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.
Participants on the course will learn about customs in a holistic manner in order to understand and appreciate the various customs stakeholder’s motivations and to be better placed to have a strong working relationship with customs officers and other relevant government agencies, eg Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, resulting in more efficient operations and satisfied customers.
- Be competent in assessing a driver’s standard.
- 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.
Topic 1: Driver responsibilities – driver and vehicle license checking.
Topic 2: Basic principles of fuel consumption and driver safety.
Topic 3: An overall awareness of fuel economy and road layout.
Topic 4: Vehicle checks and risks.
Topic 5: Assessor standards
Topic 6: Ideal journey outcomes.
Topic 7: Defensive driving.
Topic 8: Hazzard perception.
Topic 9: Vehicle telematics.
Topic 10: Assessment route planning.
Topic 11: Practical driving assessment – identification of driver
Topic 12: Review of key improvement areas.
Topic 13: Application of techniques and coaching for best performance.
Topic 14: Final feedback session and future action planning.
Who should attend?
- Persons put forward by the company to become in-house driver assessors.
Measure skills of assessor to identify a driver’s strengths and weakness.
3 days. Max 2 delegates per course
Maximum 2 people per course.
A knowledge of supply chain.
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.
- 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.
On completion of this course a certificate of training will be issued to all delegates.
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.