Driving National Certificate II (TESDA Course)
The DRIVING NC II Qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve to operate light motor vehicles classified under LTO Restriction code 1 and 2; transport passengers and loads over specified routes to local or district location and collect fare duly authorized by the relevant government agency; comply with local traffic rules and regulations and perform minor vehicle repairs and other minor servicing.
This Qualification is packaged from the competency map of the Automotive/Land Transport Sector.
A person who has achieved this qualification is competent to be:
- Professional Driver
- Light Vehicle Driver
DRIVING NC II COURSE QUALIFICATION
Course Title: LIGHT VEHICLE DRIVING
Level: NC II
Nominal Training Duration : 118 Hours
This course is designed to equip the individual the desirable attitudes and skills of the land transport light vehicle driver in accordance with industry standards, including the regulatory requirements issued by appropriate regulatory bodies, government and/or private. It covers the following four core competencies: Carry Out Vehicle Maintenance and Servicing, Drive Light Vehicles, Obey and Observe Traffic Rules and Regulations and Implement and Coordinate Accident/Emergency Procedures. It covers the basic, common and core competencies.
This course is also designed to equip the individual the basic and common knowledge , skills and attitudes of the land transport light vehicle driver in accordance with industry standards.
TRAINEE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
This section specifies the qualifications of trainees and educational experience. Other requirements like health and physical requirements are also stated. Passing entry written examinations may also be indicated if necessary.
- With good moral character;
- Able to communicate both orally and in writing
- Physically fit and mentally healthy as certified by a Public Health Officer
COMPETENCIES REQUIRED IN DRIVING NC II
To obtain this course, all units prescribed for this qualification must be achieved.
This units of competency comprising this qualification include the following:
|UNIT CODE||CORE COMPETENCIES (80 Hours)|
|ALT723348||Carry Out Minor Vehicle Maintenance and Servicing|
|ALT832302||Drive Light Vehicle|
|ALT832303||Obey and Observe Traffic Rules and Regulations|
|ALT832304||Implement and Coordinate Accident-Emergency Procedures|
|UNIT CODE||COMMON COMPETENCIES (20 Hours)|
|ALT723201||Apply Appropriate Sealant/Adhesive|
|ALT723202||Move and Position Vehicle|
|ALT311202||Perform Mensuration and Calculation|
|ALT723203||Read, Interpret and Apply Specifications and Manuals|
|ALT723204||Use and Apply Lubricant/Coolant|
|ALT723205||Perform Shop Maintenance|
|UNIT CODE||BASIC COMPETENCIES (18 Hours)|
|500311105||Participate in Workplace Communication|
|500311106||Work in Team Environment|
|500311107||Practice Career Professionalism|
|500311108||Practice Occupational Health and Safety Procedures|
Core competency units comprising the qualification in DRIVING NC II
CARRY OUT MINOR VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND
SERVICING (ALT723348) – This unit involves the skills and knowledge and attitudes required to carry out basic servicing and maintenance of a light vehicle such as cleaning the vehicle. It also includes the action to implement the vehicle manufacturer’s specifications for routine checks and maintenance and that the vehicle is operational to the requirements of both the workplace and the relevant road and traffic authority.
- Clean vehicle unit
- Vehicle is cleaned as per prescribed procedures using appropriate cleaning supplies, tools/ equipment and according to occupational health and safety (OHS).
- Wastes are disposed of as per relevant ordinance, rules or law.
- Maintain and service the vehicle system
- Minor routine checks are undertaken based on manufacturer’s manual.
- Minor routine repair and servicing are undertaken in accordance with occupational health and safety procedures and manufacturer’s manual.
- Brakes are inspected and appropriate action is undertaken in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
- Complex repair and service requirements are identified and referred following workplace procedures.
- Records of routine servicing, maintenance and repairs are kept and updated in accordance with workplace procedures.
DRIVE LIGHT VEHICLE (ALT832302) – This unit involves the skills and knowledge and attitudes required to drive a light vehicle safely including handling of passengers, systematic and efficient control of all vehicle functions, monitoring of traffic and road conditions, management of vehicle condition, and performance and effective management of hazardous situations.
