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Saturday Driver CPC: Emergency First Aid at Work (HGV & PCV)

​An essential course for all professional drivers wishing to know the basics of first aid including CPR, what to do in an acccident and the treatment of common illnesses and injuries.
 
Learning Outcomes

  • Aims and principles of first aid
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
  • Choking and asphyxia
  • Assessment and treatment of burns
  • Assessment and treatment of miscellaneous medical conditions
  • Record keeping

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for:  Lorry, bus and coach drivers

ByThe CPC Centre

Saturday Driver CPC: Drivers Hours & Tachographs (HGV & PCV)

A Driver CPC course for suitable for both LGV and PCV drivers exploring legislation regarding drivers hours, working time and tachographs.
 
Learning Outcomes

  • EU and domestic drivers hours
  • Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations
  • Analogue tachographs
  • Digital tachographs
  • Record keeping

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for:  Lorry, bus and coach drivers

ByThe CPC Centre

Transport Manager CPC Exam (Road Haulage) November/December 2017

Transport Manager Exam Summary

The CPC (Certificate in Professional Competence) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage qualification is essential for those wanting to work in the Road Haulage industry at a management level or demonstrate professional competence to meet the Operator Licensing requirements. 

The qualification consists of two exams; Unit R1 is a 2 hour multiple choice test and Unit R2 is a 2 hour openbook exam consisting of scenario-based case study assessments.

The course is 7 days + 1 exam day.

Dates:

The dates for this intensive course are: 20 – 24 November, 27 – 28 November and examination on 01 December 2017.

Deadline to apply for November 2017 exam: 

Friday 13 October 2017.

When do the exams take place?

The CPC exams take place four times each year, always on Fridays in March, June, September & December. Exam results arrive about 8 weeks after the exam.

What is included?

Tuition, course material, refreshments, lunch, exam fees.

Topics studied

  • Introduction / business and company law / industrial relations / health and safety
  • Financial management / commercial conduct /marketing / business taxation
  • Vehicle selection / operator licensing / VED insurance / transport ancillaries and contracts of carriage
  • Maintenance planning / economic vehicle usage /weights and dimensions of vehicle loads
  • Drivers’ hours / working time regulations / driver records / traffic accident procedure
  • Safe loading and transit of goods / driver licensing / periodic training / electronic data / case studies
  • Insurance and CMR / plating and testing / fleet inspection / traffic regulations
  • Exam preparation day (R2)

Do I need prior knowledge of transport management?

No prior knowledge is expected for those sitting this exam.

ByThe CPC Centre

Sundays Transport Manager CPC Exam (Passenger Transport) November/December 2017

Transport Manager Exam Summary

The CPC (Certificate in Professional Competence) for Transport Managers in Passenger Transport  qualification is essential for those wanting to work in the bus/coach/minibus industries at a management level or demonstrate professional competence to meet the Operator Licensing requirements. 

The qualification consists of two exams; Unit P1 is a 2 hour multiple choice test and Unit P2 is a 2 hour openbook exam consisting of scenario-based case study assessments.

The course is 6 days + 1 exam day.

Dates:

The dates for this intensive course are: Sunday 22 October,  Sunday 29 October, Sunday 5 November, Sunday 12 November, Sunday 19 November, Sunday 26 November and examination on Friday 01 December 2017.

Deadline to apply for 01 December 2017 exam: 

Friday 13 October 2017.

When do the exams take place?

The CPC exams take place four times each year, always on Fridays in March, June, September & December. Exam results arrive about 8 weeks after the exam.

What is included?

Tuition, course material, refreshments, lunch, exam fees.

Topics studied

  • Introduction / business and company law / industrial relations / health and safety
  • Financial management / commercial conduct /marketing / business taxation
  • Vehicle selection / operator licensing / VED insurance / transport ancillaries and contracts of carriage
  • Maintenance planning / economic vehicle usage /weights and dimensions of vehicle loads
  • Drivers’ hours / working time regulations / driver records / traffic accident procedure
  • Safe loading and transit of goods / driver licensing / periodic training / electronic data / case studies
  • Insurance and CMR / plating and testing / fleet inspection / traffic regulations
  • Exam preparation day (R2)

Do I need prior knowledge of transport management?

