Impact Protection Vehicle Drivers Course

The course

This course is designed for drivers / operatives who are involved in driving the impact protection vehicle for the purpose of installing, / removing temporary traffic management equipment.


One day training course which includes practical assessments for a maximum of 4 candidates.


At the end of the course candidates should be able to:

  • be aware of Health & safety legislation, Sector Schemes, Quality Assurance, Method Statements & Risk Assessments, & other practises within the traffic management industry.
  • Know the extent & limitations of an IPV driver.
  • Be able to check & operate the IPV.
  • Be aware of safe working practices.
  • carry out the duties of an IPV driver to company policies utilising relevant TM vehicles, communications and methods.
  • Employ procedures for protecting static traffic management operatives on work sites when installing tapers.
  • Recognise the types of work requiring full mobile lane closure techniques.
  • Demonstrate they can correctly protect mobile hard shoulder workings.

Written question paper / pass mark 75% A vehicle preparation checklist completed successfully. Satisfactory performance on practical assessment. Safe operations of equipment at all times.

Awarding Body

Lantra Awards