Qualsafe Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (RQF)

The Qualsafe CERAD qualification has been developed by industry experts and reviewed by the Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG). This qualification enables learners to prepare, drive and manoeuvre ambulance vehicles in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

This qualification has been designed to meet high speed driver training regulations and allows ambulance service drivers to claim exemptions under the Road Traffic Act.

Intended Audience

The Qualsafe CERAD qualification is for people who are employed by, or contracted to, an NHS Trust or CQC Registered Ambulance Service (Independent or Voluntary Aid Society) with the required authorisation to undergo training in emergency response ambulance driving.

Qualification SpecificationCourse Overview

Through theory and practical sessions, the Qualsafe CERAD qualification gives learners the knowledge and skills to drive an ambulance routinely and respond to incidents in a range of environments under emergency and non-emergency conditionsFor a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

8 x Practical Assessments – assessed by trainer
2 x Practical Assessments – assessed by an independent assessor
2 x Multiple Choice Question Papers (includes road signs question paper)
1 x Learner Workbook


Successful learners will receive a personalised Qualsafe Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (RQF) e-Certificate after their results have been submitted, subject to moderation and any required actions. Printed certificates are available at an additional cost (please see our Fees and Charges list for details).

Learner Registration Fees

Price includes: Qualification Specification, Free Course Overview and Lesson Plans, all Assessment Materials, and a Guide to Assessing Qualsafe Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (RQF).

Centres can save up to 12.5% on Learner Registrations with our tiered pricing system!

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