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The defensive-driver-training programmes are designed to deliver classroom-based theory modules followed by on-road assessment of current practices which lead to targeted training in readiness for final assessment by OPAL-approved defensive driving assessment centres (DDACs).

Locations Al Khoudh,Nimr and Fahud
Languages Arabic, English and Hindi
Instructors All approved by OPAL’s Standards Body and holders of fleet-driver-trainer diplomas issued under the UK’s Driver and Vechicle Standards Agency (DVSA). All training of TATI DD trainers is accredited by the UK-based and world-renowned Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)

The defensive-driver-training programmes are designed to deliver classroom-based theory modules followed by on-road assessment of current practices which lead to targeted training in readiness for final assessment by OPAL DDACs.

S. No. Course Title Course Code Location Duration Price (OMR)
1 Defensive driving Blacktop – Light Vehicle (English/Arabic/Hindi) LV Coast:Al Khoud 2 Days 98.000+28.000 Assessment
The course will be conducted in a MANUAL TRANSMISSION vehicle. It is therefore your responsibility to ensure you are Licenced to drive such vehicles (e.g. your licence is not for automatics only). For Light Vehicle Blacktop Automatic course code is - DD01EA (English) DD01AA (Arabic).
2 Defensive driving Blacktop – Heavy Goods Vehicle (English/Arabic/Hindi) HV Coast: Al Khoud 2 Days 124.000+28.000 Assessment
3 Defensive driving Graded LV / HGV (English/Arabic/Hindi) GR Fahud Nimr 8 Hours 56.000+28.000 Assessment
Nominees attending GR courses should note that if they hold both Light and Heavy DD permits, they MUST produce a HEAVY vehicle in which to complete the GR course. This is the case even if they mostly drive Light vehicles for their work.
4 Defensive driving Tanker Module – HGV (Arabic/Hindi) TN Coast: Al Khoud Fahud Nimr 1 Day 51.000+28.000 Assessment
All Nominees on Heavy vehicle courses (7 tons and above), bus and tanker courses MUST BRING THEIR OWN VEHICLE OF THIS TYPE.
5 Defensive driving Bus Module – Light/Heavy (Arabic/Hindi) LB/HB Coast: Al Khoud Fahud Nimr 2 Days 95.000+28.000 Assessment
Nominee must hold a valid driving Licence for AT LEAST 8 YEARS and for HEAVY BUSES, a valid Heavy Licence for AT LEAST 4 YEARS. All Nominees on Heavy vehicle courses (7 tons and above), bus and tanker courses MUST BRING THEIR OWN VEHICLE OF THIS TYPE.
6 EVA(Parts1&2) EMERGENCY RESPONSE-AMBULANCE (English)   1. Al Khoud
2. Fahud
48 Hours 300.000+86.000 Assessment
7 Safe Journey Management (English/Arabic) SJM Currently Online (Covid-19) 1 Day 75.000
Please read the clear instructions as given in the form for SJM SJM.
8 Safe Journey Management-Refresher (English/Arabic) SJM-R Currently Online (Covid-19) 1 Day 45.000
9 Defensive driving - Fire Emergency Response driving (English/Arabic) EVF 1. Al Khoud
2. Fahud
48 Hrs 300.000+86.000 Assessment
10 RT (Refresher Training) RT 1. Al Khoud
2. Fahud
3. Nimur
4 Hrs 12.000+34.000 Assessment

LV-Light Vehicle Blacktop

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES): ROP Driving Licence.
  • Sturdy shoes MUST be worn.
  • The minimum age for this course is 21 years
  • The minimum driving experience for this course is 3 years

HV-Heavy Vehicle Blacktop

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):
    • An appropriate ROP Driving Licence for the vehicle to be driven
    • For PDO employees only: A valid HSE Passport
    • For NON-PDO PERSONNEL: A valid HSE Passport SHOWING that an HSE Induction Course has been completed
    • Original Vehicle’s mulkiya (Not Copy)
  • In case of Heavy vehicles, the Candidate must bring his own vehicle.
  • Please, indicate if you require TATI to provide a 10 ton vehicle. This facility is available against cash payment of 90.000 OMR per client.
  • Overalls and Sturdy shoes MUST be worn.
  • The minimum age for this course is 26 years
  • The minimum driving experience for this course is 5 years

