Ambulance Care Assistant

Ambulance Care Assistant



Become a valuable part of the UK Healthcare system and learn to be an Ambulance Care Assistant (ACA). These essential caregivers work to provide appropriate care and safe transport for patients in non-emergency situations, primarily on the Patient Transport Service (PTS), where they collect and drop off patients attending outpatient clinics and hospitals. By training with our intensive certification course, you’ll quickly gain the skills to be an outstanding assistant and acquire all the knowledge needed to perform fundamental medical routines and support for patients.


We will guide you through the basics of ambulance care, as well as specialised paediatric first aid. The course also teaches you the process of applying CPR and helping unresponsive casualties. You’ll also learn how to handle common hazards and injuries, fire safety protocol, and even the skills to perform basic ambulance maintenance. Enrol with us today and support your local communities in the best possible way.

Learning outcomes: 

  • Learn the basics of ambulance care and patient support
  • Understand the protocols of paediatric first aid
  • Know how to treat common illnesses and ailments
  • Become aware of the short-term treatments for injuries and wounds
  • Acquire the ability to provide full CPR and rescue procedures
  • Be prepared to action standard fire safety protocols
  • Gain the skill to handle hazards and serious injuries
  • Attain the ability to perform basic maintenance on ambulances

Why People Love And Enrol In Ambulance Care Assistant From One Education

  • Instantly accessible CPD-accredited certificate on successful completion of this Ambulance Care Assistant
  • 24/7 access to the course for 12 months
  • Study at your own pace
  • No hidden fees or exam charges
  • Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)
  • Efficient assessment and instant results

Method of Assessment

To assess your learning, you have to participate in an automated multiple-choice question exam. You have to score at least 60% to pass the exam and to qualify for CPD accredited certificates. After passing the exam, you will be able to apply for a certificate.

To enhance your knowledge regarding the course and to further assess your learning, you are advised to complete the assignment questions provided at the end of the course, which you can complete anytime you wish. 

After submitting the assignment, our expert tutor will assess your assignment and will give you feedback on your performance.


After completing the MCQ assessment, you will qualify for the CPD Certificate from One Education, as proof of your continued professional development. Certification is available in PDF format, for £9, or a hard copy can be sent to you via post, for just £15.

Who is This course for?

This course has been designed to train individuals who want to work as ABAs (Ambulance Care Assistants) and provide support for medical transport for non-emergency patients. This may be beneficial to comparable roles in healthcare.


There are no specific prerequisites to enrol in this Ambulance Care Assistant. Anyone and everyone can take this course.

The Ambulance Care Assistant is fully accessible from any internet-enabled smart device. So, you can study from the comfort of your home!

All you need is a passion for learning, literacy, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

This course provides the necessary training for appropriate ambulance personnel or those that provide medical transport. This covers the following roles and careers: 

  • Ambulance driver
  • Medical caregiver
  • Healthcare transporter
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Hospital staff

Course Curriculum

Ambulance Care Assistant
Module 01: Basics of Ambulance Care 00:19:00
Module 02: Paediatric First Aid 00:17:00
Module: 03: Paediatric First Aid for Common Illnesses, Injuries and Incidents 00:37:00
Module 04: Loss of Responsiveness and CPR 00:19:00
Module 05: Fire Safety 00:34:00
Module 06: Manual Handling Hazards and Injuries 00:35:00
Module 07: Ambulance Maintenance 00:28:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Ambulance Care Assistant 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Ambulance Care Assistant 00:20:00

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