As a driver or manager you will know there is more to just popping your card in to a VU and off you go, The unit records every movement that the vehicle makes and records the time of the movements so it’s important you know how to work it correctly and understand what you’re doing.

NTP offer digital tachograph training for both drivers and managers:

Training for Managers


Course Content for Managers will include:-

  • Company card

  • Downloading of information

  • Storage of information

  • Locking of records

  • "UTC" time

  • Fitters / maintenance staff and the Digital Tachograph

  • Legislation

  • Productivity tools

  • Endorsements and Penalties

  • Legislation

Training for Drivers

Course Content for drivers will include:-

  • What is a driver card

  • How to use the driver card

  • Operating the digital tachograph

  • Time settings

  • Adding manual entries

  • Mode switch settings

  • Printing a report

  • How to change paper

  • Endorsements and Penalties

  • Legislation


Course Details

Course Duration

The course typically lasts 4 hours. Each delegate will receive a certificate of basic training.


This course can be carried out on-site at your premises or at our training centre near Spalding, Lincolnshire. See other suitable courses below for more delivery locations.

Delivery Method

Classroom based using a tachograph machine.

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139 High Road, Whaplode, Spalding, Lincolnshire, PE12 6TX |  Tel: 01406 424500

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