Paramedics

Blue Light Driver Training

Level 3 Cert in Blue Light Driving

Course duration: 4 weeks

Price: £3,000 - From Our Training Partner in Ireland 

Group Discounts Available - Enquire: sales@nemc.ie

National Emergency Medical Control have an affiliated training partner with whom you can complete your blue light driving course

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With this level of training being addressed the main aim of the driving standard is to:

  • Reduce the risks associated with the driving of emergency service vehicles

  • making sure that patients and passengers are safe and comfortable during transit

  • Making students aware that responding to an emergency should never involve actions which could lead to injury or even death of any person.

  • Training meets the core requirements of UK NHS Trusts (S.19 of the UK Road Safety Act)

 

This is a 4-week course that must be successfully completed to receive a Certificate of Competence to claim exemptions as an ambulance service driver. To qualify within this course, all the mandatory components within the course must be completed with a requirement of 230 hours of total qualification time, including 152 hours of contact learning. 

 

Within this course, the students will cover the following subjects:

  • Vehicle daily inspection & Legislation and Driving Regulations

  • Braking, Steering & Transmission systems 

  • Be able to vary speed accurately

  • Multi-lane and Motorway driving 

  • Reverse and manoeuvre 

  • Vehicle safety systems & Overtaking 

  • Driving in adverse conditions 

  • Manage confrontational behaviour 

  • Vehicle Navigation 

  • The System of car control 

  • Driving in the hours of darkness 

  • Knowledge of legal exemptions 

  • Emergency response driving

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