Level 3 Introductory Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services (ambulance)

This qualification provides an introduction to the career opportunities in the ambulance services as well as providing optional units to enhance your knowledge and skills. This qualification would suit you if you are looking to develop general knowledge and interpersonal skills over a short period of time to aid recruitment into the ambulance services. This qualification also holds UCAS points.

Aims of the course

These are to:

  • Provide and understand career opportunities within ambulance services
  • Enable learners to identify personal development required to apply for entry into ambulance service.
  • Prepare potential candidates for an entry process for ambulance service
  • Enable learners to evaluate own performance following an entry process


This qualification consists of 1 mandatory unit and 2 optional units.

Mandatory units are:

  1. Prepare for a career in a chosen uniformed service

Optional Units:

Learners can choose 2 optional units once they enroll on the course.

How the course is delivered

The course is delivered via a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) which provides access to case studies, learning materials and activities, presentations and web links. Online tutor support and guidance is provided throughout the course, where learners can interact with the tutors, get feedback on their progress and submit their work electronically. This helps you to build relevant skills progressively, as you receive feedback and support from your tutor. As the course is delivered online, this enables you to learn any time, any place through immediate access to VLE. Face to face interactions will be conducted through video sessions


All units will be internally assessed using a range of methods. This could include direct observation within the workplace, a portfolio of evidence and written assignments.


After successful completion students will gain OFQUAL regulated qualification ‘NCFE Level 3 Introductory Certificate for Entry to the Uniformed Services’. This will be quoted on the final certificate

Career progression

This qualification provides learners with a good insight into the skills and knowledge they require to start a career in ambulance services

Entry requirements

This qualification is designed for learners aged pre-16 and above. There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification.

What kind of support do I get during the course?

  • 24/7 online access to resources
  • Practical exercises, short case studies and examples that will prepare you for the final assessment
  • Tutor support
  • Access to elibrary for books, journals, whitepapers etc.


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4 months.
Student study commitment would be a minimum of 5-6 hours a week.

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To enrol for the course, please fill the form below or contact us at 020 8658 8536 or email us at info@apeducationonline.co.uk