Steep slopes above 25 degrees with run out areas, may be low traction (units 1 - 18).
A standard for operators working in unknown conditions and likely to encounter situations that require a high level of training and skill. This level confirms competence at the standard level then extends the driver’s skill to cope with situations up to the vehicle’s capabilities. It also trains drivers to assess and recognise situations beyond the vehicle’s limits which must be avoided. The Higher Level will include units 1 - 12 of the Basic and Standard Levels.
The Higher Level (units 1 - 20) is a two-day course at a maximum ratio of 3:1.