What will the apprentice be doing?
· Work part of an ambulance crew, responding to emergency (999) and other urgent calls.
· Provide emergency and urgent assistance.
· Drive safely and progressively at high speeds.
· Be professional and passionate about the emergency and urgent care services.
· Have a commitment to quality and care for service users.
· Show understanding and respectfulness of all service users.
· Work as part of the wider Emergency & Urgent Care setting.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Course duration: 18 months: 12 weeks initial classroom (plus 2 additional return weeks and 750 clinical practice hours).
On a successful completion you will gain FutureQuals Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioner and FutureQuals Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Career progression within both NHS Ambulance Trusts and Private Ambulance Services.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Essential
Things to consider
• Full UK driving licence • Good level of physical fitness • 21 years of age due the nature of the role and for insurance purposes