Mercedes-Benz

Current Courses

Current courses

Current Mercedes-Benz training courses

Current courses

Mercedes-Benz Truck Training courses are designed to bring our trucks to life, ensuring increased efficiency, safety and technical understanding for all attendees.
 

Blending technical, theoretical and practical activities, our experienced trainers develop in-depth comprehension of how our vehicles work - and, how to get the very best results from them.
 

To book your course, please call 01226 355 544.

Onsite courses

Mercedes-Benz onsite training courses

Onsite courses

Based at the Truck Training Centre of Execellence at Wentworth Park in South Yorkshire, our onsite courses offer a blend of classroom and practical in-cab training to cater for all learning styles.

Our graduates leave courses with the skills, understanding and techniques to improve driving efficiency, technological understanding and safety.

Browse the list below to find the ideal course for your requirements:

1-Day Product Familiarisation (Actros, Arocs, Antos, FUSO Canter or Econic)

1 day Product Familiarisation – an introduction to Mercedes-Benz trucks and technology

For HGV Licence holders C and C+E
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK Ltd, Wentworth Park
Duration: 1 day - 7 hours CPC
Delegates: Max 6
Objectives:
• To gain a better understanding of the principles of economical and defensive driving.
• How to get better fuel consumption and develop a safer defensive driving style.
• Understand the vehicle features that can help the driver.
• To drive Mercedes-Benz trucks in everyday circumstances and situations, taking full advantage of the systems and high level technology available to the driver.
Course content:
• Introduction.
• Driver awareness and hazard perception.
• A tour around the dashboard.
• Engine brake, cruise control, speed limiter functions and their principles of operation.
• Overview of gearshift systems.
• Vehicle walk around, equipment and vehicle checks.
• Instructed drive.
• Theory introduction to force, torque and power, and full load curves.
• Demonstration drive; putting classroom theory into practice.
• Summary, results and feedback.
Additional Information:
Aimed at drivers who are new to Mercedes-Benz products, or moving to a newer model, holding a LGV licence C and C+E (HGV1).

2-Day Product Familiarisation

2 day Product Familiarisation – an introduction to Mercedes-Benz Trucks and technology

For HGV Licence holders C + E
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK Ltd, Wentworth Park
Duration: 2 day - 14 hours CPC
Delegates: Max 6
Objectives:
• To gain a better understanding of the principles of economical and defensive driving.
• How to get better fuel consumption and develop a safer defensive driving style.
• Understand the vehicle features that can help the driver.
• To drive Mercedes-Benz trucks in everyday circumstances and situations, taking full advantage of the systems and high level technology available to the driver.
Course content:
• Introduction.
• Driver awareness and hazard perception.
• A tour around the dashboard.
• Engine brake, cruise control, speed limiter functions and their principles of operation.
• Overview of gearshift systems.
• Vehicle walk around, equipment and vehicle checks.
• Instructed drive.
• Theory introduction to force, torque and power, and full load curves.
• Demonstration drive; putting classroom theory into practice.
• Second instructed practice drive to further develop technique.
• Economic and defensive driving philosophy.
• Summary, results and feedback.
Additional Information:
Aimed at drivers who are new to Mercedes-Benz products, or moving to a newer model, holding a HGV licence C + E (HGV1).

1-Day Economic Driving Experience

1 day Economic Driving Experience – 90% in-cab training

For HGV Licence holders C and C+E
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK Ltd, Wentworth Park
Duration: 1 day - 7 hours CPC
Delegates: Max 8
Objectives:
• To gain a better understanding of the principles of economical and defensive driving.
• How to get better fuel consumption and develop a safer defensive driving style.
• Understand the vehicle features that can help the driver.
• To drive Mercedes-Benz trucks in everyday circumstances and situations, taking full advantage of the systems and high level technology available to the driver.
Course content: 
• Introduction.
• Driving and control systems.
• Mercedes-Benz safety systems:
    • Lane Keeping Assist.
    • Attention Assist.
    • Active Brake Assist 3.
• Predictive Powertrain Control.
• Practical drive – putting theory into practice.
• Summary, results and feedback.
Additional Information: 
Aimed at drivers who are new to Mercedes-Benz products, or moving to a newer model, holding a HGV licence C and C+E (HGV1).

3-Day Pro-training

3 day Train the Trainer

For Company Driver Trainers with HGV Licence C+E
Venue: Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK Ltd, Wentworth Park
Duration: 3 day - 14 hours CPC
Delegates: Max 6
Objectives:
• Understand the principles of economic and defensive driver training.
• Develop an understanding of force, torque and power, and full and part load curves.
• Understand different learning techniques and styles. 
• Develop the ability to advise with confidence on cost-saving techniques.
• How to get better fuel consumption and develop a safer defensive driving style.
• Understand the vehicle features that can help the driver.
Course content: 
• Introduction.
• Driver awareness and hazard perception.
• Understanding how people communicate – Ego States.
• What’s your learning style.
• In-cab teaching practice.
• A tour around the dashboard.
• Vehicle controls, exhaust brake, cruise control and speed limiter functions and their principles of operation.
• Overview of gearshift systems.
• Vehicle walk around, equipment and vehicle checks.
• Extensive driving to demonstrate the technology in action.
• Demonstration drive by delegates.
• Putting the theory into practice.
• Summary, results and feedback.
Additional Information: 
Aimed at Company Driver Trainers with HGV Licence C+E delivering the Mercedes-Benz approved training modules.
DateCourse
W/C 4th June
Tuesday/Wednesday 5th & 6th2-Day Familiarisation
Thursday 7th JuneEco Experience
Friday 8th June1-Day Familiarsation
W/C 9th July
Monday/Tuesday 9th & 10th July2-Day Familiarisation
Wednesday 11th JulyEco Experience
Thursday 12th July1-Day Familairisation
W/C 12th August
Monday/Tuesday 13th & 14th August2-Day Familiarsation
Wednesday 15th AugustEco Experience
Thursday 16th August1-Day Familiarisation

Offsite courses

Mercedes-Benz offsite training courses

Offsite training

For larger fleets, we can deliver our courses at your premises. We’ll even take care of all the necessary administration, record keeping and DVLA driver uploads too.
To find out how we can help larger fleets, call us on 01226 355544 or email