Driver CPC Module E

Loading, and Manual Handling (Driver CPC)

Duration: 1/2 Day (3.5 hours Driver CPC)

Entry Requirements:

Candidates must hold any of the below licences:

C1, C1E, C, CE, D1, D


Candidates will be aware of the legislation and methods for the loading, distribution and securing of goods, and also the principles of vehicle stability. Candidates will also be able to discuss and have a greater understanding of safe and effective manual handling techniques in their day-to-day work, and also will know the most common causes of manual handling injuries in the workplace.


  • General health and safety
  • Use of PPE
  • Safe loading
  • Road Traffic Act 1991
  • Principles of safe loading
  • Load distribution
  • Maximum weights
  • Calculating payloads
  • Weight distribution
  • Trailer loading
  • Overloading
  • Graduated fixed penalties
  • What’s the problem?
  • Fatal accidents
  • Major injuries
  • Causes of accidents
  • Employer & employee responsibilities
  • Risks & control
  • Improving safety
  • HSE risk checklists
  • Workplace risks
  • Reporting accidents
  • Near misses
  • Unsafe acts
  • Major injuries
    • Over-three-day injuries
    • Reportable diseases
    • Dangerous occurrences
    • Record keeping
    • Penalties
  • Tail lifts
  • Safe working loads
  • Sheeting loads
  • Curtain sided vehicles
  • Refrigerated vehicles

Note: This course can count 7 hours towards the 35 hours needed for Driver CPC periodic training when combined with another 3.5 hour module.

Please contact us for details of available dates