L3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving

About this course

Course Description:

Developed by FutureQuals the Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving will provide learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to drive an ambulance vehicle in response to an emergency.


The course is for CQC registered ambulance service providers and their staff who need to be compliant with changes to section 19 of the Road Traffic Act 2006 legislation.

Completing your training with us means you will be in a modern market leading vehicle with a full mobile learning solution. With its onboard built in classroom facility and X3 rear forward facing seats. The vehicle is designed to offer all students the optimum view of driving, enhancing debriefing and reflective practice. Equipped with a fully fitted kitchen and free tea and coffee. The Genisys controls systems is the same as those found on most frontline ambulances.

  COST £3200 + VAT


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Call: 01543 471 547 To book or for more information.

L3 CERAD Eligibility

In order to be eligible to attend this course you need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a valid UK driving licence
You must be:
  • Aged 18 years or over.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence with the relevant classifications. Our vehicle is a B Class vehicle, so no C1 is required.
  • Employed by or waiting for a contract with an NHS or CQC registered ambulance service (devolved nation equivalents are acceptable). Proof of employment or offer of, will have to be verified prior to acceptance on to the course. You will be sent a form to complete as part of the registration process.

Course Structure and Pricing

Our L3 CERAD course costs £3,200 + VAT. The course runs over 4 weeks Monday to Thursday. With Friday allocated as a study day. The course fee includes all costs, there are no additinal charges. You will receive full support through our dedicated trainers and admin team throughout the programme to ensure your success. Tea and coffee is also provided free of charge.

Course Programme

The course will:

  • Prepare you to drive and manoeuvre ambulances
  • Prepare you to drive an ambulance in emergency and non-emergency situations
The course programme will cover:
  • Pre-shift vehicle daily checks
  • Pre-driving daily checks
  • Reporting defects
  • Upto date driving legislation and regulations
  • Use of the vehicle's braking and steering systems
  • Safely negotiating of bends
  • Use of the vehicle' transmission systems
    • During routine and emergency driving
  • Dual carriageway and motorway training
  • Manoeuvring the vehicle, including reversing
  • Vehicle's safety systems
    • Electronic stability programme
    • ABS braking
  • Overtaking
  • Adverse conditions on driving
  • Human factors and their imapct on driving
  • Confrontational behaviour
  • Navigating effectivley following directions
    • During routine and emergency situations
  • Driving at night, an element of the course must be completed when dark.
  • Emergency response driving



Rapid Response is a well established and respected CQC registered private ambulance provider and training organisation, working with the NHS.

We have been training our own team for many years.

We have a great team of highly experienced  trainers ready to help you reach your career goals.

Rapid response medical services ltd

Response House, Brookfield Drive, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS11 0JN

Registered In England: 11020015

Tel: 01543 471 547


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