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Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval


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Casuarina Campus (FF)
Online (FF)
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Course Duration
0.5 year/s
1 year/s
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Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval
College of Nursing and Midwifery
Area of study
Clinical and Behavioural Sciences
Health and Medicine

The Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval is an innovative course that will extend knowledge gained through your health studies and develop foundational research skills and a complex understanding of aeromedical retrieval.

Relevant to nurses, midwives, physicians and other health professionals who wish to undertake postgraduate education in the area of aeromedical retrieval.

You can choose to study on campus (internal) or online (external).

This flexible course addresses:

  • delivery processes,
  • critical reflection on aeromedical retrieval practice, and
  • the effects of policy and politics on health care provision, access and individual agency.

This course will expand on your current or recent experience within the health service, and you will undertake education and assessments that have a direct application to your current or future professional practice and context.

On completion of the Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval, you may progress to the Master of Aeromedical Retrieval, with advanced standing of completed studies.

Career opportunities

This course will enhance and develop the knowledge and skills for roles which manage the emergency transport of patients by aeromedical retrieval. Graduates of this course have the opportunity to critically analyse and reflect upon the aeromedical retrieval journey.

The Graduate Certificate examines the Fundamentals and Principles of Aeromedical retrieval as well as the logistic components from the domestic to international level.

Completion of this course positions graduates in a stronger position to undertake senior clinical and administrative roles within their organisation.

Credit transfers & pathways

Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

  • This course is being accredited for delivery in 2021.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This 40-credit point course consists of two core units and two specialist elective units.

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.


Study plan

Detailed course requirements and study information will be published as soon as it becomes available.


Course fees

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

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