Impaired Driver Recognition Training

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Blueknight Ltd is in the enviable position of being able to offer accredited training in respect of National Drug Drive Training (Field Impairment Testing and Drug Influence Recognition). And now includes the new legislation on drug driving. We are the foremost company in the country who are able to provide this training.

Our Managing Director, Stephen Collier was the principal UK trainer for this technique prior to his retirement from the police service. He maintains a direct responsibility for this training by sitting on the Department for Transport committee for training and development of FIT and National Drug Drive Training

The two course available are run by the company as and when the need demands. Forces interested in this training should contact us for further details.

Field Impairment Testing and Drug Influence Recognition Practitioners Course
(2 Days minimum)

Aim: To provide students with the skills and knowledge to administer the Field Impairment Tests and understand the influence of drugs on a person

Course Content:
Legal  and Procedural Aspects
Review of new and current legislation
Preliminary Impairment Testing and the Code of Practice
Visual detection of the impaired driver
The Investigative Procedure
Case Preparation and Evidential Issues and Case Law
Station Procedures
Role of the Forensic Physician
The Field Impairment Tests
Pupillary Examination
Drug Influence Recognition
Drug Categories
Indicators of drug influence  for the seven category’s

This course can be run at your location or arrangements can be made with us to identify an appropriate place, whichever suits your budget. This course is run annually, although others may be available dependent on demand.

drugs_awareness_training_alcoholThe Drug Drive Recognition Course (5 Days)

Aim: To provide student’s with the skills and knowledge to successfully deliver Field Impairment Testing and Drug Influence Recognition, and to enable student to become proficient in the use of FIT and understand the problems of the differing types of impaired driving.

Course Content:

Module 1 – Understanding the aims and objectives of the training
Module 2 – Relevant legislation and practices
Module 3 – Field Impairment Testing
Module 4 – Using Securetec Drugwipe
Module 5 – Human Physiology and the role of the forensic physician
Module 6 – Other conditions associated with Impaired Driving (e.g Fatigue) 
Module 7 – Interpreting the signs and symptoms of drug influence
Module 8 – Written Examination & Practical Assessments

The next course will be run in February 2018 and can be booked here. We can run it at your location with a minimum of 8 officers in attendance. Other courses may be arranged dependent on demand.

We try to ensure that all our delegates work in the right environment for learning. Therefore this course is a residential course which is currently run at the Cardiff Hilton Hotel.

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