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Working with Coventry University

Working at Coventry University

Coventry University is a diverse and exciting place to work and we share the enthusiasm of our staff and students to be the best at whatever they choose to do. As one of the City’s biggest employers, we offer some impressive benefits for our staff and are committed to delivering the very best opportunities. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers. There are pension schemes, a generous holiday allowance and flexible working opportunities as well as lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, discounted membership to the £4 million sports and recreation centre and schemes such as Cycle to Work and the CU Car Share initiative.

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Paramedic Science

Paramedic Science

Overview

Professional paramedics are ready to face the unexpected challenges that come with providing unscheduled out-of-hospital healthcare. Our paramedic course is designed to  equip you with the necessary skills and knowledge to become a professional, state-registered paramedic.

Studying Paramedic Science courses at Coventry University

  • Be taught by nationally-renowned paramedic staff with both clinical and research expertise;
  • A long-standing relationship with the West Midlands Ambulance Service National Health Service (NHS) Trust, who provide support and placement opportunities for students. A high percentage of students obtain their first job from their placement provider;
  • Lectures from anaesthetists, cardiac specialist nurses, mental health nurses emergency planning teams and medical personnel with a special interest in prehospital care;
  • Use of an ambulance simulator providing you with an opportunity to familiarise yourself with the environment in which you are going to work before you step foot on an operational vehicle;
  • Close supervision, support and mentorship while on placement with paramedic service providers, and support from a personal tutor;
  • A wide range of current books and articles related to paramedic sciences and practices authored by the teaching team;
  • Eligible to apply for registration as a paramedic with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) professional register.