Floodwater Driver Training

Emergency Response Driver Training Ltd is a RoSPA accredited training body and all ERDT Courses are accredited by RoSPA.

The Floodwater driver training course is designed for Emergency Services, Government Authorities/Agencies and utility companies that are required to attend incidents involving floodwater, the course is accredited by RoSPA and will provide the necessary skills and knowledge required to drive in floodwater safely.

We provide a free on-line study facility which assists the candidate’s pre-course learning and reduces course duration and costs.

Please note: Instructor training is only available to statutory Emergency Services who wish to deliver training to their staff and not on a commercial basis.

  • Fire Service
  • Police Service
  • Ambulance Service
  • Local Authorities
  • Highways Agencies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Utility Companies

Unit 1

  • Floodwater Facts Dangers & Risks
  • Type of Floods
  • Damage to vehicles caused by water
  • Driving In heavy rain
  • Dynamic Risk Assessment
  • Speed, safety and consideration
  • Driving Through Floodwater
  • Action taken, floating vehicle
  • Action taken, stranded vehicle
  • Escaping from a sinking vehicle
  • After driving through water

Unit 2

  • 4×4 vehicles & systems

Successful candidates will receive certificates and a driver development portfolio.

The courses are delivered by highly qualified Ex-Emergency Services Driving Instructors with many years’ experience.

For information on a specific course, its duration and costs please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Please Note: Emergency response driving courses using blue lights & sirens are not available to members of the public and any course enquiry must be submitted through your Emergency Service or organisation.