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Human Factors: Influencing Driver Behaviour

Warrington, Tunbridge Wells

This 2-day behavioural safety training course is for those seeking a clear and practical understanding of how effective driver behaviour can be achieved to promote a positive health and safety culture within a business. It will provide an understanding of the Goals for Driver Education (GDE) Matrix, socialisation factors dealing with lapses, errors and violations and how they combine with other workplace factors that affect driving performance. The course will provide valuable continuous professional development for driver assessors irrespective of experience to improve quality and relevance in training and assessment methods.

Benefits of attending

  • Develops driver assessor skills to improve driver behaviour
  • Understanding of the psychology of behaviour
  • Know key theories which relate to effective behaviour management
  • Provides the skills to develop a tailored behavioural strategy
  • Reduces maintenance/collision costs
  • Improves company image

Who should attend?

  • Trainers and assessors seeking a clear and practical understanding of how effective behaviour change can be achieved to promote a positive health and safety culture
  • Driver assessors who have attended a Driver Assessor course with corrective training within the last 4 years
  • New driver assessors completing the 3-day FTA Driver Trainer Certificate course

Course content

  • Identify unsafe driving practices to develop driver centred remedial actions
  • The driving process (understanding the GDE Matrix)
  • Defining skills (socialisation factors dealing with lapses, errors and violations)
  • Understand driving behaviour: capabilities and skills
  • Understand the psychology of driver behaviour
  • Human error: behaviours that contribute to work-related crashes
  • Managing work-related road risk

Course duration

  • 2 days
  • Maximum 10 delegates per course

This course is also available as an in-company option. For more information please email training@fta.co.uk or call 03717 11 22 22.