This Apprenticeship Framework provides the skills and knowledge required to become a competent Emergency Care Assistant within the emergency care workforce.
Apprentices are employed as Emergency Care Assistants. The role involves responding to emergency calls to provide care to patients, driving ambulance vehicles, assisting paramedics, using medical/life support equipment, providing and collecting information at the scene, and completing documentation. Apprentices gain the new skills and learning they need to carry out these job roles as well as preparing them for future employment and career progression within the health sector.
This work-based programme was designed and developed with employers.