Sat 5th Feb 2022 – Driver Hours/Eco Driving CPC(Online Learning Course)


This is a virtual course.

Candidates wishing to sit one of our online courses will need a device capable of video call, this means that you will need either a laptop with a camera or a tablet/mobile phone with a camera function. Links will be sent via email to all online courses, all you will need to do is click on the link and connect.

PLEASE NOTE: Any candidate that goes offline during the course and does not come back online within 15 mins will be removed from the course, small interruptions of up to a couple of mins due to technical issues or a battery going will be allowed but we still have to show a full 7 hrs training, therefore if a candidate goes offline, the other candidates will also have to wait and continue when all candidates are back in the course meeting.  There will be comfort breaks and a short lunch break scheduled.

Course Duration: 7 hours

Please ensure you have read the terms and conditions of this course below before purchasing.

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Course Content Covered

Eco Driving Segment

Economics and how fuel can be the greatest outgoing to a vehicle operator.

  • Emphasis on how fuel consumption can make the difference between profit and loss.
  • Various items fitted to vehicles that can increase fuel consumption.
  • Trailer proximity and wind deflector usage
  • Explanation of how certain factors can increase fuel consumption
  • Speed
  • Rain / Snow
  • Road surface
  • Wind
  • Rolling resistance
  • Correct use of vehicle controls and how this can reduce fuel consumption
  • Breaking
  • Clutch control
  • Cruise control
  • Retarder
  • Gear selection
  • Explanation of the effects of load height and positioning on the vehicle
Driver Hour Segment
  • Introduction to the different regulations.
  • How a driver works out which regulations are relevant to them.
  • Exemptions and derogations, both for EU and for GB regulations.
  • GB domestic hours regulations, including how these differ and relate to EU hours.
  • EU drivers hours regulations.
  • Maximum driving and working periods, breaks & rest periods, rules regarding multi-manning
    operations and ferry / train rules.
  • Travelling time and emergency, unforeseen, situations.
  • Working time regulations, reference periods, collective workforce agreements, periods of availability.
  • Night work, maximum hours for night workers, collective workforce agreements and health checks.
  • Period of availability, including what does and does not count as a period of availability.
  • Occasional workers and selection of the correct modes for working, rest, POA.
  • The course includes practical exercises and confirmation quiz sheets.