Developed by FutureQuals and delivered by St John Ambulance trainers, this course is for ambulance driving instructors wishing to update or develop their teaching and assessment skills to Diploma level.
Who should attend?
Those who would like to become an Emergency response ambulance driving instructor.
Due to the high-risk nature of this qualification and to ensure high quality teaching is maintained in the sector, there are specific entry requirements for this course.
- Hold a full UK/EU driving licence for the class of vehicle to be instructed on
- Have no more than six endorsement points
- Hold a Level 3 Certificate in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving
- Hold, or be registered on and actively working towards, the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, its equivalent or higher
- Hold, or be registered on and actively working towards, the Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement or one of the legacy qualifications (D32/33 or A1)
To register your interest for a place, please complete this short form.
- Enhanced knowledge, behaviours, understanding and skills required to instruct, coach, support and assess learners
- Routine and emergency response ambulance demonstration driving
- Knowledge and understanding of driving legislation, regulation, standards and agreed ways of working to a safe and competent level
- How human factors can influence attitude to risk.
Depending on a delegate’s previous qualifications and experience, we offer 2 course options:
The full DERADI programme: 19 weeks
- 7 weeks of training (split over several months to allow for portfolio completion)
- 4 weeks of supervised practice
- 8 weeks of consolidated practice.
The DERADI RPL Conversion (short course): 5 days
This is designed for those with sufficient prior knowledge and experience. It can be completed in 5 days, including presentations and completion and submission of a portfolio.
If you are unsure which qualification is right for you, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.