VR01 - Health and Safety


VR01 provides students with an overview of health and safety requirements as it affects them in their job role in the recovery industry. It provides students with the knowledge required to comply with legislation and to ensure that they are able to keep themselves and others safe.

Learning Outcomes

• Health and safety as it affects working at the roadside and in vehicle recovery

• Personal protective equipment and its use

• Responsibilities of an individual with regards to accident prevention in the workplace

• Fire prevention, evacuation and fire procedures

• Good housekeeping procedures within the workplace

• Equipment, cleaning solutions and their storage requirements

• Importance of using company resources economically

• Hazards and risks relating to work equipment and resources

Module/course code
Module/course name
Health and Safety
Module/course type
Core Modules
Duration (full course)
4 hours
Duration (refresher course)
2 hours
Combined course?
DCPC accreditation
DCPC course number
CRS 1280-540