Our Driver CPC Training Courses

BOOK YOUR TRAINING NOW... places are limited , don’t be disappointed, more courses may be added on request.

SRC Driver Training delivers Driver CPC Training anywhere in the UK

Our Training Centre is at Unit 3 Medway Park, Chedzoy Lane, Bridgwater (Somerset) BUT we're happy to deliver our Driver CPC Training courses at your premises (providing there is a suitable room) OR at an appropriate venue near your company base.

  • Steve Curtis (SRC Driver Training, MD) holds an HGV Class 1 Licence... and is a fully qualified Driver CPC Training Instructor. He has also been awarded an OCR Transport Managment qualification.
  • SRC Driver Training has 3 fully qualified RHA trained trainers.

Special Offer: 5 days = 35 hours of CPC Training at £390 inclusive of all uploads and lunch.

Delivered at our Bridgwater (Somerset) premises.

Plus FREE Parking

8 CPC Driver Training Courses

SRC Driver Training now offers 8 different CPC Driver Training related courses, enabling candidates to pick and mix in making their preferred course choices.

Operator License Awareness Training (OLAT)

The course is relevant for all Transport Managers that need a refresher course on all Operator License rules and commitments. Successful completion of the course will count as 7hrs towards your Driver CPC training record. It also satisfies requirements for operators who have to sit an Operator License Refresher Course.

Successful completion of the course will also count as 7hrs towards your Driver CPC training record.

Our CPC Courses - Details

EU Drivers Hours, Tachograph, WTD

  • Analogue and Digital Tachos
  • EU Road Transport Regulations
  • Explanation and discussion of Working Time Directive
  • Daily Defect Reports, LGV and PCV
  • Tachograph simulator featuring actual VDO and Stoneridge Vehicle units

Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving

  • 40% of a haulage company’s running costs is fuel - this course could save you money!
  • In-depth analysis of fuel efficiency
  • The environmental impact of the transport industry, how can we help?
  • Vehicle Aerodynamics
  • Driver Training, Route Planning, vulnerable road users.
  • DVDs showing the driver how to best drive the vehicle to optimise fuel efficiency
  • Daily walk around checks and defect reporting
  • Workplace transport safety, breakdown procedures and actions, health and safety, the importance of PPE.

Defensive Driving and Accident Procedures

  • Operating Licencing; obligations, undertakings, OCRS
  • Fixed Penalties
  • The realities of Road Traffic Incidents (RTIs) involving HGVS
  • Exploring accident causes and accident procedures
  • Defensive driving techniques/ accident prevention
  • Principles of accident procedures

Safe Loading & Customer Care

  • Safe Loading of Goods Vehicles, Securing Equipment, Height Restrictions, Maximum Weights, Axle Weights
  • Load Security Film
  • Question & Answer Sessions
  • Customer Care – the driver's role and best practices for customer service
  • Communication and company image
  • Vehicle and premises security, principles of crime prevention.
  • Truckpol statistics

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

  • Exploring the various categories of drugs and signs and symptoms of their use.
  • Dispelling the popular myths.
  • Practical field impairment session using 'drunk goggles' and impact of drugs and alcohol on drivers.
  • Question and answer sessions throughout.

Vehicle Maintenance & Compliance

  • Guide to maintaining road worthiness
  • Best practice, OCRS System, DVSA target vehicles
  • The Traffic Commissioner and their role
  • Gaining in-depth knowledge of vehicle Maintenance, Tyres, Braking Systems
  • DVSA- Jurisdictions and penalties
  • Enforcement and reinforcement, professional driver attitutudes, vulnerable road users
  • MOT standards

Emergency First Aid at Work

  • One of our most popular courses and a favourite amongst drivers.
  • Our training is lead by our experienced paramedic.
  • Recognising the responsibilities of the First Aider.
  • Describing the purpose of the Chain of Survival.
  • Exploring the Primary Survery/ DRAB (including agonal breathing), CPR and the use of a defibrillator (AED)
  • Hand positioning for chest compressions, how to give rescue breaths, when to stop CPR and compressions only CPR.
  • Discussing the secondary survey; history taking, clues, signs and symptoms.
  • Recovery Position.
  • Demonstrating the use of foil blankets with an unconscious casualty
  • Group exercises throughout and a multiple choice question paper at the end
  • Drivers will receive a First aid certificate along with their CPC certificate
  • For more information see the First Aid link on the Navigation bar

Training Certificates

As an approved provider of Driver CPC Training courses, SRC Driver Training presents all trainees who pass their course with a certificate confirming that the named trainee has successfully achieved this nationally recognised qualification.

Following successful completion of each 7 hour training session, driver licence details get uploaded to the DSA website by SRC Driver Training.

On successful completion of 35 hours Periodic Training the DSA will issue the driver with a DSA CPC Driver Card.

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We also offer 'Emergency First Aid at Work' training - see 'First Aid' link above.

Benefits of SRC Driver CPC Training

  • Improved road safety
  • Better skilled drivers
  • More fuel efficient driving
  • Skills developed throughout a driver's working life
  • Drivers acquire an improved professional image
  • Younger drivers attracted to work in the industry
  • Reduction in minimum driver age from 21 to 18 years
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