Safe and Considerate Driving

Important Coronavirus Update 1.3.2021

Due to the current coronavirus situation, all physical classroom courses remain cancelled/closed and have been replaced by Online/Virtual Classroom Courses. We continue to assess the current position in light of government advice and that of UKROEd and we can confirm that our virtual classroom online courses will CONTINUE to be delivered.

We are currently only offering virtual courses as an alternative to the conditional offer. You may need to arrange a refund for your physical classroom course and then book and pay for your virtual course.

You can book a virtual course regardless of which police force in the UK offered you a course – just follow this link to the booking site – https://offer.ndors.org.uk  and choose a course provider to book online.  Please call us on 0330 222 8999 Monday – Friday 9.00am-3.00pm

Alternatively please book or re-arrange your course online.

You can access course bookings and course providers at https://offer.ndors.org.uk  then choose Sussex and  follow these instructions

It is designed to be completed on two separate occasions:

Part 1: A Digital on-line classroom session
Part 2: On-road coaching session

The on-road session will be completed once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted and it is deemed safe. Clients will be contacted when it is safe to attend the On-road coaching session and after the Digital on-line classroom session has been completed.

Once clients have completed the second part of the course, they will receive communication from the Police to confirm that they have completed.

Requirements needed to allow you to complete the online course:

Device with webcam/microphone/speakers/headphones - it is advised to have a charging lead and charging point nearby. This can be a smart phone, ipad, tablet or laptop.

Course duration 3 hours to include 10 minute break.

Steady internet connection.

Quiet room, alone with no disturbances.

Engagement will be required throughout the course.

Pen and Paper.

How do I join the course?

We strongly advise you download the ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’ App in advance of joining your course.

You will receive a separate email 48 hours before your course start date/time containing the zoom joining details.

At least 10 minutes prior to the course start, open your zoom app, select ‘join a meeting’ and input your meeting ID and password.

The ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’ app can be downloaded from your device’s app store or by visiting the official zoom website -  https://zoom.us/

When downloading this App for the first time, please accept their terms and conditions and give access to your camera and microphone.

Further Guidance:

For further information about the course, please follow the youtube video link below. The video will advise what you need to do in preparation for your course and also what will happen on the day: 

https://www.youtube.com/embed/RQt7FuMxS5U

PLEASE NOTE YOU CANNOT ACCESS YOUR COURSE VIA The YouTube LINK.

For all new bookings please follow instructions on your course offer letter, and register your acceptance of the course offer with NDORS: https://offer.ndors.org.uk/#/home and follow the guidance to book in your preferred area or use the postcode of PO22 9RE for digital classroom courses.  If you have any questions or queries then please call our team on 0330 222 8999 Monday –Friday 9.00am-3.00pm

 

The Below information is only relevant to physical course attendance oncue COVID 19 restrictions have been lifted:

Course Summary

The Safe and Considerate Driving Course is a one day retraining course offered to drivers as a positive alternative to prosecution for a driving without due care and attention or without consideration for other road users.

Course Duration

8 hours theory and on-road course (15 minute course registration + 2 1/2 hours theory + 45 minutes lunch break, followed by 3 1/2 hours in car practical element + 30 minute client debrief)

Practical element delivered on a 2:1 ratio by a suitably qualified Approve Driving Instructor using a dual controlled vehicle.

The aim of the Safe and Considerate Driving Course is to help drivers understand the causes of road traffic collisions, develop strategies to reduce crash risk and improve driving preformance in order to reduce the risk of a further collision or voilation.

Current course cost in Sussex: £185.00

Course Venues:

East Sussex: Hove - Greyhound Stadium, Hove. BN3 7BXZ

West Sussex: Walberton - Hilton Avisford Park, BN18 0LS

West Sussex: Bognor Regis - Durban House, PO22 9RE