Driver Development Training

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For many people, driving for work is one of the most dangerous activities they undertake and employers have a legal duty to assess and manage the associated risks – just as they would for any other work-related activity.
Driver development including defensive driving is an essential part of ongoing skills training, and it’s an investment that should pay for itself many times over.


Choose from the following Courses:

Driver Development Course

This very popular course gives drivers of cars, vans and HGVs the skills and techniques they need to anticipate danger and reduce risk. Whether you run a fleet of cars, vans or HGVs, The Driver Development course will keep your team safer and your costs lower.

The Driver Development course is the perfect way to ensure all drivers, regardless of their driving history or previous training experience, undergo continuous professional development. Drivers will be taught a systematic approach to hazards and defensive driving techniques to minimise risk in the driving environment. The principles will then be applied to the three main driving environments – town, country and motorway.

  • In just one-day this in-company Driver Development, defensive driving training course will equip employees who drive for work with key skills to anticipate hazards
  • This will make their own driving safer, and help protect them from the mistakes of other road users
  • It's therefore ideal for everyone from those who have just passed their initial driving through to more experienced road users who are working towards their advanced RoADTest or National Diploma in Advanced Driving
  • This course can also be used as a refresher for any driver who has completed a Defensive Driving or Driver Development course previously.

This on-road course combines both the theory and practice of defensive driving techniques.

Drivers and riders are taught the principles of a systematic approach to hazards, which is then applied to town, country and motorway driving.

The overall aim is to develop a positive attitude to driving, which includes understanding how personal factors can affect performance.

Drivers will leave with enhanced skills and will reduce their crash risk by developing a risk assessment approach to driving hazards.

This defensive driving Driver Development course is for drivers of a range of vehicle types and typically run on a 2:1 delegate to trainer ratio. The course has also been accredited as contributing 7 hours towards a driver's CPC quota, but you must inform us prior to booking if you want this option as licence details will be required in advance.

All delegates should be familiar with the latest edition of the Highway Code.

Driver Safety E-Learning

Initial driver training and risk assessment no longer have to involve time away from the office or paying for trainers to visit your premises. Online solutions are an increasingly popular tool for these essential activities.

A cost effective starting point when it comes to training and risk assessing your fleet. This online course is divided into five modules including levels of risk on the road, system of car control, defensive driving factors affecting driving and vehicle technology.

Online Driver Safety Package

This package combines the popular Driver Profiler and Driver Safety E-learning Services. Fulfil your legal duty of care to risk assess your fleet of drivers with Driver Profiler and follow up with essential training to ensure all your drivers are equipped with key introductory knowledge and driving skills theory.

The Online Driver Safety Package combines the Driver Profiler and Online Driver Training services. Fulfil your legal duty of care to risk assess your fleet of drivers with Driver Profiler and follow up with essential training to ensure all your drivers are equipped with key introductory knowledge and driving skills theory.

Licences are valid for 12 months and can be purchased for any number of drivers.

  • Any organisation operating a fleet of vehicles
  • Any organisation that employs people who drive for work purposes
  • Fleet managers
  • HR & facilities managers
  • Training managers
  • Logistics managers

All courses are delivered by JAUPT registered providers and contribute towards CPC Certification

cpc logoTraining is approved and delivered by a JAUPT registered provider and counts towards CPC certification. These defensive driving classes have been accredited as contributing 7 hours towards your CPC quota. Read more about What is driver CPC and do you comply? here, and use the Driving Standards Agency’s register to check online the number of hours you’ve completed.


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