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Driving a work car
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Driving a work car

This course will prepare you for driving a manual or automatic vehicle on the roads around Darwin, you will learn some defensive driving skills to help you out in the dry or wet season.  Things you will learn pre-start check: What is it, Why is it important, How often should it be done.

Things that will be covered, oil levels and what oil to use, coolant, brakes and how they work in the modern vehicle, clutch, power steering fluid, window washer, battery levels and how to check, Plus lots more.  Workplace driving course

Tyre Changing, great skill, ever wondered if you could change that flat tyre?  Learn where to place the jack, tips on how to undo those overtight wheel nuts, how to lift that heavy tyre.  Emergency braking for large animals like horses, learn to stop your vehicle quickly and safely in an emergency.  Train Safe NT was nominated for AANT Road Safety Award read more

Reverse Parking: Ever watched a friend reverse park and think they make it look so easy. Roundabouts: Ever get confused what and when to indicate on a roundabout.
U-turns: Where can you legally make a U-turn.
Who goes first: Ever been at an intersection and thought who has right of way?
Hill starts: Ever been at traffic lights and think what if I roll backwards?
Driving too fast: We will talk about the hazards of high speed driving and the consequences when things go wrong.

Fatigue: How can I stop getting sleepy when driving.
Animals: How many animals are on the road and what do I do when I come across one on the road.

All these and any other problems you may have when driving can be looked at and sorted out to give you the confidence you need to drive safely in a vehicle you’re not use to driving or in your own vehicle.  AANT Road Safety Award

If you have staff and they need some help with driving work car, this is a great course.  Lots of little tips that make driving safer, this course is Nationally accredited the unit is TLIC1051 Operate a commercial vehicle