The examination structure will be:
Often the Traffic Commissioners frequently requires CPC holders and transport managers update their knowledge. The following course will assist in satisfying that requirement.
“A large number of operators appearing at public inquiry are still ignorant of exactly what is required of a transport manager”
(Richard Turfitt – Traffic Commissioner, Eastern Traffic Area Jan 2011)
This one or two day course is aimed at transport professionals who already possess a CPC National Road Freight/Passenger Transport Operations and whose knowledge requires updating.
The course is designed to provide updated information on recent legislative changes, including the latest drivers’ hours regulations and operator obligations, refresh areas of the key CPC subjects which are vital to effective and compliant transport operations also raising awareness of current best practices.
The Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 was designed to implement EC Directives 96/26EC and subordinate legislation with regard to the occupation of road haulage and passenger operations. The regulations state that an operator who seeks a standard National or International Licence MUST satisfy the Licensing Authority that he/she is either professionally competent or employs someone as a transport manager who is professionally competent and is of good repute. This course has been designed to raise awareness of the Transport Managers’ responsibilities with regard to the demanding requirements of road transport legislation and to help protect your operator’s licence and maintain a healthy Operator Compliance Risk Score.
Covering the ongoing management of an Operator licence to assist in:
Drivers’ hours law including: permitted driving limits; driving breaks rules; daily and weekly rest requirements.
Working Time Directive and Road Transport Directive. We give an overview of the directives: who they affect, what activities constitute working time and how breaks need to be taken
Tachograph Rules (Analogue & Digital) and Record Keeping for Drivers
Companies will need to be familiar with both traditional analogue and digital systems and how to integrate them to avoid falling foul of the regulations. Topics covered include:
Advising managers on best practice regarding the frequency of these checks and when to notify the Traffic Commissioner of any infringements committed by vocational licence holders.
Advising managers on best practice regarding driver disciplinary issues.
Offering Transport Managers advice regarding best practice in devising: a daily defect reporting system; maintenance schedules; the recording and monitoring of vehicle inspections and scheduling tachograph calibrations inspections
To book this Transport managers CPC course call the office on 02392 123 555.
Good company to start your first steps with HGV Great team ....all the best
I'm very satisfied
Had a one day refresher training, at the Worthing branch, both Steven and Mark made me feel very welcome and put me at ease. Both were very knowledgeable and made the whole day enjoyable. I came away feeling 100% more confident. Would recommend training with 2 start to anyone wanting to train in any of the driver training courses on offer.