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For Drivers.

Our Training Centre.

What is the Drivers' CPC? 

Your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification lasts for 5 years. To keep your Driver CPC you need to do 35 hours of training before your 5-year deadline. The deadline to do your training is shown on your card. It’s up to you when you take the training courses, as long as you do them within the 5-year period.

Course Content

  Driver's Hours, Working Time & Tachograph Recording.

  • Daily driving limits. 

  • Manual entries & other duties.

  • Breaks. Periods of availability. Daily & weekly rest. Reduced/split rest. Weekly & fortnightly limit.

  • Exemptions. Multi-manning. Ferry crossings.

  • Responsibilities & penalties. Definition of working time, night work. Night working limits & health.

  • Analogue tachograph operation. Digital tachograph operation. Lost card procedure. Types of printout & interpretation.

  Driver Health Awareness.

  • Health Risks

  • Staying Healthy.

  • Drug & Alcohol Awareness

  • Exercise Tips

  • Sleep Deprivation

  • Mental Health.

  Driver Distraction Awareness.

  • Types of Accidents

  • What causes a distraction

  • Road accident statistics.

  • Case studies of recent and historical road traffic accidents.

  • Definitions of careless driving & dangerous driving with examples.

  • Methods to stop being distracted.

  Driver Best Working Practice.

  • What is expected of a professional driver.

  • The importance for the company of the standard of service provided.

  • Looking after your vehicle

  • Being a driver day to day

  • Commercial and financial effects of a dispute.

  • Working practice when driving a company vehicle.

  Secure & Safe Loading.

  • Introduction to loading vehicles correctly

  • Consequences of overloading

  • Load Types

  • Categories of goods

  • Strapping & Securing

  • Loading equipment.

Location

Norast Training, Jarrow Business Centre, Viking Industrial Park, Jarrow, Tyne & Wear, NE32 3DT. Click here for more information on our centre.

​Free parking is available on site and in the surrounding industrial park. Our training centre is close to various amenities including restaurants and fast food outlets. 

If you are looking for overnight accommodation, a Premier Inn is located less than 3 miles (9 minutes by car) from our training centre with rooms from £42 per night, www.premierinn.com

Week day course dates - 2019
Saturday course dates - 2019
Cost

All our courses are £60.00 with NO VAT. This includes all uploads. Our 35 hour course is £299 with NO VAT and includes all uploads.

Ready to Book?

Call us on 0191 428 33 25 or email us at info@norasttraining.co.uk. We require payment in full before the start of the course. An invoice will be sent to you upon confirmation of booking.  If you would prefer to visit us in person where we can complete your application form for you, this can also be arranged. If you require any other information, don't hesitate to call or email us.

Complaints/concerns regarding services provided by Norast Training should be submitted, in writing to; Norast Training, Jarrow Business Centre, Viking Industrial Park, Jarrow, NE32 3DT or email: info@norasttraining.co.uk 

 
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Driver's Hours & Working Time
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Driver Health Awareness
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Driver Distraction Awareness
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Driver Best Working Practice
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Secure & Safe Loading
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Driver's Hours & Working Time
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Driver Health Awareness
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Driver Distraction Awareness
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Driver Best Working Practice
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Secure & Safe Loading

Our training centre, located in Jarrow Business Centre, is approximately 5 minutes drive from the Tyne Tunnel (A19). 

 

Free parking is available on site and also in the surrounding industrial park. Our training centre is close to various amenities including restaurants and fast food outlets as well as the town of South Shields.

 

We use two different training rooms, depending upon the number attending the course. Free tea and coffee will be available at the start of the course. A vending machine is also located in the building.   

If you are looking for overnight accommodation, a Premier Inn is located less than 3 miles (9 minutes by car) from our training centre with rooms from £42 per night, www.premierinn.com