Qualsafe Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners (RQF)

Developed in collaboration with NHS trusts and key stakeholders, and reviewed by NENAS, this qualification provides the practical and theoretical knowledge related to statutory, mandatory and core training required to operate in an emergency and urgent care ambulance environment.

Intended Audience

This course gives candidates the practical and theoretical knowledge required for those who work in, or hope to work in an ambulance environment, supporting registered and non-registered healthcare professionals. Ideal for those with a responsibility at work, or in a voluntary capacity to provide emergency and urgent care.

Course Overview

The Qualsafe Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners (RQF) enables learners to gain the skills, understanding, and practical competencies related to emergency and urgent care to carry out the role of the Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP). Day to day duties and tasks for an AAP would involve working as part of an ambulance crew responding to emergency (999) and urgent calls, providing emergency and urgent assistance, and driving safely. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

11 x Practical Assessments, 1 x Theory Assessment, 1 x Invigilated Exam.


Successful learners will receive a personalised Qualsafe Level 4 Diploma for Associate Ambulance Practitioners (RQF) e-Certificate immediately after their results have been submitted, subject to a Centre’s Direct Claims Status and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Qualification specification, Course overview, Assessments, Guide to Assessing Prehospital Qualifications.

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

Standard Price 150-249 Learners
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250-499 Learners
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