Your Health Matters

This 1-day course is aimed at professional drivers of goods vehicles and is designed to promote driver health and wellbing via interactive workshop sessions that focus on a typical driver's daily routing. It includes advice and guidance to reduce work-related road risk and motivate behaviour changes in relation to general health and wellbeing.

Book your place on our Your Health Matters training course here.

Benefits of attending

  • Understand the driving and legal requirements in relation to work related road safety
  • Recognising fatigue and sleep apnoea and explain how it affects your health
  • Gain the knowledge to make informed choices about your own lifestyle, diet and wellbeing
  • Learn about drugs and alcohol and how this can affect fitness for work
  • Promote positive lifestyle attitidue through reflection, critique and company policy to improve general health and wellbeing

Course content

  • Laws and regulations
  • DVLA medical standards
  • Driver shift patterns
  • Sleep drive and your body clock
    - circadian rhythm and biological clocks
  • Diet and driving
    - the makings of a healthy diet
    - why doe we eat
    - what we eat and nutrition myths
  • An awareness of mental health and wellbeing
  • Symptoms of stress, fatigue and sleep aponea
  • Driver impairment: alcohol and drugs including impairment and saliva tests, includes hands-on experience with breathalysers
  • Driving at night - the risks and night blindness

Course available to Consortium members.


1 day (7 hours excluding lunch and breaks).
Maximum 20 delegates depending on facilities.

7 hours upload time is recorded on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency database for Driver CPC for this course.

Booking and information

This course is also available as an in-company option. For more information please email or call 03717 11 22 22.



£78.25 Excluding VAT


£97.81 Excluding VAT

The price includes the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) upload fee of currently £8.75 per seven hour block (may be subject to change at the discretion of DVSA). 

Price includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking.

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