Learn the Emergency Care Skills for both before and during patient transport in an ambulance.
CPD Certified Provider of Training Excellence Training Approved by Skills for Care

Our Ambulance Care Assistant (VTQ) qualification is designed to meet the core requirements of trusts, independent ambulance services and voluntary aid societies for learners who intend to work in the patient transport and emergency care industry.

This Ambulance Care Assistant (VTQ) course falls under a ‘Vocational Training Qualification’ framework for delivery and assessment and is designed to assist learners with the knowledge, understanding and skills to drive a range of patient care ambulance vehicles safely and under the control of qualified drivers.

This training will include content that is designed to assist with emergency care before and while transporting patients from their homes to hospitals, care centres, outpatient clinics, events and large public places.

Ambulance Care Assistant (VTQ) is focused on improving emergency medical care, punctuality performance and service quality. Ambulance Care Assistants working with patient groups will receive ideal training to ensure they have the skills to be able to provide the additional specialist care needed.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Ambulance workers
  • Patient transport
  • Patient Taxi's
  • Call handler/emergency medical dispatcher
  • Paramedic
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Emergency Care Assistant

This course comes with 40.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

- H&S Awareness
- Fire Safety Awareness
- Manual Handling
- Patient Handling
- Effective Communication
- Roles and Responsibilities of the ACA     
- Head Injuries
- Additional Duties             
- Eye Injuries
- Initial Assessment Airway and Breathing Recovery Position          
- Poisoning
- Chain of Survival Call first/call fast / The Heart    
- Temperature Related Illness
- Heart Attack and CPR    
- Other Injuries and Illnesses
- CPR Practice      
- Illness Assessment
- Drowning           
- O2 Therapy and AED
- Infection Control for Ambulance Personnel         
- Dementia Awareness, Mental Health and Capacity to Consent
- Choking
- Circulatory System
- Bleeding
- Shock
- Equality & Diversity
- Safeguarding
- Accident and Incident Report
- VDI and Vehicle Cleaning
- Spinal Injuries and C Spine Rx                                                                               
- GDPR and Patient Confidentiality
- Injury Assessment                                                                                                  
- DNAR
- Fractures and Dislocations                                                                                    
- Wounds and Dressings
- Minor Injuries Burns and Scalds

  • First Aid Plus Student Manual Version V8.3 - 2015 guidelines with ERC first aid changes
  • ProTrainings - COVID-19 Update on CPR from the UK Resus Council
  • AED infographic will guide you through the steps
  • Adult CPR Flowchart
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Anatomy and Physiology Human Body Picture Reference Book Student Manual V8.1
  • Asthma UK weblink
  • Asthma spacer user instructions - GlaxoSmithKline Aerochamber Plus
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for industry
  • BOC Oxygen kit leaflet for medical
  • British Thoracic Society Oxygen and pulse oximetry recommendations
  • CPR Flowchart handout. Infant and Child for Healthcare Professionals
  • CPR Flowchart handout. Infant and Child for Healthcare Professionals
  • CPR and Coronavirus video - Guidance on delivering CPR out of hospital has changed where Coronavirus COVID 19 is known or suspected
  • CQC website link
  • CR2 AED user manual to learn more about this unit. For more information contact us.
  • Cardiac Science G3 user manual
  • Child CPR Flowchart
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child and Infant CPR Flowchart Handout
  • Childcare Accident Book
  • Clean hand techniques leaflet
  • Colour Coding in hospitals leaflet
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Decisions relating to Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and not delivering CPR
  • Emerade - Package leaflet: Information for the user
  • EpiPen Guide
  • EpiPen patient information sheet
  • Epilepsy in Action Leaflet (register on www.epilepsy.org.uk)
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation: 2017 update
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • First Aid and Social Distancing poster
  • First Responder (FPOS) Incident Report Form
  • First Responder Care Essentials Book on Amazon
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HeartSine 350 Information Leaflet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • IPAD SP1 AED Owners Leaflet
  • Infant CPR Flowchart
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Jext Product Data Sheets
  • Jext patient Information Sheet
  • Lifepac CR-T AED Instruction Manual
  • Lifepac CR2 AED Data Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • NHS Choices Web link
  • Nilaqua Hand Wash leaflet
  • Personal Medical Information Sheet
  • Polish Student Manual - Pierwsza Pomoc w Pracy Ksiazka studenta V8.3 - 2015 guidelines
  • ProTrainings - Using an AED Leaflet
  • ProTrainings Defibrillator eGuide
  • ReSPECT
  • Resuscitation to recovery - UK Resus document link
  • Russian Student Manual V8.3
  • STAT Tourniquet leaflet - for humans and pets
  • Skills for Care Website
  • Tick Remover Tools are available from our store on this link
  • Triage Sieve & Triage Sort
  • UK Resus Council 2015 Guidelines updated 2015 Link
  • UK Resus Council BLS and AED Guidelines 2015
  • UK Resus Council Guidelines for Anaphylaxis for Healthcare professional Document
  • UK Resus The Use of Automated External Defibrillators
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Web link to the Joint Epilepsy Council website - JEC
  • Zoll AED Plus user guide
  • Zoll AED Pro User Guide
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Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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