Paramedic ambulance driving licences explained

What licence do I need to Drive an Ambulance

An LGV C1 category driving licence is needed to drive an ambulance due to its weight. You will need an LGV medical to get the C1 provisional entitlement; pass two theory tests (Multiple Choice & Hazard Perception) and take driver training in preparation of the C1 practical test.

What licence do I need for Paramedic Driver Training?

An LGV C1 category driving licence is needed to drive an ambulance due to its weight. You will need an LGV medical to get the C1 provisional entitlement; pass two theory tests (Multiple Choice & Hazard Perception) and take driver training in preparation of the C1 practical test.

Do Paramedics need CPC to Drive an Ambulance?

You do not need CPC to drive an ambulance as it is exempt from the requirement. You will need an LGV medical to get the C1 provisional entitlement; pass two theory tests (Multiple Choice & Hazard Perception) and take driver training in preparation of the C1 practical test.

How long is Paramedic Driver Training?

Four days of training for an LGV C1 category driving licence is needed to drive an ambulance due to its weight. You will need an LGV medical to get the C1 provisional entitlement; pass two theory tests (Multiple Choice & Hazard Perception) and take driver training for the DVSA C1 practical test.

How much is the cost for Paramedic Ambulance Driver Training?

Costs can vary between £800 and £1,500 depending on whether you choose an agency or a LGV training school, where your training takes place and what is included within your training. To ensure you get the right training course for you, research thoroughly and compare like with like.

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