Standard Entry Requirements
Physical Entry Requirements
Medical Entry Requirements
Educational Entry Requirments
Standard entry requirements
first aid certificates as evidence of your interest;
voluntary experience in organisations such as St John Ambulance , St Andrews Ambulance Association and British red cross, also experience in life-saving techniques, which you can gain by volunteering as a community 'first res-ponder' in association with local ambulance services and
office-based work in an ambulance service.
Physical entry requirements
Educational Entry Requirements
You can qualify as a paramedic by one of the following ways;
- by completing a foundation degree, diploma of higher education (DipHE), or degree in paramedic science or paramedic emergency care (subject titles vary)
- by applying for a student paramedic post with an ambulance trust and studying whilst learning on the job (these are limited in number and not all trusts offer them).
Medical Entry Requirements.
Different Types of application forms
The application form process is a very personal document where you record everything to do with you, the police service and paramedic service they both include all questions such as; name, address, dob, contact details, nationality, convictions and cautions, tattoos, health and eyesight, business interests, finical position, education, qualifications, training, why you want to be in the service?, a health assessment, a personal statement and what do you expect the job to be like.
Requirements and advice for completion of application forms
Requirements For the application forms are use the appropriate style of writing , if it says black ink and block capitals then this is what you must do. Make sure you be conscious about your grammar and spelling, also you could photocopy the form couple of times so you can practise it and get it right.
For Both services you need to know for the interview the key aspects are where the interview is?, what time you should be their?, what you need to wear? and what you need to take with you?. You also need to be punctual, polite to other candidates, be genuine, don't get agitated and take care with personal appearance.
Three Skills and Three Qualities For the Police Service
Three qualities in the police service that are required during an interview are integrity, good attitude and punctuality these qualities are needed in an interview because you have to make a good impression to the person your interviewing.
Three Skills in the police service that are required in a seizure self confidence, communication skills and teamwork skills, these skills are needed in a seizure because you need to work with other teams in the service also you need to communicate with the person you are raiding so they understand what is happening.
Equal Opportity For the police service
The service will comply with legislation that protects people from discrimination at work on the basis of certain protected characteristics listed in current legislation. These are:
- Gender reassignment
- Marriage or civil partnership
- Pregnancy and maternity
- Religion or belief
- Sex (gender)
- Sexual orientation.
You are required to squeeze a grip meter which records measurements. This test is performed up to 3 times for each hand. You will be expected to reach a score of 32 in the dominant hand and 30 in the subordinate hand over the three tests. The test is in place to measure how strong the hand and arm muscles are and can be likened to use of a nut cracker.
Leg and Back Pull
This test measures the strength in your leg and back muscles. You will be asked to pull against resistance in a standing position. The measurement will be recorded and should reach 120kg.
Aerobic Stop Test
This is performed in two phases.
Phase one involves a warm up test whilst your heart is being monitored. You will be stepping on and off a 30cm step in 3 incremental two minute stages, increasing the rate of stepping as you progress. Your heart rate will be recorded at the end of each two-minute interval.
The test will end if you are unable to complete any stage or if your heart rises above 80% of the predicted maximum value.
As well as the above EPS, candidates will be expected to complete the following after a two-minute rest period, there is no rest period between the following tests:
- Stepping whilst carrying a 10kg weight (mock first response kit) for two minutes on the 30cm step.
- Resuscitation (heart compressions only) for two minutes.
- Stepping whilst carrying two 15kg weights (just less than half the weight of the average human by stretcher) for 3 minutes on the 15cm and 30cm steps.
The test will end if you are unable to complete any stage, if your heart rate rises above 90% of your maximum, if you drop the 10kg weight once or if you drop the 15kg weights more than 3 times.
- The Human Body
- General Medicines
- Paramedic Procedures
- Handling Emergency Situations
- Handling Wounded Patients
- Revival Techniques