Ronin™SA produces uniquely trained Ambulance Personnel (Level 5 Diploma) who are equally at home in traditional Ambulance Services (NHS & Private) as they are in austere environments e.g. close protection, maritime & aviation.
The Emergency Care Diploma (FREC 3 - 5) consists of a Classroom Phase (6 weeks) and a Practical Phase (750 hours) which can be completed in as little as 20 weeks (via our Practical Placement Partners) or up to 18 months (1.5 years)
Directly after the Course
After Post Course Practical Placement (60 shifts)
Theoretical Curriculum (Week 1 & 2)
|||Sinai Patient Approach|
|||Magills Forceps & Foreign Body Removal|
|||Needle & Surgical Cricothyrodotomy|
|||Oxygen Administration & Nebulisation|
|||Bag Valve Mask Ventilation|
|||Use of Hemostatics & Tourniquets|
|||Needle Thoracentesis (Chest Decompression)|
|||Resuscitation inc. CPR and AED|
|||12 Lead ECG Application & SATS Monittoring|
|||Basic Wound Closure|
|||Vital Sign Monitoring|
|||Medical History Taking|
|||Frontline Ambulannce Shifts - completed in a City with one of the highest trauma levels in the world - let's take you to the coalface of trauma care!|
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You can do your 60-shift practical rotation through our Practical Placement partner Global Medical Projects with whom we have a Memorandum of Understanding
Alternatively, you are welcome to arrange your own placement anywhere in the world however prior approval via Ronin / Qualsafe Award's will need to be secured.
|||State regulated Emergency front-line ambulance / response vehicle - up to 60 of your 60 shifts
|||Event medical cover - up to 32 of your 60 shifts|
|||Working with an Emergency/ Urgent/ Critical Care Practitioner - up to 32 of your 60 shift|
|||GP Practice, Out of hours unscheduled care or walk in centres - up to 32 of your 60 shifts|
|||Minor Injuries/Illness Unit - up to 32 of your 60 shifts|
|||Obstetric/Midwifery units - up to 16 of your 60 shifts
|||Paediatric departments/wards - up to 16 of your 60 shifts
|||Specialist Operations Units - up to 2 of your 60 shifts
|||Other emergency services - up to 2 of your 60 shifts
Please Note: Due to the fact that your qualifications will be of UK origin, the South African Health Professions Council does not permit your practical training phase to be conducted in South Africa
Location & Accommodation
Cape Town, South Africa
Scenic Hout Bay is a lively coastal town with a lovely swimming beach and a picturesque harbour where you can buy some of the best fish and chips in the world.
Students live in modern self-catering apartments sharing a room with a colleague (same gender) close (200m) to the beach, restaurants, shops, gyms, laundry and best of all, the training center.
Breakfast & Dinner is taken at an assortment of local restaurants on a voucher based system. Tastes range from Italian to Mexican and all the usual tastes in between
Career Progression to Paramedic
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Ronin SA does offer Fee Reductions to certain people. To view the criteria and application process kindly visit the Fee Reductions Page
Payments can be made via Electronic Funds Transfer by your bank (EFT) from either your Current or Credit Card account.
Payment can be made in two instalments: EUR €2975-00 deposit to secure your place & the balance on / before your arrival