Seven Training add a new course to their portfolio
Seven Training is proud to add Alternatively Fuelled Vehicles (AFV) training to its portfolio.
AFV training for van drivers, under UK law, allows Category B driving licence holders to drive an alternatively-fuelled vehicle weighing over 3.5 tonnes and up to 4.25 tonnes.
Do you need Alternatively-Fuelled Vehicle training for yourself or your drivers?
Alternative fuel includes any vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and up to 4.25 tonnes that operates on
• Natural Gas
• Liquified petroleum gas
What does the course cover?
This unit will teach drivers about:
• Factors affecting driver fitness to drive that can change from day to day and over their driving lifetime
• Certain attitudes and misunderstandings that can prevent drivers from acting on the knowledge and understanding drivers have
• Corporate reputation and responsibility when driving at work
• The roadworthiness of the drivers alternatively fuelled vehicle
• The potential risks to drivers and others whilst refuelling or recharging
• What action drivers should take to manage any specific risks in the event of an incident
• How traffic, weather and road conditions can affect driving.
When drivers have completed the syllabus, they will have a better understanding of:
• Road safety benefits
• Fuel-saving driving techniques
• Energy-saving driving techniques
• Refuelling and the safety factors of alternative fuel types
• Safe driving techniques
• Safe loading
• Vehicle handling techniques
• Legislative requirements.
Training lasts 5 hours and follows a syllabus published by the Department of Transport.
An NRI certificate confirming that you have completed the required training and are therefore legal to drive an AFV will be issued to all candidates.