Emergency Vehicle Driver Training Level 1
ToDrive Ambulance under Operational Conditions
This course is designed for students who are part of an Emergency Response team and are required to drive Emergency Vehicles under various circumstances and over various terrains.
•Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
•Writing is required to the level of completing written assessments.
•Numeracy is required to enable the determination of similar activities.
•Participants are required to have the physical abilities to successfully complete the practical applications of the course.
•Participants must hold a current Australian car drivers licence.
This unit covers the competency to drive operational vehicles i.e. Ambulances.This includes safe operation of all vehicle functions and effective management of hazardous situations under operational and emergency conditions.
•Prepare vehicle for operational response
•Drive the vehicle
•Monitor traffic, road and terrain under operational conditions
•To demonstrate in a practical driving situation the ability to maintain personal safety, safety awareness and awareness of traffic conditions and other road users is critical.
Assessment for this unit of competency will be by simulation of work place driving practices. Assessment will occur over a range of situations and scenarios. Assessment will also be conducted through actual demonstration of competencies and written and oral testing of underpinning knowledge.
Training will be delivered utilising theory and practical activities. Simulation will be based on actual conditions and will include walk throughs of the relevant competency components. Delivery will include instructor led presentations / scenarios.Course Outline:
· Meaning of Emergency Response Vehicle Training
· Introduction to Emergency Response Vehicle Training
· Objectives of Emergency Response Vehicle Training
· Core Elements of Emergency Response Vehicle Training
· Emergency Driving
· Pre-trip Checks
· Traffic Signs
· Hazard Recognition
· Priority at crossroads
· Scanning the Environment
· Driver's Distraction
· Safety Zone
· Maneuvering Space
· Space Management
· Type of Collision
· Emergency Situation
· Turning Exercises