CPC Driver Training
T.M.S. Cumbria is pleased to be able to offer the following range of driver CPC courses and training to assist you in the running of your transport business.
We will be offering all our clients accredited training based around the application of the Regulations either on your premises or at our approved training school.
Qualification is by attendance so there are no tests or exams to take at the end of the course.
We are providing 5 courses each lasting 7 hours covering:
1. Driver's Hours & Tachograph Rules, WTD Regulations & Daily Walkaround checks.
2. Digital Tachographs, Employers & Driver's Responsibilities.
3. Vulnerable Road Users and Highway Code
4. First on the scene and Accidents
5. Loading and Load Security
Drivers Hours and Tachograph Rules
Employers legal responsibilities
Drivers legal responsibilities
The chart - including centre-field requirements
Hand written entries - including manual recording, change of vehicle and defects
Mode switch selection - correct use of the switch
Drivers Hours and Tachograph rules - Regulation EC 561/2006 - EC 3821/85
To include -
Definition of "Days", "Weeks", "Fortnight",
Interpretation of the 4½ hr. driving rule, spread-over, daily driving limits,
daily rest, split rest, weekly rest and compensation requirements,
ferryboat and train journeys, multi-manned duties.
Who is affected Non Mobile, Mobile Occasional workers and Self Employed
Definition of Working Time, Periods of Availability, Breaks
Weekly Working Time Limits (and how to calculate them)
Definition of Night work
Night working limits and Health Assessments
Record keeping Requirements
Daily walk-around check
Driver Responsibilities / Employers Responsibilities
External Checks / Internal Checks
Monitoring the Road worthiness of your vehicle
System for Recording and Reporting Defects
Employers & Drivers Responsibilities
Driver - legal responsibilities
Company - legal responsibilities
Using the Digital Tachograph
Card Insertion and Log In
Activity Buttons - Mode Switch etc
UTC Time and Local Time
Driver Card - Log Off
Out of Scope Conditions
Multi - Manning
Understanding a printout
Various Types of Printouts
Mixed Tachographs (Analogue and Digital)
Vulnerable Road Users and Highway Code
To improve the drivers knowledge of the highway code and identify vulnerable road users.
Vulnerable Road Users/Highway Code - Pedestrians
LGV and PCV awareness of Pedestrians
Vulnerable Road Users/Highway Code - Cyclists/Motor Cyclists
LGV and PCV awareness of Cyclists/Motor Cyclists
Vulnerable Road Users/Highway Code - Horse Riders
LGV and PCV awareness of Horse Riders
First on the Scene and Accidents
By the end of the course the drivers will understand what to do if they are first on the scene of an accident.
Subject areas include:-
Instructions in writing
Action to be taken in an emergency
Health and Safety
Tiredness, alcohol and drugs
Loading and Load Security.
By the end of the course the drivers will have sufficient knowledge regarding loads and loading , to ensure they are safe and legal on the road.
Covering codes of practice and general safety issues.
Subject areas include:-
Load movement during a journey
Load security, restraint
Effect of wind, hills, rough surfaces, braking, acceleration
Roping and sheeting
Methods of loading, load distribution and weights, curtain siders, containers
O licence obligations
Manual handling, high, heavy, wide and long loads
Workplace transport safety
Contact Us either by contact us button at top of page or details below:
W. Hamilton TMS Cumbria Ltd
Unit P Hadrian Enterprise Park,
Phone: 01434 322879 and ask for Billy