Operate A Light Motor Vehicle

Driver Training

SAQA ID : 123257
NQF Level: 2
No of Credits: 10

Course Introduction

The course offers a comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles. The purpose of learning is to ensure safe, professional operation of rigid (no articulation points) light vehicles with a gross vehicle mass below 3.5 tonnes. This programme will ensure that the learner drives a specific type of rigid light vehicle in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements. On completion of the programme, drivers are able to preserve vehicles as assets and drive safely and defensively.

Qualification Title: Operate a Light Motor Vehicle

Unit Standard ID:  123257

No. of Credits: 10

NQF Level: 2

The course offers a comprehensive practical and theoretical programme on road safety and defensive driving for light motor vehicles. The purpose of learning is to ensure safe, professional operation of rigid (no articulation points) light vehicles with a gross vehicle mass below 3.5 tonnes. This programme will ensure that the learner drives a specific type of rigid light vehicle in accordance with legal, safety, manufacturer and other relevant requirements. On completion of the programme, drivers are able to preserve vehicles as assets and drive safely and defensively.

  • Proof of 60 driving hours required in order to achieve the accredited certificate
  • Communication and Mathematical Literacy at ABET Level 2

Credited learners are capable of:

  • preparing a rigid light vehicle for road transport trips according to specification
  • driving a rigid light vehicle in accordance with specified requirements
  • ensuring the maintenance of road transport service quality
  • handling unexpected situations according to specified procedures
  • reflecting on vehicle performance and own operation of a vehicle against requirements
  • parking rigid light vehicle in accordance with specified requirements

2 days – including 1-hour practical assessment

Proof of 60 driving hours required in order to achieve the accredited certificate.

Code 8EB or B drivers

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