THE FIRST AID ACADEMY, CAIRNS CITY
THE CAIRNS SHOWGROUNDS
Focus has launched its new Defensive Driving Course
Held at 2 Locations – The First Aid Academy in Cairns City and the Cairns Showgrounds – entrance Severin Street. Note : there are limited spaces for each Course. The start time is 9.00am (please ensure you arrive 15 mins before start time), finish time approximately, 4pm. We start the day with our full awareness presentation at the First Aid Academy. In the afternoon, we develop crash prevention techniques on the track at the Cairns Showgrounds.
Objectives of the Focus Defensive Driving Course:
- Minimise risk to yourself and others on the road – identifying hazards, reading the road
- Braking and steering exercises in both wet and dry conditions – straight lines and cornering
- Emergency Hazard Avoidance
- Understanding your limitations and your car’s limitations – every car has differing features
- Understanding the importance of your seating position, seat belt position, airbags and how to prevent serious injury
- How to undertake a vehicle safety check incl tyres pressures, and basic maintenance
- Understand what effect your reaction time, weather conditions, the car you drive and your mental and/or physical health, have on your ability to stop at various speeds
- Stopping Distance demonstrations up to 90kpm
- Analysis of what causes skidding and vehicle instability
- Understanding different technologies in cars and how to utilise new car technology with maximum effectiveness.
What we supply:
- Application to attend Training Course form, Evaluation form and Certificate of Completion
- Morning Tea
- Kitchen facilities at the First Aid Academy
- Water & fruit in afternoon practical session
Fitness and experience
Inform the Trainer of any medication you may be taking which could influence your driving capability and any fitness issues.
What you should bring:
- Your current Driving Licence
- Own vehicle with correct tyre pressures, no loose objects in the cabin plus 1/2 tank of fuel.
- Lunch is BYO please label if leaving in fridge, also KFC and McDonalds are 5 min distance walk
- Hat & sunscreen
- Casual clothing which is not tight in any way
- Shoes – enclosed with a flexible rubber sole.
Call Ben on 0458 700 008 to book or fill out the booking form below and make payment directly into our account.
The course is $249 per participant.
Payment options: cash on the day or Direct Debit EFT. Gift Vouchers are also available here. Our Defensive Driving Course is an enjoyable fast paced day and we guarantee you will increase your skills and awareness.
Drive PRO Package
We book your Driving Test for you
Offer hire of vehicle
Plus Pre-Test lesson
A full day Defensive Driving Course
‘Taking Safety to the Next Level’