TATI is proud to be the only Defensive Driver Training Provider currently contracted by PDO.



TATI provides training on all vehicle types in order to meet clients’ needs, including light vehicles, tankers, buses and heavy vehicles. Our programmes cater for driving on blacktop and graded roads, as well as 4WD and desert terrain. The TATI team also has special expertise in the area of Safe Journey Management. Packages can also be designed and customised to the specific demands of your business. This could involve theory workshops complemented by behind-the-wheel training, or other combinations of theory and practical input.




Q 1. How can I nominate an employee for a HSE/Defensive Driving Course at TATI?

Q 2. What do I need in my HSE passport before I can do a DD course?

Q 3. How can my company cancel the nomination of an employee on a training course?

Q 4. What happens if an employee does not attend the training course?

Q 5. Why is the SJM (Safe Journey Management) nomination form different to the DD one?

Q 6. Where are the DD courses conducted?

Q 7. How long are the courses?

Q 8. What languages are the courses available in?

Q 9. Are these approved courses?

Q 10. What is the dress code for attending a Defensive Driving course?

Q 11. Is there a test at the end of a Defensive Driving course?

Q 12. What happens if I fail my assessment?

Q 13. What happens if I fail my second assessment?

Q 14. Is retraining subject to additional payment?

Q 15. Who provides heavy vehicles for practical training on Defensive Driving Courses?

Q 16. How much does each course cost?

Q 17. What is the procedure for booking if my company doesn’t have a credit facility with TATI?

Q 18. Who will pay for the training course?

Q 19. Will TATI provide transport to assist my attendance at a course?

Q 20. Can TATI terminate my training?

Q 21. What does the term ‘No Show’ mean?

Q 22. When and how is the pre-course eyesight test done?

Q 23. Will there be tests during the training?

Q 24. What proof do I receive that I have completed the training?

Q 25. How long is a Driving Permit valid for?

Q 26. What is the process to renew the Driving Permit?

Q 27. If I am an automatic driving license holder, which PDO DD course I can undergo?

Q 28. What if the Driving Permit is not renewed?

Q 29. Can the Driving Permit be renewed with another training institute?

Q 30. How do I contact TATI?