A1 Driving School - Covid-19 Safety Plan

Prior to the day of the lesson

  • The student MUST let the instructor know if they have any flu like symptoms or if they have been in contact with someone suspected/ diagnosed with COVID-19.

On the day of the lesson

  • The instructor will meet the student outside the vehicle to ascertain wellness prior to the lesson. If the student has any symptoms or suspected symptoms, the lesson should be rescheduled for no less than 2 weeks-time or longer if symptoms persist.

  • Tutor to wear a half-face mask if they choose to do so, or when requested to do so by the student (1 meter physical separation hard to achieve). If the student requests the tutor to wear a mask, the tutor must do so. Tutor and student to supply their own mask if they wish to wear one.

  • No physical contact e.g. hand shaking.

  • The instructor and student must hand sanitize before entering the vehicle and in between sessions. The instructor must clean all high touch points, avoid touching surfaces, clean writing equipment etc. 

  • The instructor will have the NZ Covid Tracer App QR code. It is strongly recommended that all students sign in using the App on their phone. Please download the App on your phone if you haven’t done so already.

  • For contact tracing purposes, the student’s information must be correct in the booking system of A1 Driving School Ltd.

  • If a decision has been made to wear a half- face mask, the tutor may have to provide instruction on how to use, fit and remove. Student must provide their own mask. Hand sanitize after removal of mask.

  • Face masks are not recyclable. Do not flush down the toilet. Bag, seal & dispose masks safely and consider potential exposure to waste disposal operators (double bag & seal). Dispose according to Ministry of Health advice (MOH). Masks can be burnt in a log burner.

  • Hand hygiene and cleaning items: Bag, seal & dispose of waste safely and consider potential exposure to waste disposal operators (double bag & seal). Dispose according to Ministry of Health advice (MOH).

  • Tutor to wear a half-face mask. Student to decide if they want to wear one (1m physical separation difficult to achieve). Student must supply their own mask if deciding to wear one. Tutor to provide instruction on how to use, fit and remove if applicable. Hand sanitize after removal of mask.