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Driver CPC - Vehicle Safety

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. 

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 or call 03717 11 22 22. 

Course ID: DRIVERYa1n

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Course Dates



JULY Location          
26 Belfast


OCTOBER Location
18 Leamington Spa
28 Warrington
31 Leeds