Driving Courses (1272A/20)
Please provide a list of courses offered by the service’s driving school – if possible including the length of each course, and noting whether some courses are regularly combined together (for example, standard response and initial phase pursuit courses).
Please find enclosed our response:
Standard Driving course 3 weeks
Standard Initial Phase Pursuit (IPP) 3 days
Standard Car Refresher 2 days
Standard Motorcycle 3 weeks
Standard Motorcycle refresher 2 days
Advanced Driving Course 4 weeks
Advanced IPP 3 days
Advanced Car 2 days
Advanced Motorcycle 4 weeks
Advanced Motorcycle refresher 2 days
Motorcycle: Special Escort Group) SEG: 1 week
Car: National Protection/VIP 3 weeks
DVSA D1 Minibus – 5 days with response
The classroom based courses such as
Stinger (1 day)
Intox (1 week)
Prolaser (1 day).
Tintman Tester (practical – individually based)
Drink Drive (practical – individually based)
Management of Police Pursuits (practical – individually based)
Field Impairment Testing (practical – individually based)
Highway Code and Road craft (practical – individually based)
TPAC – 1 week
Refresher – incorporated in the Advanced Car making it a 5 day course
Instructor the Instructor – 7 week course
Only courses such as response in the carriers, or TPAC with Advanced car refreshers are courses that are routinely put together.
Some courses as detailed above go at the pace of the learner, for example someone with field impairment test experience may get through the content quicker and therefore an exact course length is hard to determine.
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