Advance Driver Training - Code 08: Operate a Light Rigid Vehicle  

What is the purpose of this course?

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

What will I learn?

Qualifying learners will be able to:

  • Preparing a rigid light vehicle for road transport trips according to specification.

  • Driving a rigid light vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.

  • Ensuring the maintenance of road transport service quality.

  • Handling unexpected situations according to specified procedures.

  • Reflecting on vehicle performance and own operation of vehicle against requirements.

  • Parking rigid light vehicle in accordance with specified requirements.

What is the pre-requisite for this course?

It is assumed that you are competent in:

  • Communication at NQF level 2.

  • Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 2. 

  • The learner can plan road transport service delivery.

How long will it take me?

100 Notional hours

(10 Credits. Each credit = 10 hours)

What do I get?

A certificate of competence and your results will be uploaded on the NLRD (National Learner Database)

SAQA QUAL ID:  123257

NQF Level:  2

Credits: 10


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