No prior knowledge is expected for those sitting this exam.

ByThe CPC Centre

Saturdays Transport Manager CPC Exam (Road Haulage) November/December 2017

Transport Manager Exam Summary

The CPC (Certificate in Professional Competence) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage qualification is essential for those wanting to work in the Road Haulage industry at a management level or demonstrate professional competence to meet the Operator Licensing requirements. 

The qualification consists of two exams; Unit R1 is a 2 hour multiple choice test and Unit R2 is a 2 hour openbook exam consisting of scenario-based case study assessments.

The course is 6 days + 1 exam day.

Dates:

The dates for this intensive course are: Saturday 21 October, Saturday 28 October, Saturday 4 November, Saturday 11 November, Satuday 18 November, Saturday 25 November and examination on Friday 01 December 2017.

Deadline to apply for 01 December 2017 exam: 

Friday 13 October 2017.

When do the exams take place?

The CPC exams take place four times each year, always on Fridays in March, June, September & December. Exam results arrive about 8 weeks after the exam.

What is included?

Tuition, course material, refreshments, lunch, exam fees.

Topics studied

  • Introduction / business and company law / industrial relations / health and safety
  • Financial management / commercial conduct /marketing / business taxation
  • Vehicle selection / operator licensing / VED insurance / transport ancillaries and contracts of carriage
  • Maintenance planning / economic vehicle usage /weights and dimensions of vehicle loads
  • Drivers’ hours / working time regulations / driver records / traffic accident procedure
  • Safe loading and transit of goods / driver licensing / periodic training / electronic data / case studies
  • Insurance and CMR / plating and testing / fleet inspection / traffic regulations
  • Exam preparation day (R2)

Do I need prior knowledge of transport management?

No prior knowledge is expected for those sitting this exam.

ByThe CPC Centre

Saturday Driver CPC: Road Safety & Driver Health (HGV & PCV)

Suitable for both LGV and PCV drivers, this course covers road safety in the morning and explores driver health and fitness in the afternoon.

Learning Outcomes

  • Highway code and traffic reguations

  • Accidents and emergencies

  • Prevention of bridge strikes

  • Fitness to drive and driver fatigue and stress

  • Responsibility and attitude

Suitable for: LGV/HGV and PCV Drivers

ByThe CPC Centre

Saturday Driver CPC: Emergency First Aid at Work (HGV & PCV)

​An essential course for all professional drivers wishing to know the basics of first aid including CPR, what to do in an acccident and the treatment of common illnesses and injuries.
 
Learning Outcomes

  • Aims and principles of first aid
  • What to do in an emergency
  • Basic Life Support (CPR)
  • Management of the unconscious casualty
  • Assessment and treatment of a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
  • Choking and asphyxia
  • Assessment and treatment of burns
  • Assessment and treatment of miscellaneous medical conditions
  • Record keeping

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for:  Lorry, bus and coach drivers

ByThe CPC Centre

Saturday Driver CPC: Drivers Hours & Tachographs (HGV & PCV)

A Driver CPC course for suitable for both LGV and PCV drivers exploring legislation regarding drivers hours, working time and tachographs.
 
Learning Outcomes

  • EU and domestic drivers hours
  • Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations
  • Analogue tachographs
  • Digital tachographs
  • Record keeping

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for:  Lorry, bus and coach drivers

ByThe CPC Centre

Driver CPC: Vehicle Maintenance (PCV) and Passenger Management

​This Driver CPC courses focuses on the maintenance and tyre management of buses, coaches and minibuses. In the afternoon the courses looks at customer service and safe passenger management.
 
Learning Outcomes

  • Legal requirements, OCRS, roadside checks
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Passenger safety
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Conflict management

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for: Bus, coach and minibus drivers only

ByThe CPC Centre

Driver CPC: Fire Safety & Manual Handling (HGV & PCV)

This course for bus and lorry drivers covers the essentials of health and safety in transport, concentrating on vehicle fire safety and manual handling.

Length: 7 hours
Who is it for: PCV and LGV drivers

Learning Outcomes

  • Overview of health and safety in transport

  • Principles of manual handling in logistics

  • COSHH, electrical safety, PPE

  • Fire Safety in transport