with real patients, real situations and real symptoms you will gain valuable clinical experience.


As a health care student, St John Ambulance (Qld) can offer you

  • Formal and informal mentoring from those already practicing in the profession
  • Opportunities to attend clinical workshops and presentations, including patient assessment and cardiac monitoring
  • Access to simulation training 
  • Additional qualifications including frontline management as well as training and assessment
  • Opportunities to establish and maintain professional relationships with fellow health care students


By volunteering with St John Ambulance (Qld) you will:

  • Develop essential pre-hospital skills including triage and complex care
  • Experience unique multiple patient presentations in the pre-hospital environment during the early stages of acute illness
  • Network and interact with health care professionals and emergency services agencies
  • Hold an esteemed place in St John Ambulance, an international not-for-profit organisation which assists people in need, sickness or distress



  • Application and interview
  • Nationally accredited Provide First Aid certificate
  • National Police check and Working with Children check 


Training opportunities are available, completely free of charge

  • St John First / Advanced Responder induction programs 
  • Provide First Aid 
  • Oxygen administration 
  • Defibrillation 
  • Asthma management 
  • Medications 
  • Advanced airway management
  • Cardiac monitoring
  • Cannulation
  • Certificate II in Emergency Medical Service First Response
  • Certificate III in Basic Health Care (Industrial First Responder)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment 
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