Are you a trainee paramedic looking for ambulance driver training in St Helens? A lot of people don't know this but because the gross weight of an ambulance is usually over 3.5ton you can't drive it on your normal licence, a HGV 7.5ton licence is needed, So if you need to drive an ambulance then you will also need to go through the process of obtaining a HGV C1 licence we will explain the steps below.
To become an ambulance driver, you must undergo a medical examination. The medical examination will include a general physical examination and an eye examination. A provisional C1 license will be issued by the DVLA once these tests have been approved
As part of the next step, you will have to pass the C1 HGV theory test and the hazard perception test. A comprehensive set of study materials is provided by Craig Baker Driver Training. If you require theory test preparation lessons, we can provide them. As soon as you feel confident, we will be able to book your test at one of the DVSA's official test centres. The lessons for driving an ambulance can begin as soon as you have completed your theory tests.
The next step is to prepare for your 3A practical reversing test. You will be instructed by our professional instructors on how to perform the reversing exercise. Following the completion of this process, you will be able to drive on the road and prepare for your 3B practical driving test.
Once you have passed the 3B test you will be fully qualified to drive ambulances up to 7.5ton
Our company has an excellent reputation, with over 300 5-star reviews on Google and another 200+ on Facebook. We are the UK's leading HGV training specialists We take pride in our job. We have a modern fleet of vehicles and continually invest in our facilities and staff, so we can provide you with the best possible service. If you are interested in PASSING your 7.5 Ton Ambulance Licence, speak to one of our sales representatives today by calling 01942 741 310.
Our HGV Training centre offers ambulance & paramedic driver training and is based in the St Helens area, it is easily accessible to anywhere in the northwest
We are able to discuss your options with you if you are planning to train with the North West Ambulance Service.
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