Summary

This course aims to develop an existing driver’s skills and knowledge in defensive driving. It has been designed to raise driver standards, reduce traffic accidents and increase an individual’s safety on the road. It helps employers to meet their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974.

Qualification

Successful completion of the course results in an IBAUK Certificate in Defensive Driving. This course was formally known as the Pearson EDI Level 2 National Award in Defensive Driving.

Who should take this course?

Anyone who wishes to improve their driving skills. It is particularly useful for those employed in professional driving roles e.g. taxi drivers, bodyguards, chauffeurs, HGV and PCV drivers.

By enrolling their employees on this course, employers are assisted in meeting their obligations under the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974. The course also addresses the requirements of many road safety initiatives, such as the Driving at Work – Managing Work-Related Road Safety initiative.

Duration

One day, plus workbook completion time prior to the assessment.

Assessment

One day practical assessment plus workbook completion.

Course Requirements

You must be in possession of a full current driving licence. You will need your own vehicle.

Course Loading

The maximum ratio of trainers to trainees is 1:2 for the workbook review. Practical work is 1:1.

Content

The course will help you to:

  • Understand what defensive driving is and why it is important
  • Develop skills and attitudes for defensive driving
  • Use these skills to improve vehicle performance and safety
  • Be more aware of the driving ‘environment’ and how best to negotiate it
  • Understand and improve attitudes and behaviour towards driving

 

Not just safety

Defensive driving doesn't just improve safety. The skills that you learn help you to drive more economically. And because defensive driving teaches you how to anticipate road events, defensive drivers don't suffer so much stress. Our defensive driving course means that you will arrive at your destination feeling calmer and with more money in your pocket!

Upcoming Training Courses

Jun
7
Fri
all-day Emergency First Aid at Work (1 D...
Emergency First Aid at Work (1 D...
Jun 7 all-day
Please check documentation for relevant course entry requirements. This is a blended course, incorporating e-learning and a one-day practical session. Please check the web page for further details, or get in touch. You can also book this course online. Discounts are applied for bookings of more than one candidate — the more candidates book, the more you save! 25% off for bookings of 12 or more.
17:00 Highfield Level 2 Award for Secu...
Highfield Level 2 Award for Secu...
Jun 7 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Please check documentation for relevant course entry requirements. This course is delivered by blended learning, with only one hour attendance to complete the 50 mins of Top Up Training Multiple Choice Exams. Please check the web page for further details, or get in touch. Discounts are applied for bookings of more than one candidate — the more candidates book, the more you save! 25% off for bookings of 12 or more.
Jun
8
Sat
all-day Highfield Level 2 Award for Door...
Highfield Level 2 Award for Door...
Jun 8 – Jun 9 all-day
Please check documentation on the web page/pdf for relevant course entry requirements. In particular, please take note of the need for an accredited First Aid or Emergency First Aid certificate valid for 12 months after the start of the course. This is a two-day course, running over two consecutive days. The course also includes self-study which must be completed before the course. Please check the web page  for further details, or get in touch. Discounts are applied for bookings of more than one candidate — the more  candidates book, the more you save! 25% off for bookings of 12 or more.
Jun
11
Tue
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Jun 11 – Jun 13 all-day
Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Further information: Please see the web page for details of this course and other First Aid course options. Online booking: You can book this course online.

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