VR03 - Assess the Roadside Situation


VR03 provides the attendee with the basic skills to risk assess the roadside situations he/she is likely to encounter in their job role. It covers the use of dynamic risk assessment to ensure that an ever-changing environment is assessed and dealt with in the appropiate manner, ensuring the safety of the recovery operator, casualty passengers and the general public.

Learning Outcomes

  • Roles and responsibilities with regards to safety at the roadside
  • How to approach and park at the scene
  • How to carry out a risk assesment at the scene in order to repair, recover and remove the vehicle safely
  • The procedure prior to leaving the scene
  • Vehicle driver and passenger management and welfare
  • Demonstrate through role playing the skills learned
Module/course type
Core Modules
Recommended duration (full course)
7 hours
Driver CPC available
DCPC Hours
DCPC course number
CRS 1117-540