Student Paramedic

On your marks, get set…….we’ll be recruiting student paramedics from Saturday 1st December – Monday 24th December!

The extremely successful Student Paramedic training programme at West Midlands Ambulance Service provides an alternative route for you to gain your dream job. *The entry requirements for those interested in the scheme 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 (Dec2018) 

The Trust’s Recruitment Manager, Louise Harris, will be sharing helpful hints and tips via her Twitter account @wmaslouharris every day during December. She’ll be opening an advent window a day to provide applicants with as much information as possible to help with their application. If you can’t wait to see a tip a day, click on the advent calendar below for a sneak peek:

WMAS advent calendar

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?

When we’re recruiting Student Paramedics, the vacancy will be available on jobs.nhs.uk.

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