National Certificate Professional Driving


Professional driver learnership


Learnership: SAQA ID 50285

Purpose and rationale of the qualification

The purpose of the driver learnership qualification is to ensure competent professional driving competence in the road transport sector, thus improving earning capacity of professional drivers as well as transport sector professionalism and economic growth.

Learners credited with this qualification are working, or intend working, in the commercial road transport industry as drivers. This qualification builds on vehicle driving competence, and credits competent drivers, who are driving vehicles carrying freight or passengers for commercial purposes.
The demand for this qualification lies primarily in the transport industry's requirement for drivers to have employable competence beyond that of a basic driving license and professional driving permit.

Entry requirements:

Grade 12

Duration

12 months (1 year)

Qualification rules:

Minimum 122 credits
All the Fundamental Component Unit Standards are compulsory - 36 credits.
All the Core Component Unit Standards are compulsory - 30 credits.
For the Elective Component learners are required to attain at least 56 credits out of 263 possible credits, including at least one of the following:
> 123254: 'Operate a vehicle combination', 20 credits.
> 123253: 'Operate a rigid heavy vehicle', 15 credits. (gross vehicle mass above 3,5 tons)
> 123257: 'Operate a rigid light vehicle', 10 credits. (gross vehicle mass below 3,5 tons)

How

The theory training is completed in 50 days. (2,5 months)
Workplace experience at the employer premises – 9 months

Please note:
The learner's portfolio should prove that the learner has accumulated at least 100 logged hours of driving which includes the following compulsory conditions:
- Night driving - at least 5 hours.
- Driving in wet weather conditions - at least 5 logged hours.
- Freeway driving - at least 20 logged hours.
- Driving in low and high density traffic - at least 20 logged hours.
It is the duty of the employer to supply opportunity for the learners to drive on the employer’s vehicles to accumulate the driving hours.

WHEN

Learnerships can start any month of the year but the duration is 12 months.

MANAGEMENT OF LEARNERSHIP

He and She Driver Training Centre will manage all theory training, formative- and summative assessments.
He and She will manage internal moderation and will apply for external moderation by TETA seta.
He and She staff will manage all learner registration on TETA database, upload of competencies, compiling of Progress reports and manage learner logbooks.
He and She staff will manage all tranche claims for Discretionary grants.
He and She staff will assist in recruitment of candidates for the learnership programmes at no extra costs.
He and She will manage application for certification of learners.

NATIONAL CERTIFICATE PROFESSIONAL DRIVING: 50285

Compulsory unit standards
ID UNIT STANDARD LEVEL CREDITS
Core 114941 Apply knowledge of HIV/AIDS to a specific business sector and a workplace Level 3 4
Core 123258 Foster and maintain customer relations Level 3 10
Core 8016 Maintaining occupational health, safety and general housekeeping Level 3 8
Core 123261 Plan road transport service delivery Level 3 8
Fundamentals 119472 Accommodate audience and context needs in oral/signed communication Level 3 5
Fundamentals 1090 Demonstrate an understanding of the use of different number bases and measurement units and an awareness of error in the context of relevant calculations Level 3 2
Fundamentals 1093 Describe, apply, analyse and calculate shape and motion in 2-and 3-dimensional space in different contexts Level 3 4
Fundamentals 119457 Interpret and use information from texts Level 3 5
Fundamentals 1092 Investigate life and work related problems using data and probabilities Level 3 5
Fundamentals 119467 Use language and communication in occupational learning programmes Level 3 5
Fundamentals 7456 Use mathematics to investigate and monitor the financial aspects of personal, business and national issues Level 3 5
Fundamentals 119465 Write/present/sign texts for a range of communicative contexts Level 3 5

Choose any 56 credits from this group to make up 122 credits
ID UNIT STANDARD LEVEL CREDITS
Elective 243665 Meet the requirements in order to obtain a provisional licence Level 2 15
Elective 243666 Meet the requirements of being a safe driver to obtain a valid driving licence for a motor vehicle Level 2 22
Elective 12484 Perform basic fire fighting Level 2 4
Elective 8000 Apply basic business principles Level 3 9
Elective 116534 Carry out basic first aid treatment in the workplace Level 3 2
Elective 123259 Convey dangerous goods by road Level 3 4
Elective 8420 Operate in a team Level 2 4
Elective 117833 Handle a crime situation Level 3 6
Elective 116253 Operate a truck mounted loader crane Level 2 10
Elective 242974 Operate counter-balanced lift truck Level 3 7
Elective 123256 Provide commuter services Level 3 8
Elective 123252 Provide long distance coach/bus services Level 3 10
Elective 123255 Provide tour coach services Level 3 8
Elective 7997 Managing self-development Level 4 12
Elective 123257 Operate a rigid light vehicle Level 2 10
Elective 123253 Operate a rigid heavy vehicle Level 4 15
Elective 123254 Operate a vehicle combination Level 4 20
Elective 243665 Meet the requirements in order to obtain a provisional licence Level 2 15
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Motivation for He and She Driver Training Centre to train your drivers on the National Certificate Professional Driving learnership:



  • He and She Driver Training Centre is recognised as a brand of success. Within our ability, all projects will be successfully completed within the allocated time. We successfully trained more than 1 000 Professional drivers on this qualification.

  • He and she Driver Training Centre is already accredited on all the unit standards to complete the qualification.

  • He and She Driver Training Centre is surely one of the most experienced training providers in the country to successfully complete Learnerships.

  • He and She Driver Training Centre will manage the whole project. We will handle all the training; submit the spread sheets to TETA for upload on the National Learner Database.

  • He and She Driver Training Centre will apply for the learner certification on the full qualification.

  • He and She Driver Training Centre is committed to supply training of a high standard to ensure learner success.

Pindulo VDM Learnership


Since 2016, He and She Driver Training Centre has successfully trained 190 unemployed learners for Pindulo VDM. Leaners who completed the program have acquired full qualification in terms of the National Certificate Professional Driving: SAQA ID 50285.

National certificate professional driver learnership

Infrastructure and other support:

Number of years in business: 51 years

Capacity

13 lifting equipment facilitators/assessors supplying lifting equipment training on a full time basis
47 facilitators – Driver training
15 assessors – Driver training
7 moderators
25 code B (code 08) instructors + vehicles
8 code C1 (code 10) instructors + vehicles
1 code C (code 11) instructor + vehicle
6 code 14 (EC) instructors + vehicles
8 Equipped training classrooms
Data projectors – 8
First aid training kits – Levels 1 - 3
Training manuals on all accredited unit standards - property of He and She.
Assessment manuals on all accredited unit standards - property of He and She.

  • He and She’s Head office is in Cape Town.

  • He and She has a branch in Rhodesfield/Kempton Park.

  • He and She Driver Training Centre supplies training nationally.

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