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QP Defensive Driving – Light Vehicle

1.Target Group
The Course is designed for employees who drive a motor vehicle in the Middle East.

2.Delegate Pre-requisites
HSE Induction and a valid Qatari driver’s license

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 activities 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 form provided by QISC.

4.Aims and Objectives
This course is aimed at providing information on ways at improving participant’s defensive driving skills and awareness of hazards associated with road
 Know what actions to be taken in the event of an emergency
 Knowledge of driver’s roles and responsibilities
 To develop safe driving practices
 To be able to identify road driving hazards
 To conduct driving pre-checks
 Maneuver safely and efficiently in a restricted space
 Maintain a safe place on all sides of the vehicle in all traffic conditions

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, recognise, 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 tasks to be achieved whilst driving. Each driver must
be able to successfully perform each of these tasks in order to be recorded as competent. Assessment feedback will be provided at the end of the session.

Certification: QP Approved Certification with 3 Year validity.

7.Instructor & Delegate Ratio
Theory 1:10
Practical 1:4 (per ½ day)

8.Duration and Timing
1 day (for 4 delegates)
2 days (for 10 delegates)

9.Venue [-Location ]
Client premises or
Qatar International Safety Centre, Doha / Ras Laffan

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