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QISC Defensive Driving Refresher Course – Heavy

1.Target Group
The Course is designed for employees who drives heavy vehicle and done the defensive driving course before.

2.Delegate Pre-requisites
Hold a valid Qatari driver’s license and previous certificate not expired than 3 months

3.Physical and Stressful Demands
Training and/or assessment activities contained within this course may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who
participate in such actives must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.
Therefore, to ensure that prior to participating in practical exercises, the delegates will be required to undergo medical screening by completing appropriate
medical screening from provided by QISC.

4.Aims and Objectives
This Course is aimed to refresh information on ways at improving participant’s defensive driving skills and awareness of hazards associated with road
 Human Factors and distractions
 Fitness of the driver and fit suitable vehicle for purpose
 Understanding of local statistics and traffic laws
 Understanding hazards and observation technique
 Hazard perception and Risk assessment
 System of vehicle control
 Planning a journey and emergencies
 Pre-Drive checks
 Road markings and signage

5.Learning Outcomes / Assessment Criteria
By the end of this course, the driver should be able to:
 Perform all pre-driving checks.
 Drive the vehicle safely, lawfully and correctly whilst interacting with other traffic.
 Keep a safe space on all sides of the vehicle in all traffic conditions.
 Observe, recognize, and correctly respond to all potential and actual hazards, and use the most effective hazard approach procedure.
 Communicate correctly and appropriately with other road users.
 Drive the vehicle at a speed commensurate with the condition of the load, road traffic and environment conditions.
 Give an appropriate commentary whilst driving.
 Maneuver safely and efficiently in a restricted space.

6.Delegate Performance Assessment / Certification / Validity
Delegate performance Assessment:
Theory: There will be an interactive class discussion and verbal questioning throughout the session. There will be a written examination in the form of a
multiple choice paper.

Practical: The practical driving session will be assessed with respect to measurement of the objectives and their subsets. The driver may be asked
simple questions periodically in relation to the driving environment. Briefings will be given relating to specific task to be achieved whilst driving. Each driver
must be able to successfully perform each of these task in order to be recorded as competent. Assessment feedback will be provided at the end of the

Certification: QISC Approved Certification with 2 years Validity

7.Instructor & Delegate Ratio
Practical 1:3 (Per 1/2 day)

8.Duration and Timing
1 Day (for 6 Delegates)
1.5 day (for 9 Delegates)
2 Days (for 12 Delegates)

9.Venue [-Location]
Client Premises or
Qatar International Safety Centre, Doha
Ras Laffan Industrial city

10. For more information
Please contact us direct for availability & costs:
Email: training@madinagulf.com
Tel: +974 4450 1223
Fax: +974 4450 1220
www.qisc.net / www.madinagulf.com