17228 - Paramedic Training Routes

  1. Does your trust have an internal progressional route for staff to train to become paramedics, whilst still employed by your trust? 
  2. As a result of The HCPC ruling that future paramedic registrants should have a minimum qualification of BSc, has your trust stopped future internal paramedic training? 
  3. Does your trust plan to provide a route for your own staff to complete a paramedic related BSc in the future? 
  4. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how will this be delivered? 
  5. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how will this be funded? 
  6. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic what will be the rate of pay for future student paramedics with your trust? 
  7. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how many paramedics will you train every year?
  • Reference:
    17228
  • Response:
    1. Does your trust have an internal progressional route for staff to train to become paramedics, whilst still employed by your trust? 
      Yes
    2. As a result of The HCPC ruling that future paramedic registrants should have a minimum qualification of BSc, has your trust stopped future internal paramedic training? 
      No, we still have a student Paramedic pathway until 2021/22.
       
    3. Does your trust plan to provide a route for your own staff to complete a paramedic related BSc in the future? 
      For non-registrants, yes.
       
    4. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how will this be delivered? 
      By a level 6 pathway currently nothing confirmed, likely to be a degree apprenticeship.
       
    5. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how will this be funded? 
      This will depend on the pathway chosen, likely to be through the apprenticeship levy.
       
    6. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic what will be the rate of pay for future student paramedics with your trust? 
      Not confirmed yet.
       
    7. If your trust does plan to provide an internal progressional route to register as a paramedic how many paramedics will you train every year?
      Will depend on workforce modelling and operational deployment. At the moment we deliver around 200 - 250 per year through an internal route.
  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    Training
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