Every course has a lesson syllabus and this one is no exception. This syllabus is your detailed guide to course content and forms the basis for all further study.
Driving syllabus in depth:
On the first lesson I will show you the syllabus and briefly explain its structure, and familiarise you with its most important section, the Health and Safety section.
This is a Health and Safety course
Everything that we are going to discuss is based upon,
and discussed in, those terms.
I have to train you to become fully familiar with, and good at delivering, this syllabus in traffic.
As you would expect this is quite an involved course, intended as it is to prepare you for the rigours of driving in modern traffic conditions. You are expecting to be taught about junctions, the flow of traffic, and how to safely perform some very useful manoeuvres in your car.
Everyone expects that, but you may be surprised by how well you will be expected to put your new knowledge into practice.
Times have changed:
The standard of driving that you will achieve is higher than that required just a few years ago.
Driving conditions are influenced by a variety of factors and as an experience, driving today is far more intense than it was just a few years ago. How many people with driving licences have you heard say that they wouldn't like to learn again these days? They are not kidding!
The difference between gaining an understanding of a new subject in theory and being able to demonstrate that knowledge in a dynamic driving situation is the difference between being a good student and being a good driver.
I will make sure that you understand a new subject before asking you to put that knowledge into practice. This is the most efficient way of achieving lasting success.
The flow of traffic provides us with as dynamic a training situation as it is possible to get in a civilian environment.
The syllabus encompasses all of the procedures and techniques that you will need to achieve your goal of becoming a good driver and comprises the basis for the framework that you will become accustomed to using as your driving skills develop.