VR25 - Recovery Impact Protection Vehicle (In road construction sites)


VR25 is aimed at recovery technicians who drive and operate impact protection vehicles in road construction sites for the sole purpose of protecting a recovery operation. It covers the removal of any casualties where a Recovery Impact Protection Vehicle (RIPV) is required. It also covers the safety aspects relating to the use of this type of equipment and an awareness of traffic management systems within road construction sites.

Learning Outcomes

• Health and safety requirements applicable to the use of a Recovery Impact Protection Vehicle (RIPV)

• Quality assurance and sector schemes applicable to the use of an RIPV

• Traffic management reference documentation

• RIPV drivers role and limitations

• Different types of IPV

• Equipment and vehicle checks associated with an RIPV

• The requirements, purpose, function and operation of an RIPV

Practical Outcome

• The student will be able to set up the recovery team communication system and set up and remove an RIPV operation 13


Module/course type
Recommended duration (full course)
7 hours
Driver CPC available