Heavy Vehicle

Affiliation: OPAL
Duration: 2 days

Course Aim:

To enhance driver’s knowledge and skills for driving safely on blacktop roads within the Sultanate of Oman .

Course Content:

  • To be able to understand the specific skills need to drive a heavy vehicle.  
  • To understand what blind areas are and where they are on heavy vehicles.  
  • To understand the criticality of vehicle stability.  
  • To understand how to conduct heavy vehicle safety checks.  
  • To understand how and why loads must be secured properly, and load inspection.  
  • To understand the technical aspects associated with heavy vehicles.  
  • To understand how and why brake tests are conducted.  
  • To understand axel weights and weight distribution.  
  • To understand the secondary controls of a heavy vehicle.  
  • To understand the substances that are considered dangerous goods.


Who Should Attend?

All operators and contractor personnel required to drive heavy bus vehicles in the performance of their work.

Pre- Requisites 

  • Valid Royal Oman police License 
  • Minimum age 26
  • 5 years light or heavy vehicle driving experience
  • HSE Passport or HSE induction certificate or HSE Orientation.


Underpinning knowledge Observation, Questions, Demonstration, Simulation, Practical