Fleet management courses

AUTO EXPLOITS FLEET MANAGEMENT

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE (CDP)

“Increasing the productivity of a fleet”

 

 Section 1: Driver Standards, Licensing and Speed Limits

Section Objectives

 Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  State why driving standards are important

v  Explain the commitment that should be made by both drivers and operators

v  Describe the requirements for driver licensing and testing

v  State the relevant speed limits

v  This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

Section 2: Vehicle Maintenance

Section Objectives

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  State the requirement for retention of maintenance records

v  Identify the procedure for daily checks by drivers

v  Outline an example defect reporting procedure

v  Outline an example procedure for dealing with vehicle breakdowns

v  Explain the merits of in-house maintenance and external options

v  Identify example budget and cost areas related to maintenance

v  State various options for the purchase of spare parts and consumables

 

This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

Section 3: Weights, Tyres and Seat-belts

Section Objectives

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  Explain the reasons for safe loading limits and how to ensure that vehicles are not overloaded

v  Describe the requirements for safe tyre condition and how to make an effective tyre inspection

v  Explain why the use of seat belts is important and the actions to be taken to ensure that drivers wear them

 

This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

Section 4: Vehicle Utilisation

Section Objectives

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  State why efficient resource utilisation is important

v  Describe ways in which vehicle running hours can be monitored and improved

v  Describe ways in which load factor can be improved

 

This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

Section 5: Additional Vehicles

Section Objectives

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  Describe the options available to fleet managers if they need to expand their fleets, together with the advantages and disadvantages

v  Describe the main points that must be considered when hiring in vehicles

v  Explain how to present a case for acquiring an additional vehicle

v  Outline various vehicle options in relation to vehicle specification.

 

This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

Section 6: Fuel Management

Section Objectives

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  Describe the effective processes for ordering fuel

v  State the benefits of computer-assisted fuel sites

v  State the reasons why it is vital to control the use of agency and foreign fuel keys

v  Describe practices which will achieve better fuel economy

 

Section 7: Road Traffic Accidents

Section Objectives      

Having completed this section you should be able to:

v  Explain the law relating to road traffic accidents

v  Explain the procedures that must be followed in the event of a road accident

v  Describe what actions drivers and managers are required to take to get all the relevant information

v  Describe measures that can be taken to reduce accident rates.

This section will take approximately 3 hours to complete.

 

DELIVERABLE S

• Handouts

• Report on training

  • Each Section will have a comprehension test

• Certificates of attendance