Dated: 19 Mar, 2020
It was all hands-on deck in a fuel charged November 19th last year at Fleetmaster Driving Academy where the intrepid team delivered three separate courses to three clients on the same day. Phew!
The first course was an Advanced SAFED + (Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving +) Train the Trainer delivered to Yusen Logistics instructors. The course prepared Yusen’s own instructors to a standard that allows them to deliver the Advanced SAFED+ course to their own drivers under Fleetmaster’s CPC accreditation. Advanced SAFED+ training has proved to be very successful in not only lowering the amount of fuel used over a prolonged period, but also reducing the day to day risk of incidents that drivers face.
The second client was DHL whose trainees were undertaking LGV licence acquisition training. Fleetmaster delivers Category C and C+E training to their apprentices as part of the LGV level 2 apprenticeship scheme.
Congratulations to Octaviano Moreno on his LGV Category C+E Pass. Octaviano is currently an apprentice at DHL.
The third course was helping delegates from British Gas with Electric Vehicle Training. This course reflects the advent of electric vehicles becoming mainstream on UK roads. Training is undertaken in the classroom and on the road in electric powered vehicles (EV). The attendees were introduced to the technology behind EV development, the vehicle’s controls and driving characteristics. The practical element included driving an EV in various road environments, parking and hill-start manoeuvres.
We understand this was a great cross-departmental effort and success. Congratulations to all involved. Not easy spinning three plates at the same time!