The Industry Centre

The Industry Centre, Sunderland SR5 3XB

Our Venue for Weekday Courses.

Weekday courses are held at The Industry Centre in Sunderland. Easy to get to from the A19, not far from Nissan car plant.  Turn off the A19 follow the signs for 'Stadium of Light', keep on A1231 and at 2nd roundabout turn right. We are the very first building on Sunderland Enterprise Park West. Easy in on a morning. Easy out on a night. Get back down to Teesside, North Yorkshire or back up north to Tyne Tunnel to Tyneside or Northumberland. Or as as often is the case on our courses easy to get back through to Durham, Bishop Auckland, Spennymoor, Crook, Newton Aycliffe, or Ferryhill. Well located venue.

For all courses from now until the deadline onwards we are in either Doxford Suite A - Ground Floor through the doors towards the back of the building or The Penshaw Suite to the stairs to the right and turn right. Depending on which day you come is depending on which room. Your joining instructions letter (which is sent out the Wednesday before) will explain in more details. Also look for the wayfinders (arrows) pointing the way to the room where the course is being held.

Due to the popular demand we are now stepping up our CPC courses at The Industry Centre a dedicated conferencing venue on the outskirts of Sunderland 4 miles from the City Centre.

Conveniently located on Sunderland Enterprise Park West as you come in to the north of Sunderland on A1231, The Industry Centre is less than half a mile from the A19 (not far from the Nissan  car plant) and 4 miles to the north west of Sunderland City centre. It has a choice of four meeting / training rooms and will seat from 10 to 100 people, making it perfect for small to medium groups.  The site benefits from free on-site parking, visitor reception, AV & IT facilities in addition to free WiFi.

G27 Downstairs at The Industry Centre The Doxford Suite at The Industry Centre
Outside of The Industry Centre

We have access to multiple training rooms within the centre each one able to accomodate 20 drivers.

Call us on 0191 5561004 or 07544 467347 to get booked on to our next course  more..

The Industry Centre Map

The course will be each day Monday till Friday.

We need you to get to The Industry Centre in Sunderland no later than 8.15 am on the  Monday. (or whichever day your first module starts depending on how many modules you are taking)

Doors open 8.15 am

Course registration starts 8.15 am

Course itself starts at 9.00 am prompt


Anyone coming after 9.00 am will not be allowed into the morning session of the course - they will have to wait until the next days session starts- they will lose 7 hours. 

Please remember to bring both parts of your driving license (both paper and photocard parts)

If you have the old style license you need to bring this with an in date passport.

Sorry, no other forms of I.D. will be accepted.

Refreshments will be provided. You will have access to both free tea and coffee.

Break times are as follows

1st break (on the morning) 10.45 am till 11.00 am

Lunch Break 12.45 pm till 1.15 pm

2nd break (on the afternoon) 2.45 pm till 3.00 pm

Course finishes at 5.00 pm

L15CPC1 - Monday Morning AM - New Module 1 - Drivers Hours

L15CPC1 Drivers Hours 1 & The Professional Driver 1 (CRS8801/223)

1. Driving Limits & Breaks 2. Rest Periods 3. Working Time Directive 4. Record Keeping 5. Enforcement

Monday Afternoon PM - New Module 2 - The Professional Driver

1. Professional Driver Roles & Responsibilities 2. Representing The Company 3. Vehicle Awareness 4. Diet Mood & Driving 5. Factors Influencing Driving  Behaviour

Tuesday Morning AM - New Module 6 - Load Safety

L16CPC426 - Load Safety A & Emergency Actions A (CRS9467/223)

1. Load Safety Regulations 2. Principles of Safe Loading  3. Load Distribution  4. Load Security Systems  5. Load Awareness

Tuesday Afternoon PM - New Module 8 - Emergency Actions

1. Whats the Risk  2. Breakdowns 3. Vehicle Collision 4. Emergency Manoveurs 5. Physical & Verbal Confrontation

Wednesday Morning AM - New Module 10 - Safe & Economic Driving

L16CPC600 - Safe and Economic Driving (Theory) A & On the Road A (CRS9467/223)

1.Why Drive Economically 2. Planning for Efficiency 3. Driving Style 4. Torque & Engine Power 5. Fuel Consumption Efficiency

Wednesday Afternoon PM - New Module 12 - On The Road

1. Urban Driving 2. Route Planning 3. Speeding 4. Cyclists 5. Driving in Challenging Weather Conditions

Thursday Morning AM - New Module 3 - Health & Safety

L16CPC207 - Health & Safety A & Tachographs A (CRS9467/223)

1. General Health & Safety 2. Assessing the Risks  3. Safe Working on the Road 4. Loading Bays & Ramps  5. Safety in Coupling & Uncoupling

Thursday Afternoon PM - New Module 7 - Digital & Analogue Tachographs

1. Tachograph Regulations Enforcement and Exemption 2. Introduction to the Digital Vehicle Unit 3. Data Recording on Continental & Stoneridge  4. Logging in and out Continental & Stoneridge 5. Faults & Errors

1. General Health & Safety 2. Assessing the Risks  3. Safe Working on the Road 4. Loading Bays & Ramps  5. Safety in Coupling & Uncoupling

Friday Morning AM - New Module 4 - Haulage Operations: Compliance & Enforcement

L16CPC282 - Haulage Operations (Compliance & Enforcement) A & Haulage Operations (Road Freight Compliance) A (CRS9467/223)

1. Compliance Policies & Procedures 2. Operator Licensing  3. Transport Manager 4. Inspections & Prohibitions  5. O.C.R.S. (Operator Compliance Risk Score)

Friday Afternoon PM - New Module 5 - Haulage Operations: Road Freight Compliance

1. Traffic Regulations 2. Vehicle Selection  3. Weights & Dimensions 4. Insurance  5. Clandestine Entrants


Head UK Office: St Peters Gate
Charles Street
0191 5561004
07544 467 347

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