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CPC Modular course: Safe and Secure Loading

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About the module

Topics include:

  • Importance of secure loading
  • Professional driver and operator responsibilities
  • Impact of forces on loads
  • Risks and consequences of insecure loads
  • Safe loading and securing techniques
  • Enforcement and penalties
Driver CPC approved centre AC00227
Largest UK online road safety course provider

Duration: 3.5 hours

Format: Classroom or online

Suitable for: Licences (C1, D1, C, CE)

DVSA CPC syllabus areas:
1.4. Ability to load the vehicle with due regard for safety rules and proper vehicle use

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Legal responsibilities of drivers & operators

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The forces on loads, especially in emergencies

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The importance of using appropriate restraints

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Consequences and penalties for insecure loads

Safe and Secure Loading gives drivers a thorough understanding of safe loading, the consequences of an insecure load, the responsibility for a load in transit and the role of enforcement agencies. 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, Safe and Secure Loading is delivered with the Driver Hours 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.

Learning outcomes

Following this module drivers will understand:

  • The importance of properly secured loads and forces acting upon the load during normal driving and emergencies
  • Responsibilities of both the Operator and driver
  • The importance and necessity of using the appropriate restraints for the load
  • The consequences to other road users of an insecure load
  • The enforcement and penalties for insecure loads

Identification requirements

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

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