Defensive Driving


JAUPT Approved Certification

Includes Certification (7 Hours towards CPC requirements)

DSA Upload fees are recharged at cost which is currently £8.75 per delegate per seven-hour course (VAT exempt)


Professional drivers are required to partake in ongoing training to keep standards high and improve safety on the road. Every 5 years, you are required to complete 35 hours of this refresher training, or 7 hours per year.

This session looks at the risks to which each driver is exposed on a daily basis and discusses group experience to identify aspects of driving that they like or dislike.

It examines factors that contribute to collisions both on and off road, highlighting the central role of human behaviour and will introduces the concept of Defensive Driving, exploring the benefits of driving in a way to anticipate and compensate for approaching hazards. The system of vehicle control is outlined and delegates will have the opportunity to apply it in worked examples.

Who should attend?

Suitable for all drivers undergoing Driver CPC.

This course would suit :

  • Van Drivers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Coach Drivers
  • Taxi Drivers


2 x 3.5 Hour Courses of Training


First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available).
On site instruction available by request.

Course Content

  • Defensive Driving Theory
  • Collision Factors
  • Human Behaviour
  • Hazard Anticipation and Compensation
  • Vehicle Control


The application of the system in a range of situations including at junctions & roundabouts, when overtaking and on the motorway will be discussed.

The session concludes with a knowledge check quiz.

Includes certification for 7 hours towards CPC Requirements. (1 Full CPC Module)


A maximum of 15 students can be accommodated on this course.

Combine this module with one of our other 3.5 hour modules to create a JAUPT approved seven hour Driver CPC course.
Both modules must be delivered on one day or in a 24 hour period to qualify for 7 hours CPC periodic training attendance.