Access to Higher Education: Paramedic Studies Level 3

Helping to improve lives through care, support and education, a career in the Paramedics Service is extremely fulfilling.

  • Course Information
    • Course Code
      XDHAATP
    • Validated By
      Ascentis
    • Learner Aim Reference
      40007820
    • Price
      £3000
    • Attendance Pattern
      Daytime
    • Course Level
      Level 3
    • Study Mode
      Part Time
    • Course Location
      Chorley Campus
    • Age Group
      Adults (19+)
    • Course Duration
      34 weeks
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  • Overview

    During this one year course you will be well supported by an expert team who are student-centred and will help you move onto University studies in just 12 months. The course gives you the opportunity to apply for a degree in Paramedics Science or to secure a student Paramedic position with an ambulance service trust.

    Not all careers need a degree, and Access to HE Diploma in Paramedic Services could provide you with the opportunity to apply for roles such as:

    • Emergency Care Assistant
    • Ambulance Technician
    • First Aid Advocate

  • Entry Requirements

    GCSE English and maths at Grade A*-C/ 9-4 or equivalent.

    Although not a requirement for this course, GCSE English and maths at grade A*-C/9-4 may be a requirement for progression to some careers and Higher Education Programmes.

    You will also be required to attend an interview with a member of our admissions team.

  • How will I be assessed?

    Assessment will be via assignment work, research projects, examinations, reports and reflective accounts.

  • Progression Pathway

    On successful completion of this course you will be able to progress to a higher level qualification / degree.

    It is important that prior to enrolling you research and contact the institution you wish to progress to, to ensure you are aware of the entry requirements for your chosen progression route and that this access course will be accepted as an entry requirement.

  • Safeguarding

    Runshaw College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.

  • Health, Safety & Well-Being

    Runshaw College is committed to ensuring you have a happy, successful and productive time with us – ensuring your health, safety and well-being is at the heart of everything we do.

    We proactively encourage the disclosure of any disabilities or issues which may impact on your learning experience – this can be at interview, enrolment, or at any other stage during your studies. Any information you disclose will be held in strict confidence and will be used to assess your in-class support needs and inform a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) to ensure your safe evacuation from the College in the event of an emergency. If you would like further information, please contact Course Enquiries on 01772 642040.