Join the College of Paramedics

The College of Paramedics is the professional body for paramedics and the ambulance profession in the UK.  The College is developing fast and now represents nearly 20,000 members. 

Membership is open to those who are UK paramedics registered with the Health and Care Professions Council, those who are interested in the sector and those studying for a qualification leading to eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Tax Relief

Members can claim tax relief on subscriptions paid to the College.  There are three different ways of claiming tax relief on your membership fees.  Click here to find out more.

Membership Types

Full membership
£9.00 per month

Full membership is open to UK paramedics registered with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council).

Student membership
£2.50 per month

Student membership is open to student paramedics studying on a course leading to eligibility to apply for registration with the HCPC (Health and Care Professions Council). 

Associate membership
£4.00 per month

Associate membership is open to all those who work with or alongside paramedics, including volunteers or those who otherwise support the paramedic profession.

What our members think...


I have been a member of the College of Paramedics since starting my paramedic journey in 2010. The speed at which the organisation and the profession itself has developed is incredible, much of which is credit to the College support staff and our engaged membership.

 Graham Clark MCPara, College of Paramedics Council Representative for East of England region, Paramedic for East of England Ambulance Service

Membership of The College of Paramedics is essential to anyone with an interest in pre-hospital care and paramedicine. From CPD study days and national conferences to crucial indemnity insurance and Fitness to Practice representation, College membership brings together a community of dedicated and professional people allowing a unified and cohesive voice pushing the development and recognition of pre-hospital care within the healthcare arena.

 Becky Connolly MCPara, Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Student Neuropsychologist

Anyone serious about the future of our profession must be a member of the College. The work that is being done to ensure that we can control our future with initiatives such as paramedic prescribing is invaluable and can only be successful with a greater number of members, so join up now!

 Giles Adams MCPara, Clinical Operations Manager, South East Coast Ambulance Service

All paramedics need to register with the College to promote and protect the profession; to gain respect from the medical community we must present ourselves as a professional organisation

Ed Gardner MCPara, Specialist Paramedic, GP Surgery

I am proud to be a member of the College of Paramedics, it has shown great leadership in molding paramedics into a tight profession.

Wendy Jubb MCPara, Paramedic, Scottish Ambulance Service