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. We recently advertised vacancies for the programme in June for courses in 2019/20 and therefore applications are currently closed. However, *the entry requirements for those interested in the scheme for future vacancies 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 (Feb2019)

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. 

Want More Information?

You can study at the 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:

If you would like to discuss the scheme further, please contact our Recruitment Team:

Telephone: 01384 215896

Email: recruitment@wmas.nhs.uk