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Driver CPC Emergency First Aid


Lorry, bus, and coach drivers must complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep their Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). This course has been approved by the DVSA and qualifies for 7 Driver CPC hours. Our course provides a foundation of emergency first aid procedures so learners will be able to act confidently in the event of an emergency.

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 Emergency First Aid 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.

Course content

  • The role of a first aider
  • Incident and casualty management
  • Unresponsive casualty
  • Recovery position and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Shock
  • Choking and Anaphylaxis
  • Minor injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Medical emergencies (stroke, heart attack)

Learning outcomes

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

  • Understand the role of the first aider
  • Understand the importance of basic hygiene in first aid procedures
  • Assess the situation and act safely and promptly to an emergency
  • Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Administer first aid to an unconscious casualty
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded or bleeding
  • Provide first aid to a casualty suffering from shock
  • Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking
  • Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries
Certificated by: Ouch Learning and Development – approved by DVSA
Duration: 1 day (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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