James Ward of WardADT is one of the few FutureQuals qualified blue light emergency response driving instructors in the country and is approved to deliver the Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving  (CERAD) . This training can be provided to students who have a business and legal requirement to be trained in the use of blue lights who will be authorised to make use of legal exemptions upon completion of training. Applicants must be working for a Care Quality Commission (CQC) approved ambulance service or private provider and have in-house FutureQuals centre approval for us to provide training to you. For more information see below.


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James Ward is a FutureQuals approved Emergency Response Driver Tutor holding the full Level 4 Diploma (L4DERADI) and is authorised to deliver suitable emergency response (blue light) and standard/routine (PTS) driver training to your ambulance/health care company if you are authorised to receive such training (CQC registered service and have your own in-house FutureQuals centre accreditation).


The Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving (commonly referred to as the CERAD) qualification is the industry standard and is accepted by the NHS Trusts and private ambulance companies as the required standard to safely respond using blue lights and to claim exemptions to specific sections of Road Traffic Law. This course is nationally accredited on the QCF framework as a Level 3 qualification and is the only NHS Trust and Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG) accredited training to enable authorised persons to respond using blue lights and emergency warning equipment. This course complies with requirements set out under Section 19 Road Safety Act 2006 (yet to be enacted) and affords exemptions under The Road Traffic Act 1988 and Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984.


This intensive course is usually delivered on a 3:1 student ratio and is normally structured over four (4) weeks although this can be amended to clients requests with agreement from FutureQuals.

Over the period of the course students will be required to complete a workbook of evidence (known as a portfolio), pass theory examinations (road signs and law) as well as successfully pass two driving assessments (routine and response). The course entails both classroom inputs in theoretical study as well as significant on-road driving time to cover the learner outcomes of this challenging course. The course will cover a range of vehicles from vans and ambulances to cars (rapid response vehicles) at the request of the clients needs. Whilst a category C1 driving licence entitlement is usually required (vehicles weighing over 3500kgs) if your company uses PLG class vehicles this course can be delivered to holders of category B (normal car) licence holders.


For more information, pricing and availability please CONTACT US.

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For your peace of mind all payments through WardADT.com are processed securely by PayPal - All WardADT pages are encrypted using SSL for your protection.

All major credit and debit cards are accepted. Telephone Credit and Debit Card payments are available by calling 0800 061 4215 and these are processed by Square securely. Chip and Pin and Contactless Payments are processed by Square. All payments must be completed before training commences.

Invoicing is preferred method and payments should be made via electronic bank transfer or credit/debit cards within 7 days of issue, Telephone payments via credit/debit cards will incur a small transaction fee. Short notice cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will not be subject to refund.

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All courses are subject to non-refundable booking deposits of £100.00 - no booking will be confirmed without deposit confirmation.

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