CPUT BTech: Emergency Medical Care Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees

EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE > Course discontinued as of 2024 (only returning students will be allowed to apply for 2024)

BTech: (Baccalaureus Technologiae)

Graduates are qualified for professional registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as an Emergency Care Practitioner. This qualification is designed to produce professionals who are independent clinical practitioners and rescue specialists within the emergency medical care and rescue environments. The qualification will develop cognitive, technological and scientific enquiry capability and promote the research, innovation and management skills necessary for management and development of the emergency medical and rescue professions.
Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities exist in provincial emergency and rescue services, private emergency services, SANDF, the mining industry, as well as international occupational health and safety and emergency servuces.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees
Offering Type and Duration
Part-Time / Two years part time/One year full time
Course is offered on Bellville Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Nandipa Mfecane
Telephone: +27 21 953 8408
Fax: +27 21 959 6190
Email: mfecanen@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 


This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.


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