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Paramedic (degree)

Giving people life-saving medical help during emergencies.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
36 months
Current funding band
Up to £27,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by the employer, but must meet the 15 standards as set out in the Care Certificate 2. Subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.

What apprentices will learn
  • assess and diagnose conditions
  • supply and administer medicines
  • maintain dignity and well-being
  • manage complex and unexpected emergency situations
  • deal calmly with all types of people

Paramedic degree approved by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Professional registration

Register as a paramedic with the HCPC

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.

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