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20 days

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Course Overview

Introducing the Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving Training, your passport to becoming a skilled and confident ambulance driver. This comprehensive qualification equips you with the necessary skills, knowledge, and understanding to safely operate an ambulance vehicle during emergency situations.

With our Level 3 Certificate, you’ll gain the expertise to efficiently prepare, drive, and manoeuvre ambulance vehicles in both emergency and non-emergency scenarios. Whether it’s navigating through traffic to reach a critical situation or transporting patients safely, this training covers it all.

Choose from our three pathways based on the type of vehicle you’ll be working with:

  • Pathway 1 – Class 3 Ambulance Vehicles – medium-sized ambulances with four or more wheels and a gross vehicle weight exceeding 3500kg
  • Pathway 2 – Class 2 ambulance (light) vehicles with 4 or more wheels and a gross vehicle weight of at least 3250kg, but not exceeding 3500kg
  • Pathway 3 – Class 2 ambulance response cars.

Take your driving skills to the next level with our Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving Training. This comprehensive program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently handle emergency situations on the road.

Our syllabus covers a wide range of subjects, ensuring that you are well-prepared for any challenge that comes your way. You’ll learn how to conduct pre-shift vehicle inspections and perform necessary checks before driving. We’ll also ensure that you have a solid understanding of current legislation and driving regulations.

With our training, you’ll become proficient in using braking systems, steering systems, and vehicle safe systems. You’ll gain the ability to navigate efficiently during routine drives and respond effectively during emergency situations. Our curriculum also includes training on the system of car control and using transmission systems during emergency driving.

Additionally, we’ll teach you how to navigate safely when responding to emergencies. Our goal is to empower you with the skills and knowledge needed to keep yourself and others safe on the road in high-pressure situations.

Upon successful completion of the written and practical assessments the following certificates will be awarded:

  • FutureQuals Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (with appropriate pathway)

Prior to starting the course learners must meet the following criteria:

  • be 21 years of age (or older) on the first day of teaching.
  • possess the right values, behaviours and attributes appropriate to the role.
  • not have any outstanding court cases, prosecutions or pending disciplinary action in any area being brought against them.
  • hold a valid driving license for the class of vehicle being driven for the full duration of the qualification, with no more than 6 points.
  • have a contract with either an NHS ambulance service or a voluntary or private ambulance provider that is CQC registered and contracted to provide emergency ambulance provision to the NHS ambulance services.

Learners with Type 1 Diabetes can still apply as long as it is well controlled.

Any previous driving ban for any reason must be advised to us at when booking this course.

Over 10,000 people have begun their clinical career with us.

Our clients include the largest NHS ambulance services, and leading multinational corporations. We have trained thousands of students, helping them to achieve their dreams.

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