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Driver CPC - Driving Values

Leamington Spa, Leeds + 6 more

This course is designed to encourage drivers to follow best practices as well as compliance standards, ensuring that legal, safety and environmental obligations are met and exceeded. 

Benefits of attending 

  • Increased competence with defensive driving techniques and all-weather driving 
  • Drivers will become more aware of how their actions can improve their general wellbeing, incident rates and vehicle downtime as well as fuel consumption and environmental emissions 
  • Overall, gain a greater knowledge of transport law to help protect the business and others using recognised industry codes of practice 

Course content 

  • Getting to work 
  • Fitness to drive: 

           - drugs, alcohol, fatigue, stress, diet 

  • Ready to drive? 

           - working at height and manual handling 

  • Types of transport operation: 

           - vehicle component parts 
           - vehicle checks 

  • Overview of load security and load position 
  • Load documentation 
  • Driver competencies incorporating principles of safe and fuel-efficient driving: 

           - defensive driving techniques 
           - all weather driving 
           - cyclists 
           - parking/reversing 
           - fuel efficient driving 

Course duration 

  • 1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks)
  • Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities 
  • This price includes the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) upload fee of currently £8.75 per 7-hour block (subject to change at the discretion of DVSA)
  • Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments 
  • Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking
  • Course available to Consortium members

This course is also available as an in-company option. For more information please email training@fta.co.uk or call 03717 11 22 22.