About the Course

Are you looking for an exciting fast-paced job that allows you to make a difference in people’s lives? Are you looking to enter a career which is in demand, and offers you opportunities in the private and public sectors and uniformed services? Are you looking for a role that develops your critical thinking and leadership skills? 

If so, then this course is for you.

Offered in collaboration with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and supported by the National Pre-hospital Emergency care Training Committee (NPTC), this course aims to equip our learners with the knowledge and skills in emergency medical services and the roles of a paramedic. It will integrate core knowledge and skills to treat and manage the various trauma and medical emergencies according to clinical practice guidelines. Critical core skills such as communication, leadership and crisis management will be included to improve operational effectiveness and work efficiency.

This 12-month full time diploma conversion programme comprises six Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs) and four blocks of ambulance attachments with SCDF.  


What You'll Study


Participants will be required to complete all modules. Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will be awarded the Diploma (Conversion) in Paramedic Sciences by Nanyang Polytechnic.