Police conversion course

EMSTAR are working towards building a new community of Ambulance Driving Instructors by encouraging Current and Ex/Retired Police Driving Instructors to convert into Ambulance Driving Instructors and continue to use their unique expertise.


For just £2,595 + VAT, we can convert your existing police qualification into the UK-wide standard required for ambulance driver training. The course comprises of one week in the classroom, followed by four weeks on the road running your first course alongside one of our National Principal Assessors (NPA).

The Level 4 Diploma in Emergency Response Ambulance Driving Instruction offers new opportunity for Police Driving Instructor.  The course provides enhanced knowledge, behaviours, understanding and skills required to instruct, coach, support and assess learners in the delivery of routine and emergency response ambulance demonstration driving. This will include knowledge and understanding of driving legislation, regulation, standards and agreed ways of working to a safe and competent level set out in the High Speed Driver training Competences.

Once completed, you will be working to your own calendar and earning upwards of £1000 per week.


  • Advance Police Driving Instructor (with in 2 years)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement  or A1, D32/D33 (completed or working towards)
  • Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training or PTLLS, DTLLS, QTLLS (completed or working towards)
  • ADI (Desirable no essential)

 * Please note, although you are able to register and complete the course prior to complete all the prerequisites. Certification of the Level 4 DERADI will not take place until evidence of the complete prerequisites can be shown. 

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