To provide Learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding required to prepare, drive and manoeuvre Class 3 Ambulance Vehicles under both routine and emergency response conditions. (Class 3 = Ambulance (medium) vehicles with 4 or more wheels and a gross vehicle weight exceeding 3500kg, but not exceeding 7500kg.) This qualification covers driving legislation, driver responsibilities, pre-driving checks and daily inspections, the system of car control, driving under routine and emergency response conditions, manoeuvring and reversing, safety systems, emergency response driving practices, navigation, adverse conditions and human factors.
This qualification is aimed at individuals who work, or intend to work as, an ambulance technician or a HCPC registered paramedic.
This qualification is recognised as an equivalent to the FAQ Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (RQF) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Pass or Fail.
Portfolio of evidence, multiple choice assessment.