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Brief Description

Construction Industry

This course is specially designed for off-road driving aimed at the Construction Industry. The delegate will be shown all the relevant vehicle systems and how to apply them in varying off-road conditions by using the Mercedes-Benz Truck Driving Philosophy, with specialised focus on how to apply the Mercedes-Benz Trucks product in difficult terrain.


  • Introduction to the vehicle
  • Technical Overview of all vehicle Systems.
  • Daily vehicle inspection – Exterior & Interior checks.
  • Demo Drive by Trainer, using best practice methods as stipulated by the manufacturer.
  • Delegate drive under supervision of the trainer applying best practice methods as stipulated by the manufacturer.
  • Defensive driving Techniques.
  • Economic Driving Techniques.
  • Off-road driving skills – application of safe driving techniques in varying terrain.


The delegate will understand the product and gain knowledge of its functions. Improved productivity with more uptime. Improved maintenance costs. Improved safety.

Minimum Requirements

Valid PrDP and correct licence to drive vehicle type.

Group Size

1 Trainer to 4 Delegates.

Kindly note the following

  • Times: 08:00 to 16:00pm