Driver CPC – Modular Courses

Safe, Green & Efficient CPC

The Safe, Green and Efficient Driver CPC training course offers 12 bespoke modules; where two modules may be selected together to meet your business needs including your driver DCPC requirements and additionally support and enhance your business strategy. Two modules together will make up seven hours’ worth of training to qualify for seven hours DCPC.

The scope offered by these modules relate to the ‘hot topics’ within the transport industry including; raising awareness of Corporate and individual and legal responsibilities and compliance, promoting safer driving, supporting your road safety campaigns, encouraging fuel efficiency and environmental awareness to enable you to conduct a safe, green and efficient transport operation.

Why choose Safe, Green & Efficient CPC?

  • Business focused fully modular DCPC training
  • Core environmental and safety modules approved by FORS
  • Coupling the FORS approved modules with other Fleet Source modules you will meet your key FORS,CLOCS & WRRR and DCPC requirements along with your business objectives
  • FORS Professional safety eLearning included in selected modules
  • Fully JAUPT approved for CPC
  • First JAUPT approved CPC course that can hold 24 delegates at one time
  • Some of the most cost-effective CPC training in the market, from as little as £55 per person!
  • 12 different modules available to make your training programme more tailored to your business needs, dynamic and up to date.
  • Also suitable training for Transport Managers, Operators and Van Drivers

Course Duration & Delegate numbers

The Safe, Green & Efficient courses are 7 hours of learning (split into two, 3.5 hour sessions) and can facilitate up to 24 people per course.

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Course Calendar

Module 1 – Driver Roadworthiness & Road Risk

(3.5 hours)

This module will provide delegates with a better understanding of road risk that will remind drivers of their responsibilities for driving a safe vehicle. During this session, drivers will understand the combination of physical and cognitive skills that can adversely impair a driver’s ability to drive. Guidance is given for driving defensively also an interactive case study that covers positive attitude and behaviour.

FORS Smart Driving eLearning included

Module 2 – Understanding Drivers’ Hours and Tachographs

(3.5 hours)

This module aims to remind, revise as well as provide an insight into the rules regarding Drivers’ Hours, the European Union (EU) and Great Britain (GB). This module additionally provides general guidance concerning drivers and tachograph rules for goods vehicles, how tachographs record information about driving time, speed and distance and how they are used to ensure drivers and employers follow the rules on drivers’ hours.

Module 3 – Health and Safety in the Transport Environment

(3.5 hours)

The aim of this module is to increase and enhance the existing protection of drivers and crews, reduce the risk in the transport environment and ensure that operators who follow good practises are not put at a commercial disadvantage compared to those prepared to take short cuts with safety related matters and practises. This training session is intended to highlight, outline and recognise the risks, hazards and challenges for drivers and those who operate within the transport sector, including responsibilities associated with protecting the environment and promoting road safety.

Module 4 (A) – Vehicle Roadworthiness & Load Safety (HGV)

(3.5 hours)

This module explains the regulations and driver responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type. The module is useful for operators and drivers to ensure the vehicle is safe to drive before setting off by conducting a walkaround check of the vehicle before they commence their journey.

Module 4 (B) – Vehicle Roadworthiness & Passenger Safety (PCV)

(3.5 hours)

This module explains the regulations and driver responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining the vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type. The module is useful for operators and drivers to ensure the vehicle is safe to drive before setting off by conducting a walkaround check of the vehicle before they commence their journey providing duty of care when transporting passengers.

Module 5 – Vehicle Safe Loading and Safe Loads

(3.5 hours)

This module outlines the safest way to carry, restrain and cover loads on a vehicle. Vehicles should not be used or loaded in such a way that it endangers either those using the vehicle or other road users, also ensuring that a load is suitably secured so that it is not likely to either fall, shift, move or be blown off the vehicle. The aim of this training session is to encourage delegates to think about how the load can be made safe for manual handling, loading, offloading as well as while being transported safely and securely by road.

Module 6 – Fuel Efficiency, Emissions & Air Quality

(3.5 hours)

This module focuses on vehicle emissions, fuel efficient driving techniques and cleaner vehicle and alternative fuel technologies. The course equips drivers with knowledge of urban driving in the wider context and the strategy to improve air quality, actions and techniques to reduce fuel consumption and costs and the importance of vehicle checks and maintenance to reduce unnecessary emissions. An interactive case study that covers the cause and effects of poor air quality, driver behaviour and fuel consumption.

FORS LoCITY - Time to clean up eLearning included

Module 7 – Reducing Penalties and Infringements

(3.5 hours)

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and the police issue fixed penalty notices during roadside checks to drivers who have broken the law. These fixed penalties have been extended to apply to more offences, such as drivers’ hour’s law breaches and Driver CPC infringements, the action taken against drivers’ hours tachograph rules infringements is largely determined by the legislation. An interactive case study that covers the impact of illegal kerbside loading, parking charge notices.

Module 8 – Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention (TRIP)

(3.5 hours)

Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention (TRIP) equips drivers with the knowledge ans skills to operate safely and reduce the risks of terrorism. This module aims to substantially increase the awareness of HGV drivers relating to their own personal safety and security as well as outlining their role and responsibilities of safeguarding the general public. TRIP focuses on the importance of the HGV driver’s personal safety and security in relation to potential exposure to criminal and hostile acts; emphasising the importance of their role ensuring their vehicles, including the loads they carry remain safe, secure and legal at all times. An interactive case study that covers use of mirrors and field of vision, indicating intentions early, checking the blind spots and giving plenty of room to vulnerable road users.

FORS security and counter terrorism eLearning included

Module 9 – Work Related Road Risk

(3.5 hours)

The aim of this module is to promote and raise driver awareness in order to make the risk of a vulnerable road user being injured or killed as low as possible. This module refers to Health and Safety law applying to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities and you need to manage the risks to drivers as part of your Company Health and Safety Arrangements. An interactive case study that covers use of mirrors and field of vision, indicating intentions early, checking the blind spots and giving plenty of room to vulnerable road users.

FORS Cycle safety eLearning included

Module 10 – On Cycle Hazard Awareness

(3.5 hours)

This dynamic, practical training module involves the instruction of vocational drivers to improve their road safety behaviour, using cycles on the public highway as well as off-road facilities. This module is designed to help participants improve safety by increasing their hazard perception skills adopting defensive and advanced driving skills by gaining first-hand experience as a vulnerable road user (VRU), through on-cycle hazard awareness, and recognise why cyclists behave the way they do.

Module 11 – Fitness to Drive and Wellbeing

(3.5 hours)

This module recognises that driving is complex activity that requires a combination of physical and cognitive skills that can be adversely impaired by a wide range of fitness and health conditions. These conditions can affect the driver’s performance and increase their crash and/or injury risk.

Module 12 – O Licence Undertakings – The Drivers Role

(3.5 hours)

The objective of this module is to raise delegate/driver awareness and enhance their understanding of what their role and responsibilities are in relation to supporting and maintaining their Company/Individual Operator Licence

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