This course is designed specifically to train nominated employee(s) of a company in order to become a Trainer for their in house Defensive and Eco driving. Defensive and Eco drive Training involves classroom and in-cab driver tuition aiming to help businesses reduce fuel and maintenance costs, reduce CO2 emissions and improve safety through enhanced driving techniques, increase driver awareness, vehicle control and fuel economy.
Provide the potential trainer(s) with the skills and information to be able to deliver classroom and practical defensive and eco driving method lessons to aid the operator in reducing their fuel consumption, running costs safety performance and improve driver standards.
- Health and safety considerations for running a course.
- Assessor standards.
- Principles of competency-based assessments.
- Driver standards and Vehicle standards.
- Pre use walkaround checks.
- Ideal journey outcomes.
- Eco and defensive driving methods.
- Hazzard perception.
- Use of Vehicle telematics.
- Planning assessment routes.
- Assessment methods.
- Conducting the driving assessment.
- On the road assessment and coaching.
- After assessment protocols.
- Collision assessments.
- Coupling and uncoupling (where relevant).
- Safe and legal loads.
- Completing the assessment forms.
- Driver competence summary.
- Recording information.
- Practical on road lessons.
Who should attend?
Persons put forward by the company to become in-house Defensive and Eco driving Trainers.
Written and practical test as well as coursework.
A suitable vehicle must be provided to facilitate trainees. A suitable space to carry out a classroom lecture and facilitate students to carry out coursework. Students should have access to laptops or computers, a clipboard and notepad.
On completion of this course a certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants. Price on application
Why choose FTA Ireland in-company training?
Value for money
significant savings for members on the price of our public courses.
on-site training eliminates the need for expenditure and time allowances for staff travel
FTA Ireland’s Quality Assurance (QA) processes ensure standardized delivery across Ireland – crucial for evaluating training effectiveness and promoting excellence
through an element of content control increases relevancy and alignment with your systems and policies, and the option to bespoke training to match your business objectives.
with our expert trainers using their wealth of experience to tailor courses to your company needs and requirements.