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

​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

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

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

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

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

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Transport Manager CPC Exam (Road Haulage) September 2017

CPC (Certificate in Professional Competence) for Transport Managers in Road Haulage Intensive Course (7 + 1 days)

Summary

The CPC 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.

Dates:

The dates for this intensive course are: 4 – 6 September, 11 – 13 September and examination on the 15 September.

Deadline to apply for September 2017 exam: Friday 18 August 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.

Does this course include Driver CPC?

We train you to pass the Operator CPC exam and we  feel that doubling it up with the Driver CPC exam conflicts with the expectations and requirements needed to focus on the exam.

Course location

Venue TBC, High Wycombe

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)

 

ByThe CPC Centre

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

​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 & PSV)

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

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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

ByThe CPC Centre

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

​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

Driver CPC: Road Safety & Driver Health (HGV & PSV)

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