Apprenticeships

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Apprenticeships are a great way to start your career in the ambulance service.

Whether it's working in our support services or out on the road with our Patient Transport Service, our apprentices play an important part of the NEAS team.

The NEAS apprenticeship scheme is run in conjunction with Gateshead College and Middlesbrough College, with students spending time gaining on the job experience and time in the classroom to gain an NVQ in relevant qualifiactions.

Our apprenticeship vacancies are posted through NHS Jobs and are available to view on our Vacancies page.

We have one of the highest completion figures in the North East and our retention figures are also very high.

Britain's education watchdog OFSTED also agrees that we are doing a good job.

Here you will find information about the types of apprenticeships we can offer and what our own apprentices, both past and current have to say about working for NEAS. 

You can also find out what we expect from you as an apprentice, including the qualifications you require.

Patient Transport Service

The Patient Transport Service (PTS) employs around 450 staff and took more than 550,000 patients to and from hospital appointments across the North East over the last year.

Starting out in PTS can be a great way of getting your foot in the door at North East Ambulance Service.

To find out more about starting an apprenticeship in PTS, please click here.

Business Administration

A Business Administration apprenticeship is ideal for those looking to gain essential knowledge required to work in a business environment.

Business Admininstration apprentices can work in a wide variety of teams across North East Ambulance Service, such as Risk, Human Resources and Occupational Health.

To find out more about becoming a Business Administration apprentice, please click here.

IT

If you're looking at a career in IT, an apprenticeship with North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) could be a great way to start.

Please click here for more information and to apply

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Apprentice experiences

Chantelle Kostarelou was featured in a Health Education North East video about her apprenticeship with North East Ambulance Service.

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