Medrescue Group

Ambulance Apprenticeships

Fully funded Ambulance Apprenticeships providing a safe, supported learning environment with a vocational, hands on focus.

Ambulance Apprenticeships

Our Ambulance Apprenticeships are designed to get you started in a career in Pre-hospital care. No previous clinical or ambulance experience is necessary, we will equip you with the skills and competencies you need.

Earn whilst you learn

Everybody is feeling the pinch these days, instead of racking up student loans apprenticeships allow you to receive a salary whilst you learn new skills and gain qualifications. Our apprenticeships are fully funded by Medrescue as your employer with support from the Government.

Supportive learning environment

Our clinical mentors, leaders and educators deliver a structured learning experience, you will have a named clinical mentor who will support you for the duration of your apprenticeship. Of course, you'll be supported by our wider clinical and education team too.

Nationally Recognised Qualifications

Our apprenticeships lead to nationally recognised qualifications giving you transferrable skills that are recognised by the NHS and provide a foundation for working towards Paramedic practice

Hands on, real life training

Unlike academic learning, apprenticeships are designed to maximise your time spent in a live learning environment (an ambulance), there is some classroom study, by you will spend 80% of your time on placement putting your newly learnt skills in to practice.

Emergency Care Assistant

Duration: 12 Months (minimum)

The purpose of this Level 3 Diploma in Ambulance Emergency and Urgent Care Support is to provide the learner with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be able to work as a part of an emergency ambulance crew, responding to 999 calls supporting the Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP) or registered Paramedic.

Emergency and urgent and care support staff have a good understanding of anatomy and physiology, the ability to carry out patient assessment, physiological measurement and continued patient monitoring with a range of skills that support the lead clinician with advanced procedures. This qualification will be a combination of full-time education with formative and summative assessment and consolidation in the real work environment.

This apprenticeship includes

  • Level 3 Diploma in Ambulance Emergency and Urgent Care Support
  • Level 3 Certificate in Ambulance Response Driving
  • Care Certificate
  • Safeguarding Qualifications

Required qualifications and experience

  • Level 2 in Maths and English (must be completed prior to end point assessment)
  • A full UK Manual driving licence held for minimum 12 months
  • Be willing to undertake a fitness test
  • The apprentice must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate
  • Fulfil our safer recruitment standards
  • Enhanced DBS clearance

Associate Ambulance Practitioner

Duration: 18 months (minimum)

The purpose of this Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners is to confirm the learner’s competence in the skills and knowledge you will gain from completing this qualification.

The Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP) works as part of the wider Emergency & Urgent Care setting, having direct contact with service users or others, providing high quality and compassionate care. Day to day duties and tasks for an AAP would involve working as part of an ambulance crew responding to emergency (999) & urgent calls providing emergency and urgent assistance, driving safely and progressively at high speed.

The AAP will assess, treat and manage service users at the scene or assist with non-conveyance or onward referral if appropriate, reducing the need for hospital admission. Other tasks involve working closely with other emergency services and the wider NHS. Tasks of an AAP will include evaluating different approaches to solving problems, communicating those results accurately and reliably, with structured and coherent arguments.

After successful completion the AAP will be accountable for their own actions, operating within their own scope of practice. They will work alongside professional colleagues of higher or lower grades.

This apprenticeship includes

  • Level 4 Diploma in Associate Ambulance Practitioner
  • Level 3 Certificate in Ambulance Response Driving
  • Care Certificate
  • Safeguarding Qualifications

Required qualifications and experience

  • Level 2 in Maths and English (must be completed prior to end point assessment)
  • A full UK Manual driving licence held for minimum 12 months
  • Be willing to undertake a fitness test
  • The apprentice must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate
  • Fulfil our safer recruitment standards
  • Enhanced DBS clearance

Ready to apply?

We understand an apprenticeship is a big commitment, our apprenticeship team are on hand to answer your questions, assist with your application or help you decide which apprenticeship is right for you. You can call, email or complete the contact form to speak to us.

Call Us: 0330 223 5138

Email Us: Training@medrescuegroup.com

If you’re ready to apply, just fill out the form by clicking the link below.