To provide delegates with a sound knowledge and understanding of safe practice in terms of load handling systems and vehicle loading. This course will provide delegates with 7 out of their required 35 hours of Driver CPC training.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone who drives vehicles in categories C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D1E, D & DE. Any drivers of vehicles over 3.5 tonnes, and mini buses with nine seats or more must obtain Driver CPC.
Topics covered on this course include:
Module 2A – Vehicle & Load Handling Systems:
- Braking systems
- Coupling systems
- Air, electrical & trailer connections
- Fifth wheel
- Coupling & uncoupling procedures
- Load handling systems
- Skeletal trainer operation
- Tail lifts & lifting equipment
Module 2B – Safe Vehicle Loading:
- Safe loading
- Road Traffic Act 1991
- Loading bays & ramps
- Principals of safe loading
- Weights & loading
- Graduated fixed penalties
- Securing of loads
- Hazardous goods
- ADR training
- Vehicle stability