The objective of this course is for students to learn the theoretical aspects of driving safely on NZ roads, protecting people, company profits and assets; being able to apply risk reduction techniques and strategies while driving.
Unit Standard: 3465 L2 C3 V6, 3466 L3 C4 V7
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Must hold appropriate drivers licence for class of vehicle.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. Assessment involves an observed 40 minute drive including different driving situations, roads and speed limits.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every three years.
Vehicle which will need to be available for the practical assessment must have current certification.
There isn’t much that Bob can’t drive or operate. Bob is a MITO, and Connexis registered assessor, a Competenz registered Forklift Trainer and an NZTA approved assessor. Bob started his career as a Driver/Operator within the Transport and Building Industries and has spent the last 20 years training people on safe driving and operating equipment. He believes in giving the right information to the candidate so that they can make the right decisions out there in the workplace, that teaching the safe use of heavy machinery includes a strong approach to forming a safety culture at their workplace so that the operator goes home safe every day.
Great course. Bob was very sensitive to learners within the class who had learning disabilities - ie. hard of hearing and literacy learners. Feedback on practical assessment was very welcome.