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Welcome to SWASFT



An apprenticeship with SWAST is a fantastic way to kick start or progress your career within the ambulance service. The trust is dedicated to providing high quality apprenticeship training opportunities for our current and new employees.

Our Opportunities

If you’re considering a career as a paramedic and don’t yet have the relevant qualifications, our Paramedic apprenticeship pathway may be of interest to you.

Alongside our front line roles we also offer apprenticeship opportunities within our corporate and support services.

Want to know more?

To find out more about how you can join SWAST and build a rewarding and successful career contact the Apprenticeship Team via

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South Western Ambulance Charity

The South Western Ambulance Charity, founded in 1995, uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. 

Our charitable support covers Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire including Bristol and Swindon.

If you would like to show your appreciation for the care that you or your loved one has received from us in the form of a charitable donation please visit our online giving website: Donate to South Western Ambulance Charity | Give as you Live Donate