Each course has been written specifically to help promote professionalism through effective driver training awareness and development.
Because each course is interactive, it will offer the delegate an enjoyable learning experience. Worksheets are completed throughout each course which are designed to confirm knowledge and understanding of the subject matter and help to promote the learning outcomes which form a tangible reference document to refer to again and again.
Choose form a variety of courses at a location to suit your business needs.
ADR General Awareness
ADR General Awareness is an interactive presentation designed to help you in your day to day operations. It has been developed to help transport professionals at any level develop an active role in ensuring legal compliance within their operation. Those responsible for the governance of an operation will benefit from the detailing of specific legal obligations, whilst front line staff benefit greatly from the detailed course content. Training in the general provisions for the carriage of dangerous goods by road is a legal requirement for all persons involved in their transport. This course will provide you with a general overview of the ADR provisions helping to keep you safe, legal & compliant.
‘Trading Places’ Practical Cycles Awareness Training (PCAT)
We have teamed up with Cycling Scotland to put your CPC training back on track. ‘Trading Places’ is our NEW practical cycle awareness training course designed to give your drivers a better perspective on road safety and a first hand view of the issues people on bikes face daily.
Practical Cycle Awareness Training, allows drivers of large vehicles to step into the shoes of more vulnerable road users to provide them with a greater understanding of their needs.
Participants will spend time in the training room, followed by a practical cycle training session, to familiarise themselves with the needs of those travelling by bicycle.
By carrying out bicycle safety checks, riding bikes themselves (on and off road) and learning about negotiating road junctions and traffic, professional drivers gain a better appreciation of various road users perspectives when it comes to safety.
Being DVSA accredited, this course counts towards 7 hours of driver CPC. Practical Cycle Awareness Training also meets the FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Silver requirement S5: Vulnerable road user training.
This course is open to anyone especially those in possession of a category C1; C; C1E; CE; D1; D; D1E or DE driving licence. Bicycles & helmets will be provided.
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Timber Haulage SPECIALISTS’
Timber Haulage SPECIALISTS’ is an essential guide for all those who work and operate in the forest. It emphasises the importance of the Forest Industry Safety Accord (FISA) Road Haulage of Round Timber Code of Practice giving drivers a full and thorough understanding of how to facilitate their business needs in the extraction of round timber. It sets out the industry commitment agreed by each organisation to raise the standard of health, safety and welfare in the workplace helping to keep you safe, legal and compliant. A MUST attend for anyone working on Forestry and Land Scotland land.
Mind Matters is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to provide help to minimise the risk of a mental health problem or crisis developing into a more serious state. The mental health of the vocational driver includes our emotional, psychological and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others and make choices in our day to day lives. In the current climate it’s important to understand what’s going on and to provide comfort to a person experiencing distress.
Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT)
Operator Licence Awareness Training (OLAT) is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. It is designed to help transport professionals at any level develop an active role in ensuring legal compliance within their operation. The course provides an overview of the operator licensing system and details the fundamental undertakings that apply to operators.
Speed Awareness Development
Speed Awareness Development is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. Speed awareness development aims to educate drivers about their speeding and act as an incentive to stop them doing so. Essentially, it’s a super-sized driving theory session with practical help to ensure compliance and to give better understanding of the consequences of speeding and make you a safer driver.
TASCC is a Driver CPC course which aims to build upon the integrity of farm assurance between farm gate and delivery to the first processor. It provides credible independent verification that the trade is meeting its legal obligations under associated codes of practice. It will also give you the driver a better understanding of your professional responsibility under the scheme and allow you to facilitate your business needs, a must attend for any driver in the trade.
ROLLOVER: the facts
ROLLOVER: the facts is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. With some of the highest incidents in the world, thorough knowledge and an understanding of the driving theory, you will be able to identify hazards in certain situations to avoid vehicle rollover incidents which is fundamental to keeping you and the rest of the travelling public safe.
Driver’s Daily Circle Checks
Driver’s Daily Circle Checks is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. Because the DVSA’s vision is for safer driver’s, safer vehicles and safer journeys for all. An important way in which we will achieve this is by helping you keep your vehicle safe to drive. Whether you operate a large fleet or just one vehicle, keeping your vehicles in a roadworthy condition is good for business, good for the environment and helps you stay safe on Britain’s roads.
Emergency First Aid @ Work + F
Emergency First Aid @ Work + F is an interactive CPC course designed to meet your business needs. Knowing and understanding the chain of survival is fundamental in the event of an incident. Would you know what to do? First Aid + F has been developed specifically for those involved in forestry operations and in addition to complying with the national legislation, anyone wishing to work on Forestry and Land Scotland land should follow the Forestry and Land Scotland First Aid @ work policy.
EU Drivers’ Hours & Tachographs
EU Drivers’ Hours & Tachographs is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. The Traffic Commissioner has made it perfectly clear that the rules on drivers hours and the use of tachographs is absolutely paramount to ensuing that our roads are safe. Knowing and understanding the numbers will help keep you legal & compliant.
Manual handling is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. Because over 480,000 workers suffered from work related musculoskeletal disorders in 2019/20, it is imperative that we all understand our professional and legal responsibility. The consequences of bad practice could be detrimental to both you and your employer and have a lasting effect. A must attend for the concerning delivery driver.
Customer Service is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. Because excellent customer service and high customer satisfaction starts with understanding customer expectations, it is essential that you have the necessary skills to deal with the customer helping to build working relationships and continued service.
Safe Driving & Vulnerable Road Users
Safe Driving & Vulnerable Road Users is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. You will be able to understand and accept your duty of care, be able to identify hazards & risks associated with working in the transport industry and promote professionalism in all that you do. This course offers a specific range of subjects appropriate to you which is considered, quite simply, Best Practice.
Self Escorting Abnormal Indivisible Loads
Self Escorting Abnormal Indivisible Loads is an interactive Driver CPC course designed to meet your business needs. The aim is to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of your professional and legal responsibility. It not only points out the many legal obligations which need to be met, but also contains information and explanations which are designed to ensure that those escorting abnormal loads and abnormal vehicles on the highways do so in a manner which maximises safety.
For more information on any of our courses contact Liz on 01343 541 121 or enquiries: training @mcpherson.ltd.uk