HRETD Pre-employment professional driver evaluation sevices
Services: Pre-employment
professional driver evaluations
In-depth driver assessments provide employers
actionable insights for informed,
data-driven recruitment decisions.
Supplemented by expert advice and analytical reports,
the service elevates team-wide driving skills
while mitigating hiring risks.
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HRETD offers training in the SADC regions and beyond
PO Box 4252, The Reeds, Centurion 0158
Tel: +27(0)12 661 6721 Cell: +27(0)84 874 8388
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... well-rounded evaluation of skills, from defensive driving vehicular control testing to theoretcial situational decision assessment ...

Skill validation in professional driving. HRETD's pre-employment professional driver evaluations provides an in-depth analysis to measure the driving competencies of prospective employees, and offers a well-rounded evaluation of skills, from defensive driving vehicular control testing to theoretcial situational decision assessment.

Mitigate recruitment uncertainties. HRETD's programme equips employers with the ability to assess not only an applicant's skill in driving but also their comprehension of safety guidelines and legal requirements. Hands-on simulations coupled with written exams offer a multi-dimensional perspective on an applicant's suitability for the role, thus facilitating data-driven employment choices.

Select qualified personnel. This evaluative tool is invaluable for businesses striving to maintain superior quality in their driving staff, consequently reducing liabilities and elevating overall operational effectiveness.

Streamlining driver recruitment

HRETD understands that the strength of an organisation lies in its employees, particularly in the logistics sector. Our bespoke pre-employment professional driver evaluation service alleviates the complexities of hiring by giving your HR team a multi-dimensional understanding of each potential driver, assuring alignment with your company’s unique requirements and safety criteria.

Beyond simple questionnaires

The initial stage of our evaluation involves an all-encompassing multiple-choice examination that scrutinises an applicant's knowledge in various domains. This includes legal and operational factors as well as their responsiveness to unforeseen circumstances such as inclement weather or abrupt roadblocks. We also evaluate their grasp of vehicle upkeep and logistical planning—elements that are frequently neglected.

Real-world driving assessment:
A detailed examination

Goes beyond mere observation to understand
    how acandidate's driving behaviour impacts
    organisational profitability.

Evaluates fundamental driving skills:
    Checking blind spots
    Efficient braking

Focuses on nuanced abilities:
    Lane management
    Judging distance and speed
    Effective communication through signals

Incorporates eco-friendly driving assessments as a key factor in reducing operational costs.

Analytical reporting for strategic choices

Type of report Comprehensive
Recipients HR Recruitment Division
Content Nuanced observations and expert advice on employability
Range of suggestions Employability, and from minor enhancements to enrolment in certified defensive driving courses
Objective To improve team-wide driving skills through effective appointment strategies

Targeted solutions for diverse needs

HRETD offers a tailored service that caters to various industries, be it heavy-goods transportation, public transit, or the specialised transportation of hazardous materials. Our scope also covers light delivery vehicle drivers, making us a versatile ally in your recruitment strategy.

Trustworthy expertise

You can rely on the competency of our driver assessors, who are seasoned professionals in defensive driving evaluation and fully endorsed by the Transportation Education and Training Authority (TETA). HRETD remains committed to offering superior assessment services across South Africa and beyond.

Get things rolling

Streamline your driver recruitment needs today with HRETD’s pre-employment professional driver evaluation services. For inquiries, contact us at +27 (0)12 661 6721 or +27 (0) 84 874 8388 (including WhatsApp Messenger) or email us at

