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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 training based around the application of the Regulations at our approved training school.

Qualification is by attendance so there are no tests or exams to take at the end of the course. Each CPC course is certified.

We are providing 3 courses each lasting 7 hours covering:

1. Driver's Hours & Tachograph Rules, WTD Regulations & Daily Walkaround checks.

2. Vulnerable Road Users and Highway Code

3. First on the Scene and Accidents

Course 1

Drivers Hours and Tachograph Rules

The Tachograph
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.

WTD regulations

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

Reference periods

Holiday entitlement

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

Course 2

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

Course 3

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:-

Highway Code

Instructions in writing
Action to be taken in an emergency

Legal requirements
Accident reports

Licence implications
Vehicle Maintenance

Health and Safety
Tiredness, alcohol and drugs

DVSA guide on how to check your driver CPC hours downloads


Contact Us either by contact us button at top of page or details below:
W. Hamilton TMS Cumbria Ltd
Unit 3 Station Court
Northumberland .
NE49 9HN
United Kingdom

Phone: 01434 322879 and ask for Billy


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