Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving

The Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving is an essential qualification for any paramedic or other member of an ambulance crew. Possession of this certificate permits ambulance drivers to claim special exemptions as laid down in the Road Traffic Act 1988, in respect of high speed driving in emergency situations.



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Intended Audience

Our Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving is targeted towards delegates who currently work (or intend to work) in the emergency ambulance sector. The course covers both emergency care support staff roles and clinical practitioner roles acting as part of an established ambulance crew. This is a nationally-recognised qualification, suitable for NHS ambulance drivers as well as private emergency ambulance drivers.

Course Overview

The Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving tests both the delegate’s competency at driving and their understanding of the relevant legislation. During the course, delegates will be expected to demonstrate their driving competencies both in response to an emergency call-out and whilst transporting their patient to the relevant health care provider.


This qualification is made up of skills tests, practical assessments, invigilated exams, and learner workbooks. Delegates will be expected to demonstrate their understanding of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and its implications, as well as their competency as an emergency ambulance driver. These multiple methods of assessment ensure that all trainees who pass the course do so at the highest level.

Course Cost

Our Level 3 course in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving course is aimed at those wishing to work within an ambulance service who have a requirement to respond to incidents both under routine and emergency conditions, including those that work on behalf of NHS Trusts.

The qualification can be completed by anyone over the age of 21 who holds a full, UK driving licence and has done for a minimum of 2 years.

The cost of this course is £2750 + VAT  per delegate.

Why choose Medrescue Academy?

There are plenty of reasons to choose us for your Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving. Here are some of the more common ones based on feedback from our previous students.

Experienced professional trainers

Your training for the Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving is conducted by fully-trained professionals who bring a wealth of experience as facilitators to every course. This ensures an effective and well-rounded learning environment for our delegates, with first-rate support along the way.

Nationwide training course delivery

Here at Medrescue, we provide medical training courses on a variety of subjects across England and Wales. We run some of these courses at our own training location, where we are pleased to invite delegates from all over the country. Alternatively, for a large enough group, our trainers will visit you at a location of your choice to deliver the training sessions and assessments.

Exceptional training support

Every course providing by Medrescue includes a full support system for our delegates. We provide pre-course reading so that they can adequately prepare for their in-depth training, as well as the relevant materials for the course itself. All trainees will also have access to our dedicated knowledge-base, containing further information for all delegates looking to expand open the course materials.

Get in touch

For more information about this course, or to make a booking, contact MedTraining today. Call us on 0330 223 5138 to discuss your requirements.