Driver trainer



Driver Trainer (UNI210504-2) - Unitrans
Closing Date 2021/06/03
Reference Number UNI210504-2
Job Title Driver Trainer
Business Unit / Division Head Office
Contract UFFC – Freight Forwarding
Job Type Classification Permanent
Location – Town / City Johannesburg
Location – Province Gauteng
Location – Country South Africa
Job Advert Summary An opportunity has arisen for a high calibre Driver Trainer to look after the Training needs at our Tulisa Park Depo. The Driver Trainer is responsible for on-route training of drivers, continuous driver development and the inspection of vehicles on a regular basis to ensure that minimum standards are upheld. Please review the minimum requirements, duties and responsibilities below for further information about the position.
Minimum Requirements • Grade 12 or Equivalent • 10 – 15 years experience in the transport industry • Valid unendorsed Code EC and PrDP (DGP) • Medically Fit • Own reliable transport • Ability to read and write in English • Good communication Skills • Computer Literacy • Time Management • Assertive • Self motivated • Interpersonal skills • Problem solving • Work independently • Be flexible • Work well within a Team • Report writing • Knowledge of Road Traffic Act and relevant legislation • Know ledge of Transport Regulations, guidelines and policies • Knowledge and experience in Health & Safety practices & procedures advantageous
Duties & Responsibilities • Liaise with L&D Manager to develop long and short term training plans • Present training to learners on course content. • Explain and discuss content with learners/attendees. • Evaluate the effectiveness of training according to TETA requirements • Continuously assessing current and prospective drivers competencies and improve on shortcomings • Conduct practical driver skills assessments prior to employment • Testing and on-route evaluation of the drivers • Remedial driver training when and where required. • Clarifying terminology and using illustrations to ensure understanding and learning of course content • Assist in incident /accident investigations when/where necessary • Identify training needs from incidents/accidents and recommend necessary training requirements to meet required performance standards • Ensuring that all material and delivery of training material must be uniform and of a high standard • Management of stationary requirements for training sessions (manuals, pens etc.) • Ensure training records are completed and sent through to the HRD Centre as per training admin process • Implement and stick to the set Training schedule.