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Defensive Driver Training – Code 14: Operate Vehicle Combinations

Unit Standard Title

Defensive Driver Training - Code 14: Operate Vehicle Combinations

Unit Standard ID

123254

NQF Level

Level 4

Credits

20

Entry Level

It is assumed that learners have already attained NQF Level 2 Mathematic literacy and Communication and Language competence. It is also assumed that the learner can already drive a light vehicle (less than 3.5 tons gross vehicle mass), and can plan road transport service delivery.

Purpose of Unit Standard

The purpose of learning is to ensure safe, professional operation of vehicle combinations with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 3.5 tons, and consisting of a drawing vehicle and trailer/s. Credited learners can drive a specific vehicle combination in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements and reflect on the manner in which the vehicle is operated.

Credited learners are capable of:

  • Preparing a vehicle combination for road transport trips.
  • Driving a vehicle combination in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of road transport service quality.
  • Handling unexpected situations according to specified procedures.
  • Parking vehicle combination in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Coupling and uncoupling a drawing vehicle and trailer/s according to specified procedures.
Course Outcomes
  • Prepare a vehicle combination for road transport trips according to specification.
  • Drive a vehicle combination in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Ensure the maintenance of road transport service quality.
  • Handle unexpected situations according to specified procedures.
  • Park vehicle combination in accordance with specified requirements.
  • Couple and uncouple a drawing vehicle and trailer/s according to specified procedures.
Duration
  • 2 Days Theory in a group for all drivers on weekdays/weekend, or 2 Saturdays
  • 1 Day Practical driving during the week with 1 driver per day
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
  • Speak to your Sales Representative

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