Driver CPC

What is special about this course?

This course introduces drivers of LGV and PCV to basic concepts of health and safety, in their particular environment. Introducing the requirements of all workers to adhere to safe working practices, which will help to maintain their own health, safety and welfare, as well as that of others.

Entry requirements

A valid LGV or PCV driving licence.

Defining Hazard and risk.

• Everyday risks in a driving environment


Identifying common Hazards on sites / in depots and on the road.

• Entrances and Exits. •Work traffic. • Fire. • Chemicals. • Electricity.

• Physical/verbal abuse. • Bullying.

•Stress. • Noise •Slips, trips and falls. •Manual handling.


Improving safety performance

•Systems and Processes • Management and Workforce • Contract work

• Inspections • Safe systems and permits

• Protective equipment •Signage • Emergency procedures • Reporting and health checks


Protecting our environment

•Waste and pollution •Organisation and individual Environmental impacts

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

Face to face, full time

How long will my course last?

7 Hour

Where can I study my course?

    • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

Start date

Please contact Lews Castle College UHI for more information on start dates.


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

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Please contact Lews Castle College UHI for more information.

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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