James Cook University JCU

Graduate Certificate of Aeromedical Retrieval

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

This program is concerned primarily with the transport of patients via a properly managed aeromedical evacuation system. It provides students with an overview of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required for the successful management of aeromedical retrieval in the Australian and global context. This course is designed particularly for doctors, nurses and paramedics involved in the emergency transport of patients by fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters. It provides students with the knowledge and skills to manage aeromedical retrieval in domestic and international situations.

Designed for

Doctors, nurses and paramedics involved in the emergency movement of patients by air


12 credit points. 3 core subjects and 1 optional subject. This course is available part-time only.


  • Aeromedical retrieval.

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an AQF level 7 bachelor degree in a relevant health discipline

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Townsville Domestic: $16,800
International: $18,980
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

This course is available part-time only and is offered to international students by offshore external study only. For more information: https://www.jcu.edu.au/courses-and-study

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