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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