Training

We are always learning
We encourage VAOs to take every training opportunity provided.
Classroom training
Training opportunities are provided through Ambulance Tasmania scheduled training.
Some volunteers are trainers too
The VAOAT encourages all volunteers to help pass on their valuable skills to new volunteers.
The skills we learn can help save lives
The VAOAT aims to assist volunteers with free training opportunities.
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Volunteer Ambulance Officers receive training through Ambulance Tasmania. This occurs in classrooms and through one-on-one training, online learning and, most valuably, on-the-job exposure. The VAOAT encourages all volunteers to complete their annual accreditation training to maintain their skills.

The VAOAT is aware that VAOs are always keen to learn and expand their knowledge, and have gathered a selection of external training opportunities.  We hope you take the time to take advantage of these wonderful resources.

The VAOAT would like to sincerely thank these organisations for sharing their valuable resources with us and their support of our website.

This link is only for Volunteer Ambulance Officers to access their training modules through the Tasmanian Health Education Online.  You will need your Ambulance Tas logon and password to access this site.

Click on this link to the University of Tasmania short courses.   Watch for more exciting opportunities through this University.

This link to MyPulse is only for Tasmanian Emergency Services Employees and volunteers.

Click on the icon to link to training opportunities with Hand Hygiene Australia.

Click on the icon to link to the Heads Up website, developed by Beyond Blue in collaboration with the Mentally Healthy Workplace Alliance, using funding provided by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

Click on this icon to link to Class Central which is a search engine feature to find courses based on your interest.

Follow this link to the Council of Ambulance Authorities website for opportunities to join into webinars.

Follow this link to Asthma Australia website.  Some of these courses are free.

Click on the icon to link to hundreds of courses available through Australian College of Paramedicine. Some of these courses are free to members.

Follow this link to the Australian Government COVID-19 Infection Control Training.

Learn more about diabetes through this link to Diabetes Australia.