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Driving Assessment And Corrective Training – Novice Assessor

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This training is designed to equip participants with the information and instruction on how to drive their vehicle in a safe and fuel-efficient manner through the optimum use of revolutions, better gear ratios and speed with the aim of reducing the running cost of the vehicle.

Course objectives/aims

Fuel efficient drivers result in lower running costs, improved profit margins and reduced emissions. Safer drivers mean less injuries and fatalities on our roads, less accident damage to vehicles, less unproductive downtime for vehicle repair, the potential for reduced insurance premiums.  At the end of the training delegates will:


• Be competent in assessing and giving guidance to drivers.
• Be competent at preparing and presenting briefings.
• Understand the difference between assessing and training.
• Be competent in providing professional training for areas of weakness identified during assessment.

Course Content

• Driver responsibilities – driver and vehicle licence checking
• Basic principles of fuel consumption and driver safety
• An overall awareness of fuel economy and road layout.
• Vehicle checks and risks.
• Assessor standards
• Ideal journey outcomes.
• Defensive driving.
• Hazzard perception.
• Vehicle telematics.
• Assessment route planning.
• Practical driving assessment – identification of driver competences.
• Review of key improvement areas.
• Application of techniques and coaching for best performance.
• Final feedback session and future action planning.

Who should attend?

Persons put forward by the company to become in-house driver assessors.

Duration

3 days. 

Participants

Maximum 2 people per course.

Requirements

Course comprises both classroom and practical elements. Please ensure the following:

 

  • Site clearance/access for trainer.
  • Training room for attendees.
  • The course will include a practical element – for this we require access to a suitable vehicle each day of the training.

Benefits

  • Driver Training will result in the following savings.
  • Profile of drivers driving competencies.
  • Active management of driver training program.
  • Prospect of cheaper insurance.
  • Reduced instances of non-insured claims.
  • Increased protection of rolling stock.
  • Reduction of wear and tear of vehicles.
  • Fuel savings.
  • Brand integrity.
  • Better safer drivers.

Certification

On completion of this course a certificate of training will be issued to all delegates.

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Course evaluation

Measure skills of assessor to identify a driver’s strengths and weakness.

 

Note

Successful delegates will be provided with a starter toolkit for them to commence driver assessments and training. It is recommended this training is followed up with the Assessor Revalidation course within twelve months of completion to ensure the assessor is meeting the standards, is confident delivering the assessment and corrective training, and is updated on any relevant regulatory changes since initial training.

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