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HPA Registered Grades

First Aider

- First Aiders require a certificate in First Aid or Advanced First Aid

Community First Responder:

- First Responders require either an NHS Ambulance Trust CFR Certificate, a FutureQuals Level 3 Certificate for Ambulance Service First Responders, a Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 3) or a QA Level 2 Award for Community First Responders (RQF)

 Phlebotomist:

Phlebotomists require an accredited certificate in phlebotomy

Ambulance Care Assistant + Health Care Assistant

- ACAs require either an NHS Ambulance Trust PTS Certificate, a FutureQuals Level 3 Certificate in Ambulance Patient Care or evidence of having completed equivalent quality training in all associated modules

- Health Care Assistants require a NVQ Level 2 Health & Social Care or higher

Emergency Care Assistant

- ECAs require either an NHS Ambulance Trust ECA/ECSW Certificate, a FutureQuals Level 3 Diploma in Ambulance Emergency and Urgent Care Support (FAQ Level 3), a Level 4 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC 4) or evidence of having completed equivalent quality training in all associated modules

Combat Medical Technician Level 1, 2 and 3

- Must be in active service as a CMT with the Army, Royal Navy or the RAF as either a Regular or Reserve

Ambulance Technician (IHCD equivalent or higher) / Associate Ambulance Practitioner / Student Paramedic:

Technicians require either an IHCD Technician Certificate or an NHS Ambulance Trust EMT Certificate equal to an IHCD Technician, a QA Level 5 Diploma in First Response Emergency and Urgent Care (RQF) or evidence of having completed equivalent quality training in all associated modules

- AAP requires a FutureQuals Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners

There are other registrant grades which may not feature on the list above, please contact us should you have any queries.