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Driver CPC Driver Risk Assessment

Overview

Qualified drivers must complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep their Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive a lorry, coach, or bus. This course has been approved by the DVSA and qualifies for 3.5 Driver CPC hours (this module must be completed in conjunction with another 3.5 hour Driver CPC module to obtain the minimum 7 hours required).

This course discusses the exposure to risk drivers will face and aims to give learners the skills and knowledge to reduce the chance of incidents occurring.   

Each driver’s details will be uploaded to the DVSA database within 5 working days of completing the course.

Who needs this qualification?

Any potential, new or existing bus, coach or lorry drivers requiring Driver CPC Risk Assessment training.

Why is this training important?

The aim of Driver CPC training is to reduce road casualties by ensuring and maintaining all bus, coach and lorry drivers are up to date with legislation and trained to a high standard. Knowing ways to spot hazards and their associated risks, as well as being up to date with the latest health and safety legislation can reduce the chance of being involved in incidents.

Course content

  • Health and safety legislation
  • 5 steps to risk assessment
  • Hazard spotting
  • Evaluation of risk / Hierarchy of control
  • Review and recording, accident reporting-RIDDOR

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Contribute to the maintenance of a safe work environment and to the process of formal risk assessment
  • Understand the legal requirements for risk assessment
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment including;
    • Hazards, risks and control measures
    • The five steps of risk assessment
    • The hierarchy of control
    • Risk assessment review and record keeping
Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development – approved by DVSA
Duration: 3.5 hours (must be taken with a second module to gain the minimum 7 CPC hours)
Assessment: No formal assessment
Prerequisites: A CPC card or valid driver’s licence for buses, coaches, or lorries
Validity of award: 3 years
Learner-to-trainer ratio: Maximum 12 learners per trainer
Delivery formats available: Face-to-face

Available dates

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