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Driver CPC Training – Manchester

Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) was introduced to raise standards and improve safety across all EU states.

All professional bus/coach drivers and drivers of lorries of 3.5 tons and upwards are required complete Driver CPC training .

Professional drivers of vehicle licence categories C, C1, CE, C1E must undertake driver CPC training if they want to drive for a living.

Affected drivers will need to complete a minimum of 35 hours of Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) approved driver CPC training within every 5 year cycle starting on September 10th 2008 for bus and coach drivers and September 10th 2009 for lorry drivers

Drivers Hours Regulations

Meg Training Solutions, Drivers Hours Regulations Driver CPC is aimed at all levels of drivers knowledge, weather you are new to the industry or have a mile or two under your wheels.

The aim of this module is to:

To enhance delegates knowledge of EU Drivers’ Hours regulations To Introduce awareness of present legislation.
To ensure that Drivers understand their responsibilities to comply with legislation.
To ensure that Drivers understand the legal limits and compensation requirements of Drivers’ Hours legislation.
To ensure that Drivers understand, and can apply, the Road Transport (Working Time) Directive.
Make sure you know what Education and Information is available to you.

Course Content:

Drivers Hours Regulations
Duration: 3.5 hour module
Course Introduction
Legislation / Operator’ & Drivers Responsibilities
Application of UK & EU Driver’s Hours Regulations
Driver’s Hours Regulations / Driving Limits / Driving Breaks / Travelling Time / Trains & Ferries
Drivers Hours Regulations / Daily Rest / Weekly Rest / Compensation Rules
Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations
Domestic Regulations
AETR Limits / Mixed Driving
Drivers Hours Records
Course Conclusion

Drivers Hours Record Keeping

Duration: 3.5 hour module
Course Introduction
Legislation / Legal Responsibilities / Penalties
Record Keeping – EU Regulations – Analogue
Record Keeping – EU Regulation – Digital
Record Keeping – Mixed Analogue / Digital / Other Work
Record Keeping – Domestic Regulations
Record Keeping – Working Time Regulations
Course Conclusion

Driver Wellbeing

-Duration: 7 hours module
-Course introduction
-Legislation / Driver responsibilities
-Hazards / Risks/ Safe Working Practices
-Drink & Drugs – the risks
-Ergonomics – correct seating / driving position
-Exercise dietary considerations
-Common ailments – reducing the risk
-Stress / Fatigue
-Statutory medicals / Reportable conditions
-Incidents – reporting and recording
-Course Conclusion

CPC First Aid (Emergency)

Duration: 3.5 hour module

– Course Introduction
– What is first aid
– Emergency first aid in the workplace
– Responsibility of the emergency first aider
– Action in an emergency
– Risks of further danger to first aider and casualty
– Primary assessment / Consciousness / Response / Breathing
– Secondary Assessment / Bleeding / Breaks / Burns / Recovery position
– Principles of CPR
– Course Conclusion

We are always happy to incorporate any specific training requirements, including your own company policies within our course material.

We aim to tailor the training to your own business needs in order for you to receive the optimal benefit from Driver CPC.

Operator Licensing Awareness (for drivers)

Duration: 3.5 hour module

Course Introduction
Legislation / Responsibilities
Operator Licencing – what is it?
Drivers Hours / Working Time Regulations
Drivers Hours Records
Vehicle Maintenance Systems and Defect Checks
Driver Licencing / Driver CPC Periodic Training
Speed Limits and Overloading
Penalties / Reporting
Operator Compliance Risk Scores
Traffic Commissioner Actions – Driver & Operator
Course Conclusion

We are always happy to incorporate any specific training requirements, including your own company policies within our course material.

We aim to tailor the training to your own business needs in order for you to receive the optimal benefit from Driver CPC

Safe Manual Handling

Duration: 3.5 hour module

  • Course Introduction
  • EU/UK Legislation / Enforcement
  • Risk Assessment / Incident Evaluation
  • Incidents of injury / Costs of incidents
  • Functions of the back / Common injuries
  • Practical Manual Handling
  • Mechanical handling aids
  • Use of ladders / Working at height
  • Course Conclusion

We are always happy to incorporate any specific training requirements, including your own company policies within our course material.

We aim to tailor the training to your own business needs in order for you to receive the optimal benefit from Driver CPC.

Vehicle Defect Checks & Reporting

Duration: 3.5 hour module

Course Introduction
Legislation / Operator licensing requirements / Enforcements
Guide to maintaining roadworthiness / Walk round checks
What to check
Defect reporting / Nil defects
Rectification / Roadworthiness
Recording
Course Conclusion

The Safer Driver (Highway Code Awareness)

Duration: 7 hour module

Course Introduction
Specific areas of highway users and hazard awareness
Waiting / Parking
Types of road
Crossings
Signs
Height Restrictions
Speed and Stopping distances
Penalties
Course Conclusion

Tanker Awareness

Duration: 7 hour module

Course Introduction
Legislation / Responsibilities & Obligations of Consignors, Carriers and Drivers / Documentation
Safe Loading / Storage / Unloading processes
Marking of Vehicles / Requirements for Various Modes of Transport Including Sea Freight
Emergency Situations / Spillages / Containment
Types of load / Types of Tank / Tank Construction
Safe Use Of Vehicle Equipment
Safety Procedures for Loading and Discharge – Earthing, Open & Closed Fill, Tipping & Non-Tipping Trailers
Dangers of Static Electricity / Tank Cleaning / Routing
Course Review & Conclusion

Safe & Fuel Efficient Driving

Duration: 3.5 hour module

Course Introduction
Vehicle management / Maintenance
Filling fuel tanks / Fuel efficiency
Use of aerodynamics / Tyres / Rolling resistance
Loading for safety / Effects of payload / Use of axles
Environmental effects
Driving techniques to promote road safety and fuel efficiency
Vehicle routing / avoiding bridge strikes
Drivers attitude / Welfare / effects of stress / Illness
Course Conclusion

Vehicle & Personal Incident Reporting

Duration: 3.5 hour module

Course introduction
EU/UK Legislation / Enforcement
Cost of accidents
Risk assessment / Incident evaluation
Personal injury accidents / Near misses
Reporting & Recording / RIDDOR
Vehicle incidents / Reporting and recording
Insurance reporting
Course conclusion

Customer Care Training

Duration: 3.5 hour module
-Customer Care Training Course Introduction
-Regulations
-Definition – who is the customer?
-Customer needs and expectations
-Carriage of goods
-Customer perception – the driver as the ‘face’ of the company
-Customer relations
-Communication skills
-Customer complaints / Company reporting
-Course conclusion

Digital Tachograph Training

Duration: 3.5 hour module
– Digital Tachograph Training Course Introduction
– Legislation
– Digital Tachographs / Vehicle units / Fitting requirements / Calibration
– Digital Tachograph cards – Driver / Company / Workshop / Enforcement –Acquisition / Use / Replacement
– Pictograms / UTC / Activity
– Tachograph operation / Menu functions / Changing vehicles
– Manual entries / Displays / Print outs
– Enforcement
– Course Conclusion