Safe Loading


JAUPT Approved Certification

Includes Certification (3.5 Hours towards CPC requirements)

DSA Upload fees are recharged at cost which is currently £8.75 per delegate per seven-hour course (VAT exempt)


Professional drivers are required to partake in ongoing training to keep standards high and improve safety on the road. Every 5 years, you are required to complete 35 hours of this refresher training, or 7 hours per year.

This module introduces drivers to the legal requirements of and responsibilities for safe loading of vehicles and looks at the role of enforcement agencies including the Police and VOSA and local authorities.

Loading limits are explained and include where to get information e.g. plating, vehicle guides, company policy and tyre rating.

Loading is discussed in the context of vehicle handling and fuel efficiency.

Who should attend?

Suitable for all drivers undergoing Driver CPC.

This course would suit :

  • Van Drivers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Coach Drivers
  • Taxi Drivers


3.5 Hour Training Course


First-2-Aid-U Training Suite, Glasgow (Convenient free parking available).
On site instruction available by request.

Course Content

  • Loading Techniques
  • Use Of Equipment
  • Basic Manual Handling
  • Securing Loads
  • Fuel Weight And Weight Distributions
  • Use Of Trailers
  • Roof Mounting Trailers
  • Vehicle Handling


The session concludes with a knowledge check quiz.

Includes certification for 3.5 hours towards CPC Requirements


A maximum of 15 students can be accommodated on this course.

Combine this module with one of our other 3.5 hour modules to create a JAUPT approved seven hour Driver CPC course.
Both modules must be delivered on one day or in a 24 hour period to qualify for 7 hours CPC periodic training attendance.