Operate Rigid Heavy Vehicle

Current Status
Not Enrolled
Get Started
This course is currently closed
Course Code SCN-100-CT-P0-USTD-CN00100
Unit Standard Title Operate a Rigid Heavy Vehicle


Unit Standard Description Unit Standard Title: Operate a Rigid Heavy Vehicle

SAQA Qualification ID: 123253

Credits: 15

NQF Level: 4


Purpose Learners credited with this unit standard can ensure safe, professional operation of rigid (no articulation points) heavy vehicles with a gross vehicle mass exceeding 3.5 tons. Competent drivers are able to preserve vehicles as assets, drive safely and defensively, and contribute significantly to the economy by transporting goods and/or passengers.
Duration This course is presented over 5 days
Recommended Entry Criteria Literacy and Numeracy at Grade 10
Learning Outcome Prepare a rigid heavy vehicle for road transport trips according to specification

Drive a heavy rigid vehicle in accordance with specified requirements

Ensure the maintenance of road transport service quality

Handle unexpected situations according to specified procedures

Park rigid heavy vehicle in accordance with specified requirements