• IVR Training

    Find an Authorised IVR(UK) Training Instructor for the NTS

    If you are looking for an Instructor or Training Provider that is authorised to train the National Training Scheme please search the attached list.

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  • Driver CPC

    The Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence) is for drivers of passenger carrying vehicles (PCV) and drivers of large goods vehicles (LGV) who drive professionally throughout the UK and the rest of Europe. It is a legal requirement that involves all professional drivers undertaking 35 hours of Periodic Training every 5 years. Qualification is by attendance so
    there are no tests or exams to take at the end of the course.

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    IVR Training Services are able to provide training that meets the requirements of the Drivers CPC. As the Training Provider IVR (TS) Ltd is able to draw on the expertise of the National Training Scheme Instructors to provide this training to enable employers to meet the requirements of the European legislation for LGV drivers.

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    Life on the Edge DVD Series

    These videos are not intended to be a complete training course, they are intended as a tool to assist trainers and students as part of a properly supervised and tutor led training course.
    Buy ALL 6 videos in one convenient DVD.
    • Vol 1 Safe Roadside Working
    • Vol 2 Safe Roadside Recovery
    • Vol 3 Safe Heavy Recovery
    • Vol 4 Communications
    • Vol 5 Defensive Driving
    • Vol 6 It's Your Call

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    Proud to be professional, click here for online application

    Are you a professional Roadside Assistance, Recovery Technician or work in support of those services? Show how proud you are to be part of a profession that plays a major role in keeping Britain’s roads flowing. Join the professionals and become a member of the Institute of Vehicle Recovery.

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Latest News

The IVR invites the industry to celebrate its 30th anniversary

On Saturday 9 March 2013 the IVR will hold its 30th Annual General Meeting...

Where were you 30 years ago?

This year sees the 30th anniversary of the Institute of Vehicle Recovery...

IVR Council member achieves CAT 4 status

IVR Council member Mark Hartell has achieved his CAT 4 Tutor status, making...

IVR president to be inducted into International Hall of Fame

IVR president Nick Ovenden is to be inducted into the International Towing...

IVR Council of Management appoints new member

Following a postal vote by members Mark McAllister has been invited to...

The IVR Group

This internationally recognised organisation works alongside government agencies, the Health and Safety Executive, the Highways Agency plus many other professional bodies to focus on the reduction of roadside injuries and fatalities through excellence in training and safety procedures.
The Group deals, on your behalf, with the most pressing issues in the industry today and aims to provide a safer environment for those working within the Roadside Assistance and Vehicle Recovery Sector.


Safety Bulletins - the latest safety guidance


The aim of the enclosed safety bulletins is to provide the Roadside and Recovery Sector with up to date information on a particular task and how to carry out that task safely. It will use information provided to us through Near miss reports, through our membership of the HSE’s Motor Vehicle Forum, or through reports from the Training Providers. The IVR Group will aim to provide the best possible information, carefully researched before release...


Report a near miss incident

The IVR would like anyone involved in a near miss to report it through this part of the website. The IVR will only use this information to collate data to provide the sector with safety bulletins or updates to the National Training Scheme, thereby improving the safety of technicians throughout the Roadside and Recovery sector. You will not need to provide any personal information unless you wish to do so.


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