Associate Ambulance Practitioner
Responding to 999 and urgent calls, and providing emergency care for people as part of an ambulance crew.
4 (equivalent to certificate of higher education)
- Typical length
- 18 months
- Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
- Entry requirements
Set by employer. Candidates must:
- pass a fitness test
- be aged 18 years or over
- have a full GB driving licence
- What apprentices will learn
- healthcare principles
- how to work as part of an ambulance crew
- how to deal with incidents and emergencies
- intermediate life support
- health and safety standards and legislation within a healthcare environment
- level 2 award in ambulance driving (QCF)
- level 3 certificate in emergency response driving (QCF)
- level 4 diploma in associate ambulance practitioner (QCF) Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:
- achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
- Professional registration
On completing their apprenticeship, apprentices will be eligible for employment by any NHS ambulance service or other relevant organisation within the United Kingdom.
- End-Point Assessment
- More Information
The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.