CPC Training Modules

The Driver CPC is a European requirement for all drivers of goods vehicles over 3.5 tonnes. The Driver CPC is 35 hours of training every 5 years. This is periodic training and delivered in 7 hours modules.

These can be delivered in a combination of courses to suit your operation. reports can then be generated via Quizdom.

Please contact Simon Lampitt for further information and course bookings on 07733 326777

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Drivers hours and Working Time Directive

– EU regulations, use of tachographs and drivers responsibilities for record keeping.
– Break periods, maximum daily driving time and daily rest periods.
– Maximum weekly driving time and weekly rest periods.
– Maximum fortnightly driving time and split daily rests.

Digital Tachographs

– Governing regulations and the system of operation.
– Tacho unit main features, memory functions, pictograms, types of card and their uses.
– UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), and the manual entry procedure.
– Login / Logout procedure, unit displays and messages.
– Printouts, printer operating procedure, record keeping for both digital and analogue tachographs.

 

A Drivers Day

– Preparation (Sufficient Rest, PPE, Paperwork)
– Tachograph Entries
– Digital Tachograph Operation – Lost/Faulty/Stolen Procedure
– Delivery/Collection Point Rules/Procedures
– Drivers Hours and Breaks
– WTD
– Accident and Reporting Procedures

Safe vehicle loading

– Procedures for loading a vehicle with regard for the safety of persons in contact with the vehicle or its load.
– Distribution of vehicle load, calculation of axle weight, consequences of overloading, penalties, fines and prohibitions.
– Methods for securing loads.
– Principles of vehicle stability.

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Economic Driving

– Safe and defensive driving techniques.
– Fuel efficient driving techniques.
– Daily vehicle check procedures, finding and reporting of faults
– Conformity of safe driving procedures.
– Application of defensive driving techniques.
– Application of economic driving techniques.

Health and safety in transport

– Issues relating to health and safety policies, risk awareness, risk assessment, working with moving equipment, other hazards.
– Accidents in the workplace, legal requirements for reporting accidents, dangers associated with the use of mobile phones.
– What you should do at the scene of a road traffic accident (if trained), principles of writing reports associated with accidents.

Health, Diet, and Fatigue

– Important and benefits of physical fitness.
– Risks associated with incorrect posture and body movement
– Importance of maintaining a healthy balanced diet
– Effects of alcohol and drugs
– Effects of stress and tiredness
– Different types of personal protective equipment and knowledge of correct use.

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