Course Content (LGV Modules)
Here are the modules we use for our L.G.V. Course for Driver CPC
This is course primarily for drivers with L.G.V. categories on their license.
Drivers who only drive buses for a living please note that this is primarily a L.G.V. course (rather than PCV). However it will count towards your 35 hours of periodic training and some of the modules are very similar to those on the equivalent P.C.V. course.
For any bus drivers who have not completed their 35 hours, you can still come on our courses to obtain your DQC, however you must have a category 'C1' on your drivers license.
L15CPC1 - Monday Morning AM - New Module 1 - Drivers Hours
L15CPC1 Drivers Hours 1 & The Professional Driver 1 (CRS8801/223)
Monday Afternoon PM - New Module 2 - The Professional Driver
Drivers' Hours rules are in place to keep drivers safe on the road. This course is designed to help drivers understand the complexities of Drivers' Hours, discussing rest periods, the WTD, record keeping and enforcement.
This course aims to clarify tachograph regulations, and provides drivers with step by step guidance of how to use some of the most important functions of a digital tachograph device. The course also explores manual entries, and faults and errors.
Tuesday Morning AM - New Module 6 - Load Safety
L16CPC426 - Load Safety A & Emergency Actions A (CRS9467/223)
Tuesday Afternoon PM - New Module 8 - Emergency Actions
This course explores the principles behind load safety, aiming to improve drivers' application of procedures through an appreciation of the theory behind it. The course also covers load distribution, securing systems and load awareness.
This course is designed to prepare drivers for emergencies and unforeseen events. The course provides guidance on emergencies such as, breakdowns, vehicle collisions, emergency manoeuvring and physical and verbal confrontation in the work place.
Wednesday Morning AM - New Module 10 - Safe & Economic Driving
L16CPC600 - Safe and Economic Driving (Theory) A & On the Road A (CRS9467/223)
Wednesday Afternoon PM - New Module 12 - On The Road
Driving economically impacts both the environment, and financial costs to businesses. This course gives drivers an understanding of how to implement economic driving, focusing on driving style, torque and engine power, and fuel consumption.
This course addresses some of the most common issues drivers face on urban roads every day, and specifically explores the challenges of route planning, speeding, challenging weather conditions, and minimising the risks to cyclists.
Thursday Afternoon AM - New Module 7 - Digital & Analogue Tachographs
Risk cannot always be avoided, but it can be minimised. This course provides practicable guidance on how to assess risks both on site and on the road, specifically addressing the risks involved in coupling and uncoupling, and loading bays and ramps. This course aims to clarify tachograph regulations, and provides drivers with step by step guidance of how to use some of the most important functions of a digital tachograph device. The course also explores manual entries, and faults and errors.
Thursday Afternoon PM - New Module 13
L16CPC648 - Mental Health A & Tachographs A (CRS12738/223)
The importance of talking about mental health, and the prevalence of mental health problems amongst society. This course aims to clarify tachograph regulations, and provides drivers with step by step guidance of how to use some of the most important functions of a digital tachograph device. The course also explores manual entries, and faults and errors.
Friday Morning AM - New Module 4 - Haulage Operations: Compliance & Enforcement
Friday Afternoon PM - New Module 5 - Haulage Operations: Road Freight Compliance
As well as being skilled behind the wheel, drivers must understand regulations that govern road freight transport. This course covers traffic regulations, clandestine entrants, vehicle selection, and insurance policies from a driver's perspective.
We run the same modules on a Saturday as we do on the weekday course (Monday Module 1 is same as week 1 of a 5 week consecutive Saturday course)
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