PCV driver training – a change of plan?

Those of you who follow this blog regularly will know that its prime purpose is to chart my progress towards becoming a fully trained and licensed PCV driver. I started that process earlier this year after my boss offered to have me trained on one of the company vehicles. I duly studied for and passed the theory modules and the CPC Case Studies module. Since passing those initial modules I have been patiently awaiting the call to start my practical training but so far it hasn’t come. It seems that, although the will is there, the resources aren’t. By that I mean the instructor is concentrating on more immediate, revenue-earning tasks.

Naturally, it’s disappointing and frustrating to have started the journey only to stall before reaching the destination. Despite dropping hints and hearing encouraging comments, I’m no nearer my goal of becoming a driver. I’m still sat in the garage and my batteries are going flat!
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Hazard Perception test tomorrow

I have to take my PCV driver hazard perception test tomorrow morning, the second module of the theory test. I’ll run through the DSA’s simulator DVD once more tonight to see if I can click at the right time to identify the hazards in the clips. I’ve learned that, even if the hazards don’t develop, they want to see if I can recognise the situations that might be potential hazards.

If I pass tomorrow I will be able to book up my practical instruction and test.