GR-Light Vehicle Graded

You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):
    • An appropriate ROP Driving Licence.
    • Valid DD permit
    • HSE Passport
  • All training courses are conducted in MANUAL TRANSMISSION vehicles. It is therefore your responsibility to ensure you are Licenced to drive such vehicles (i.e. your Licence is not for automatics only) For automatic you must provide your own vehicle for interior based training and must have OPAL RAS.
  • Graded course takes place either in Fahud or in Nimr.
  • The minimum age for this course is 21 years.
  • The minimum driving experience for this course is 3 years.

GR-Heavy Vehicle Graded

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):
    • An appropriate ROP Driving Licence.
    • DD permit
    • HSE Passport
    • Vehicle`s Mulkiya
  • In case of Heavy vehicles, the Candidate must bring his own vehicle.
  • Graded course takes place either in Fahud or in Nimr.
  • The minimum age for this course is 26 years.
  • The minimum driving experience for this course is 5 years.

TN- Tanker Course

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):
    • An appropriate ROP Driving Licence.
    • DD permit
    • HSE Passport
    • Vehicle`s Mulkiya
  • In case of Tanker module, the Candidate must bring his own vehicle.
  • The minimum age for this course is 30 years.
  • Minimum driving experience for this course is 5 years.

LB/HB Bus Course

  • You MUST bring the following documents with you to the course (NOT PHOTOCOPIES):
    • An appropriate ROP Driving Licence.
    • DD permit
    • HSE Passport
    • Vehicle`s Mulkiya
  • A valid Licence for a minimum of 8 years
  • A valid HGV Licence for a minimum of 4 years if driving Heavy Buses
  • Overalls and Sturdy shoes MUST be worn.
  • The minimum age for LB/HB is 26 years.

EVA | EMERGENCY RESPONSE-AMBULANCE (English)

  • ALL DELEGATES MUST POSSESS HSE PASSPORT CONTAINING VALID:
  • AHAF - AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED
  • Valid LV & GR permit
  • MUST HAVE
  • Age over 26 years
  • Safety Footwear
  • Prescribed aids to vision (if applicable)
  • Coverall or working clothing
  • Current, valid ROP LV driving license
  • Valid ID/Resident Card
  • Minimum of 5 years of driving experience Training MUST take place only in vehicles specifically designed and designated as ambulances and which meet the following OPAL requirements (as per RSS). All ambulances must have
 
  • approval, inspection certificate, medical equipment test report and certification from the Ministry of Health
  • a current valid RAS inspection certificate
  • dual speed limiter
  • IVMS
  • high-intensity rear lights
  • a reversing alarm
 

SAFE JOURNEY MANAGEMENT

Pre-requisites
  • HSE passport containing:
  • HSE Orientation
  • Valid SLS /SLM, (in-date), or HSE Leadership for Frontline Supervisors HSELFS
  • Current HSE passport AND valid LV/HV permit
MUST HAVE
  • Age 25 or above
  • Valid ROP-issued ID or Residency Card SJM course is held Online.
  • SJM Refresher is held Online:
       please also note that the date of this course MUST be no later than THREE MONTHS after the expiry of the current SJM certification. 

EVF- Defensive driving Fire Emergency Response driving

ALL DELEGATES MUST POSSESS OPAL APPROVED HSE PASSPORT CONTAINING VALID:
AHAF - AHA Heart saver First Aid, CPR & AED
Valid HV/GR permit
 
MUST HAVE 
 
  • Age over 26 years
  • Safety Footwear
  • Prescribed aids to vision (if applicable)
  • Coverall or working clothing
  • Current, valid ROP HGV driving license
  • Valid ID/Resident Card
  • Minimum of 5 years driving experience
Training MUST take place only in vehicles specifically designed and designated as fire rescue services vehicle and which meet the requirements of OPAL RSS.
 
  • a current valid RAS inspection certificate
  • dual speed limiter
  • IVMS
  • high-intensity rear lights
  • a reversing alarm