Level 3 Apprenticeship in Ambulance Support Work

Duration: Typically 13-18 months
Location: Basegreen Academy - Head Office * Let us know if you have any special requirements


Respond to emergency, urgent and/or unscheduled care calls from the public or wider health and social care communities, or provide scheduled non-urgent transport for people with specific health needs.

You will transport patients driving safely and and progressively high speed as needed. You will also be responsible for managing a vehicle. Majority of the time, you will work as a double ambulance crew alongside another non-registered Ambulance Support worker or a senior member of staff such as a Paramedic. Clinical duties will include supporting and assisting the senior clinician and providing a basic level of life saving techniques. This role is for those with experience in healthcare. You will be a role model to the less experienced members of staff and provide them with support when needed.

This apprenticeship includes

  • 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)
  • Experience in the healthcare sector
  • A full GB licence
  • Be willing to undertake a fitness test
  • The apprentice must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate
  • Any additional employer requirements

Personal qualities

  • You will be caring, compassionate and empathetic
  • You will treat people with respect and dignity
  • You will be dedicated, reliable and consistent

Read about the course syllabus on the official Institute of Apprenticeships website.

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