Specialist Courses CPD

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

The emergency aid, fire marshal anddrivers’ hours Level 3 are CPD certified they can be used towards DCPC hours. These courses are fully interactive with industry experienced trainers who will ensure students fully understand their legal obligations through both practical and written examination. Once completed a CPD certificate will be issued.

  1. Emergency Aid

This course will cover necessary parts of the role of a first aider, including

  • CPR
  • Use of defibrillator
  • The recovery position
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Dealing with bleeding
  • Burns and scalds
  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Choking
  1. Fire Marshal

This course will cover

  • Carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regularly.
  • Tell staff of their representatives about the risk identified.
  • Put in place, and maintain, appropriate fire safety measures
  • Plan for an emergency
  • Provide staff information, fire safety instruction and training.

The course is set out in five parts

  • Understanding Fire
  • Common causes of Fire
  • Fire Extinguishing
  • Actions on Discovering a Fire
  • Drills & Evacuation
  1. Drivers Hours& Tachographs Level 3

Drivers have a licence, proving they have passed a test confirming that they can drive a vehicle to an approved standard, but there isn’t a qualification to prove that they understand the complicated Drivers Hours and Tachograph Regulations.

Passing this exam proves the candidate does have a good understanding (Level 3) of the Drivers Hours and Tachograph rules. This can be beneficial for drivers seeking employment, operators displaying a higher level of training to their clients or operators displaying conformation to authorities.

Dangerous Goods Consignor

The Dangerous Goods Consignor course is specifically designed to train personnel who are involved in the consignment and forwarding of dangerous goods. This applies to such personnel who are employed by the road vehicle operator or the consignor, personnel who load or unload dangerous goods, personnel in freight forwarding agencies and drivers of vehicles.

It is our aim for this course that all who attend will be proficient in ascertaining that dangerous goods are classified and authorised for carriage in accordance with ADR.

Completed either in the classroom or remotely, this course will cover theory as well as various practical exercises, enforcing the candidate’s knowledge of:

The Roles &Responsibilities of a Dangerous Goods Consignor

Classification & Authorisation of Carriage

Exemptions & Derogations of Dangerous Goods

Required Documentation (Including Multi-Modal -DGN)

Packaging Requirements

Tanker Requirements

This course is approved by CPD, which means that you will be provided with an accredited certificate for the Security of Dangerous Goods upon completion.

Security of Dangerous Goods

As well as being a requirement for personnel, those of us involved with dangerous goods have a greater responsibility than most to apply security and prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

As such, this course is designed for everybody involved in the industry, from managers, supervisors and other decision makers, to drivers and operational staff.

This course can take place in the classroom or remotely, and covers all of the essential aspects of security involved in the carriage, operation and storage of these items, such as:

Recognising and addressing the nature of security risks

Methods to address and reduce risks

Actions to be taken in the event of a security breach

The implementation of policies and procedures involved in a security plan

This course is approved by CPD, which means that you will be provided with an accredited certificate upon completion.

Dangerous Goods Awareness

Those involved in the packing, loading, unloading, consigning and transporting of dangerous goods are required to be suitable trained and hold a solid knowledge of dangerous goods awareness.

Taking place in the classroom or remotely, this broad topic can be broken down into:

Regulations and legislation

The hazards associated with each class of ADR

Dangerous goods packaging and storage

Markings of both vehicles and dangerous goods

Transport documentation

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Essential first aid

Responses to breaches and hazards