Driver CPC Training

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Driver CPC Training

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Driver CPC Training Courses

All professional drivers have to undertake 35 hours of periodic classroom based training every 5 years to ensure that their Driver CPC remains valid.

This training is designed to confirm and expand on the existing knowledge and skills of each driver to ensure that they continue to be safe, courteous and fuel efficient as they carry out their daily duties.

We deliver courses made up either by combining two 3.5-hour modules from our wide range of JAUPT approved material or from our selection of stand-alone 7-hour modules.

3.5-Hour Modular Course

  • Delivering the Goods: Points of Call – High Streets, Ferries, Ports, Terminals, Rural Driving, Urban Driving, Care Homes, Schools and Hospitals – Route Planning, Customer Service

  • Driver Welfare: Driver Health, Alcohol & Drugs, Fatigue, Driver Fitness

  • Drivers Hours & Tacho Awareness: Drivers Hours Rules, Tachographs, Operational Guidance

  • Drivers Hours Rules: Drivers Hours Rules, Working Time Regulations, Operational Guidance

  • Fire Awareness: Causes of Fire and Dangers, Actions in the Event of a Fire, Fire Extinguishers & Use, Fire Prevention

  • First Aid Awareness: Actions in an Emergency, CPR, Unresponsive Casualty, Choking Adult, Wounds, Bleeding & Shock

  • Food Safety: Food Safety & Contamination Risks,The Drivers Role, Requirements for Different Food Types

  • Fuel Efficient Driving: Benefits of Fuel-Efficient Driving, Fuels & Fluids, Use of Vehicles, Fuel Efficient Driving

  • Health & Safety for Drivers: Laws & Responsibilities, Vehicle Movements, Banksman Signals, Manual Handling, PPE, Working at Height, Slips, Trips & Falls

  • Loading & Unloading: Legal Requirements, Weights & Load Distribution, Vehicle Dimensions & Weights, Effects of Load Movement, Load Security, Loading Equipment

  • Manual Handling: Regulations, Costs of Injury/Back Pain, Causes of Back Pain, Lifting Techniques, Lifting Equipment, Pushing & Pulling Techniques

  • Road Traffic Accidents: Arrive on Scene, Next Actions, Casualty Care & Dangers

  • Rules of the Road: Rules of the Road, Documentation to be Carried, Highway Code & Personal Safety, Traffic Accident Procedure, Security & Crime Prevention

  • Safe Use of Skip & Hook Loaders: Vehicle Checks, Safe Use of Skip Loads, Safe Use of Hook Loaders

  • Use of Tachographs: Use of Tachograph Equipment, Operational Guidance

  • Walk Around Checks & Defect Reports: Walk Around Checks, Legal Requirements & Maintenance, Safety Equipment, Defect Reporting

7-Hour Modules

  • Vulnerable Road Users – FORS Approved (Where Do We Encounter VRU’s? Who Are the VRU’s? Sharing Road Space, Route Planning, New Traffic Systems, Professional Drivers Role, Hazard Perception, Defensive Driving, Blindspots, Vehicle Safety Systems, Cyclists, Pedestrians, Motorcyclists, Horse Riders)

  • Operator Licence Awareness (Drivers Hours, Fleet Inspections & OCRS, Operator Licensing, Driver CPC, Driver Licensing, Guide to Maintaining Road Worthiness, Walk Around Checks, Enforcement)

  • Emergency First Aid at Work (Roles & Responsibilities, Incident & Casualty Assessment, Unconscious Casualties, CPR, Recovery Position, Choking, Shock, Minor injuries, External Bleeding, Other Conditions)

  • Dangerous Goods Awareness (Regulations, Hazard Classes, Documentation, Marking Vehicles & Packages, Safe Loading, Vehicle & Driver Equipment, Parking & Supervision, Security, Emergency Actions

Additional 7-Hour Modules

  • Safe Use of Lorry Loaders: 1-day Experience Refresher and 2-day Novice Slinger & Signaller

  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods: 3 days Core, Packages & Classes and 1-day Tanks

  • Carriage of Dangerous Goods Refresher: 1-day Core & Packages

  • Safe & Fuel-Efficient Driving: Vehicle based training

  • Understanding the Operation for Drivers: CPC (Operators) training 11 x 3.5 hours modules

Book your training course today

Give us a call to schedule your first session

Book your training course today

Give us a call to schedule your first session

01469 577942


Here’s what our happy drivers had to say about our services:

Just like to say a big thank you for a very enjoyable 2 days ADR & PDP refresher course. Matt and Sam were on top of their game. Especially liked the endless chocolate biscuits and Mugs of tea. Matt sure knows his stuff. Thanks guys.

Garry Baker

Paul gave a good understanding of the responsibility of a locomotive shunter driver. Answered all questions. Help was never far away when needed. Thanks for your time.

Daniel - Novice Operator course August 2020

A great insight and appreciation of driving and shunting locomotives. Enjoyable, factual and informative. Course delivered in a fun, casual, relaxing atmosphere.

Daryl - Locomotive Driver & Shunter course July 2020