Defensive driving for light motor vehicles

A comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles. It aims to improve driving skills and driver attitudes, and to increase their knowledge and understanding of road safety. This is to prepare them to react in the best possible way when faced with unexpected situations, and to become more aware of other road users.

Course outline

By the end of the course, the learners will understand:

  • road traffic legislation
  • definitions of defensive driving
  • adapting to different driving conditions
  • identification of road accident factors
  • road accidents and human errors
  • driver attitudes and behaviour
  • being fuel efficient green band drivers
  • factors affecting concentration
  • hazard identification
  • observation skills
  • collision prevention
  • safe following distance
  • escape routes
  • hijack prevention
  • importance of seatbelts
  • fatigue management
  • cell phone usage while driving
  • gravel road driving.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

Defensive driving for light motor vehicles

E-Learning Price:

R 690

E-Learning Duration:

5 hours

Credits:

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Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2. Drivers must hold valid driver’s Code 8 licence

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

Code 8 drivers

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Defensive driving for light motor vehicles

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2. Drivers must hold valid driver’s Code 8 licence

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

Code 8 drivers

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Defensive driving for light motor vehicles

Course Price:

R 1 095

Course Duration:

1 day, including a 45-minute practical assessment

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

CPD Points:

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2. Drivers must hold valid driver’s Code 8 licence

Target Groups:

Code 8 drivers
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