Operate a Heavy Rigid Vehicle

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Training Programme Purpose

The purpose of the learning credited in this unit standard is to ensure that learners are able to 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.

Entry Requirements:
Learners must have the appropriate driving license
> Code of conduct (Criminal)
> Medical fitness certificate
> Basic numeracy and literacy skills
> Learners must be over the age of 18
> Teaching language is English
> Physical requirements are set in accordance to occupational standards
> Ratio: Theory 1:10, Practical 1:4 

Course Outline:
Day 1
Introduction to Operate a Rigid Heavy Vehicle
> Prepare a Vehicle for a Trip  
> Drive a Rigid Vehicle 
> Handle Emergency Situations

Day 2
Reflect on Vehicle and Driver Performance
> Road Transport Service Quality
> Summative Knowledge Assessments
> Summative Performance Assessments
> Summative Assessment Marking & Learner Feedback Sessions