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LTB 088/19 - Agreement On The National Deployment Of A Revised Pertemps Post RTA Training Intervention

07 Feb 2019, 14:41

LTB 088/19 - Agreement On The National Deployment Of A Revised Pertemps Post RTA Training Intervention

No. 088/2019

7th February 2019

For the Immediate Attention of All:

Postal Branches with Parcelforce Members

Parcelforce Regional Organisers

Parcelforce Representatives



Dear Colleagues

AGREEMENT BETWEEN PARCELFORCE WORLDWIDE AND THE CWU ON THE NATIONAL DEPLOYMENT OF A REVISED PERTEMPS POST RTA TRAINING INTERVENTION

Branches and representatives are informed that trial activity has been taking place under our agreed Table of Success approach at a number of Parcelforce Worldwide Depots since October 2016 in relation to post intervention training interventions. Colleagues will be aware that under the 2014 agreed RTA Procedure one of the current post RTA interventions is a 4hr Pertemps training/assessment, the driver training supplier to RMG.

The trial activity, which was overseen by the Transport Working Group, reviewed the existing post RTA course, which was made up of 1 hour classroom and 3 hours driving with a view of achieving the following:

 Creating a real world intervention for the driver

 Better utilization of the trainer/assessor time

 To allow for more varied on the road coaching activities

 To ensure the instructor has a better understanding of the job role under realistic conditions

 Training that can be tailored to suit the individual driver to achieve and demonstrate the expected appropriate behaviours

Overriding all trial activity was the key principles of “keeping drivers driving”, as contained in the 2014 Joint Agreement on the Road Traffic Accident Procedure’

Trial activity has now concluded with positive feedback from drivers being received and recommendation from the JWG that the revised training would be beneficial.

Discussions have therefore taken place at National level and an agreement has been concluded and endorsed by the Postal Executive which will enable the revised process to be deployed Nationally. A copy of the agreement is attached for your information.

Branches and representatives will note that prior to any deployment a joint presentation will be provided to Regional Organisers, local representatives and managers to ensure that the agreement and revised process is fully understood.

The agreement also confirms that the process is to be used as a corrective and not punitive intervention, when required.

Any enquiries in relation to this LTB should be addressed to Davie Robertson, Assistant Secretary, email: dwyatt@cwu.org or shayman@cwu.org quoting reference 102.08

Yours sincerely,



Davie Robertson

Assistant Secretary

LTB 088-19 – PFW Pertemps Post RTA Training – 07.02.19 https://emails.cwu.org/t/d-l-nkkkhht-ztkjiuyil-i/

Agreement on the Deployment of a Revised Pertemps Post RTA Training Intervention https://emails.cwu.org/t/d-l-nkkkhht-ztkjiuyil-d/

View Online https://emails.cwu.org/t/d-l-nkkkhht-ztkjiuyil-h/

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