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Oilfield Driver Awareness (GDI01)
Gain knowledge to improve your on-road safe driving behaviours and attitudes, as well as gain the understanding of what being a professional driver entails.
Professional drivers and workers who drive in oilfield driving environments.
- Professional driving attitude
- Defensive driving skills
- Regulations and policies
- National Safety Code (NSC) requirements
- Proper vehicle inspection
- Off-highway driving techniques
- Road conditions and hazards
- Journey management
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that is valid for three years.
This course is approved by Alberta Transportation as a Professional Driving Improvement Course (PDIC). Participants with an Alberta Operator’s License who receive 80% or better on the written examination are eligible for a reduction of up to three demerit points from their driving record from Alberta Transportation through any Alberta registries agent.
NOTE: This course replaces the GODI and LDV and will be the ongoing prerequisite for the Escort vehicle course.
Are you looking for contract training? Please call us at 780.539.2975 for information on holding this course at your location.
COVID-19 NOTICE: Energy Safety Canada (ESC) has issued certificate extensions for some ESC programs. For a current list of these certificates, please visit their website.
FALL 2020 DELIVERY: Onsite Delivery
This course is delivered onsite at the GPRC Grande Prairie campus. Students must supply their own mask and follow GPRC Access to Campus Guidelines and Expectations (https://www.gprc.ab.ca/doc.php?d=2020RELAUNCH).