DCPC

Drivers both LGV & PSV should remain up-to-date with the latest road policies. Among various organisations providing transport training, Pedley Training Solutions (PTS) is delivering quality training services to professional drivers.
At PTS, we provide several transport training courses including DCPC (Driver Certificate of Professional Competence). It is a training programme for all professional drivers, designed specifically to improve bus and lorry drivers’ knowledge and skills throughout their working life. The Government has made this training mandatory for all new and existing PCV (Passenger Carrying Vehicles) and LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) drivers. This training was introduced aiming to improve and maintain high standards of driving and road safety. DCPC training means that drivers now not only require a licence but also a Drivers Certificate of Professional Competence (DCPC) that is renewable every 5 years.
We offer a variety of DCPC training programmes across the UK, provided by our own team of industry experts led by Kim Pedley. With experience within the transport industry of more than 35 years, Kim Pedley has been able to build up a reputation as a trainer who is well-versed in working alongside and helping to develop drivers. Our training courses are certified and audited by the JAUPT (Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training). We offer range of JAUPT approved and an accredited course syllabus covering the LGV and PSV elements of the Driver CPC.
Drivers attending our training courses are sure to receive benefits including:

  • Flexibility and customer care service
  • Training nationwide
  • Flexible and cost effective training
  • Professional course notes, certificates and all administration
  • Prompt legal registration with the DSA
  • Training to work in the transport industry

ADR Goods Training

With a variety of driving jobs comes the responsibility of requiring to move and transport dangerous products and goods. ADR is the term that relates to the European Agreement governing the international transportation of dangerous products through road. It is an agreement between most of the European countries. In order to be able to transport dangerous goods by road you would need a valid VTC ADR certificate once you have attended a training course and successfully completed a set of examinations in a course approved by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).

Pedley Training Solutions (PTS) Ltd is a recognised training center that provides a wide range of ADR training courses making drivers well equipped with the dos and don’ts when transporting dangerous goods. Our ADR training will give you the opportunity to fully appreciate and understand the danger related to the goods that are being carried via road. You will be further explained the duties that you are responsible for under the various pieces of significant legislation. Finally and most importantly, ADR training by our expert transport trainers will teach you what course of action you should take up in an emergency.

We offer a wide range of training to help you pursue your driving career. Movement and carriage of dangerous products and goods through road has invited various risks and dangers and by attending our ADR training courses, drivers will be able to reduce the difficulties and hazards to themselves and to other road users by following industry guidelines and health and safety legislation.

Taking our ADR course will help you to recognise the risks associated with transporting dangerous goods and thus prepare you for the SQA examinations. We ensure that at the end of our course you will be able to:
Identify and understand the dangers related with the transportation of hazardous substances in tankers and tank containers.

Know how to act and be prepared to take action in a situation of emergency when an incident occurs.

Management & Staff Development training

The following is a summary of the various services that Pedley Training Solutions (PTS) can provide to its clients.

Our trainers adopt an enthusiastic, energetic, participative and facilitative style when delivering training material, which enables individuals to take on board and internalise information and encourages them to learn. This also enables individuals to enjoy their learning as well as receiving the relevant knowledge to help them develop.

  1. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISORY COURSES

Managers and supervisors are critical members of any organisation and are responsible for getting results through their teams. The following courses are designed to enable them to develop their knowledge, skills and attitude, leading to improving their performance and compliance with relevant and ever changing employment law.

  • Absence Management
  • Appraisal Skills
  • Disciplinary and Grievance Handling
  • Management and Leadership Development
  • Managing Conflict
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Diversity – Equality of Opportunity
  • Motivation – How to Motivate Your team
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Team Building for Managers
  1. DEVELOPMENT TRAINING (for all employees)

Staff development is a crucial part of high performing companies and research shows that companies that invest in their employees’ development perform better. The following courses will enhance employees’ knowledge, skills and attitudes, leading to enhanced performance within the workplace.

  • Customer Service
  • Managing Change
  • Presentation Skills Training
  • Team Membership
  • Time Management
  • Assertiveness Skills
  1. SAFETY TRAINING

Many organisations work in a safety critical environment and, therefore, understanding safety is very important. The following courses help individuals understand the importance of safety and can be designed to meet the particular needs of the company.

  • Safety Training for Managers
  • Safety Training for Drivers and Operatives
  • Incident Investigation for Managers and Supervisors
  1. BESPOKE TRAINING SERVICE

The design of bespoke training and development courses will assist companies with the particular needs of their industry, culture and customer requirements. These bespoke training courses will also follow specific policy and procedures relevant to the company concerned.

  1. MANAGEMENT ADVICE AND CONSULTANCY

For companies who do not have an internal HR or training team, we can provide up-to-date advice and guidance to assist with the various issues that companies and their managers are confronted with on a day-to-day basis. More specifically, recruitment, equality of opportunity, absence management, disciplinary and grievance handling are constantly providing challenges to companies with respect to current employment law and our consultancy service can help managers get results within the relevant legislation and regulations.