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Premier Fleet Solutions offers driver training programmes specifically tailored for your business, which not only focus on important safety issues but can also result in significant financial savings.

Health and Safety Law requires all employers and the self-employed to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all employees at all times. Employers also have a responsibility to ensure that others are not put at risk by the work activity of their employees.

Our aim is to provide the very highest standard of driver training leading to a significant increase in employee safety, a marked reduction in the number of road accidents and insurance claims and a substantial saving in fleet running costs.

Demonstrate your duty of care to your employees by booking a course today. At PFS we offer the following driver training solutions for businesses.

  • Driver Development Course – 1 Day
  • In house Driver Assessor course – 2 Days

What are the benefits of driver development and assessing?

There are a number of benefits linked to financial savings, employer reputation and employee welfare. We have outlined these benefits below:

  • A reduction in the number of insurance claims made.
  • Up to £85 reduction in insurance premiums per vehicle.
  • Typical reduction of up to £330 per vehicle in accident costs.
  • Reduction in staff and vehicle down time caused by injured staff or damaged vehicles.
  • On average of 26% reduction in road traffic accidents. Keeping your staff safe.
  • Savings of £250 per vehicle in fuel costs.
  • Typical reduction of £150 in maintenance costs per vehicle.
  • Improved company image and reputation.
  • Improved protection from any litigation that may arise from ‘at work’ accidents.

What can I drive with a Class 2 licence?

Trying to decipher what each category of licence actually means can be extremely frustrating and time consuming. Therefore, we have decided to make it really clear what vehicles you can drive with a Class 2 licence.

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How long does it take to become a HGV driver?

There is obviously no definitive answer, as each learner is unique and therefore times vary from person to person. However, we have provided a guide to timings below. 

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Why train to be a HGV Driver?

With reports of 60k plus HGV vacancies in the UK due to a serious shortage of qualified drivers, it has got a lot of people thinking about a change of career

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Driver Development Course

1 Day Course

This course is designed to raise delegates levels of driver safety and expertise. During our training we will:

  • Develop concentration, observation, and planning skills.
  • Identify the risks associated with day-to-day occupational driving.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of hazard perception and improving risk awareness.
  • Provide safe strategies to problems associated with low-speed manoeuvres whilst parking or driving in confined spaces.
  • Develop confidence in the vehicle and the ability to control it.
  • Encourage safe driving to promote a professional and appropriate company image.
  • Introduce the importance of fuel-efficient driving (eco- driving).
  • Address areas of individual concern, as defined by the delegate’s company.

Driver Assessor Course

2 Day Course

This course is designed to teach delegates the necessary skills to assess other drivers’ ability within their organisation. During our training we will:

  • Assess the driving of the delegate to ensure they are competent to become an assessor.
  • Develop the skills required to recognise driving faults.
  • Provide the understanding and strategies required to analyse driving faults and discuss appropriate solutions.
  • Teach delegates how to structure an assessment drive and how to remain in control throughout the session.
  • Provide effective communication strategies to ensure communication is clear and understood by drivers.
  • Provide delegates with the skills required to give honest feedback in a sensitive but authoritative manner.

PFS Training is the trading name of Premier Fleet Solutions Limited, which is a company registered in England & Wales.
Company Number: 5545965 · Vat Number: 392590664