As the deadline of September 2014 for completion of Driver CPC training looms ever nearer if you employ professional driver of buses, coaches or lorries exceeding 3.5 ton’s then you cannot afford not to have completed this training as failure to do so could cost you and your drivers not only a hefty fine, but could also cost you your operator’s licence!
Driver CPC training requires that professional drivers undertake a minimum 35 hours of approved training in every five year period with a professional accredited organisation such as ACE Trainers who work with the RTITB to provide professional drivers in Hampshire, Berkshire, Kent, Surrey, Isle of Wight, Oxfordshire, Devon, West Midlands, Berkshire, London, Hampshire and Middlesex ,with Driver CPC training.
ACE Trainers have two training centres in Basingstoke and Bristol or they can attend your company premises to train your drivers. Their Driver CPC training course provides 35 hours of training including the required five modules of:
• Drivers Hours and Tachograph including Working Time Directive
• Vehicle & Load Handling Systems
• Health & Safety, Loading/Unloading, PPE, Risk Assessments
• Principles of Safe Economic & Defensive Driving (Fuel Economy Training)
• Maintenance, Daily Checks, Speed Limits, Driving Regulations, Signs and Restrictions
ACE offer Driver CPC training courses on both week days and weekends to enable your drivers to undertake training to suit their work commitments. The minimum length of a training course that contributes to the periodic training requirement is 7 hours which ACE Trainers are able to deliver over five one day modules.
To book your drivers onto an ACE Trainers Driver CPC course simply visit their website www.acetrainers.co.uk
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