Apply for assessment of equivalency to be able to work in the NEPT sector.

The minimum professional qualifications for various NEPT roles are outlined in the Staff qualifications table, on this page. 

The Department of Health and Human Services will accept applications from students who may have completed or be part way through studying for a different health degree, such as a Bachelor of Paramedicine. 

An FAQ sheet and an education mapping template are provided to assist students with preparing an application for assessment of equivalency.

Staff qualifications

Classification Minimum professional qualification
Patient transport officer 
Certificate 3 in Non-Emergency Patient Transport* 
Enrolled nurse division 2
Diploma of Nursing*  
Ambulance transport attendant/ officer
Diploma of Paramedical Science* 
Registered nurse division 1
Bachelor of Nursing*
Registered nurse division 1 critical care
Graduate Certificate in Critical Care Nursing*

 *Or a qualification that, in the opinion of the Department of Health and Human Services, is at least equivalent to the minimum qualification referred to in the table.

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