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CPC Modular course: Physical Risk Awareness

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About the module

Topics include:

  • Identifying physical risks
  • Health and safety at work
  • Vehicle safety & Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Loading, unloading & manual handling
  • Risk reduction and injury prevention

Duration: 3.5 hours

Format: Classroom or online

Suitable for: All professional licences (C1, D1 C1E, D1E C, D CE & DE)

DVSA CPC syllabus areas:
3.3 Ability to prevent physical risks

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How to manage physical risk around vehicles

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The potential consequences of personal actions

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The use of safety procedures, features & PPE

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Why mental and physical health is important

Physical Risk Awareness enables drivers to consciously choose safer ways of working. Our experienced driver trainers fully engage with participants to maximise the learning experience and draw out their views and opinions.

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Your questions answered

Who should attend?

Any professional driver who needs to complete 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years in order to maintain their Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).

Delivery method

This module can be delivered online or in-person and facilitated by an experienced Driver CPC trainer.  

For pay-per-place courses, Physical Risk Awareness is delivered with the Drink, Drugs and Driving module as a 7-hour online course.

For private courses, this module can be delivered online or in-person alongside any other TTC Driver CPC module.

Need help joining an online course through Zoom?

TTC has experience of delivering online courses through Zoom to hundreds of thousands of drivers each year. We have used this experience to make the process of joining an online course with TTC as simple as possible. 

TTC highly recommends that you take 15-minutes to test your equipment and make sure that you have the Zoom app installed, and working with your microphone and camera. Please visit our Zoom Technical Support page for a user-friendly guide to help make sure you get the most our of your online course with TTC.

Learning outcomes

Following this module drivers will understand:

  • Physical risk management in and around vehicles
  • The risks and consequences of their actions on others
  • Key health, safety and emergency procedures
  • The importance of vehicle safety features and PPE
  • Risk management when securing and carrying loads
  • Risks of poor mental and physical health for professional drivers

Identification requirements

A photocard driving licence and Driver Qualification Card must be presented when attending the course.

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