- Perform light vehicle pre-starting and warm-up
- Vehicle inspection is performed as per manufacturer’s specification
- Safety harness/devices and tools are checked according to LTO/LTFRB requirements
- Warm up of light vehicle is performed as per manufacturer’s manual
- Drive light vehicle
- Light vehicle is driven in accordance with traffic rules and regulations and manufacturer’s instruction
- Driving hazards are identified and/or anticipated and avoided or controlled through defensive driving as per standard operating procedures.
- The Light vehicle is parked, shut down and secured in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications, traffic regulations and workplace procedures
- Passengers and loads are transported up to the route assigned and fares are collected as per LTFRB regulations
- Driving is performed according to the restriction and condition stated in the official receipt license and within the occupational health and safety standards (OHS).
- Out-of line/anti carnapping clearance permit is secured as per traffic rules and regulations
- Monitor and maintain vehicle performance
- Defective or irregular performance or malfunctions are monitored and reported to the appropriate person/authority.
- Minor vehicle maintenance is performed in accordance with manufacturer’s instruction
- Vehicle records are maintained/updated in accordance with workplace procedures
OBEY AND OBSERVE TRAFFIC RULES AND REGULATIONS (ALT832303) – This unit involves the skills and knowledge and attitudes required in obeying and observing traffic rules and regulations while driving light vehicle.
- Observe traffic signs and road markers
- Traffic signs and road markers are identified and followed in accordance with concerned traffic authorities.
- Obey traffic rules and regulations
- Traffic rules and regulations are identified and followed in accordance with concerned traffic authorities.
- License and registrations are maintained as prescribed by law.
- Driver outfit/attire is worn as prescribed by law.
- Practice courtesy
- Positive work values are demonstrated as per code of ethics of drivers
- Complaints are responded and handled with respect based on driver’s code of ethics
- Reminders are conveyed to passengers politely.
- Respect traffic enforcers and other traffic management unit
- Traffic authority instructions are complied as prescribed by law.
- Traffic violation tickets/receipts issued by Traffic enforcers are accepted and appropriate action is taken.
IMPLEMENT AND COORDINATE ACCIDENTEMERGENCY PROCEDURES (ALT832304) – This unit involves the skills, knowledge and attitudes required in responding to emergency incidents, follow-up support and assistance and communicate to concerned individual during emergency.
- Respond to emergencies
- Emergency and potential emergency situations are identified and assessed based on emergency procedure.
- Actions are prioritized and provided based on the criticality of the emergency situation.
- Incident reports are prepared in accordance with regulatory and workplace procedures
- Responsibilities are fulfilled in accordance with emergency procedures and/or regulatory requirements
- Arrange follow-up support and assistance
- Medical assistance and support is arranged in accordance with workplace procedures
- First aid is applied in accordance with medical procedure
- Passenger needs are identified and provided based on emergency situation.
COMMON COMPETENCIES (AUTOMOTIVE)
PERFORM MENSURATION AND CALCULATION (ALT311202) – This unit includes identifying caring, handling and use of
- Select measuring instruments
- Object or component to be measured is identified
- Correct specifications are obtained from relevant source
- Appropriate measuring instrument is selected according to job requirements
- Carry out measurements and calculation
- Measuring tools are selected in line with job requirements
- Accurate measurements are obtained to job
- Calculation needed to complete work tasks are performed using the four basic process of addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (x) and division (/).
- Calculations involving fractions, percentages and mixed numbers are used to complete workplace tasks.
- Numerical computation is self-checked and corrected for accuracy
- Instruments are read to the limit of accuracy of the tool.
- Maintain measuring instruments
- Measuring instruments must kept free from corrosion
- Measuring instruments not dropped to avoid damage
- Measuring instruments cleaned before and after using.
READ, INTERPRET AND APPLY SPECIFICATION AND MANUALS (ALT723203) – This unit deals with identifying, interpreting and applying service specification manuals, maintenance procedure manuals and periodic maintenance manual.
