UK Airside Defensive Driver Training

Airside Defensive Driving & Safety Awareness

Emergency Response Driver Training Ltd (ERDT) is the only Royal Society for The Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Internationally accredited training provider that can offer Airside Defensive Driving & Safety Awareness driving and Train the Trainer courses accredited by RoSPA and written in-line with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

ERDT currently delivers driver training to over 40 Airport Fire Service across the UK and Worldwide including some of the largest Airports in the world, Dubai International, Singapore Changi International Airport, we have also delivered Airside defensive driving & safety awareness training to operations and ground handling staff at Edinburgh and Singapore Changi International Airport.

Training Overview

Courses are based on individual competencies and will ensure the driver has the knowledge, understanding and skill required to driver safely Airside, these skills are designed to reduce accidents and improves Airside driver safety awareness.

Available Courses

Airside Defensive Driving & Safety Awareness (ADD-Safety Awareness)
Half Day (4 hours)

Airside Defensive Driving & Safety Awareness Train the Trainer
4 Days (must have completed an ADD-Safety Awareness course)

Key Benefits Include

  • Improved Airside safety
  • Airside hazard awareness and anticipation
  • Airside Defensive Driving Techniques which are designed to reduce accidents
  • Reduction in vehicle damage and potential staff inquires

Course Content

  • Airside Driving
  • Attitude and behaviour
  • Airside Incidents
  • Know your vehicle
  • Airside driving hazards
  • Airside defensive driving
  • Speed & safety
  • Airside night driving

Course Delivery

Training can be delivered 7 days a week at your location.

Further Information

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 more information on a specific course, its duration and costs or to book a course please email:

Airside Driver Training

Training at your location

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.