CPC Driver Training course in Wrexham

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CPC Driver Training

Gatewen Training Service facilitates the delivery of professional CPC Driver Training to individuals and organisations working and operating in the transport industry. As well as practical training, we will support you throughout the entire process of becoming a qualified, competent and confident driver.

We will:

  • Book your medical
  • Assist in applying for your provisional entitlement
  • Book all tests
  • Provide the training materials for your theory tests
  • Apply for your digital driving card
  • Provide practical training
  • Help you complete your initial Driver CPC modules

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CPC - A Driver’s Day

Duration: 7 hours

This refresher course for all CPC-registered drivers covers all aspects of a driver’s working day. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Drivers’ hours regulations
  • Vehicle checks
  • Vehicle and trailer types
  • Securing loads and equipment
  • Customer care
  • Accident reporting and procedures

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - A Driver’s Wellbeing

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers is aimed at helping candidates understand the health implications connected with being an LGV driver. It identifies any impact to your body, why it happens and understanding the measures needed to address any health issues. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Types of stress
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Drugs
  • Cholesterol
  • Exercise

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Digital Tachographs

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers is designed to make you more familiar with the different types of Tachograph units, how to operate them, identify pictograms, produce printouts and comply with law enforcement at roadside checks. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Tachograph cards
  • VU messages
  • Pictograms
  • Login procedures
  • VU menu structure
  • Manual entries
  • Printouts
  • Roadside check responsibilities

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Driver Essentials 1

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers aims to keep LGV drivers and others safe on our roads. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Regulations
  • Domestic drivers’ hours
  • EU drivers’ hours
  • Periods of availability
  • Rest periods
  • Multi-manning
  • Ferries and trains
  • Unforeseen events

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Driver Essentials 2

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers focuses on the planning and scheduling of transport operations, along with the regulations that govern the amount of time a mobile worker can work and a detailed look at the requirements when carrying out an effective and compliant vehicle walk-round check. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Working day scheduling
  • Working time regulations
  • Night working
  • Periods of availability
  • Vehicle checks
  • Compliance
  • Defect reporting

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - First Person On Scene of an Accident

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers provides delegates with a basic understanding of initial actions required at the scene of an accident. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Scene safety and assessment
  • Vehicle hazards
  • Quick access to a vehicle
  • Initial casualty care
  • Emergency service liaison
  • Fend off procedures
  • Personal safety

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Health & Safety

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers is designed to help you understand the meaning of Health & Safety. It provides an overview of the Health & Safety Act 1974 and guidance on how to identify individual responsibilities with regards different legislation within the workplace and conform with safe working practices. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • An introduction to Health & Safety
  • Legal responsibilities
  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Key pieces of other relevant legislation
  • An introduction to transport-related Health & Safety
  • Transport workplace safety
  • Site safety
  • Loading bay safety
  • Fire awareness

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Highway Code

Duration: 3.5 hours

This refresher course for all CPC-registered drivers is designed to keep you abreast of The Highway Code. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced driver, knowing the rules and regulations within this publication can save your licence and lives. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Traffic signs
  • Road markings
  • Traffic signals
  • Rules and penalties

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Know Your Vehicle & Load

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers aims to make you more familiar with the weights and dimensions of your vehicle, the various methods of restraining your load and the consequences of getting it wrong. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Weight in motion sensors
  • Loading equipment
  • Methods of restraint
  • LOLER
  • PUWER
  • Tail-lifts
  • Load distribution
  • Weights and dimensions

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Licences & Fixed Penalties

Duration: 3.5 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers looks at the legal requirements of gaining and keeping a vocational licence and the penalties to both driver and operator should you not comply with the regulations. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • The Vocational Licence
  • DVSA offence penalty levels
  • Operator licensing
  • OCRS scoring system

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

CPC - Emergency First Aid

Duration: 7 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers aims to provide candidates with the knowledge required for the role of a first aider. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • Scene safety and scene assessment
  • Administering first aid to an unconscious casualty
  • Administering CPR
  • Administering first aid to a wounded and bleeding casualty
  • Administering first aid to a choking casualty
  • Administering first aid for other injuries

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment and practical observation throughout

CPC - Fire Awareness

Duration: 7 hours

This course for all CPC-registered drivers aims to provide candidates with the basic understanding of the causes and prevention of fire and actions to follow in the case of a fire. On completion of the course, candidates will have an understanding of:

  • The chemistry of fire
  • Different classes of fire
  • The dangers of flashover and backdraught
  • Causes of fire in the workplace
  • The prevention of fires in the workplace
  • Fire extinguisher essentials
  • Action in the event of a fire

Delivery method: classroom tutorial, group activities and practical application

Assessment: A written assessment and practical demonstration

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