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I am Cora from Surrey, Leatherhead, UK. Big fan of the local music scene. I traveled a lot when I was younger. I am really into art and you can always find me doodling on my arms or jeans, lol.

Corporate Training - Test Tips & Advice - Once a student has completed their HGV training, it is at this stage that their driving instructor will confirm they are ready to take the HGV practical driving test (referred to as Module 3) and talk them through the test procedure.

Test Tips & Advice -

The HGV driving test lasts approximately 90 minutes and will include a road drive (scheduled to last 1 hour), tell me show me questions and a reversing exercise.The LGV practical driving test is no walk in the park. It requires competence, concentration and forward planning. LGV and HGV licence acquisition is vocational aspiration and this is reflected in the driving test. Below are 20 tips to follow for a successful practical test 1. 2. 3. 4. Useful Info - PCV Training (Bus, Coach & Minibus) - In order to drive a coach, bus or minibus on a vocational basis, the correct passenger carrying vehicle (PCV) entitlement on a driving licence must be obtained.

PCV Training (Bus, Coach & Minibus) -

In order to do this, candidates will need to sit and pass a series of rigorous and thorough, practical and theoretical examinations. If the professional driving is for hire or reward (and in most cases it will be), there’ll also be Driver CPC training to consider. Driver CPC for PCV drivers was established back in September 2008 and requires professional drivers to undertake 35 hours of additional training every 5 years. We have an entire page dedicated to Driver CPC which discusses the requirements further. Category D or Category D1? Operator CPC Training - Not to be confused with Driver CPC, an Operator Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification is a management course aimed at transport managers and owner operators.

Operator CPC Training -

It purpose is to give them all the knowledge, information and legislation they’ll need to know and understand in order to run and manage a successful transport company. Undertaking an Operator CPC course is a move in the right direction for an individual and company alike. In order to obtain an Operator’s licence, it’s crucial to provide evidence that at least one company representative holds the correct professional competence, in order words, Operator CPC. How do I Gain my Operator Certification? The CPC training qualification covers national and international operating procedures.

OCR approved training centres tend to offer a 9 or 10 day intensive course. The price paid for an intensive course will usually cover all test fees and crucially, the study notes. FLT Training (Fork Lift Truck) - Many firms use forklift trucks (FLTs) for moving heavy, palletised items within warehouses.

FLT Training (Fork Lift Truck) -

You may have also seen an FLT mounted to the rear of an HGV. This is used to assist the driver with the offloading and loading of their cargo. This type of FLT is called a Moffett Mounty. Other types of FLT include counterbalance, reach, telescopic and rough terrain. Most FLTs you will see being used in a warehouse, or similar premises, are counterbalance vehicles. Many reputable training firms will offer individuals or several employees the opportunity to train in-house subject to certain training criteria being met. FLT Training Options This is fundamentally based on whether a candidate has operating experience. Students with no experience will need to undertake initial FLT training which can last for a duration of 3 to 5 days. For candidates who have at least 6 months operating experience and/or don’t already hold a licence or certificate, a refresher FLT course can be completed.

ADR Training Surrey, Sussex, London, Kent, ADR Training UK. Professional drivers looking to further their career and improve their earning potential will undoubtedly look towards obtaining ADR entitlement, allowing them to transport hazardous goods.

ADR Training Surrey, Sussex, London, Kent, ADR Training UK

Drivers can’t legally do this on their HGV licence alone so ADR training with the accompanying coursework and exams are a necessity. Let’s look at how you go about attaining your ADR licence… In order to receive an ADR Vocational Training Certificate (VTC), drivers need to complete a series of mandatory modules and relevant classes, depending on which route they choose to take. They are: Core – This is required by all drivers, regardless of what class of goods will be transported. Most training companies will offer, not only the tanker and packaged goods courses, but also a combined option where drivers will sit all three of the mandatory modules. Most approved training firms will offer some or all of the 9 available classes as listed below. Driver CPC Training - HGV/LGV Training - IF you want to drive trucks/lorries, either professionally or for leisure, then you’ll need to attain your LGV licence, (formerly known as HGV).

HGV/LGV Training -

The change from HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicle) to LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) is to bring a consistent qualification name across Europe. Large goods vehicles (LGVs) and medium goods vehicles (MGVs) are typically divided into three categories: Category C1Category CCategory CE Let’s look at what these LGV training categories entitle you to drive. Category C1 LGV Also referred to as medium goods vehicle (MGV), and refers to a vehicle that weights more than 3.5 tonnes but doesn’t exceed 7.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight (GVW). A trailer weighing under 750kg GVW can be towed without gaining any further entitlement.

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