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Safe Road Skills


Safe Road Skills

About this course

Safety for road users and passengers as well as those who come into contact with them, is of utmost importance. A recent study of experienced drivers showed that only 33% would pass the current theory test, with 50% failing basic road signs (Article)

As learners, considering driving a range of vehicles such as LGV's and Vans for a living, you will be in control of much larger vehicles that have a significantly greater impact if involved in an accident. As recent high-profile news stories show, this can have a devastating impact on all involved. This course will look at why and how to carry out safety checks and how to respond during breakdowns or accidents while providing an update to your road safety knowledge.

What will I do on this course?

During this course you will:

  • Identify and carry out checks and basic maintenance that should be carried out on a form of transport.
  • Planning of journeys using technology and traditional methods.
  • Know how to respond in cases of breakdowns or accidents.
  • Identification of signs and signals.
  • Know how behaviors and attitudes affect other drivers.

Qualifications you will complete

  • BTEC Level 1 Certificate in Safe Road Skills and Attitudes

Who is it for?

This course is relevant to anyone wishing to gain employment within the logistic sector who is involved in the driving of a vehicle.

Any current driver or novice who wants to update/improve their knowledge of road safety.

How is this course assessed?

This course is divided into 4 units of which there is no formal examination for 1 unit. The other 3 will be assessed in a variety of ways by your tutor from which a portfolio of work that you create over the time of the course will evidence the remaining 3 units.

What could I do next?

Successful completion of the qualification will give students a good working knowledge of the basics of road safety

Previous students have gone on to:

  • CPC
  • Employment within the logistic sector.

Fees

All of our courses are priced relative to the learner; but are free to the unemployed

When applying for the course we will discuss any relevant concessions and apply them where possible.

Employers please contact our office where we will be happy to discuss fees with you

Awarding body

Pearson

Duration

5 days

Hours

9:00 - 4:30

How to apply

For an information pack, or if you have any other questions about booking the training please contact our team by telephone or email.

T: 01179 710883         email: mail@n-gaged.co.uk

Our office is manned Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm

 

Link

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/road-safety/11228102/Two-thirds-of-experienced-drivers-would-fail-theory-test.html

0117 971 0883

For more information go to how to book your training or if you require an information pack that includes all the necessary application forms contact us by phone or email.

Our office is staffed Monday to Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm