Driver CPC Emergency Aid & Tiredness, Diet and Lifestyle

Course Title: Driver CPC – Emergency Aid Learning Outcomes:

The candidates will have an understanding of basic emergency aid.

This is not a first aid at work course and does not provide this qualification.

Course Content:

  • An Introduction to emergency aid
  • Cardio – pulmonary resuscitation
  • The recovery position
  • Defibrillator
  • Bleeding
  • Burns
  • Concussion
  • Muscular – skeletal injuries

Course Title: Driver CPC – Tiredness, Diet and Lifestyle Learning Outcomes:

Candidate will be able to recognise the early signs of tiredness and be able to take the relevant actions in order to prevent an ‘at sleep at the wheel’ incident.

Candidates will also be alert to the dangers of driving whilst distracted.

Course Content:

  • Examples of crashes, injuries and deaths caused by at sleep drivers
  • Causes of tiredness
  • Circadian Rhythm
  • Shift Patterns
  • Work Load
  • Pay Schemes
  • Diet and Lifestyle
  • Sleep Apnoea
  • Micro-sleeps
  • Energy drinks & caffeine
  • Power Naps
  • Dangers of distracted driving
  • Use of mobile phones
  • Eating / drinking while driving
  • State of Alertness


Half Day

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