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Interested in a career as a registered Paramedic?
Interested in a career as a registered Paramedic? We're looking to create a panel that will be used to fill training places for Student Paramedics in the National Ambulance Service.
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The NAS currently employs approximately 2,000 staff of which 1,700 work as paramedics. Paramedics are trained at the National Ambulance Service College which has three campuses in Tallaght (Dublin), Ballinasloe (Galway) and Tullamore (Offaly).
Our Paramedic course is a degree level programme and takes three years. The NAS maintains a panel of candidates who are invited twice a year to take up available places at the National Ambulance Service College.
There are some very attractive benefits on offer to Paramedic trainees including the following:
- Paramedic trainees are paid while they are attending the 3 year course at the National Ambulance Service College
- Successful completion of the course leads to the awarding of a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree.
- Successful candidates are almost guaranteed a full time job at the successful end of their training
- There are a variety of promotional opportunities within the National Ambulance Service such as studying to be an Advanced Paramedic, becoming a manager, getting involved in the education of paramedics and also in clinical analysis work.