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Advanced Driving Courses | Desert Driving

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Learn to master the sands of the UAE deserts!

What will I learn in the course?

  • To handle a modern 4x4 vehicle in the breathtaking deserts of Dubai
  • Basic mechanical knowledge of a 4X4 vehicle
  • The topography of the desert and possible situations during off-roading.
  • Proven techniques, hints and tips to stay safe and escape a difficult situation


Do you have different types of desert driving courses?

Yes! We offer a one-day certificate course where you can choose to go for a:

  • Complete (theory and practical training) course; highly recommended for beginners
  • Essential course; for those interested only in practical training
  • Refresher course; for additional practical training

Moreover, we also offer training for UAE desert driver’s license valid for desert safari guides only.


Who can register for these courses?

  • Any driver wishing to increase their knowledge & understanding of driving off-road.
  • 4X4 vehicle owners who wish to drive in the desert.
  • Desert safari tour guides of 25 years old and holding tourism company visa


Am I eligible for the course?

  • You must be a resident of UAE
  • You must hold either ONE license from the below:
    • An original and valid 6 months UAE car driver’s license
    • An original and valid 6 months international motor car driver’s license
  • You must be 140 cm or more in height


Are there any restrictions on the course?

The course is not suitable for:

  • Pregnant women
  • Delegates having motion or travel sickness, severe back or neck problems or medical condition.

What are the important points to remember?

  • ​​Reporting location and time: EDI headquarters at Al Qusais 1 (Building 5) at 8:45 am
  • Clothing: Comfortable and loose fit clothing, closed shoes, hat/cap and sunglasses
  • Light lunch will be provided.

 

  1. For one-day certificate course

You must hold an original and valid 6 months UAE car driver’s license OR an original and valid 6 months international car driver’s license
 

  1. For desert safari guides (RTA drivers license)
  • Original Emirates ID
  • Original and valid 3 months UAE car driver’s license
  • 1 passport copy and a valid Dubai visa
  • Eye test report
  • CID Letter
  • NOC issued by the DTCM & employer
  • 4 photographs
  1. One day certificate course:
    1. Complete course (training & lecture) [The fee may differ for Friday training]
      • at AED 800 for 2 delegates
      • at AED 1,500 for 1 delegates*
         
    2. Essential course   (only training) [The fee may differ for Friday training]                              
      • at AED 700 for 2 delegates
      • at AED 1,400 for 1 delegates*
  1. Refresher course (extra training) [The fee may differ for Friday training]                             
    • at AED 700 for 2 delegates
    • at AED 1,400 for 1 delegates*

*Additional cost for per non-driving guest.

  1. For desert safari tour guide (RTA driving license)
    1. Beginner training at AED 1,685 (does not include VAT)
    2. Extra training at AED 840 (does not include VAT)

Get up to 50% OFF on the certificate course when you use THE ENTERTAINER voucher! Click here to know more!

If your company is registered with us, you receive up to 50% OFF! 

Call us at 04 2631100 or write to us on info@edi.ae to register TODAY!

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