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CPC Modular course: Safe and Fuel-Efficient Driving

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About the module

Topics include:

  • The importance of fuel efficiency and cost reduction
  • Vehicle checks and proactive maintenance
  • Journey planning
  • Safe and fuel-efficient driving techniques
  • Alternative fuels

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:
1.1 To know the characteristics of the transmission system in order to make the best possible use of it
1.2 To know the technical characteristics and operation of the safety controls in order to control the vehicle, minimise wear and tear, and prevent misfunctioning
1.3 Ability to optimize fuel consumption
3.7 To know the economic environment of road haulage and the organisation of the market

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Use vehicle checks & journey planning to reduce fuel

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Learn driving techniques that improve emissions

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Find out about vehicle features & alternative fuels

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Discover how less fuel & emissions cuts business cost

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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, Safe and Fuel-Efficient Driving is delivered with the Road Traffic Laws 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:

  • The importance of vehicle checks and journey planning in relation to fuel usage and emissions
  • How certain driving techniques help improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions
  • How vehicle design features and cleaner alternative fuels have a positive impact on the environment
  • The importance of reducing fuel usage and emissions to minimise environmental impact and to reduce costs to their organisation

Identification requirements

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

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