When emergencies happen, minutes count. First responders need to drive with purpose and urgency to incidents whilst balancing the need to ensure public safety is not compromised.
IPSQA 3007:2022 is the Public Safety Qualification Standard for Emergency Vehicle Operators (EVO) under the Authority’s certification scheme – the IPSQA® Certificate in Public Safety (CertPubS®).
The CertPubS® is the world’s only multi-disciplinary public safety role certification scheme that requires knowledge, skills and experience. Certified to ISO 17024, the CertPubS® credential ensures candidates have been independently assessed giving organisations and the public confidence in their abilities.
In brief, candidates for IPSQA 3007:2022 must demonstrate:
- Holding a government issued driver license for the vehicle type/class being operated
- Knowledge of emergency driving theory including vehicle dynamics, skid management, procedures and law.
- Demonstrate practical skills in navigating and driving to an incident under emergency operating conditions.
- Provide a portfolio of attested evidence verifying application and experience of emergency driving skills and knowledge
This certification requires completion of three parts:
- Part A: Online theory examination
- Part B: Practical skills assessment by an IPSQA Assessor
- Part C: Completion and submission of an evidence portfolio of emergency driving experience.
IPSQA 3007:022 is available only to subscribers.