Drive Heavy Rigid Vehicle
Course can be tailored to suit the client’s requirements. Covering all aspects of driving, load restraint and distribution, axle loads, emergency braking forces and maintenance.
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to drive a heavy rigid vehicle safely including systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions, monitoring of traffic and road conditions, management of vehicle condition and performance and effective management of hazardous situations.
The aim of the course is to enhance the skills, attitude and knowledge of professional drivers to:
- Anticipate potential road crash situations
- Respond to emergency driving situations as they present
- Develop effective vehicle control and observation skills
- Demonstrate low risk techniques in driving a heavy rigid vehicle
The entry requirement for this unit is the attainment of an applicable licence from the State regulatory authority to operate a heavy rigid vehicle.
Note: This course can also be delivered as a ½ day Verification of Competency (‘VoC’). Call us or ‘make a booking enquiry’ for more information.