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MediPro Monthly – October 2021

MediPro Monthly - October 2021

Bringing you this month’s news in 4 minutes or less, here’s October’s issue of MediPro Monthly

£3,000 apprentice incentive extended

The £3,000 government incentive payment that businesses receive for every apprentice they hire has been extended until the end of January.

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the new policy as part of a range of economic measures at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. The Chancellor pledged more than £500 million in funding to help people get back to work following the coronavirus pandemic. 

This is great news for apprentices and businesses alike. Apprenticeships offer vital on-the-job training and the chance for apprentices to earn while they learn. Around 90% of apprentices stay in employment or go on to further training after completing their initial apprenticeship.

10 Years with FALCK

 We have been working in partnership with FALCK for the last 10 (TEN!) years.

Over those ten years, we have:

trained over 100 of their staff

provided FALCK with annual clinical skills updates

supported their clinical governance

developed specific treatment plans for various chemical incidents

We would like to thank them for their business over all these years and look forward to working with them again in the future!


London Ambulance Apprentices complete training

Our latest course of trainee Emergency Ambulance Crew (TEAC) for London Ambulance Service have completed their classroom training.

TEAC course 02/21 now start the next stage of their learning, going out with mentors on their operational placement centre postings.

Congratulations to everyone who has completed their training and we wish you the best of luck on your placements!

The class of TEAC course 02/21
The class of TEAC course 02/21


We would like to say a big well done to Jennie Munson!

Jennie has just passed her Level 4 Associate Ambulance Practitioner (AAP) Apprenticeship and is our first internal member of staff to do so!

We would also like to congratulate one of our trainee paramedics Sophie Hayes for completing the London Marathon! She has already raised over £1,000 for mental health charity Mind.

Well done Sophie for your fantastic fundraising efforts!

Sophie Hayes
Sophie Hayes
Jennie Munson
Jennie Munson

Emergency Services Show

MediPro attended The Emergency Services Show last month in Birmingham. The exhibition is the leading event for emergency services in the UK.

It was great to finally return to live events, to meet new and existing customers face to face once again & to catch up on industry news from leaders in all aspects of the emergency services sector.

Emergency Services Show

Wellbeing Wednesday
November 3rd. Lunch 12-1pm. Drop-in 1-2pm. Faraday House.

The theme of our second Wellbeing Wednesday will be `Connect`

It will be on November 3rd at Faraday House from 12-1pm, with drop-in sessions with our Safeguarding and Pastoral Lead Charlie from 1-2pm.

P.S. – BYOL! (Bring your own lunch)


We currently have the following vacancies here at MediPro:

Senior Lecturers in Paramedic Apprenticeships (London Area)

Offshore Medic Lecturers

Diver Medic Lecturers

Now is an exciting time to be joining us here at MediPro. Our expanding business works in partnership with both NHS Trusts and other independent businesses, providing bespoke training courses to fit our clients’ needs. We are a leading independent medical training company that has been operating across the UK for over 10 years.

For more information about the roles and how to apply, visit .

We currently have the following vacanies here at MediPro:
Senior Lecturers in Paramedic Appreniceships (London Area)
Offshore Medic Lecturers
Diver Medic Lecturers

Upcoming Course Dates Graphic

Many courses over the next few months have already sold out, but here are some of our upcoming course dates for the next 3 months*

IMCA Diver Medic Technician Refresher – 22nd – 26th November, and 13th – 17th December

*Course information is accurate at the time of publication

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My first experience of training with MediPro was just over 5 years ago when I undertook my Ambulance Technician training whilst looking for a change of career. Following the completion of the course, I was offered employment as an ambulance technician, supporting local NHS trusts in providing emergency and urgent care.

Since starting with MediPro I have continued to be supported throughout my career and they have enabled me to continue to develop both personally and professionally, working towards my ambition to qualify as a HCPC registered Paramedic.

Additionally, I have been offered and supported through a level 3 teaching qualification, as well as a mentor qualification. This has allowed me to broaden my practice and develop as a clinician, working in a dual role as an ambulance technician, mentoring students in practice, as well as in a teaching capacity.