- Identify and access manual/specification
- Appropriate manuals are identified and accessed as per job requirements.
- Version and date of manual is checked to ensure correct specification and procedure are identified.
- Interpret manuals
- Relevant sections, chapters of manuals/specifications are located in relations to the work to be conducted
- Information and procedure in the manual are interpreted in accordance to industry practices
- Apply information in manual
- Manual is interpreted according to job requirements
- Work steps are correctly identified in accordance with manufacturer specification
- Manual data is applied according to the given task
- All correct sequencing and adjustments are interpreted in accordance with information contained on the manual or specifications
- Store manuals
- Manual or specification are stored appropriately to ensure prevention of damage, ready access and updating of information when required in accordance with company requirements
MOVE AND POSITION VEHICLE (ALT723202) – This competency unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitude
needed to move and position vehicle in a workshop.
- Prepare vehicle for driving
- Correct check-up procedures performed based on vehicle manufacturer standard
- Move and position vehicle
- Select vehicle to be moved or re-position.
- Drive the vehicle to appropriate location
- Park vehicle following parking safety techniques and procedure
- Check the vehicle
- Vehicle position is checked as per required
- Vehicle is checked for external damages
APPLY APPROPRIATE SEALANT/ADHESIVE (ALT723201) – This competency unit covers the selection and application of
- Identify appropriate Sealant/adhesive
- Sealant/adhesive selected in line with job requirements and manufacturer’s specification
- Sealant/adhesive checking is performed to ensure that product is fit for use.
- Prepare surface for Sealant/adhesive
- Surface materials are identified as per construction
- Surface is cleaned and free of moisture, dust and other foreign matters to ensure maximum adhesion or seal.
- Apply sealant/adhesive evenly
- Sealant/adhesive is applied evenly on the surface in line with manufacturer’s specification
- Excess sealant/adhesive is removed by sanding or scrapping
- Tools and equipment used to apply sealant/adhesive are appropriate to job requirements
- Safety are observed and PPE are worn in accordance with industry SOP
- Hazards associated with the use of sealant and adhesives are identified.
- Store/Dispose of sealant/adhesive
- Sealant/adhesive are stored as per prescribed procedure
- Waste are disposed as per workshop SOP
USE AND APPLY LUBRICANTS/COOLANT (ALT723204) – This unit identifies the competencies required to select and
apply different types of lubricants.
- Identify types of lubricants/ coolant
- Correct information on lubrication schedule is accessed and interpreted from appropriate manufacturers specifications manuals
- Type and quantity of lubricants/coolant is identified as per job requirements
- Use and apply lubricants/coolant
- Correct procedure for change of lubricant is identified following manufacturer’s specification or manual
- Correct tools and equipment are selected and used in line with job requirements
- Existing lubricants is removed and replaced with specified types and quantity of new materials in line with manufacturer’s specification
- Safe procedure and use of PPE is observed when removing or replacing lubricant
- Used lubricants are disposed in accordance with environmental guidelines
- Work is checked in line with company SOP.
- Perform housekeeping activities
- Tools, equipment and materials are properly stored as per company SOP
- Workplace is free from waste materials
PERFORM SHOP MAINTENANCE (ALT723307) – This unit deals with inspecting and cleaning of work area
including tools, equipment and facilities. Storage and checking of tools/ equipment and disposal of used materials are also incorporated in this competency
- Inspect/clean tools and work area
- Cleaning solvent used as per workshop/tools cleaning requirement
- Work area is checked and cleaned
- Wet surface/spot in work area is wiped and dried
- Store/arrange tools and shop equipment
- Tools/equipment are checked and stored in their respective shelves/location
- Corresponding labels are posted and visible
- Tools are safely secured and logged in the records
- Dispose wastes/used lubricants
- Containers for used lubricants are visibly labeled
- Wastes/used lubricants are disposed as per workshop SOP
- Report damaged tools/equipment
- Complete inventory of tools/equipment is maintained
- Damaged tools/equipment/facilities are identified and repair recommendation is given
- Reports prepared has no error/discrepancy
PARTICIPATE IN WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION (500311105) – This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes
required to gather, interpret and convey information in response to workplace requirements..
