DCPC Road Traffic Accidents and Fire Awareness

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Address:201 The Waterfront, Stonehouse Business Park, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3UT


Date:14/10/2022 - 14/10/2022

Timings:8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Price:£86.50 + VAT
  • Spaces Available:12 Spaces
  • Duration:1
  • Dates:14/10/2022 - 14/10/2022
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The Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) is a qualification for professional bus, coach and lorry drivers. It has been introduced across Europe with the pro-fessed aim of improving road safety and helping to maintain high standards of driving. Professional drivers must do 35 hours of periodic training every 5 years to keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence ( CPC ) to drive a lorry, bus or coach.


To ensure that candidates are provided with the knowledge needed as professional drivers to continue to perform their duties safely.


Candidates will take part in theoretical training and discussions relating to road traffic accidents and fire awareness, gaining a greater understanding of causation, prevention and where necessary, treatment.


Welcome & Introduction to course including aims of courses Driver CPC fair processing notice

Road Traffic Accidents – First at the Scene

Arrive on Scene
• Stopping safely, safety priorities, hazards at the scene, calling the emergency services, dangerous goods

Next Actions
• Dealing with vehicle fires, dealing with vehicles in water, ensuring the safety of others

Casualty Care and Dangers
• Safety considerations, DRABC, CPR, recovery position, bleeding & shock, dealing with the emergency services

Fire Awareness
Causes of Fire and the Dangers
• How do fires start, the fire triangle, sources of fuel, oxygen and ignition on vehicles, fire spread
• Dangers of fires, smoke inhalation

Actions in the Event of a Fire
• Employers responsibilities, fire risk assessments, the 5 steps to risk as-assessment, fires on site, site rules, signage, raising the alarm, evacuation procedures
• Fires on the road, signs of a fire, actions to take
• Fires during an accident, actions to take

Fire Extinguishers and Use
• Breakout session
• Requirements for extinguishers in vehicles
• Classes of fire and types of fire extinguisher
• Using fire extinguishers safely

• Suitable classroom with sufficient tables and chairs for candidates and trainer
• White wall or projector screen
• Wipe board and/or flip chart
• 240 volt electrical supply
• Adequate welfare facilities