Driving at work

Online course

£25.00 + VAT

An IOSH Approved course to explore the various hazards, risks and controls associated with driving motor vehicles at work


This course has been reviewed and approved by IOSH as one of 11 IOSH approved courses that meet its high quality standards of content and learning.

Series title: Health and safety induction
Course creation date: 22 June 2016
Course unique reference number: 21aa6033-1f5e-45ca-9298-2dd52d42b189
Version number: 1.0
Language: English
Country/region: UK
Format: HTML 5
Interoperability: SCORM 1.2 compatible
Browser compatibility: multi-browser supported
Hardware compatibility: responsive, works on smartphones, tablets, laptops and PCs

Driving can be taken for granted as an everyday task but whether making long-distance journeys or short trips, driving any distance brings hazards, the complacency of which can increase the risk of an accident occurring.  With driving becoming a more common part of a modern worker’s requirements, whether on a regular or infrequent basis, what are the hazards and appropriate controls that a driver should be aware of to help preserve their safety and the safety of others?

This IOSH approved online course identifies what is meant by driving at work, the laws that apply to driving at work, the hazards associated with driving at work and also the most appropriate control measures to help preserve life.

Our Driving at Work introductory level eLearning course is 30 to 40 minutes in length. The course is designed to explore the various hazards, risks and controls associated with driving motor vehicles.  

At the end of the course, you will have an awareness of:

  • What is meant by driving at work
  • The laws that apply to driving at work
  • Employers’ and employees’ duties
  • The impact of driving at work accidents and incidents
  • Factors that might increase the level of risk
  • The importance of a driving at work policy and procedures
  • How risk assessment applies to driving at work

Licensing options

Single user licence

Book now and start studying online in minutes through the International Workplace Academy. Order online and save 10%.
  • Instant access, 30-40 mins study time.
  • Study when you like, where you like, through our online International Workplace Academy.
  • Gain an IOSH-approved course certificate on successful completion of the course.

Multi-user licence

Businesses can save money with discounted rates for multiple learners, or buy access to this course as part of a subscription to the Health and safety induction series.

For smooth eLearning delivery with real-time tracking and powerful reporting, you can run this course on SELMA, our cloud-based learning platform, for an unlimited number of learners. 

If you already have your own learning management system (LMS), this course is SCORM 1.2 conformant so you can plug and play this and all our other eLearning course into your existing system with no problems.

Next steps

Book online now, or to arrange a demonstration, call us on +44 (0)333 210 1995 or email our course advisors.


On successful completion of this IOSH approved course, delegates will recived an IOSH stamped certificate

Entry requirements

This IOSH approved course has no formal entry requirements.

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Full support until you pass

This IOSH course benefits from our Pass Promise scheme. This means that should a delegate fail two exam attempts, International Workplace can reset the course free of charge in order for you to re-study and pass.

We provide a Pass Promise scheme for all of our courses with an eLearning option so even if you study via an alternative method you still recieve free access should you fail any part of the course.


Unit 1: Course introduction

  • Aims and learning outcomes

Unit 2: What is driving at work?

  • What is meant by driving at work
  • The laws that apply to driving at work
  • Employers’ and employees’ duties in relation to driving at work

Unit 3: Common hazards whilst driving at work

  • The impact of driving at work accidents and incidents
  • The factors that increase risk while driving at work 

Unit 4: Reducing risk whilst driving at work

  • Managing the risks of driving at work
  • The importance of driving at work policy and procedures
  • Control measures that might apply to manage the risks of driving at work
  • What to do if a driving at work situation might be unsafe

Unit 6: Course assessment

  • Ten-question multiple-choice online assessment
  • SCORM conformant.
  • Compatible with Internet Explorer 9 and above, Chrome and Safari web browsers.
  • Responsive design suitable for desktop PCs, laptops and iPads