Validated Recognition Modules 1, 2 and 3 in Roadside and Recovery
IMI Roadside and Recovery
Validated Recognition Modules 1, 2 and 3
This course offers new and
existing Recovery and Roadside Assistance Operators a theoretical and practical
based learning experience to develop and practise the skills required to work
safely within the Recovery and Roadside Industry adhering to PAS 43 and SURVIVE. The course will identify the key aspects of
personal wellbeing and the skills required to ensure that productivity remains
high and recovery vehicle assets remain roadworthy. In order to meet the demands of modern
technology, the course will analyse the safe working methods associated with
the recovery of hybrid and electric vehicles.
Upon successful completion of the
course, learners will apply for the PATAM card which will be evidence of the
knowledge and understanding of the safe working practices in accordance with
PAS 43 and SURVIVE.
Where the term ‘roadside’ is
used, this is a generically used to identify those individuals or organisations
which work on the side of the road.
These may include but not limited to:
Road maintenance teams
Roadside assistance and recovery
2 days. Day 1 classroom. Day 2 classroom and practical training
followed by a practical skills assessment.
Upon successful completion of the
course, the learners will be able to:
Recognise, evaluate and apply the safe working
practices in order to comply with PAS 43 and SURVIVE.
Identify and evaluate the legislative
requirements for carrying out roadside activities.
Discuss the need for dynamic risk assessments in
accordance with PAS 43 and SURVIVE and analyse the factors which may require
the dynamic risk assessment to change
Recall their responsibilities when working at
Discuss the need to implement correct manual
handing techniques and identify potential risks
Conduct Daily Vehicle and Before Use Checks on
items of recovery/lifting equipment in accordance with LOLER and identify any
issues affecting the vehicle serviceability/equipment.
Apply the Principles of Safe Loading and
Unloading ensuring that the casualty vehicle is correctly secured (If
applicable) and the GVW/MAM/GTW is not exceeded.
Evaluate the need for effective communication at
all levels throughout the organisation and care of the customer.
Discuss H&S and identify company policy and
safe working practices
Recall the working relationship between you and
Analyse the need for corporate image and a
positive attitude to promote good public awareness
Evaluate how an individual can contribute to
good public awareness
Evaluate the need to recognise individual needs
Apply the theoretical knowledge to a practical
Opportunities for progression
will be available using a modular approach to training once the learner has
successfully achieved the Foundation Course in Roadside Recovery and
Assistance. Modules will include:
IMI L1 and L2 Hybrid Vehicle Technology
AWARE Series of courses
Method of Assessment
The triangulation method of assessment will be used throughout the
duration of the course. A minimum of 3
types of assessment methods will be used.
Q&A. Open and closed
question techniques will be used throughout the course.
Written Tasks. Learners will be
required to complete written tasks to develop a deeper understanding of the
completion of Day 1 and 2, learners will be required to write 200-300 words
reflecting on the course up to that point.
Multi-choice Assessment with one written question
Learners will be continually assessed throughout the course using the
methods previously stated.