Student Paramedic

Have you got what it takes to save a life?

The exceptionally popular and successful Student Paramedic training programme at West Midlands Ambulance Service provides an alternative route for you to gain your dream job.

Student Paramedic Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for those interested in applying for the programme are:

  • 5 GCSE’s grade C or above which must include English, Maths and Science
  • An A Level qualification (or equivalent)
  • Full driving licence (must not exceed 3 points)
  • Provisional Category C1 on your driving licence
  • Experience in a patient or customer care environment

Appointments will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and medical clearance (details of the process will be advised to you by our Recruitment Team).

To make your application easier, here’s some useful information which is essential to read before you apply: Student Para Application Support final (Dec2019)

What is it like being a Paramedic with WMAS?

Listen to our staff explain. You can also watch this video in Arabic, Mandarin and Urdu. 

You can study at the University of Wolverhampton, University of Worcester,  Staffordshire University and Coventry University  as a student paramedic. Watch these promotional videos to listen to what students think about studying paramedic science at university:

To Apply

We’re not currently recruiting but when we are you will find the vacancy on NHS jobs.

NHS jobs

If you have any other questions about the Student Paramedic programme, please contact our Recruitment Team:

Telephone: 01384 215896

Email: recruitment@wmas.nhs.uk