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HRETD offers training programmes, from short skills courses to train the trainer courses. We specialise in legal compliance training that is accredited with the TETA and CETA when it comes to technical training, operator training, in service training and onsite training. Our assessors and facilitator trainers responsible for assessment, recertification and certification offer effective training that is Cost effective, competitively priced and affordable in the SADC region including Namibia. We also offer course development. For the transport and logistics industry we offer driver training, advanced driver training and Dangerous goods by road training, as well as diesel locomotive shunting and Fuel bowser training. Rigid heavy vehicle, tip truck, vehicle combination and Water cart training are also offered. When it comes to crane operations training, the lifting machines we specialise in are Heavy cranes and Mobile cranes, as well as Mobilifts, Cabin Overhead cranes, Pendant Overhead cranes and Single girder hoists. We also do Telescopic materials handler, sometimes called Telehandlers and Truck mounted cranes, sometimes called HIAB and Tower cranes. We train on a variety of lift trucks and forklift including counterbalanced lift truck, Advanced defined purpose lift trucks, defined purpose lift trucks and Side loader lift trucks. We also do rough terrain lift trucks, Reach trucks and Pedestrian stackers. Besides these, we also train on order pickers, Side loaders, Very narrow aisle lift trucks and Rail mounted stackers. We give a variety of lifting equipment and lifting operations training including Basic rigging, Banksman and Lifting equipment inspection. We also offer Safe lifting practise training. When it comes to earthmoving plant, we do articulated dump trucks, Concrete dumpers, Excavators and Face shovels. Also offered is Front end loaders, Graders and Rigid dump trucks. We specialise in training for Scrapers, Skid steer loaders and TLBs. Other earthmoving training includes Track type dozers, Tractors and Wheeled dozers (bulldozers). Tractor loader backhoe and dumpers are also offered. Our construction plant training courses includes Asphalt pavers, MEWP (also called cherry picker or mobile elevating works platform), rock breaker and jackhammer, rollers (road rollers) and Tyre handler attachments. When it comes to scaffolding training, we give scaffolding erecting and scaffold inspection – basically scaffolding safety which complies with SANS 10085 – 2004. Our health and safety training includes Construction Regulations 2014 overview or in depth, Construction site flagman and Excavation safety inspection. We also do Ladder inspection, Site safety awareness and Working at heights (also referred to as heights safety or fall arrest as well as Accident/incident investigation and Confined space entry. We offer accredited Fire fighting level 1 and Fire fighting level 2, as well as accredited First aid level 1 and First aid level 2 training. Other safety training we offer is General housekeeping, Handling HAZMAT and Health and safety rep (also called SHE rep and SHEQ), permissions training such as Hot work permissions, Lockout and isolation (also called Lockout Tagout training) We cover the OHS in depth and we have an overview course. We provide Stacking and storing and Stacking and storing HAZMAT (Hazardous materials) training. We train in powertools safety (correctly written power tools) such as Angle grinders, Boilermaking techniques (and welding and arc cutting), Cut-off saws and general Workshop safety including hand tools. When it comes to landscaping (both horticulture and agricultural), we offer Brush cutters, Chainsaws and Lawnmower training. John, a construction team supervisor, was keen on implementing quality principles on his construction site. One day, a scaffold erecting and dismantling supervisor named Sarah joined the team. They had a quick meeting on planned task observations, as they aimed to apply quality control meticulously. The supervisory skills John had acquired in his training courses proved effective as he managed the team smoothly. An incident occurred when they started to operate pan compactors and trench compactors. Safety was their top priority, and they had a fire and evacuation marshal named Tim, as well as a fall protection planner named Emily. Both had gone through rigorous task observation training and were adept at safety monitoring. Suddenly, a fall arrest situation happened. A worker named Jack was dangling from the scaffold. Emily, the fall protection planner, initiated the protocols while Tim, the fire and evacuation marshal, cleared the area. Another team member, trained as a fall arrest rescue technician, sprung into action and rescued Jack efficiently. The next day, the management decided to elevate the role of the fire and evacuation marshal and the fall protection planner, to include teaching supervisory skills and management skills to all staff. It was crucial to maintain standards, including those for scaffold erection, soil compaction, and machinery operation. In the end, John felt proud of his team's swift actions and appreciated how every member's training in areas like conflict resolution, construction safety, and task safety played a role in averting a crisis. The management, impressed by the team's performance, decided to engage Sarah, the scaffold supervisor, to oversee scaffold dismantling as well. Sarah had significant scaffolding skills and had completed courses in leadership training and employee supervision. She was an expert at operating heavy machinery, including the trench compactors. John's team was also responsible for off-road 4x4 driving techniques, heavy vehicle defensive driving, and AARTO system regulations. Given the mix of terrains they had to navigate to reach different construction sites, these skills were essential. They even had courses for light delivery vehicles and motorcycle defensive driving for delivery staff. With AARTO system training, they made sure that professional drivers understood the legal obligations and safety requirements, particularly for fleet managers. To address the challenge of securing heavy machinery for transport, they had a specialized training session on lowbed securement best practices. A team member, Mark, was excellent at maintaining customer relations, a skill he acquired through specific training programs. As the team expanded, pre-employment professional driver evaluations were introduced. This helped in assessing the driving skills of new recruits, which was crucial for maintaining construction site safety. Economic driving skills were taught to make the best use of fuel, reducing operational costs. Their training programs also catered to expats, offering RSA roads orientation, anti-hijacking techniques, and risk mitigation. They even included a unique program focusing on defensive driving for gravel roads. The last addition to their training curriculum was a special course on economic driving skills and techniques to help save fuel and reduce emissions. One day, they received a big project that required additional skilled workers. Luckily, John had undergone supervisory training, enabling him to manage even larger teams effectively. The project was a big success, and it was all thanks to their diverse skill set, continuous training, and excellent supervisory skills. The team felt a sense of accomplishment, knowing their comprehensive training—from 4x4 driving techniques to construction equipment operation—made them versatile and effective in their roles.
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