Gauteng EMS Internship Programme 2024

Gauteng EMS Internship

The Gauteng province of South Africa is the economic and financial hub of the country. As such, it requires a robust and efficient emergency medical services system to cater to the needs of its vast population. The Gauteng Emergency Medical Services (GEMS) Internship Programme 2024 provides an exceptional opportunity for aspiring emergency care professionals to join the prestigious Green Angels team and make a significant contribution to the well-being of the community.

Programme Overview

The GEMS Internship Programme is a 12-month program designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to excel in the field of emergency medical care. The program includes a comprehensive curriculum that covers various aspects of emergency response, patient assessment and treatment, and pre-hospital care.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for the GEMS Internship Programme 2024, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification
  • Current and valid registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as:
    • Basic Ambulance Assistant (BAA)
    • Intermediate Life Support (ILS)
    • Emergency Care Technician (ECT)
    • Emergency Care Assistant (ECA)
  • Driver’s license (added benefit)
  • Valid RSA ID document

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Green Angel intern, you will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Ensuring compliance with all policies and procedures of the Gauteng Department of Health and GEMS
  • Attending to all dispatched emergency calls promptly
  • Providing pre-hospital care to patients in accordance with EMS and HPCSA guidelines
  • Coordinating and treating patients in various emergency situations
  • Maintaining a high standard of customer service and communication
  • Undertaking additional duties as assigned by management


Interns in the GEMS Internship Programme will receive the following benefits:

  • Monthly stipend of R 5,000.00
  • Comprehensive training and development opportunities
  • Exposure to real-life emergency situations
  • Mentorship and guidance from experienced emergency care professionals
  • A chance to make a tangible difference in the lives of others

Application Process

Interested candidates should submit their applications directly to Emergency Medical Services, Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road and Tonnetti Street, Midrand, or post them to P.O Box 8311 Halfway House 1685.

The following documents must be included with your application:

  • Copies of qualification certificates
  • Current HPCSA registration certificate
  • Detailed curriculum vitae
  • Proof of RSA ID document

Download the official announcement.

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a formal written test and interview. Only successful candidates will be notified.

Closing Date

The closing date for applications is 08 March 2024.


For further enquiries, please contact Mr. C Errakiah at (011) 564 2053.

Importance of Emergency Medical Services

Emergency medical services play a vital role in protecting the health and well-being of our communities. They provide rapid and essential care to people in life-threatening situations, reducing the risk of serious injuries and fatalities. The GEMS Internship Programme provides an excellent platform for individuals to develop their skills and expertise in this crucial field.


The Gauteng Emergency Medical Services Internship Programme 2024 is an exceptional opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to become part of a highly respected and professional team of emergency care professionals. By applying to the program, you will not only embark on a rewarding career path but also make a significant contribution to the safety and well-being of the people of Gauteng.

Join the Green Angels today and become a beacon of hope in times of medical emergencies!

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