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Skills To Compete – Professional HGV Training Programme (Traineeship)

The aim of the course is to provide the trainees with the skills and related knowledge in the rules of the road, driving a heavy goods vehicle – rigid and artic body, care and maintenance of the vehicle, loading and unloading the vehicle, customer care and documentation and to develop their attitudes, personal effectiveness, and job seeking skills. This programme will enable the trainees to obtain employment in driving rigid and artic body heavy goods vehicles.

Target Award

RSA (Road Safety Authority) Driver Certificate of Professional Competence – CPC

Start Date: 20-03-2023Hours/week: 31 Hrs 15 MinsDuration: 29 weeks

Timetable

Day Mornings Afternoons Evenings
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Education Requirements
While there are no specific entry requirements, centres must ensure that learners have the academic ability to successfully complete the program. Junior Certificate or similar

Age Requirements
Applicants must be 18 years or older


Learning Aptitude
Good verbal and written command of the English language.

• Spatial aptitude
• Good hand/eye co-ordination
• Good manual dexterity skills
• Good numeracy skills


Previous Experience
Full current Category B Driving Licence required. Irish learner permit Category C required

Module Award Body
Adr Driver Training ADR Driving (ADR) CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
Safepass
Induction
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills
Rtitb Counterbalance Forklift Truck Operator Forklift Counterbalance Certificate (RTITB1) RTITB
Rtitb Reach Forklift Truck Operator Forklift Reach Certificate (RTITBR) RTITB
Manual Handling And Fire Safety
Digital Tachograph For Lpsv’S Digital Tachograph (CILT-DT) CILT (Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport
Food Safety and Hygiene
RSA – Driver CPC Training Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) RSA (Road Safety Authority)
First Aid Responder (PHECC) First Aid Response (FAR) PHECC
RTITB Power Pallet Truck Electric Pallet/Stacker Truck (RTITB-EPST) RTITB
IRU – LOAD SECURE
HGV Walk Around Checklist
RTITB Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck (Moffet) RTITB Vehicle Mounted Lift Truck (RTITB-VMLT) RTITB
Introduction to Warehousing
Health, Safety and Security in Logistics
Customer Service in Logistics
Route Planning
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driving – Articulated Truck Driving Licence Category CE (RSA-CE) RSA (Road Safety Authority)
Heavy Goods Vehicle Driving – Rigid Truck Driving Licence Category C (RSA-C) RSA (Road Safety Authority)
On completion trainees will be able to:

1-INDUCTION
State the planned outcomes and the conditions attached to attendance on the course; apply good safety, health and hygiene practices; state the basic principle involved in environmental issues and explain the meaning of equal opportunities.

2- MANUAL HANDLING AND FIRE SAFETY
State the statutory regulations relating to the manual handling of loads.
Explain the anatomy and physiology of the spine as it applies to manual handling. Use the correct techniques to lift, put down, push and pull a load. To also deal with fire on an emergency basis, emphasise the danger of fire, the importance of prevention and the necessity of urgent action when fire breaks out.

3- SAFEPASS
Work on construction sites without being a risk to themselves or to others

4- ADR DRIVER TRAINING
Deal appropriately with hazards arising in the carriage of dangerous goodsmall, minimise the likelihood of an incident taking place., take measures which may prove necessary for their own safety and that of the public and the environment should an incident take place

5- DRIVER CPC TRAINING
State the characteristics of a transmission system, the technical characteristics and operation of safety controls and understand the ability to optimise fuel consumption.

6- DRIVING HGV RIGID BODY
Drive the vehicle in accordance with the road traffic acts and manufacturer’s specification for operation

7- DRIVING HGV ARTICULATED BODY
Drive a tractive unit and semi-trailer in accordance with the road traffic acts and manufacturer’s specification for operation

8- ROUTE PLANNING
Implement the core principles of route planning.

9- CUSTOMER SERVICE IN LOGISTICS
Offer efficient customer service within the industry operating with some autonomy while under direction.

10- HGV DRIVER WALK AROUND CHECKLIST
Prepare driver walk-around checklists to account for the type and use of own vehicles

11- DIGITAL TACHOGRAPH
Understand EU regulations governing tachograph, how to convert local time to (UTC), insert a drivers card into the vehicle unit, understand operational principles of the tachograph unit, interpret, download and analyse data

12 -FIRST AID RESPONDER
Demonstrate the required knowledge and skills to be a certified Frist Aid Responder

13- FOOD SAFETY IN LOGISTICS
Demonstrate the food safety skills required to meet the requirements of the Food Safety of Ireland, Food Safety Level 2 standard as well as maintaining good personal hygiene and personal diet.

14- HEALTH, SAFETY AND SECURITY IN LOGISTICS
Understand health safety and security requirements in logistics

15- INTRODUCTION TO WAREHOUSING
Apply the basic principles, concepts and processes of warehousing in the workplace whilst working under direction at introductory level.

16- RTITB COUNTERBALANCE FORKLIFT TRUCK OPERATOR
Demonstrate the required knowledge, skills and competence to manoeuvre a Counterbalance Forklift Truck safely efficiently around obstacles whilst laden and unladen

17- RTITB REACH TRUCK OPERATOR
Demonstrate the required knowledge, skill and competence to operate a Reach Forklift Truck safety and efficiently in line with the manufacturer’s guidelines and current health and safety guidelines and regulations.

18- RTITB POWER PALLET TRUCK AND TAIL LIFT OPERATIONS
Demonstrate the required knowledge, skill and competence operate power pallet trucks safely and efficiently

19- RTITB VEHICLE MOUNTED LIFT TRUCK (MOFFET)
Operate the truck safely and efficiently, carry out a pre-use inspection and recall and explain the causes of truck and load instability as well as being able to attach and detach the truck to and from a carrying vehicle safely.

20- CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEEKING SKILLS
Plan and achieve realistic work goals.

21- WORLPACMENT COMPETENCY SCHEDULE
Demonstrate a broad range of occupational competencies in a real work environment.

22- IRU – LOAD SECURING
Demonstrate the required knowledge of Safe Loading/Unloading & Load Security.

Provider

Wexford Contracted Training


Location

Wexford Town – venue to be confirmed


Contact Details

Course Contact:
Recruitment Department

Email:
recruit@wwetb.ie

Phone:
051 301500