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DriverCPC Core Module

Driver CPC – JAUPT Announcement

The following announcement was made by JAUPT regarding the unnecessary repetition of driver CPC training subjects. Good afternoon The EU commission have reviewed the Driver CPC directive which now specifies that “a range of different subjects should be covered over the 35 hours. Therefore, DVSA wishes to reemphasise that drivers must not unnecessarily repeat the […]

AITT & RTITB joint statement regards continuation of Lift Truck training

A joint statement issued by ABA founder members AITT and RTITB has confirmed that COVID-secure lift truck training must continue for those working throughout the second national lockdown. The statement makes clear that training remains a requirement and plays a vital role in keeping things moving safely as the transport and logistics industry approaches its […]

UPDATE – UK Lockdown

Following the Governments anoucement of a second UK Lockdown I would like to reassure you that we have all necessary COVID Secure measures in place. We will continue to operate classroom and practical training courses throughtout the UK for our clients. Through out 2020 are team has worked tirelessly to ensure that we are able […]

The Association of Lorry Loader Manufacturers and Importers (ALLMI)

Founded in 1978 at the request of the HSE (Health and Safety Executive), ALLMI remains as the UK’s only Trade Association which devotes exclusively to the lorry loader industry. Their core aims are: To promote the safe use of lorry loaders. To ensure that the Association is involved in the formulation of any legislation which […]

AITT-Method-Statement

AITT release method statement for safe MHE training during COVID-19 outbreak

With the HSE confirming that basic MHE training courses must continue during the COVID-19 outbreak to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries, the Association of Industrial Truck Trainers (AITT) have released a comprehensive method statement detailing how to train safely during this time. Produced following consultations with the HSE, the guidance explains measures training providers, employers and […]

Temporary measures to allow drivers to continue driving

Most professional lorry and bus drivers must complete 35 hours o fperiodic training every 5 years to maintain a driver qualification card (DQC). Due to the COVID-19 emergency situation it has become virtually impossible for some drivers to complete the required training. Remote training has been made available but is frankly not a viable option for many. So, after quite a delay […]

COVID-19 Lift Truck Training Guidance: Joint Statement

Following requests by AITT and RTITB, the HSE has released a full statement containing guidance on training for rider-operated lift trucks. It addresses many key concerns, including what to do if training qualifications have recently expired.   It states:   If requalification training cannot take place for reasons associated directly with coronavirus, such as closure […]

FTT Training – Safety-Critical Training (Covid-19)

In light of recent Government advice, the FTT Training is taking all necessary precautions to protect the safety of our employees and customers against Coronavirus (Covid-19) and this remains our top priority. As a result, FTT Training has made a decision to only continue with essential safety-critical training and to support key industry sectors such […]

HSE EXTENSION TO THE VALIDITY OF FIRST AID QUALIFICATIONS

The Health and Safety Executive have today announced that they will be offering a three-month extension to the validity of the following qualifications if the first aider to requalify because of the coronavirus: First Aid at Work Emergency First Aid at Work Paediatric First Aid Emergency Paediatric First Aid This means that a First Aider […]