Driver Training

Driver Training (click to download pdf)

Course Content

  • 1. Anti-Hijack Driver
  • 2. Anti-Hijack Passenger
  • 3. Anti-Hijack Seminar
  • 4. Bobcat
  • 5. Code 2-14 Professional Driving
  • 6. Defensive / Advanced Driving Skills
  • 7. Dumper Truck
  • 8. Earth Moving Equipment
  • 9. Front End Loader
  • 10. Skid Control
  • 11. Tractor Course
  • 12. 4 x 4 Driving Skills
  • 13. Cherry Picker / Arial Platform
  • 14. Taxi Operators Course

1.Anti-Hijack Driver

  • Introduction
  • Practical scenario's
  • The criminal and his tactics
  • Proactive principles
  • Reactive principles
  • Practical Tuition
  • Scenario's Exercise

Duration : 16 hours (2 days)

Target : Drivers of any vehicle

Modules : 1 to 7

Description : Hijack, Weapons, Methods, Scenario's, Proactive Steps, Reactive Steps

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

2.Anti-Hijack Passenger

  • Introduction
  • Practical scenario's
  • The criminal and his tactics
  • Proactive principles
  • Reactive principles

Duration : 1 day

Target : Drivers of any vehicle

Modules : 1 to 5

Description : Hijack, Weapons, Methods, Scenario's, Proactive Steps, Reactive Steps

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 20

3.Anti-Hijack Seminar

  • Introduction
  • Practical scenario's
  • The criminal and his tactics
  • Proactive principles
  • Reactive principles

Duration : 3 hours

Target : Drivers of any vehicle

Modules : 1 to 7

Description : Hijack, Weapons, Methods, Scenario's, Proactive Steps, Reactive Steps

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 20

4.Bobcat

  • Operation of controls
  • Hydraulic controls
  • Principles of operation
  • Pre-start procedures & checks
  • Shut down procedures & checks
  • Safety precautions
  • Fueling
  • Transportation

Duration : 1 day for refresher training, 3 days for novice training

Target : Anyone who operates a Bobcat and their supervisors

Students : Minimum of 4 to a maximum of 6

5.Code 2-14 Professional Driving

  • Introduction the professional driver
  • Driver development theory
  • Defensive driving techniques (K53)
  • Basic vehicle maintenance and emergency procedures
  • Vehicle inspection
  • Practical driving skills
  • The attitude of a driver
  • Basic first aid and fire fighting
  • Machanical appreciation
  • Driver evaluation

Duration : 2 days

Target : Drivers of company vehicles (code 2-14)

Modules : 1 to 8

Description : Fuel Economy Of Vehicles, S.I.P.D. Acceleration And Retardation

Students : Maximum of 4

6.Defensive / Advanced Driving Skills

  • Preventing collisions
  • Safe driving distance
  • Reaction time
  • Safe stopping distance
  • Saftey vehicle checks
  • Controlling systems
  • Hazards
  • Road Awareness
  • Entering & driving on highways
  • Skid control
  • Duration : 2 days

    Target : All drivers

    Modules : 1 to 10

    Description : Road awareness, skid control, safety vehicle checks

    Legislation : Occupational Healthy & Safety Act of 1993

    Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 8

    7.Dumper Truck

    • Carrying out pre-operating checks
    • Carrying out pre-starting checks
    • Starting and stopping a dumper
    • Manouvering a dumper
    • Moving a load
    • Shutting a dumper down

    Duration : 1 - 2 days, depending on experience

    Target : Dumper truck drivers

    Modules : 1 to 6

    Description : Carrying out pre-starting checks, moving a load

    Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

    8.Earth Moving Equipment

    • Vehicles control - saftey aspects
    • Mechanical appreciation
    • Carrying out pre-operating checks
    • Carrying out pre-starting checks
    • Starting & stopping
    • Manouvering
    • Moving a load
    • Shutting down

    Duration : 1 - 5 days

    Target : Drivers of Caterpillars, Tippers, Graders, Dozers and Excavators

    Modules : 1 to 2

    Description : Carrying out pre-starting checks, moving a load

    Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 8

    9.Front End Loader

    • Introduction
    • Machine components
    • Safety
    • Operator controls & instruments
    • Principles of operation
    • Walk round check
    • Start up and shut down procedure
    • 10 SMR or daily check
    • Practical training schedule

    Duration : 1 - 2 days depending on experience

    Target : All front end loader drivers

    Modules : 1 to 9

    Description : Safety, Practical Training Schedule, 10 SMR or daily check, Principals of Operation

    Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

    10.Skid Control

    • Introduction
      • Definition of skidding
      • How does skidding happen
      • Avoid skidding
      • Causes of skidding
      • Cadence breaking
      • Aqua planing
      • Recognizing / removing the cause of a skid
      • Correcting a four wheel skid
      • Front wheel skid
      • Rear wheel kid
      • Vehicle Control
    • Consolidation
    • Practical
      • Four wheel skid
      • Snap lane change
      • Front wheel skid
      • Rear wheel skid

    Duration : 1 - 2 days

    Target : All front end loader drivers

    Modules : 1 to 3

    Description : Safety, Practical Training Schedule, 10 SMR or daily check, Principals of Operation

    Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

    11.Skid Control

    • Introduction
      • Introduction
      • Tractor theory
        • Mechanical appreciation
        • Hydraulic system
        • Lubrication System
        • Refueling
        • Protection to personal
        • Driving the vehicle
        • Driver protection
      • Pre-start checks
      • Practical operation
      • Evaluation

      Duration : 1 - 2 days

      Target : All Employees, Contractors and On-Site Workers Using Tractors, Grass Cutters, Adapted Tractors etc

      Modules : 1 to 5

      Description : Vehicle Control, Mechanical Appreciation, Use of Implements

      Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

      11.Tractor Course

      • Introduction
        • Introduction
        • Tractor theory
          • Mechanical appreciation
          • Hydraulic system
          • Lubrication System
          • Refueling
          • Protection to personal
          • Driving the vehicle
          • Driver protection
        • Pre-start checks
        • Practical operation
        • Evaluation

        Duration : 1 - 2 days

        Target : All Employees, Contractors and On-Site Workers Using Tractors, Grass Cutters, Adapted Tractors etc

        Modules : 1 to 5

        Description : Vehicle Control, Mechanical Appreciation, Use of Implements

        Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 10

        12.4 x 4 Driving Skills

        • The vehicle and mechanical appreciation
        • Pre-operational check
        • Practical driving
        • Evaluation

        Duration : 1 - 2 days

        Target : All Employees, Contractors, On-Site Workers and Private Individuals Using Rough Terrain and Standard Vehicles in a Rough Terrain Area

        Description : Mechanical Appreciation, Gearbox Usage, Differentials, Surface Traction etc

        Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

        13.Cherry Picker/ Arial Platform

        • Legal knowledge - driven machinery regulations
        • Introduction to arial platform operation
        • Pre operational inspection
        • Setting up the platform
        • Safety features
        • Typical checklist

        Duration : 1 - 2 days

        Target : Drivers of this particular vehicle type

        Modules : 1 to 6

        Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

        14.Taxi Operators Course

        • To help you understand the industry
        • Driver productivity
        • Pre-trip inspection
        • A.B.C. of defensive driving
        • Methods of control
        • Hazards
        • Systems of vehicle control
        • Skidding
        • The road transport quality system
        • Commentary driving
        • Anti hijack
        • Customer care
        • Basic first aid
        • Basic fire fighting
        • Conclusion

        Duration : 1 - 2 days

        Target : Taxi Drivers or anyone who Transports other people

        Modules : 1 to 15

        Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15