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Driver CPC - Vehicle Safety

Leeds, Stirling + 4 more

This course provides best practice advice and guidance and encourages understanding of driver and operator responsibilities with regards to maintaining a vehicle in a safe and roadworthy condition. 

Benefits of attending 

  • Offers comprehensive guidance on how to conduct an effective vehicle walk around check 
  • Detailed awareness of best practices surrounding the principles of safe loading/unloading and load security 
  • Gain a full appreciation of how compliance of vehicle and load safety relates to the operator licence obligations 
  • Understand the procedures and consequences for the driver and operator in the event of non-compliance 
  • Improved OCRS scores 

Course content 

  • Best practice procedures for carrying out checks and preventing possible prohibitions 
  • Identifying key components to be checked 
  • Understanding check sheets, defect reports and their completion 
  • Principles of safe loading and unloading, use of equipment and load security 
  • The effect of transportation on the load and consequences of unsecured loads 
  • Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) and fixed penalty systems 
  • The effect of non-compliance on the driver and operator licence 

Course duration 

  • 1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks). Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities
  • 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.