What is the Transport Specialist Course?

Aim of the Course

The aim of the course is to train selected SNCO to be competent and qualified in managing dangerous goods and implementing driving standards, safety policies and campaigns. The modular based training will cover elements of road safety and how to set up convoy support centres and route recce off site.

On completion of this course, it is recommend that personnel attend the 11/0054 – Master Driver.

Facilitated by IDT(A).

Entry Standards

  • Selected RLC SNCO who meet the following criteria:
    • Must be a minimum rank of substantive Corporal selected for promotion to Sergeant.
    • Must be a Specialist Class 1 Driver Tradesman.
  • Must hold a GB issued photocard driving licence with minimum full category C+E entitlement.

Duration

Twenty (20) working days, with four (4) courses per year.

Location

Defence School of Transport Leconfield.

Outline of Course

This 4 week course will see students learn the effective principles in managing a Military Transport (MT) office. The syllabus covers the following:

  • Manage the MT staff and equipment.
  • Manage MT documents to meet first line assurance.
  • Manage driving standards implementing road safety policies and campaigns.
  • Manage H&S in an MT environment.
  • Manage driver licence training and testing.
  • Plan a unit/sub-unit deployment into an operational environment.

Qualifications Gained

Transport Specialist SNCO Competency.

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