National certificate: professional driving

The purpose of the qualification is to ensure competent professional driving competence in the road transport sector, improving earning capacity of professional drivers, as well as enhancing transport sector professionalism and economic growth. The qualification creates an environment for growth and development of learners, by improving the employment prospects and marketable competence of drivers, and accelerating the redress of past unfair discrimination in education, training and employment opportunities. By setting the minimum standards contained in this qualification, professional driving education and training will also improve.

Course outline

Qualified learners are capable of:

  • obtaining and communicating road transport operational information
  • assessing loads against given permissible load requirements
  • planning road transport service delivery that meets specified requirements
  • driving a vehicle conveying a specific freight commodity or category of passengers
  • using computerised spreadsheets and word processing
  • planning the establishment of a small business according to relevant business principles
  • conducting vehicle maintenance according to specified procedures
  • operating lifting equipment according to specified procedures.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

122

SAQA ID:

50285 (Qualification ID)

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

This qualification is intended for individuals who are working, or intend working, in the commercial road transport industry as drivers. This qualification builds on light vehicle and heavy-duty vehicle driving competence, and credits competent drivers, who are driving vehicles carrying freight or passengers for commercial purposes.

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:

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

122

SAQA ID:

50285 (Qualification ID)

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

This qualification is intended for individuals who are working, or intend working, in the commercial road transport industry as drivers. This qualification builds on light vehicle and heavy-duty vehicle driving competence, and credits competent drivers, who are driving vehicles carrying freight or passengers for commercial purposes.

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:

Course Price:

R28 290

Course Duration:

1 year

Credits:

122

SAQA ID:

50285 (Qualification ID)

NQF Level:

3

Prerequisites:

Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 3

Target Groups:

This qualification is intended for individuals who are working, or intend working, in the commercial road transport industry as drivers. This qualification builds on light vehicle and heavy-duty vehicle driving competence, and credits competent drivers, who are driving vehicles carrying freight or passengers for commercial purposes.
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