Driver CPC Highways Emergencies

Sadly accidents, or to give them their proper name Road Traffic Collisions (RTC), happen all too often and whether directly involved or a witness you need to know what to do , when to report it and the actions to take including how to take potentially life saving measures. There’ a lot more to this than just calling the Emergency Services and your insurance company or Traffic Manager.

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Course Information

Duration

CPC courses require 7 hours of contact time (plus breaks) and is ideally taught in 1-day. It is possible to split this into 2, half-day or evening sessions on consecutive days which must both be completed before the hours can be uploaded to DVSA for CPC credit.

It is an offence punishable by a fine of £1,000.00 each for both the Driver and Operator if a valid CPC card is not held

Assessment

As with all CPC course there is no formal assessment but candidates must be present throughout the course

Certification

Upon completion of the course and once payment has been received a certificate of attendance will be emailed to the candidate and the hours uploaded to the DVSA website.

Candidates are encouraged to check their CPC status regularly by going to the JAUPT website at https://www.gov.uk/check-your-driver-cpc-periodic-training-hours

DQC Cards are automatically issued by DVSA when all 35 hours of periodic training have been completed and there is less than a month before the current Driver’s Qualification Card (DQC) expires. These are issued without charge and posted direct to the address of record.

If your DQC has expired then you may drive without having a card on you but only once all your hours have been uploaded. Although it is an offence not to have your DQC with you the Police and DVSA inspectors will, normally, not penalise you if they can see you have completed yours hours recently.

DVSA advise that the card should be received within 2 weeks of being issued

Numbers

In a classroom-based setting and where space permits, we can teach a maximum of 24 candidates per course.

Zoom based courses are currently limited to a maximum of 12 candidates.

Costs (all plus VAT)

At your premises National London Postcode
6 delegates £460.00 £540.00
12 delegates £510.00 £590.00
24 delegates £920.00 £1,080.00

Please note that transport charges for off-shore courses will be charged at cost.

Course content

The course is divided into two distinct sections.

In the first section we look at the steps and procedures that need to be taken if you’re involved in an accident, incident or Road Traffic Collison covering:

  • Accident statistics and outcomes
  • When incidents or collisions have to be reported
  • Driver responsibilities at an accident
  • Actions to take at an incident or collisions
  • Completing an accident report

The second session looks at some basic life saving measures you can take when dealing with casualties at the scene and we cover:

  • First Aid basics
  • First Aid and the law
  • The aims and priorities of First Aid
  • Primary survey and recovery position
  • Signs and symptoms of Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & defibrillator use
  • Choking

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