BMW Company is not only known for building high-tech automobiles, but also for setting standards in road safety. BMW Driver Training was founded by the BMW in 1977. Since then they have been helping people to improve their driving capabilities. There are many achievements in the credit of the training school some of them are BMW was the first automobile manufacturer in South Africa to introduce Driver Training that was in the year 1987. In 1994 BMW Driver Training moved to International Grand Prix Circuit under the name of BMW Advanced Driving. Since then a number of other manufacturers have opened their own Training Academies getting inspired form the BMW driving school and its training facilities.
Earlier in January 2006 the BMW Driving School has expertise in latest training techniques, Corporate Identity and course curriculum and courseware. The school was established with a mission to Contribute to strengthening the presence of BMW in the market and acting as a loyalty and acquisition tool for the sales network and is successful in its mission now to the very extent. The school functions with the aim to contribute to social responsibility in the market through the enhancement of Road Safety and this can be seen in the training programs designed by the school as the emphasis of the curriculum is focused on the Safety on the Road. The course also emphases on Collision Avoidance & Skid Control as the vehicles manufactured by the BMW Company are high on power and excellent in speed pick up and controls. The courses are designed to improve skills in skid control and collision avoidance so that the students can drive the vehicle more carefully and enjoy the ride, basically teaching skills are necessary to deal with these kinds of emergency situations
The other courses offered at the school include Defensive Driving course that is a Practical road driving course to improve driving ability to prepare the students for emergency situations and gives data to deal with situations. Another course of the school is the Hijack Prevention that informs the student about the operational techniques and methods of hijackers to help avoid these situations and also how to deal with it. The special course offered at the school is the High Performance Driving course that focuses on the skills and techniques required in controlling BMW 330i and MINI at high speeds in a controlled track environment. Basically all the courses offer training to experience and get expertise in road handling, power and excitement of the BMW series, all the course classes are conducted under expert supervision and allows the driver to explore within the own limits, BMW Driving school works towards developing sophisticated driving skills and technique and develop the drivers ability to deal with emergency situations.
At the BMW Driving School the Driver Training is provided using a BMW vehicle and practical driving situations, under the assistance and supervision of skilled instructors to ensure that students learn as much as possible in the duration of the course.