There’s on old adage that says, ‘you don’t learn to drive until you pass your test’, well even if you’ve been driving a car for years switching to professional driving is a big change and we’re here to provide support during those first few weeks.
Our buddy programme is designed to assist you in finding your feet on your first assignment to not only put everything you’ve learned into practice but give you confidence in your new career.
1 – 2 day induction with client
1st & 2nd week buddy up with experienced H&G mentor
3rd – 6th week mentor available for advice, regular check ins
6th – 8th week mentor completes observations to provide feedback
8th week mentor sign off
9th week onwards dedicated H&S driver trainers available to reinforce best practices
Our programme focuses on fuel efficient and safe driving while reinforcing safe manual handling, how to complete day to day activities proficiently, and how to maintain good wellbeing.
H&G mentors have a wealth of on-the-job experience across multiple clients, varying assignments, and different vehicles. The key areas they will provide support on are:
- Client paperwork and procedures
- Pre and post checks
- Digital tachos
- EU driving regs and working time in practice
- Route planning
- Fuel efficient driving
- Vulnerable road users