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Advance Driver Training – Code 10: Operate a rigid heavy vehicle

Unit Standard Title

Advance Driver Training - Code 10: Operate a Rigid Heavy Vehicle

Unit Standard ID

123253

NQF Level

Level 4

Credits

15

Entry Level

It is assumed that learners have already attained NQF Level 2 Mathematical Literacy and Communication and Communication competence.

Purpose of Unit Standard

The purpose of learning is to ensure safe, professional operation of rigid (no articulation points) heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 3.5 tons. Credited learners can drive a specific type of rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements and reflect on the manner in which the vehicle is operated. Competent drivers are able to preserve vehicles as assets, drive safely and defensively, and contribute significantly to the economy by transporting goods and/or passengers.
 

Credited learners are capable of:

  • Preparing a rigid heavy vehicle for road transport trips according to specification.
  • Driving a rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of road transport service quality.
  • Handling unexpected situations according to specified procedures.
  • Reflecting on rigid heavy vehicle performance and own operation of vehicle against requirements.
  • Parking rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.
Course Outcomes
  • Prepare a rigid heavy vehicle for road transport trips according to specification.
  • Drive a heavy rigid vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Ensure the maintenance of road transport service quality.
  • Handle unexpected situations according to specified procedures.
  • Park rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.
Duration
  • 2 Days Theory on a weekend or 2 consecutive Saturdays or weekdays
  • 1 Day Practical driving (one-to-one) during the week
Vehicle & Pre-Requisites
  • Vehicle to be supplied by client
  • Original certified ID per driver
  • Original certified driver license per driver
  • Logbook with 100 hours needs to be handed in per learner attending
Costing per Course
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