NHSS 12AB Impact Protection Vehicle (IPV) Driver (Refresher)
Duration: Half day
Group Size: Maximum 8 Learners
Who should attend: All persons who require refreshing their current qualification as they are required by their employer to work on high speed roads, running mobile hard shoulder (or non-live lane) operations using an IPV and for protecting and installing static temporary traffic management.
Course aims: To provide learners with the necessary knowledge to assist and become fully competent when driving an IPV.
Course Objectives: Be aware of the Sector Scheme Document
Be aware of the relevant Health and Safety legislation and understand their obligations
Understand the importance of risk assessments and method statements for traffic management activities
Be aware of the reference documentation used for traffic management
Know the requirements for an Impact Protection Vehicle as described in the relevant reference documents
Be able to conduct pre-works checks on an Impact Protection Vehicle
Understand the procedures used for protecting the installation of a static temporary traffic management taper
Understand the procedures used for protecting mobile hard shoulder operations
Understand the extent of their duties after achieving this qualification
Understand the different types of work that are beyond the scope of this qualification and require full Mobile Lane Closure techniques to be implemented
Demonstrate that they have sufficient underpinning knowledge required to be an IPV driver
Prepare an IPV ready for working on the hard shoulder
Arrive on site and set up the operation correctly
Operate to safe working procedures including hazard and junction negotiation
Remove the operation correctly
Certification: Completion of the award will consist of a successful on-site assessment and scoring a minimum of 75% in the end of course multiple choice test. Successful learners will receive endorsement on their 12AB card once application to Lantra Awards has been made.NB: Qualified 12C Supervisors do not have to attend the IPV course as this is covered by their 12C Supervisor status.
NB: All learners MUST hold a valid LGV Class 2 licence and be able to produce a copy before attending the course.
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