- Obtain and convey workplace information.
- Participate in workplace meetings and discussions
- Complete relevant work related documents.
WORK IN TEAM ENVIRONMENT (500311106) – This unit covers the skills, knowledge and attitudes to identify role and responsibility as a member of a team..
- Describe team role and scope
- Identify own role and responsibility within team
- Work as a team member
PRACTICE CAREER PROFESSIONALISM (500311107) – This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes in promoting career growth and advancement.
- Integrate personal objectives with organizational goals.
- Set and meet work priorities.
- Maintain professional growth and development.
PRACTICE OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCEDURES (500311108) – This unit covers the outcomes required to comply with regulatory and organizational requirements for occupational health and safety.
- Identify hazards and risks
- Evaluate hazard and risks
- Control hazards and risks
- Maintain occupational health and safety awareness
DEFINITION OF TERMS
- Absolute speed limit – The maximum or minimum legal speed at which one may drive. This speed limit may or may not be posted.
- Accident, motor vehicle – Any mishap involving a moving vehicle and resulting in death, injury or property damage.
- Basic speed limit – Any speed below the absolute limit that is safe for existing road, weather or traffic conditions.
- Collision – Any crash between motor vehicles or between a motor vehicle and another object.
- Driving license – A legal document in the form of plastic identification card and official receipt issued by LTO authorizing a person to drive and operate a specified type of motor vehicle after satisfactorily completing and passing the standard requirement as categorized either non-professional or professional proficiency level.
- Defensive driving – Being prepared to handle through any hazardous situation caused by other users of the road.
- Directional signals – Lights on motor vehicle or hand signals used to indicate left and right turns and stops.
- Driver – A person who drives motor vehicle and transport passengers and loads over specified routes or destination for a fee.
- Fare – Refers to the price charged to transport a passenger
- Franchised route – Refers to the designated travel route assigned by LTFRB (DOTC) to a specific public passenger motor vehicle indicating the particular main streets, roads and avenues to ply including its limitations and boundaries.
- Periodic Maintenance Service – The regular servicing prescribed by manufacturer to maintain the vehicle’s top performance.
- Motorcycle – Refers to a single passenger vehicle for operation on ordinary and typically having two wheels and a gasoline internal combustion engine.
- Public Utility Jeepney (PUJ) – Refers to a locally manufactured and modified jeepney-type vehicle intended to carry as much passengers as prescribed and authorized by Land Transportation Franchise Regulatory Board (LTFRB) as approved by the Department of Transportation and Communication (DOTC).
- Regulatory signs – Traffic signs that tell what a driver must or must not do under penalty of the law.
- Road Related Accident and Emergency – Refers to unforeseen and unanticipated road happenings usually resulted from by driver’s negligence/error, abnormal road condition and motor vehicle mechanical safety breakdown resulting to grave vehicular accident, passenger body injury and damage to property.
- Roadway markings – Markings on a pavement separating lanes of travel or indicating what a driver may do.
- Seat belt – A belt anchored to the vehicle frame. It prevents the passengers from being thrown against parts of the interior of the vehicle or from the vehicle in the event of a collision.
- Taxicab – Refers to a public utility car that transport passenger to a designated location and collect fare recorded on taximeter based on mileage or time factors specified by the LTFRB.
- Traffic – The flow of all motor vehicles and pedestrians along the street and the highway
- Traffic signal lights – Traffic controls which usually located at intersections to regulate traffic flow
- Tricycle Unit – Refers to a 3-wheeled motor vehicle consisting of a motorcycle and a modified passenger sidecar with a seating capacity prescribed and authorized. It is franchised by LTFRB to operate and transport passengers within a specified area of operation with a pre-set and fixed fare.
- Warning signs – Traffic signs that alert drivers to potential hazards ahead
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