Last year I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to apply for the MediPro Level 6 Diploma in Paramedic Practice, as an alternative to university this suited my situation perfectly. Despite being a non-university programme I was still fully supported through every step of my journey & I now work as an HCPC registered Paramedic for MediPro with the ambition to consolidate my practice and develop my teaching skills.

Overall, MediPro has provided me with amazing opportunities and support since starting my career 5 years ago. The knowledge, skills and experiences have enabled me to develop as a professional and as a person, which has been invaluable. I’ve also gained some brilliant working relationships and friendships along the way.

Alex Hutchinson, Clinical Tutor, MediPro

I completed my level 3 CERAD in March of this year, this was the third course I have done with Medipro in the last 14 months. In all of the courses I have done with Medipro I have found nothing but genuine, friendly, top class people. 

The level 3 CERAD was intense and challenging but Colin was excellent in his delivery, explanation and constructive criticism. 

Can not recommend MediPro enough, I have booked onto my Freuc 5 at the end of this year.  

Phil Brazier, Level 3 CERAD

Since graduating from my Sports Science and Injury Rehabilitation degree, I have been desperate to work in the healthcare industry, particularly emergency care. When I came across the MediPro ECA apprenticeship, I knew I had to apply. The opportunity to learn new skills, whilst gaining practical experience in the field, seemed too good to be true – but it has proven to be the opposite! 

The opportunity has not only allowed me to learn more about this complex profession, but grow in confidence as a person. The experience is designed in such a way that I was allowed to gain confidence in my ability, before increasing my responsibility. This was primarily done by working with other welcoming and experienced colleagues, who were all extremely helpful in guiding me through the process. The leadership and mentor team have been with me every step of the way, ensuring that I am well equipped to operate to the high standards that are required, whilst also showing great trust in me to put my skills into practice. 

MediPro has allowed me to access my dream career and have given me an experience so far that has ensured it will be a lifelong journey. 

Emily Bonham, ECA Apprenticeship, MediPro

Medipro is a very responsive apprenticeship training provider. They help us build and retain a very skilled, competent and patient care focused team of Emergency Care Assistants.

They also provide Paramedic training for Ambulance Technicians helping us to develop critical skills for our business.

The programme has helped us train and develop our workforce and has been extremely well organised and facilitated, and I am pleased to say that skills development goes from strength to strength.

We have found our working relationship with MediPro to be a very proactive one and we look forward/ to continuing to work together.

James Tavener
Training Manager, Bristol Ambulance EMS

MediPro have become a key support to our operations, helping us offer a safe, compliant and superior medical response service to our clientele. They have assisted us in the development of new competency programmes for our staff, new documentation flows for our patients and advised on new equipment and practices that improve our immediate treatment delivery. In addition, they have been a consistent and reliable source of guidance and advice throughout our work together. I would highly recommend their services which are operationally outstanding and financially very reasonable.

Peter Burke, Operations Manager, Teesside

I am a commercial Diver from Trinidad and Tobago.

I chose MediPro as it was recommended to me by a friend.

The teacher was very knowledgeable and made the lessons fun so it was easy to absorb. I am new to the Medical Diving field so it was very exciting learning more and going deeper into medical conditions and illnesses specific to diving. Being a diver, it will be a great asset for me to recognise and be able to administer aid should it be needed.

Kevin, Diver Medic Technician

I have been attending training at MediPro for 10 years. The offshore medic and distance learning refresher is great. Lovely people, great attitude, great educators.

Julian Searle
Offshore Medic Refresher
Distance Learning

The clinical placement in the unique Urgent Care Centre, North Tees Hospital, is exactly suited for the Offshore Medic course, allowing me to demonstrate all previous Learnt Theoretical, for urgent Primary care assessments in the field.

The mixture of GPs & Urgent Care Practitioner Nurses provided a 24/7 facility for a diverse range of presentations. I also spent time in the busy accident & emergency department.

Martin Hagues, Offshore Medic