Ambulance Salary in Botswana

Ambulance Salary in Botswana

What is an Ambulance ?

An ambulance is a medically equipped vehicle which transports patients to treatment facilities, such as hospitals. Typically, out-of-hospital medical care is provided to the patient during the transport. Ambulances are used to respond to medical emergencies by emergency medical services.

Ambulance Salary in Botswana

A person working as an Ambulance Driver in Botswana typically earns around 8,390 BWP per month. Salaries range from 3,940 BWP (lowest) to 13,300 BWP (highest).

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does an ambulance driver make per month?

An entry level medical ambulance driver (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of R136,557. On the other end, a senior level medical ambulance driver (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of R214,408.

How much do qualified paramedics earn?

The average salary for Paramedic is £36,216 per year in the London Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Paramedic in the London Area is £5,440, with a range from £1,453 – £20,370.

What qualifications do you need to drive an ambulance?

To drive an ambulance as a Paramedic or an Ambulance Care Driver you will need to obtain the class C1 on your driving licence. To acquire your C1 licence you will need to be over 18 years old and hold a car driving licence. You will need to take the relevant theory and practical driving tests.

How much is a basic ambulance assistant course?

If you want to enroll in a Basic Ambulance Assistant course, you can expect to pay anywhere between R8500. 00 and R9000 if you are a full-time student.

How long is an ambulance drivers shift?

Your standard working week will be around 37.5 hours on shift pattern which will usually include nights, early starts, evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

What age do ambulance drivers retire?

The current age for ambulance drivers to retire is 65, which is 10 years higher than other emergency personnel – including gardai.

Are ambulance drivers doctors?

A paramedic is a medical professional who specializes in emergency treatment. They are not doctors, nurses, or physician’s assistants.

How long does it take to become an ambulance technician?

The apprenticeship will usually take 12-18 months. Following an initial classroom-based course, you will continue your apprenticeship and learning whilst out on the road, responding to emergency calls as a valued member of the ambulance service trust’s frontline team.

Do ambulance drivers have to be paramedics?

To work as an ambulance driver, you may require certain qualifications. For many ambulance drivers, this means obtaining an undergraduate degree in paramedic science.

What do paramedics wear?

Emergency management service (EMS) responders around North America are required to wear a uniform, although the color and style of the uniform will vary from city to city and state to state. They may wear black pants and white shirts in one city, or navy blue pants and shirt in another.

How many years does it take to study paramedic?

University education

A two-year Diploma in Emergency Medical Care is available. This qualification is also offered by accredited institutions and graduates will register with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a Paramedic. Mediclinic offers the Diploma in Emergency Medical Care in Cape Town.