Our paramedic training course is run with the two NHS Ambulance Service Trusts of Yorkshire and East Midlands. We hold regular meetings with the trusts to ensure our course is up to date with new developments in paramedic practice. All our lecturers are either qualified paramedics or specialists in emergency care.
We provide you with the expertise, practical skills and experience to become a qualified paramedic. Paramedics are the senior members of accident and emergency ambulance crews, trained in all aspects of pre-hospital emergency care.
When you successfully complete the two year Diploma in Paramedic Practice, you are eligible to apply for registration with the Health Professions Council (HPC), which enables you to begin employment immediately.
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Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. Find out more.
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Learn the essential lifesaving skills required to work as a paramedic on this well-established course. All places are currently commissioned by the Strategic Health Authority, and clinical placement is provided by ambulance trusts, which means that your course fees are paid for and you receive some financial support. Employment prospects for graduates are very good.
UCAS code B780
Develop your health and social care management and leadership skills on this work-based course, which is designed to involve minimal university attendance. The skills and knowledge you gain improve your career potential while making a direct impact on your workplace.
Study for a professional doctorate designed to develop your ability to work at the highest academic level in an applied professional context. Equivalent to a PhD, the goal of your doctorate is to develop your practice as an experienced professional in health, social care, biomedical science or sport and exercise science.
If training or teaching is part of your role as a healthcare professional and you want to develop these skills, this course is designed for you. You learn how to design and develop high-quality learning packages that have an evidence-based approach. You can apply and test what you learn with observed teaching practice in your workplace and teaching small groups of students at the University.
Prepare for more senior health and social care roles on this professionally focused course. You are encouraged to put into practice what you learn by implementing new policies or changes in your workplace. You then reflect on what you’ve done and discuss with lecturers and other managers on the course, gaining insights based on theory and practice.
Study on a flexible course designed to meet your professional development needs and career aspirations. You choose the topics or modules that suit your individual requirements, helping you to progress to more advanced roles, while studying at a pace that suits you.
Mock hospital ward
The mock hospital ward at our Collegiate Campus gives students a hands on experience as it would be in a real hospital.
Together in the real world of health and social care
Our health and social care courses place a strong emphasis on interprofessional learning. This means that you train alongside practitioners from other health professions. So, depending on your course you could spend time working alongside
This gives you a fresh perspective on situations. And it also prepares you for the real world. Collaboration between health professionals is increasing as organisations try to provide a more integrated and effective service. At Sheffield Hallam we understand that by working together we can we give the best possible care.
Visit the Department of Allied Health Professions website to view profiles of the staff who teach in this subject area.